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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Michael Koehle and Dr. Chris Dawkins share insight on predicting your health future through family history and genetic testing.
Neuropsychologist, Dr. Marianne Harbok discusses how your thoughts and feelings can affect your wellness goals.
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?
Meditation includes the practice of mindfulness: bringing one’s complete attention to the present experience helping to improve self-regulation.
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?
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.
One of the cheapest and most effective ways to strengthen the heart muscle and improve blood flow throughout the body is through regular exercise.
Metabolic syndrome is a term used to describe a group of risk factors that collectively increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Emotional pain tends to worsen when those painful, traumatic events are replayed and relived, and becomes crippling when they affect mood, relationships or professional life.