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Overcoming the need to please

Try these four tips to enhance your self-worth and reduce your need to seek approval from others. As social beings, many of us crave love and belonging. We are also people pleasers and approval seekers who often feel the need to be liked. In turn, this behaviour can lead to

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Mind

Loving ourselves

Exercising should not be a chore or a punishment—but rather, an expression of the love and gratitude we have for our bodies.  Do you work out because you love your body or because you loathe it? The sad truth is that for many of us the main motive for working

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Nutrition

5 tips for good gut health

Follow these simple diet tips to help support a healthy gut   By Denise Gabrielson  Did you know that following 5 simple diet and lifestyle tips can support a healthy gut and reduce your risk of developing stomach cancer?  1) Limit alcohol intake. Consuming 3 or more alcoholic drinks per day

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Nutrition

Game, Set, MATCHA

Give your health a winning edge by going green with matcha tea. By: Daniela DeFeo Considered one of mother nature’s most powerful superfoods, matcha brings to life a powerhouse beverage full of valuable antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that fight off free radicals, fortify the immune system and boost energy. Derived

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Fitness

Get up, get active

How to walk away from a sedentary lifestyle. By Staff From sitting at a desk at school or work to sitting on the couch at home, our days aren’t filled with movement according to a 10-year survey by Statistics Canada. The Canadian Health Measures Survey examined the physical activity of

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Nutrition

The healing power of spices

Boost your health and help prevent diseases with the help of these tasty seasonings. Saffron Saffron is a popular spice derived from the Saffron crocus flower. With the scientific name Crocus sativus, it is a member of the lily family. Known as the world’s most expensive spice, it takes approximately

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Mind

Tackle emotional eating

Do you crave food for fuel—or for comfort? We all feel difficult emotions. There are better ways to deal with them than reaching for an unhealthy snack.    How to create healthy eating habits Food is fuel. We need food to nourish our bodies. We also use food to celebrate.

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