Getting Away

By | 2019-07-16T16:43:25+00:00 July 16th, 2019|Categories: Self Care|Tags: , , , , |

When was the last time you took a vacation? Time out away from your job and everyday life? On average North Americans work harder than most in the developed world while also taking less time away for vacation. Getting away is too many fail to do. It is a fact that taking time away is very good for your health. Vacation, even if it is just a little trip to a wilderness cabin by the lake can offer many health benefits including lowering your stress levels which in turn will lessen the risk of heart disease. Studies also show that [...]

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Self Care

By | 2019-02-17T18:20:44+00:00 February 17th, 2019|Categories: Self Care, Uncategorized|Tags: |

No matter what age you are self-care is important. For those who care for others most of their days, the term self-care may seem foreign, but it is a term that is becoming more and more used and its significance increasingly important. I see those who are in their 60’s or beyond as having been caregivers to their children and to their spouses for the biggest part of their lives. They have spent a good part of their lives caring for others without too much thought about taking time to care for themselves. Back in the day, self-care would have [...]

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Seasonal Stress

By | 2018-11-22T20:57:49+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… or is it? For many, this time of year can bring on stress. And lots of it. Christmas shopping, office parties, Christmas concerts, dinners, and decorating. It’s a whirlwind of activity and expenses that are not always warmly anticipated. It can also be a very sad time for some. It’s the time when most families gather around the table and break bread together. But what about those who have no family or are unable to travel to be with family. What about those who have lost loved ones? Still, others are not [...]

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