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May is Mental Health Month

posted Friday, May 10, 2019

by: in Healthy Living

The month of May is Mental Health Awareness month; a social issue that is near and dear to my heart. Some of you may know that the mental health profession is a passion of mine; before finishing my doctorate in naturopathic medicine I worked as a social worker with women and children in various organizations. […]

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Is it climate change? April showers brought flooding, but soon May flowers will be sprouting

posted Tuesday, May 7, 2019

by: in Boomers

April was a very wet April here in Ontario.  I hope that means there are going to be lots of flowers in May.  The grass is turning green so there is a bit of colour, and when we add the early flowers to that the colours should brighten our spirits. There sure has been a […]

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My Top 10 Tips to Becoming Your Fittest Self – Just in Time for Summer!

posted Saturday, March 30, 2019

by: in Fitness / Health

Ever heard that saying, “Every journey begins with a single step”? Well, if you want to become the fittest version of yourself, your single step may not be as hard as you think! Use these 10 tips and you’ll be well on your way to becoming stronger, leaner and fitter! 1. Schedule and commit to […]

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March – Cruising Through Winter, Weather Dogs, Bus Cancellations, and Saint David’s Day

posted Wednesday, March 20, 2019

by: in Boomers

I’m not very happy with the weather gods! We’ve had enough winter with its cold and snow and ice. When March arrives, we should be thinking of crocus and tulips and daffodils. In the middle of February, I went on my first Caribbean cruise in about ten years so I missed a couple weeks of […]

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Is Your Liver Causing You to Gain Weight?

posted Tuesday, March 19, 2019

by: in Healthy Living

Recently I tuned into a live webinar with Dr. Alan Christianson, NMD, about why your liver may be playing a role in your inability to lose weight. I thought this was an interesting concept, because as Dr. Christianson mentions in this webinar, fatty liver is an extremely common condition, making weight loss difficult, perhaps even […]

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Trouble Sleeping? Here’s How You Can Improve Your Sleep Routine To Get a Better Night’s Rest

posted Sunday, February 3, 2019

by: in Healthy Living

In my clinical practice I see all kinds of patients with all different concerns, however, it is a rarity that I see someone who doesn’t or hasn’t had an issue with their sleep. Sleep concerns can be related to stress, a health condition, or poor sleep habits. If you consistently go to bed after midnight, […]

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Technology Then and Now

posted Monday, January 28, 2019

by: in Boomers

As I add on the years and become less nimble, I find that I need to be quicker on my feet as I dodge people who are more interested in looking at their phones than where they are going.  Is their left hand going to mutate so that it is permanently bent to better fit […]

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Winter Got You Down?

posted Thursday, January 24, 2019

by: in Healthy Living

Feeling sad, low mood, tired, irritable, anxious, not interested? You may have the “winter blues” also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Other symptoms include: sugar cravings, difficulty concentrating, over sleeping, weight gain, and sometimes even suicidal thoughts. Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that is related to the change in seasons, typically […]

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How to Achieve your New Year’s Resolution Any Time of the Year!

posted Monday, January 14, 2019

by: in Fitness / Health

We’re officially 2 weeks into the New Year and if you’ve had the courage to start a New Year’s Resolution, I hope it’s going well for you and you’re sticking with it. Sadly, research has shown that most people abandon their New Year’s Resolution around the 3rd week of January because it becomes too much […]

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Upcoming Events at the Regent Theatre in Oshawa – January/February, 2019

posted Thursday, January 10, 2019

by: in Uncategorized

  Abbamania and Night Fever – January 19, 2019 ABBAMANIA is an all Canadian cast that is quoted as the #1 and largest production of ABBA in the world with a fantastic look, vocals and sound. A cast of studio musicians, ABBAMANIA recreates ABBA in concert. Their authentic costumes, vocal collaboration and stage performance exude an […]

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