This long held myth is tenacious and often on the minds of people who are looking for the many benefits that massage can bring to living with cancer.Read More
It is better to give than to receive. At holiday time, we hear this repeated over and over.
From Scrooge to the Grinch, we have learned to accept that the benefits of gifting are
all in the act of giving.
How you can you tell a truly dedicated gardener? A beautiful flower garden or productive vegetable patch are the usual signs.Read More
ew will dispute the power of physical activity to improve overall physical and mental health. It’s challenging, if not impossible, to think of another intervention that has such broad benefits with essentially no negative side effects.Read More
By Ellen McDonell, ND and Julie Ennis, PhD. Keen to become a runner or walker? Here’s some tips to help you get started! Before we get started, we want to highlight that these are general tips to get your running or walking training program off the ground. A common question is whether exercise is safe for people…Read More
By Moira Hutchison, Certified Mindfulness Coach Many studies have been reaching the same conclusion… When it comes to using meditation to manage anxiety- Mindfulness can help you to stop worrying. A great many people experience some form of anxiety or even depression, and many more have occasional bouts of being worried due to pressures at work…Read More
By Moira Hutchison, Certified Mindfulness Coach I’m sure you have heard about the power of staying in the present moment, however there are many who do not understand what this means. Being present is simply being focused on your environment and what it is you are doing. It means that your mind isn’t thinking about…Read More
By Rabia Wilcox, Conscious Living Coach During the holidays you may feel stressed and overwhelmed as if everything is speeding up with not enough time to get things done or to fit it all in. The easy and powerful process of the Yes Breath may be your ticket to a more calming and relaxed festive season. It…Read More
By Ellen McDonell, ND and Julie Ennis, PhD. Don’t I need more carbs? Do I need sports drinks or electrolyte replacement? What about beet root juice, and coffee… I heard those improve athletic performance? We hate to break it to you, but for most people nutrition doesn’t need to change to compensate for exercise. Many people…Read More
By Ellen McDonell, ND and Julie Ennis, PhD. Tips for making exercise happen! “I just don’t have the time or energy to exercise…” This phrase is familiar to most health care providers who discuss exercise with their patients. This is not a bad excuse, particularly in the oncology setting where an estimated 20-50% of patients experience…Read More