Today is October 10. World Mental Health Day. In honour of a day that should mean so much to all of us, here are 10 facts about mental health and wellness here in Canada. The economic cost to Canada of mental illness and issues is approximately $51 billion dollars. About 2.8% of the country’s gross … Continue reading World Mental Health Day – 10 Facts About Canada’s Mental Health
My birthday was last week - hooray! I love that my birthday falls close to the beginning of the school year, and often close in line to Rosh Hashanah. It always feels like my own New Year. It’s often when I start to reevaluate goals I set in January, set new ones, and think about … Continue reading Another Trip ‘Round The Sun
A lot of folks ask me how stay on track with my workouts and my food - when I am on track, that is. I don’t know about the rest of you, but focus has always been an issue with me. I need something a/visual, b/right in front of me, and c/offers just enough challenge … Continue reading Six Ways I Stay Motivated
Wow! It’s certainly been a while since I last posted. Turns out, that illness I posted about lingered, and lingered, and lingered... almost 10 weeks of some form of cold and cough, ending with a few weeks of a scratchy voice and sore throat. I was misdiagnosed twice before going to my regular family doctor, … Continue reading Coming Back To Wellness
I feel like I’ve been sick forever! Hence, the blog break, the break from working out, and just a bit of a break from the hectic schedule I keep. But this also let me to think... is it okay to work out when you’re sick? The general rule of thumb seems to be that if … Continue reading Should You Work Out When You’re Sick?
So many people tell me that they can’t work out because they have too much on their plate already, and it’s “one more thing” to add to an already packed day. I get it. I have two kids, a busy day job, a side hustle, partners, friends, and family. Yeah. Not atypical of anyone these … Continue reading A Day in the Life (aka: Why I Make the Time to Work Out)
This week is going to be a bit of a departure week for me... our floor at work is moving, it’s my son’s birthday, and I’m going away this weekend. That’s a whole lot of things to do. At work, it means purging nearly three years of clutter from my desk. At home, it means … Continue reading #ProductivityProject2019 – Lucky Week 13