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5 Non-Medicinal Treatments for Insomnia

If you’ve been diagnosed with insomnia or are having difficulty sleeping, these 5 natural, non-medicinal therapies can be effective treatment

Optimizing Mental Health: The secret to performing under pressure

Dr. Jaleh Shahin discusses how optimizing your metal health can help you get past those high-pressure situations with 630 CHED

How to control your financial stress – rather than let it control you

Medical Physician, Dr. Daniel Berendt and psychologist, Dr. Karen MacNeill discuss the effects of corporate and financial stress and what you can do to be more self-aware and better manage life’s stress and anxiety.

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4 Exercise strategies to help you destress

Did you know you can help manage your cortisol levels with exercise? And that this can lead to weight loss, lower blood pressure, and better sleep? Learn how.

Surprising ways stress affects your hormones (and how to naturally rebalance)

Surprising ways stress affects your hormones (and how to naturally rebalance)

Dr. Chris Dawkins examines the hormonal effects of chronic stress and what you can do to rebalance.

Can’t keep up? 5 tips to manage stress and find calm

Can’t keep up? 5 tips to manage stress and find calm

Neuropsychologist, Dr. Elisabeth Sherman and Registered Psychologist, Richelle Mottosky discuss several ways to manage stress both physically and emotionally.

CKNW interviews Copeman clinicians on popular health topics

CKNW interviews Copeman clinicians on popular health topics

This fall, CKNW’s Lynda Steele tapped into the expertise of Copeman’s clinical team for the latest information on stress management, skin health and more!

Reboot your exercise routine: 5 easy tips to meet your fitness goals

Reboot your exercise routine: 5 easy tips to meet your fitness goals

Is your resolution for 2015 to finally reach your health and fitness goals? It’s not as daunting as it may seem. Follow these five easy tips to get the most out of your workout.

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Yin is in: Yoga for all performance

Top athletes in-the-know practice yoga for its optimization and recovery benefits. It’s seen as an important part of a well-rounded competitive or recreational fitness program. If you haven’t yet incorporated a Yin yoga practice into your workout or sports training routine, now is the time to start.

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The effects of stress on your brain

Prolonged stress increases the risk of developing age-related cognitive decline including Mild Cognitive Impairment, Vascular dementia and even Alzheimer’s disease.

A prescription for work-life balance

A prescription for work-life balance

Good or bad stress is still STRESS which our brain responds to accordingly. Left unchecked or unmanaged, it creates a sense of unease which in turn can lead to disease.

not all exercise is created equally

Not all exercise is created equally

Just as there are some “super foods” so too are there activities that could be considered “super exercises” that keep the heart pumping and the brain working.

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Happiness is contagious

In any customer-facing organization often the best indicator of the service you are going to receive is the attitudes and behaviour of its employees.

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Is swimming the ultimate exercise?

Could swimming be the ultimate exercise? The following report card on swimming shows that unlike other cardiovascular exercises, swimming offers benefits beyond merely burning calories and building muscle groups.

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The Antidote to a Downturn? A Personal Turn Inward.

What may help us move to a more peaceful place is to take stock of what makes us feel wealthy, what we can’t live without, what cannot be replaced.

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Staying fit and limber through the ages

At every stage of development exercise is crucial to our mental and physical well-being. Circumstances will often dictate our lifestyle choices and the physical activities that are available to us.

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Vancouver man gets long overdue diagnosis from mysterious symptoms

When Jason Watt’s regular clinic did not adequately address several ongoing health concerns, he decided it was time to try an alternative – private healthcare.

Copeman Kids Building courage and resilience in your children

Copeman Kids: Building courage and resilience in your children

As adults we often take courage for granted – but where does this virtue come from? How do we foster this quality in our children so they can become resilient?

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Food and your Mood

Your mood can affect the dietary choices you make…but can the opposite be true? Recent scientific findings show that food can indeed alter your mood.

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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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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.

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Looking for a Healthy Heart? Start With Your Brain!

Important components of both a brain and a heart health program are exercise, nutrition, weight management, stress management and sleep.

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How Mindfulness is Good for the Heart

Mindfulness is being fully aware of whatever is happening in the present moment, an observation of mind and body through calm and focused awareness.

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The Dangers of High-Normal Blood Pressure (Prehypertension)

Prehypertension is the precursor to a hypertension diagnosis. As prehypertension does not cause any symptoms, the only way to detect prehypertension is to keep track of your blood pressure readings.

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Protecting Your Heart From Emotional Pain

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.