Health Tip: Alcohol

Health Tip: Alcohol

Many of us enjoy a wine or two over dinner with friends or a couple of cold beers on a hot summer day. I know I do. It’s widely accepted that frequent binge drinking is bad for our health: it damages the brain, heart, liver, and pancreas and can, over time, increase...
Health Tip: Breathe it Out

Health Tip: Breathe it Out

Stress. We all experience it. Difficult conversations, hectic days with to-do lists that grow faster than they shrink. Our breathing responds to stress by getting shallower and faster, but the opposite is also true… we can manage our stress levels with our breathing....
Health Tip: Sleep

Health Tip: Sleep

For some, sleep comes easily; for others, it’s elusive. External circumstances and our behaviours can affect our ability to get a good night’s rest. The list of reasons to get enough sleep is long and includes such benefits as improved health, reduced risk of injury,...

Health Tip: Hydration

The human body is about two-thirds water. Staying hydrated is extremely important for the maintenance of healthy body function, but about 80% of people are chronically dehydrated without even knowing it. This is because the thirst signal shuts down after three weeks...