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Tips to keep your downtime safe and healthy

Tips to keep your downtime safe and healthy

The home is often seen as a sanctuary: a place where we can escape. Maybe you’re looking forward to watching a movie or to having family and friends over for supper. Maybe you’re planning on finishing up a few nagging chores or taking some well-deserved quiet time to curl up with a book after a […]

It’s natural so it’s safe, right?

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It’s natural so it’s safe, right?

We’ve all seen claims like “100 per cent natural” or “all-natural ingredients” splashed across a variety of products. Sometimes the word “green” or “organic” may be added as well. But are “green” or “natural” products actually safer to use? Just because a product is natural, green or organic doesn’t mean it doesn’t have risks. They […]

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Keep your family protected from the spring sniffles

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Keep your family protected from the spring sniffles

With spring creeping up around the corner, you may think your family has survived cold and flu season, but don’t let your guard down just yet. Flu bugs and colds can strike at any time and families need to be prepared to treat a case of the spring sniffles. Kids are exposed to all kinds […]

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Smart tips for reducing screen-related eyestrain

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Smart tips for reducing screen-related eyestrain

How much screen time have you had today? According to research by Essilor, 72 per cent of Canadian adults spend seven or more hours in front of three different electronic devices per day. A full 90 per cent of them reported at least one eye-related problem linked to digital devices last year. While smartphones, tablets […]

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Three clear reasons to see an eyecare professional

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Three clear reasons to see an eyecare professional

As many as 2.2 million Canadians are living with uncorrected vision, according to Essilor. If you’ve gone longer than two years without an eye examination, here are three reasons to book an appointment with an eyecare professional immediately. Screen time strain. Research shows that 72 per cent of adults spend seven or more hours in front […]

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Seven ways to conquer fatigue at work

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Seven ways to conquer fatigue at work

We all deal with weariness at work — it’s normal. Usually if you grab a coffee, have a quick stretch or take a short break, you’ll feel refreshed to push through and finish the day on a strong note. But if you find yourself feeling tired on a regular basis, it might be time to […]

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