Get Flexible with this GAIAM Giveaway

In case you missed it, I wrote about trying to regain the physical flexibility my body once had. Age and perhaps a less active lifestyle (though it doesn’t feel less active) have led me astray but GAIAM is helping me and they want to help you. […]

November 14th, 2016|Tags: , , |25 Comments

Trying Yoga for Flexibility

I don’t regret growing older. It’s taken me sometime to gain the wisdom, patience and self esteem I feel I currently possess. The one thing I wish I also worked on was maintaining my flexibility. My body thinks nothing about reminding me of my age with each bend and stretch but that doesn’t mean adding flexibility is out of reach. […]

October 17th, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

6 Ways to Comfort Kids When a Cold Strikes

It’s unavoidable. When the fluctuating weather hits, the kids get sick. I try to give their immunity a boost and we have been fortunate to have staved off many cold and flu attacks but when one of my kids goes down it’s hard on everyone. […]

March 10th, 2016|Tags: , |39 Comments

5 Ways to Keep Them Bones Strong

I’m not as young as I used to be. Mentally I don’t think I’ve aged at all but my body often corrects this misinformation. I don’t dread getting older but it does cause me to be mindful of my personal health. Currently on my mind is osteoporosis and how I can stave off its affects. […]

February 18th, 2016|Tags: , |0 Comments

5 Easy Ways to Add to a Healthy Lifestyle

When I worked at home I could slip in a little fitness whenever I wanted, my day was pretty flexible, but ever since returning to office life it’s been harder trying to fit this into my day. Harder but not impossible, especially with the addition of technology. I, like fifty-two per cent of wearable owners (MaRS Market Insights), find technology helps to keep me motivated around my healthy endeavours. […]

The Spa Windsor Arms Salt Cave

In countless classic movies people would venture to the seaside under “Doctor’s orders” to enjoy the relaxing as well as medicinal benefits of the salt air. Movie screen aside, visitors can escape to the salty cavern found in the historic Spa Windsor Arms in downtown Toronto. […]

Six Favourite Picks for Beautylicious

Now is the perfect time. The back to school frenzy is behind you and there’s some time still before the holiday rush takes over. Now is the perfect opportunity for a little “me time” at Toronto’s Beautylicious. […]

If This is Panic, Where’s the Trigger?

Breath. This has happened before. I’m not sure what triggers it but I hate the feeling. It’s not the same as when my mind won’t shut down. You know what I mean. Thoughts just keep circulating through your brain, random, on their own. You try to convince yourself to stop thinking, even yell at yourself, in your mind. That’s not fun either but it’s different. […]

August 5th, 2015|Tags: , |2 Comments

Grand Wailea Spa Grande Hydrotherapy Treat for Mom

It’s so easy for me, like many moms, to get lost in my family’s needs even when on vacation. That’s not to say my family is demanding because they’re not. I couldn’t imagine traveling with anyone else but sometimes I could use a moment to myself. When in Maui, the Terme Hydrotherapy Circuit in the Grand Wailea’s Spa Grande offers the perfect escape. […]

Kids Helping Kids With Medical Research Studies

The adolescent stage my oldest is going through has had its fair share of challenges but I wouldn’t change it for anything after our rough start. It was thirteen years ago this April when my daughter arrived, two months too soon. It wasn’t the introduction into motherhood I had anticipated but thanks to the care we received from our city’s excellent medical staff she is now that amazing thirteen year old, giving me grief over phone time, clothes and friends. […]