Healthy Aging and Stress

In an earlier blog post, I wrote about exercise and healthy eating as important aspects of healthy aging. Another very important aspect is reducing stress. Stress Affects Your Body, Mind, and Behaviour Stress

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Healthy Aging

I work with seniors, which is a blessing that has given me a privileged perspective on understanding healthy aging. I see many seniors who are struggling with various health issues, mainly heart disease,

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Conquering Anxiety

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a common mental illness that affects about 8% of the population. If left untreated, it can persist for many years. It affects women more than men and typically starts before

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Benefits of exercise

Even though you have probably heard many times that exercise is good for you and that you should do it, it can sometimes be challenging to find time for exercise on a daily basis. Here are six reasons

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Tips for Dealing with Insomnia

As a busy person, you likely have lots on your mind. Demands on your time can be excessive, and sometimes worries about various matters can get overwhelming. All these things can interfere with getting

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Manage Stress with These 5 Tips

Life can get pretty stressful. There are so many things to do, so many things to keep track of, and there never seem to be enough hours in the day to get everything done. Positive Ways of Dealing with

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Insomnia: Do you have it?

After reading my last blog post on myths and misconceptions about insomnia, you may be questioning whether or not you have insomnia. At the end of this blog post, hopefully you will have a clearer idea

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Insomnia: Myths and Misconceptions

This blog post is the next installment in a series of posts on insomnia. The topic of today’s blog post is common misconceptions many of us have about sleep and insomnia. Myth No. 1 The most common

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Insomnia and the Sleep Cycle

When dealing with any health condition, it’s always helpful to find out more about it. For insomnia, I found it very helpful to know more about normal sleep. In this blog post, I’m going to

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Insomnia and Sleeping Pills

Did you know that insomnia affects 60% of the adult population? Given how common it is, it’s odd that there is very little funding granted for research on this condition. Medical doctors are not

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