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Welcome to OptiMYz, the ultimate destination for women who want it all. Our online magazine covers all aspects of a woman’s life, from health and nutrition to fitness, mindfulness, and adventure. With content written by women for women, you’ll get the inside scoop on how to live your most vibrant life.

OptiMYz, a proud brand of HUM@Nmedia Inc., is Canada’s premier women’s wellness eMagazine, designed for the whole woman—the woman who puts her health and wellness first and strives to look and feel her best! Launched in 2013, our mission is to bring you the latest breakthroughs, trends, and insights in health, wellness, fitness, and personal growth based on our five pillars: health, fitness, nutrition, adventure, and mental well-being. We believe that by bringing these categories together, we provide our readers and subscribers with everything they need to live their lives to the fullest—the OptiMYz way!


The journey to a better life is holistic, encompassing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Our content is curated by a team of passionate experts who provide practical advice, inspiring stories, and engaging multimedia to help you make informed decisions about your lifestyle choices.


Our digital magazine offers a wide range of articles, videos, podcasts, and interactive features designed to inform, entertain, and inspire. Our content covers topics such as:

Fitness and Exercise: From workout routines to fitness tips and tricks, we’ll help you stay active and achieve your fitness goals.

Nutrition and Recipes: Discover delicious and nutritious plant-based recipes and expert advice on maintaining a balanced diet.

Mental Health and Wellness: Learn about strategies for managing stress, improving mental well-being, and cultivating mindfulness in your daily life.

Personal Growth and Development: Explore ways to enhance your personal and professional life through self-improvement techniques and skill-building.

Health and Medical News: Stay updated on the latest research, medical advancements, and health tips from trusted professionals.

Eco-Friendly Living: Embrace a greener lifestyle with our practical guides on sustainable living and environmental consciousness.

At OptiMYz, we are proud to feature content written by women for women. Our collaborators come from various backgrounds and experiences, but they all share a passion for empowering women in all aspects of their lives. From health and fitness experts to mindfulness gurus and adventure enthusiasts, our collaborators bring diverse perspectives to our online magazine.




Denise Postma is that rare professional who is a talented designer with excellent leadership and organizational skills. Early in her career, she worked in Toronto as a senior designer on campaigns for major brands like Coca-Cola and Nestlé Canada. Since relocating to Atlantic Canada, she has shaped and refined the design of HUM@Nmedia Inc. print and digital products. She is passionate about women’s issues and human rights. In her spare time, she kayaks, swims, and goes to the gym. She is also an avid reader and enjoys staying up to date on social trends.

IG: @palomino_designs

Lisa Greenbaum

Lisa Greenbaum, certified E-RYT 500, C-IAYT Yoga Therapist, has worked with countless individuals inside and outside of her practice. She uses Yoga to release stored trauma, find ease from chronic pain and tension, and develop a deeper connection to Self. She is the founder of Lisa Greenbaum Yoga + Wellness, a Yoga education school specializing in Yoga for trauma and mental well-being. A top 100 health and fitness influencer in Canada and a global ambassador for Women in Fitness Association (WIFA), Lisa provides classes and workshops across the country.

Yasmin Missaghian

Yasmin Missaghian is a freelance writer and editor from Ottawa, Ontario. She has a diploma in writing and publishing from Okanagan College and is finishing her English degree at Carleton University. She has written many articles for OptiMYz and its sister magazine, SILVER, and has poetry published in anthologies. She is passionate about mental health, diversity, and empowering women.

Nichelle Laus

Nichelle Laus is a mom of four, a fitness expert, an on-air TV fitness personality, and an eight-time fitness cover model. Nichelle has changed thousands of women’s lives as a transformation specialist with her online training programs. She’s also a former police officer.

Jodi Barrett

Jodi Barrett is an entrepreneur who has grown her brand from driveway workouts to a flagship location, an online training platform, and global fitness retreats. She is driven, motivated, and values integrity. Her aspirations lead her to continually push the envelope!

Jess Clerke

Jess Clerke is a Confidence Coach and Podcaster who is passionate about encouraging women to speak their truth and live a truly aligned life. Through her own self-discover journey with the Year of Confidence, she was able to find her confident self and how to show up in the world authentically. She’s here to help you do the same!, podcast: Self(ish) Confidence, IG: @jess.clerke

Chelsea Clarke

Chelsea Clarke is a Toronto-based health and fitness writer specializing in women’s wellness. She’s the former editor-in-chief of STRONG Fitness Magazine, and has since gone on to write features and profiles for publications across Canada and the United States. Chelsea is obsessed with telling stories that dissect wellness trends, champion the underdog, and inspire fresh perspectives on old ideas. 

Follow her for infrequent updates on Instagram: @chelsea__clarke 

Nadine Larche

Nadine Larche, born and raised in Moncton, NB, is the mother of three and is a community pillar, who organized the Three Fathers Memorial Run to honour her late husband and two other RCMP members. She’s a resilient and inspiring volunteer with an MBA and a passion for recreation and mental health.

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By joining our OptiMYz Women’s Wellness Health Club, you’ll gain access to a wealth of knowledge and inspiration to help you live a healthy, happy, and fulfilling life. Together, let’s embrace the OptiMYz way and make the most of our journey to wellness. Click here to take you to our club sign-up page: (link)

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We’re excited to connect with you! Whether you’re interested in partnering with us, contributing content, or have any other inquiries, we’re here to help.


To collaborate with our HUM@N Network, including OptiMYz, and to reach over 4.2 million people across Canada and the USA through over a dozen highly segmented channels, please contact our partner team by emailing We look forward to exploring opportunities to work together!

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