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Full-steam ahead: Staying alert during the post-holidays haze

Full-steam ahead: Staying alert during the post-holidays haze

After precious days off enjoying our favourite comfort foods, sleeping in with no interruptions and entertaining friends and family, it’s no wonder it feels overwhelming to jump back into the office workload. Before your boss finds you asleep at your desk or catches your head bobbing in a meeting, try these simple tips to perk […]

Stay motivated and achieve your goals with these 5 tricks

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Stay motivated and achieve your goals with these 5 tricks

We all have our mountains to climb – just ask Lisa Thompson, the second American woman to climb Pakistan’s wildly dangerous K2 Mountain. At 8,611 meters above sea level, the summit is one of the world’s most difficult to climb. In fact, it’s estimated that one in four people who attempt the climb do not […]

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Mental health: Tips for maintaining balance

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Mental health: Tips for maintaining balance

The holidays can be a stressful time of year, between parties, shopping and visiting with relatives. Once the festivities are done, it can also be easy to feel down that there’s nothing to look forward to. Help keep your mental health in check this time of year with these simple tips. Be mindful about screen […]

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Chronic conditions: Starting the new year on the right foot

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Chronic conditions: Starting the new year on the right foot

You set your goals as we turned the calendar to 2019. How are you doing so far with your resolutions – do you need help? Top among the usual targets for many of us are eating better, losing weight, quitting smoking, and learning something new. For those of us with chronic conditions, resolutions likely need […]

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Weight loss resolutions: Focus on wellness, not pounds

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Weight loss resolutions: Focus on wellness, not pounds

If you’ve ever been on a diet and gained back the weight you lost, then you’re not alone. In fact, a recent review of 14 studies of calorie-restricting diets found that up to 66 per cent of dieters regained all the weight they lost. Obesity is a medically recognized condition that almost always comes back. […]

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Resolution broken already? Try a wellness goal instead

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Resolution broken already? Try a wellness goal instead

Many of us make New Year’s resolutions every January. But statistics show that nearly 80 per cent of people who make them will have broken them by February. If you feel like this is you, don’t fret. Most of us can agree, especially with recent holiday indulgences, that improving personal fitness and nutrition is an […]

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