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Spring Cleaning In 5 Steps “The Home Edit” Way

Spring cleaning is one of those rites of passage that some of us look forward to all year long… or that some of us dread. After a long winter, it’s often a way to ‘shake off the cobwebs’ and welcome in a fresh new season with long, deep, and clean…

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Need Some Zen? 3 Meditation Apps to Try

Meditation has the potential to help both your mental and physical health and wellness. In stressful times such as the world we’re currently living in, finding a way to calm the noise and centre your thoughts can be incredibly powerful. Benefits of meditation for your mental health can include offering…

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Tips to Overhaul Your Laundry Routine the Non-Toxic Way

Written by Jodie Pappas Want to know a little secret of mine? I love doing laundry! My laundry rituals have changed over the years, and now include lots of healthier, eco-friendly and sustainable laundry ideas which are easy to implement in everyday life. Here is a rundown of the important…

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5 Superfood Powders to Fuel Your Health

Written by Patsy Commisso When we think of power powders, the first that usually comes to mind is protein powder, but there are a whole line of super powders that are making their way into mainstream eating and for good reason. Powders are beyond convenient for a busy lifestyle, and…

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Body Scan How-To Guide

Written by Sarah Good When I’m teaching mindfulness meditation courses, one of the first practices that I introduce is the body scan meditation. In fact, most evidence-based mindfulness programs that I’ve come across begin with a body scan.   What Is A Body Scan? The body scan is a practice in…

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Nutrition Boosters During a Pandemic

Written by Patsy Commisso Taking care of your health in the midst of COVID-19 is on everyone’s minds these days. We know that nutrition is intricately linked to immunity and to the risk and severity of infections. Poorly nourished individuals are at a greater risk of various bacterial, viral, and…

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You’re Not Crazy! It Could Be Peri Symptoms…

Written by Teresa Isabel Dias There are many menopause myths out there, one of the biggest myths being that menopause affects old women. The fact is that perimenopause (peri) can start in your late 30’s or early 40’s, a far cry from ‘old age’! Most women start peri knowing little about…

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How to Become a Mindful Eater & Improve Your Health

Written by Patsy Commisso Food has the potential to enhance lives and improve health, but there are also many factors that impact healthy eating – including how we eat. Being mindful is a way to slow down your habits and really pay attention to what you’re putting into your body.…

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5 Strategies to Prepare for 2021 Like a Marathon

Written by Annie Gaudreault As a collective, we were all ready to say goodbye and good riddance to 2020 and welcome 2021 and the fresh new year. But this year will still require a lot of patience, determination and resilience from us. It will be a marathon, not a sprint, so…

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Your Endocrine System & Combatting PMS

Written by Amanda Brown Did you know that over 50% of women suffer from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and that there are over two hundred symptoms that women can experience? The only similar symptom is the time frame in which these wonderful symptoms start to present themselves, typically anywhere from two…

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3 Ways to Help Make New Habits Stick

If you’re like most people, you’ve likely tried a variety of self-improvement strategies over the years. Anything from life hacks, new diet or fitness routines, reading books on changing habits, and just about everything in between, all with the ultimate goal of becoming your best self. How often have your…

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Need to Drink More Water? Try This Challenge…

Written by Grace Moores I’ve been on a bit of a health kick lately, trying to eat better and move more. There is one area that I noticed I needed to improve on however; drinking enough water. So, I challenged myself to drink two extra glasses of water every day, and…

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How Gratitude Improves Mindset

We’re always so busy rushing from one task to the next that we rarely stop to think about how fortunate we are. These days, a positive mindset is increasingly important in order to help you push through stress and find joyful moments in each day. Here are four areas in life that…

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4 Ways Working Women Can Set Better Resolutions

By Rosanna Berardi There have been many lessons in 2020, and perhaps one of the most important ones is that hope is not a strategy. We all hoped COVID-19 would go away, but it hasn’t and—unfortunately—it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon.    As we prepare to flip the…

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The Last Minute Holiday “Gett’er Done” Guide

The holidays are well upon us, but the big question is – are you ready for them? Most of us are spending mid-December just scrambling to get it all done, but there are ways you can organize your time and help save yourself some stress in the long run. Use…

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A Secret Santa Just for Mom This Year…

Written by Kristy Carruthers It’s safe to say that every mom deserves a beautiful, thoughtful gift that she didn’t have to pick for herself, especially this year, and every year really. There’s likely a mom in your life that works hard to take care of everyone else, and now it’s…

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Winter Walks? Tips to Prevent Falls & Injuries

Written by Teresa Isabel Dias When winter hits, it’s important to know how to prevent falls and fractures on snow and ice so you can make the most of the season and still enjoy being in the great outdoors. Walking is very good for the heart, bones, and brain, however walking…

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3 Strategies to Endure the Tough Times

Written by Jennifer Zawadzki When the going gets tough, we have the opportunity to overcome or succumb. There is often beauty at the end of a gruelling, hard-fought uphill climb, as evidenced by the breathtaking views from mountain tops, our first introduction to new babies, or a sunrise that washes over the clouds.…

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Give Yourself the Gift of Exercise

When you implement consistent, regular exercise into your daily routine, you have the opportunity change your life in extremely impactful ways. Just small changes every day can make a world of a difference in how you look, how you feel, and how you live your life. Here are just a…

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Signs That You’re Experiencing Burnout & Steps to Take

As women, we’re often told that it’s okay to want it all; that we can have it all; and that we can do it all. What exactly is “ALL” though – and why do we feel the need to be responsible for everything? There is a lot of pressure on…

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2 Easy Ways to Implement Clean Eating in Your Diet

If you’re looking for a way to feel more vibrant and healthful, then clean eating is something you will likely want to try. It is recommended to start small and target slow changes into your daily routine. This will help you to not feel overwhelmed, and will start your path…

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Adopting a 5-Gift Rule This Holiday Season

Written by Amy Ballinger It’s safe to say that the COVID-19 Pandemic is going to change what many families are putting under the Christmas tree this year; but that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Many studies have shown the long-term negative impacts of children getting too many gifts…

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4 Time Savers to Make Everyday Life Easier

There’s no getting around it; there are not enough hours in the day for most busy women, especially lately when we are pulled in so many directions during the COVID-19 Pandemic. However, a little cheat here and there can give you a few extra minutes so that you can take…

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Five Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone On Your List

With Christmas around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for those on your list. Whether you go for a classic or something more unique will depend on both the person and on your relationship together. Now more than ever before, it’s so important to do your best…

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Quick Ways to Improve Your Busy Homelife

Written by Elaine Tan Comeau Are you looking for quick tips to improve your busy family’s home? You can use these easy strategies right away to get your family to communicate better, and have a cleaner, more organized home. 1.  “The Busy Board”If your family is so busy that it feels…

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3 Easy Ways to Get Better Sleep

Written by Brooke Hohenadel I truly believe that your life would improve if you slept well each night! Since sleep is my thing, I want to share my Top 3 Tips for getting a better sleep, starting tonight: Move Every Day Notice I said move, not exercise? Don’t get me wrong, I…

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Are You Having What She’s Having?

Written by Annie Gaudreault Meg Ryan certainly captured our attention in the famous restaurant scene of When Harry Met Sally as she demonstrated her pleasure acting talents. And let’s face it, everyone wanted to have what she was having. This got me thinking, how many times have you tried something…

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