Stress Relief

Stress can have major negative impacts on your health. Let us help you beat your stress with these articles and tips.

High blood pressure (hypertension) affects one-quarter of Canadian and one-third of American adults; worldwide, it’s estimated at 40%. Globally, it is the leading risk factor for death and disability and it’s been increasing over the past few decades. Along with the increase in blood pressure in our population, pharmac…

Trying to quit smoking is a tough thing to do, however, keep in mind that it can be done. According to the Centre for Disease Control there are currently more former smokers than current smokers. Nicotine is the addictive drug that is found in tobacco and it is just as addictive as heroin and cocaine. Due to the physic…

Read Part 1 Here: What are Hormones and How do they Function? A menstrual cycle is a roughly four-week span of time when three key hormones—estrogen, testosterone and progesterone—rise and fall in a specific pattern. The cycle is determined by the number of days from the first day of one period to the first day of the…

Getting quality sleep is highly important to maintaining good health and protecting us from both acute and chronic health issues. According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 1 in 3 American adults are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis. As a result, many people are l…

Sitara Hewitt is a Film and Television actor, Reiki Practitioner, Meditation and Life Coach. In this episode of “Your Wellness Now” Sitara discusses various tips for Stress Relief.

The relationship between the mind and body is very complex. The mind itself is very complicated – that’s why psychology is its own science. Most of us are aware of the powerful relationship between the mind and body, but not to its full effect. We don’t necessarily think of how it relates to our own life, or why we mig…

Although ‘brain fog’ is a fairly vague term, most people have a sense of what it means. Typically it refers to your ability to think and remember. For some, it’s more of a difficulty with focus, whereas for others it’s a difficulty in recalling facts or names. No matter how it is defined or described, it can be incredi…

While your energy and resistance are being drained, your stress level is going up. You probably experience symptoms such as anxiety, irritability, muscle tension, sleeplessness, depression or other serious problems. It can be easy to ignore these when they happen day-to-day, so we’ve created this helpful infographic to…

In today’s fast paced world, we work too much, sleep too little, and pay the price for our non-stop lifestyle in the form of stress. Thankfully there’s natural remedies to reduce stress and improve your health.

According to the American Psychiatric Association, anxiety disorders are a group of related conditions that share features of excessive and persistent fear. Fear is a natural response to an imminent threat; however anxiety occurs when there is anticipation and worry about a future threat. It is estimated that 30 per ce…