Lifestyle

The Yearly Checkup: Doctors You Should See Even When You’re Not Sick

We get it; going to the doctor might not be on your list of favourite activities. After all, who wants to spend their precious time in a waiting room when you’re feeling perfectly fine? But here’s the deal, maintaining your well-being is a bit like maintaining your car – regular check-ins can prevent major breakdowns …

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The Power of Good Posture

​We often hear the phrase, “Stand up straight!” from our elders, fitness instructors, or even co-workers. While it may seem like just a remark on our physical appearance, there’s so much more behind the science and significance of good posture. Delving into the realm of spinal alignment and body mechanics, one quickly realizes the profound benefits of maintaining a …

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Embrace Your Gut Feeling: Celebrating Global Prebiotic Week!

Embrace Your Gut Feeling: Celebrating Global Prebiotic Week!  Ladies, it’s time to raise a toast (perhaps a prebiotic-rich smoothie?) to a week dedicated to celebrating the unsung heroes of our digestive system – prebiotics! Welcome to Global Prebiotic Week, where we’ll delve into the mysteries of these tiny warriors and discover why they deserve all …

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Importance of friendship for mental health​

Having healthy friendships and relationships should rank up there with healthy eating, exercise, and the overall investment we make in our well-being. Friendships offer so much more than just having a good time and, essentially, should be prescribed for our overall mental health.​ Everyone has their own definition of what a friend is to them and what it …

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Cancer survivor awareness month: Inspiring cancer survivor stories

Cancer, a formidable adversary, has impacted countless lives, testing the resilience and determination of those facing its clutches. In Cancer Survivor Awareness Month, we look at stories from everyday heroes who beat the odds and triumphed over adversity. ​ Maria’s journey from survivor to advocating for regular screening and early detection​ Maria’s battle with breast cancer was a life-altering experience …

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Living life with Parkinson\’s disease

The first thing that comes to mind when people think of Parkinson’s disease is its most well-known symptom: a tremor in your hand. But there is much more to the disease than just a tremor, and each person is affected in their own unique way.​ What is Parkinson’s Disease?​ Parkinson\’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder that …

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