Enjoy the silence

Posted on: January 19, 2017

Enjoy the silence

Let’s face it, noise is everywhere. It’s part of our daily lives. Even when we’re sitting in total silence there’s usually some background noise happening – the ticking of a clock, the whir or a fan, the clicking of a keyboard. There’s noise and then there’s noise. Think about the sound of ... Continue Reading

Learn how to say no

Posted on: January 18, 2017

Learn how to say no

Creating a to-don't list felt good, didn't it? By ridding your daily agenda of those less-than-important tasks once and for all means that you now have more time to pursue the things you'd rather be doing, with the people you'd want to do them with. Right? Right? Maybe you'd rather spend the evening ... Continue Reading

Reboot your diet

Posted on: January 17, 2017

Reboot your diet

When trying to shed pounds, people often look for the easiest path to weight loss, which usually involves some kind of rapid detox or radical diet. There really aren’t any quick fixes to literally tipping scales in your favour, but if you think eating less is a good way to counter ... Continue Reading

Reboot your workout

Posted on: January 16, 2017

Reboot your workout

While it may suit you to exercise solo as a way to decompress or maintain focus, why not reboot your workout to include a partner? A study in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine took a look at how training with a partner increases the effects of cardiovascular exercise (versus working out ... Continue Reading

Go against the flow

Posted on: January 15, 2017

Go against the flow

Try making this the year you stop saying that yoga isn’t for you, because there are like, a bajillion different types (okay, nine) out there and even more teachers. Besides, study after study confirms yoga’s innumerable health benefits. While modern yoga has only been existence for about the last hundred years, ... Continue Reading

Figure out your why

Posted on: January 11, 2017

Figure out your why

Why do you want to change? Maybe you hope to set a good example for your kids, or perhaps you're just tired of feeling tired and out of shape. Pinpointing the motive behind your desire to improve makes it easier to stay motivated. Author Margie Warrell wrote in Forbes Magazine that, ... Continue Reading