Tag: health

10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy

| November 15, 2017 | 10 Comments
10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy

      10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy Pregnancy can be very exciting – but for many women, it can also be stressful. Constant worrying can have an adverse effect on your health, and it can even cause behavioural issues and other problems for your baby after he or she arrives. While […]

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4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Back to School Germs!

| November 9, 2017 | 10 Comments
4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Back to School Germs!

4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Fall Germs!  The leaves are creating a colourful patch work blanket on the ground. The air is crisper. The kids are have their back to school routines down to a science. These are just a few tell-tale signs that fall is here to stay. You know what else happens during […]

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6 Signs You May Have a Thyroid Problem

| November 8, 2017 | 7 Comments
6 Signs You May Have a Thyroid Problem

    6 Signs You May Have a Thyroid Problem Everyone has a thyroid gland. It is a butterfly-shaped gland that is in the neck. Its main job is to produce hormones that are essential for brain activity and metabolism. While the symptoms of a thyroid problem may be vague, there are some signs that […]

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How to Train Yourself to Wake Up Early

| October 30, 2017 | 13 Comments
How to Train Yourself to Wake Up Early

    How to Train Yourself to Wake Up Early Genetically speaking, human beings are wired to get up as the sun rises, and to go to sleep as it sets beyond the horizon. However, because of a huge advancement in technology in just the last hundred and fifty years and of our modern, hectic […]

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Six Tips for Symptom Relief this Cold and Flu Season #Printable #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/24

| October 18, 2017 | 103 Comments
Six Tips for Symptom Relief this Cold and Flu Season #Printable #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/24

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.     Ah, Fall! Truly the perfect season for bundling up in sweaters, cozying up by the fireplace as a perfect escape from the cold, picking pumpkins and/or apples at your local farm, and…..achooooo! […]

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A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life

| October 9, 2017 | 14 Comments
A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life

A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life     So, how do we care for our whole selves when, as mothers, we lead busy, other-focused lives? We start, little by little, weaving true sweetness into our days. We choose to honour all the parts of ourselves with small tokens of acknowledgment. And the beautiful thing is, […]

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6 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginseng

| August 23, 2017 | 15 Comments
6 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginseng

    6 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginseng Whether you prefer Asian, American or Canadian ginseng, using it as part of your health regimen is beneficial to both your mind and body. These are just a few of the great health benefits of ginseng.             Helps Manage Diabetes Ginseng has been shown to lower fasting […]

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Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children

| June 9, 2017 | 10 Comments
Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children

  Changing the Trend on Food and Beverage Marketing to Children       Did you know that children are being marketed to on a daily basis? This is especially true when it comes to the food they consume.  We all want what’s best for our children—especially when it comes to their health and nutrition. […]

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5 Workout Essentials to Embrace Spring with Gaiam Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/02

| May 2, 2017 | 55 Comments
5 Workout Essentials to Embrace Spring with Gaiam Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/02

  5 Workout Essentials to Embrace Spring with Gaiam Canada! Spring is a time of renewal and regeneration. Some people choose to this season of change to physically improve themselves.  Gaiam Canada would like for you to embrace spring this year with a bevvy of products you can use to rejuvenate yourself and help you […]

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Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/03

| January 5, 2017 | 67 Comments
Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/03

Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada! The New Year is here! Do you have resolutions or goals set to make 2017 a fabulous year for yourself? I usually have three goals I try to accomplish each year. They are to try something I have never done before, to become more active and to […]

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Stress Relief Workshop in Orleans!

| October 31, 2016 | 7 Comments
Stress Relief Workshop in Orleans!

  Do you feel stressed? Would you like to achieve harmony and re-energize? Find your inner balance? Join us for our Stress Relief Workshop on November 6th! During this relaxing event, you will discover intuitive dance as a way of healing and balancing your energy. Intuitive dancing does not require any previous dance experience; just a […]

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat Anything

| October 18, 2016 | 18 Comments
How to Get Your Kids to Eat Anything

  How to Get Your Kids to Eat Anything   As a parent, we want the best for our children and that includes making sure they are eating a well balanced, whole food diet. Our children deserve to be as healthy and nourished as possible (as do we)! But what do you do when your […]

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Look & Feel Good with Gaiam Pro Apparel! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/11

| October 6, 2016 | 52 Comments
Look & Feel Good with Gaiam Pro Apparel! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/11

  I made a vow to myself to start getting in shape to make me into a better me this year. One of the methods I am using to achieve this goal is by becoming more active by doing yoga.  I realized that having clothing that fit well make all the difference in how well […]

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Feel More at Home with Dyson! #Contest #DysonHumidifier ~ CAN 10/28

| September 29, 2016 | 174 Comments
Feel More at Home with Dyson! #Contest #DysonHumidifier ~ CAN 10/28

