• 25 FEB 16
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    Your Mind on Meditation

    Your Mind on Meditation

    By: Lorette Steenman, RHN & RYT Fluctuations of the Mind in Meditation When I hear the soothing sound of the singing bowl, signalling that 20 minutes have passed, I pull myself out of a whirlwind of thoughts. Easy and effortless meditation has evaded me today; my mind just won’t stop its chatter. What gives? Let’s get back

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    • 30 SEP 15
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    The Habit of Food

    The Habit of Food

    By: Jill Hillhouse, BPHE, CNP Habits develop when familiar stimuli activate well-established neural pathways that produce repetitive behaviour. Put more simply, the same cues prompt us to react the same way because the specific sequence of actions we take (the script) becomes imprinted in our brain. Habits are convenient and allow us to do some things without the need

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    • 21 AUG 15
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    Here’s to a Healthy & Happy Summer!

    Here’s to a Healthy & Happy Summer!

    By: Lorette Steenman, RHN & RYT As summer winds down, and we begin to gear up for fall, let’s not lose sight of our summer tricks for keeping healthy and happy: Line the stomach Before enjoying a refreshing beer or rosé, be sure to line your stomach with some complex carbs, proteins or fats. Since alcohol is

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    • 03 FEB 15
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    Conscious Change

    Conscious Change

    New Year, New You: Conscious Change in Four Simple Steps By: Martha Digby, BSc (Hons), Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy “It’s a New Year, New You” is a phrase we often hear this time of year. Many of us have good intentions for this New Year, but what do we actually have to do to achieve the “New You”? Yes,

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