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When knowledge is not enough overcoming psychological roadblocks to lifestyle change

When knowledge is not enough: Overcoming psychological roadblocks to lifestyle change

While knowledge can be empowering, knowledge alone does not necessarily translate into healthy living. Research suggests a number of psychological roadblocks can, and often do, sabotage our efforts at healthy living, even if our lives depend on it.

Change

8 Steps to guide change

Changing behavior toward a goal is one of the most important pieces when trying to reach a target and this doesn’t only relate to weight.

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Got jet lag? 7 helpful tips to reset your body clock

It’s called jet lag, and it’s caused by the temporary difference between the sleep and wake cycle generated by our internal body clock at home, and the environmental rhythms of our destination time zone.

10 bedtime tips to get your child to sleep

10 bedtime tips to get your child to sleep

Sleep is an essential part of daily life for people of all ages. For children, sleep helps them grow, combat illness, and recover from action-filled days of new experiences. Well rested children are better able to cope with daily tasks and regulate their emotions.

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Managing risks to health is the key to prevention

Dr. Michael Koehle and Dr. Chris Dawkins share insight on predicting your health future through family history and genetic testing.

psychological factors to consider for healthy living

Psychological factors to consider for healthy living

Neuropsychologist, Dr. Marianne Harbok discusses how your thoughts and feelings can affect your wellness goals.

5 stages of change

Five Stages of Change

Adding healthy habits to your routine or changing unhealthy behaviour can be an easy decision, but how ready are you to make changes and ultimately succeed?

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Is Meditation On Your Mind?

Meditation includes the practice of mindfulness: bringing one’s complete attention to the present experience helping to improve self-regulation.

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Re-Inspire Your Resolutions

The word “resolutions” offers images of de- feat and past failures so I prefer to use the word “decisions”. So how do we set ourselves up for success?

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The Top 5 Ways to Manage Your Stress

Stress has a very real physical impact on your health. When we experience stress, changes occur in our hormone levels as a result of our system’s fight or flight response to stress.