THE CONTEST HAS NOW ENDED! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT HAS PARTICIPATED!   Fall is here, and the temperature is beginning to drop. Soon, we will be turning on the heat to keep is warm cozy and at home. This creates dry air that can cause issues such as dehydrating skin and increase the chance […]

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4 Fabulous Benefits of Owning a Dyson Humidifier! #DysonHumidifier

| September 21, 2016 | 13 Comments
4 Fabulous Benefits of Owning a Dyson Humidifier! #DysonHumidifier

The dog days of summer have passed us, ushering in cooler days with dryer air for us to experience. The cold and flu season is also on its way. Now that all three of my kids are in school, there is the chance that more sick days will be had in or home. For days […]

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Self-Awareness = Happiness

| September 20, 2016 | 14 Comments
Self-Awareness = Happiness

  As my children are growing, so am I.  Feeling that what I am doing has a real purpose and meaning that matters to me makes a huge difference in my life. It makes getting up each day the most exciting thing in the world. Forget trying to force myself to work hard, it becomes more important to remind myself to […]

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2 Radiant Oral Healthcare Products to Add to Your Regime! #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 09 /30

| August 31, 2016 | 61 Comments
2 Radiant Oral Healthcare Products to Add to Your Regime! #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 09 /30

  Brush. Floss. Smile. This is the pattern many Canadians use in order to look after their oral healthcare and hygiene. Arm and Hammer™ Dental knows the importance of this daily routine, and wondered what Canadians thought about caring for their mouth, teeth, and gums, and commissioned a study to find out how Canadians think […]

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Coconut Orange and Chia Popsicles Recipe

| July 8, 2016 | 20 Comments
Coconut Orange and Chia Popsicles Recipe

There’s nothing like a cold, refreshing popsicle in the heat of summer. This recipe is super simple and made with 3 real ingredients that you’ll love. All are dairy and refined sugar free.    

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Have Confidence with #PoiseImpressa Bladder Supports

| July 4, 2016 | 4 Comments
Have Confidence with #PoiseImpressa Bladder Supports

Stress Unitary Incontinence (SUI). What is it? SUI happens when pressure is placed onto the bladder, causing the involuntary leak of urine. Did you know that 1-in-3 Canadian women keep quiet about this condition and that it impacts on their quality of life? SUI makes some women feel ashamed for having to constantly worry about […]

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5 Great Prenatal Fitness Options in Ottawa

| June 27, 2016 | 8 Comments
5 Great Prenatal Fitness Options in Ottawa

If you’re an expectant mom, you’ve likely heard that exercising throughout pregnancy can bring with it a host of benefits for both mom and baby: it can give you more energy, reduce your chance of developing gestational diabetes, help you stay more comfortable and pain free throughout your nine months, reduce stress and may help […]

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Fun and Function Come into Play with CHEWIGEM®! #Review #Giveaway CAN 07/31

| June 23, 2016 | 29 Comments
Fun and Function Come into Play with CHEWIGEM®! #Review #Giveaway CAN 07/31

  My kids love jewellery. They have a ball whenever they get to check out all of the fun accessories I have on my dresser and love it when they get to play with their own pieces or look at fun ones when at different stores. Whether they are playing Dress-Up or need something to […]

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Ditch Diapers Easier with the Pull-Ups® Potty Partnership Toolkit! #PottyPartnership #Giveaway CAN 07/25

| June 21, 2016 | 79 Comments
Ditch Diapers Easier with the Pull-Ups® Potty Partnership Toolkit! #PottyPartnership #Giveaway CAN 07/25

Ditch Diapers Easier with the Pull-Ups® Potty Partnership Toolkit! Potty training. It is a milestone in a child’s life that parents look on with fondness and with a bit of frustration. Each of my kids had a different experience with learning how to use the potty, so we had to use different approaches to get […]

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How to Raise Confident, Healthy, Happy Children

| June 14, 2016 | 14 Comments
How to Raise Confident, Healthy, Happy Children

Do you want your child to live a life filled with joy, meaning, health and purpose? Who doesn’t want that for their kids?! What about for yourself? Here is the twist about parenting – in order for our children to live a life full of joy, meaning, health and purpose, we have to demonstrate it by living […]

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12 Tips to Improve Your Sleep and Prevent Adrenal Fatigue

12 Tips to Improve Your Sleep and Prevent Adrenal Fatigue

What is stress? Any life change, whether positive or negative is a stress on the body.  The adrenal glands which sit on top of the kidneys pump out cortisol, also known as adrenaline, in response to stress. Normally cortisol is higher in the morning and lower at night.  It peaks in response to stress to […]

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