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A healthy social life can help you to live a healthier and happier life. These articles and lifestyle, relationship and sexual health tips will help you today.

The holiday season can be an extremely stressful time of year. With work deadlines looming, a packed social events calendar and hosting responsibilities, it’s very easy to lose yourself in the chaos. Take small steps to keep up your health and lifestyle routines and remember you don’t have to take the ‘all-or-nothing’…

Healthy aging is a topic that concerns many and with summer on its way out and fall routines coming back in, it’s a great time to bring some focus back to your health. It is possible to implement simple, life changing strategies to slow down the hands of time. Let’s explore some of my favorite strategies for increased…

Ahhh Summertime cottage living, camping, sitting by the lake, lounging by the pool, drinks on the patio, paddling in the canoe, there is so much to do out-of-doors when the days are long and the weather is warm. It’s a wonderful time to be outside being active and enjoying nature, if you can handle the insects. But how…

Our ability to successfully interact and connect with the people in our lives can positively influence our emotions, behavior, mental outlook, and overall health in innumerable ways. This is what is referred to as “Social Wellness”, and it involves engaging in and enjoying positive interactions with others, while also…

It is estimated that cigarette smoking will cause about 450 million deaths worldwide in the next 50 years. In Canada, over 37,000 people die each year from tobacco use. It is a well-known fact that cigarette smoking and other forms of tobacco use are addictive. Nicotine is classified as the potent mood-altering drug in…

About 15 years ago I did a quick survey in a nearby grocery store and the results were shocking. I wanted to find out what ingredients were in the most popular brands of household cleaners dish liquid, laundry liquid, stain remover, toilet bowl cleaners, etc. I walked in with a pad of paper ready to take notes and walk…

“We need more Calgon!”. If you lived in the 70’s you undoubtedly remember this line from one of the decade’s most popular commercials. A quick trip to the corner store and you can pick up fabric softeners in a bottle, laundry detergent in a box, containers of air freshener, and spray bottles of cleaners – very convenie…

Looking to plan a fun and fulfilling March Break for your children without breaking the bank? There are tons of great activities you can do as a family to deepen your connection that doesn’t involve being glued to a smartphone, computer, or tablet. Check out the ideas below! 1. Be a Tourist Enjoy the perks of being a t…

A healthy sex life is important for reducing stress, building a healthy relationship with your partner, and improving overall wellbeing. But maybe at the end of the day all you want to do is come home and settle in for an evening of Netflix on the couch. Maybe you’re just not in the mood. Perhaps it’s stress, low-energ…

A recent article in the New York Times displayed some grim statistics about sex and marriage. According the author’s analysis of Google searches, “sexless marriage” is at the top of the list for searches on the topic of marriage. Anyone who has been married, especially with children, knows that we can so easily forgot…