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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.

Overcoming 6 common barriers to healthy lifestyle change

Overcoming 6 common barriers to healthy lifestyle change

The barriers to successful change are deep-rooted and difficult to overcome. However, with appropriate knowledge, guidance and support, you can make healthy lifestyle changes and look forward to impressive results.

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Taking Menopause out of the closet – sage wisdom for men & women of all ages

We all go through physiological and psychological changes as we age. With these changes, support, communication, and understanding helps us feel better.

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Minding the needs of the caregiver when cognitive decline becomes a family affair

Minding the needs of the caregiver when cognitive decline becomes a family affair

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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.

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Brain Health: just one more reason to manage hypertension

Research supports careful management of hypertension for brain health. It is also helpful to monitor psychological health and treat symptoms of depression.

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?

Getting to know your Family Health Nurse

Getting to know your Family Health Nurse

A family health nurse was introduced to your collaborative care team in May 2012 to act as the point person or unofficial coach to help guide, support and ensure your ongoing care.

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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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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Member Lynne Spence Runs for Her Life

“I’ve never felt stronger, and the annual health assessment at the Centre has helped quantify my success and keep the encouragement going for continuous improvement to my health”.