Stress is a common feeling that
seems to be plaguing North Americans on a daily basis. While many factors can
contribute to a stressful existence (such as money, work, family and lack of
sleep), there is no denying that the foods we eat certainly can take a leading
role in helping us cope with stress and reduce our reaction to a stressful
event (remember, stress doesn’t exist, we create a reaction to a stressor which
can cause us to feel stressed out). There are certain foods you should avo...
Posted by Leigh M on Tuesday, March 15, 2011,
Spring is in the air! The days are longer, we have sunlight past 4pm
and things are going to start looking a little greener vey shortly. Spring is
the start of something new, new life, fresh beginnings, almost like a clean palate
if you will. Most of us focus on cleaning out the house, garage, unloading the
6 layers of salt from our vehicles and planting new roots somewhere in the
garden. But what about cleaning out your body? It’s true that just like your
house, you should be a good host ...
Working out should be a part of your every day routine. Unfortunately
most of us don’t make it part of our monthly routines! Having been exposed to a
personal trainer for quite some time, having worked for a large corporate gym,
and having a certified personal trainer as a business partner, I’ve learned
that it doesn’t have to be as complicated as it may first appear.
You really don’t need an expensive gym membership, the latest Nike’s,
or high tech equipment to get fit- there’s...
Posted by Leigh M on Wednesday, March 9, 2011,
Our memories are our most cherished assets, they retain everything we
have ever possessed, experienced or lived. Without memory we would cease to exist! Often
one of the greatest worries we, as human beings will ever encounter is the
inability to recall information. Memory affects our everyday lives, from
remembering where you left the car keys to obtaining information for a test or
exam. Most impressive is our brains natural ability to hold limitless information-
how we retrieve the inform...