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What is Anxiety Anyway?

June 20, 2016 As a Social Worker, I often see people in my office with complaints that they do not want to go out anymore, avoid calling people or answering the phone and would find it easier just to stay in bed all the time.  The first thought people have when...

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12 Days of Healthy Holiday Tips!

Count down to a healthy holiday by reading and following any or all of these tips: 12. Plan ahead - Use "Keep it Simple" strategy.  Partially prepare ahead when possible.  Allow yourself to relax and enjoy time with friends and family. 11.  When possible, organize and...

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Stop Size-ism!

Have you ever said this to yourself "When I weigh _____ pounds I will finally be happy"? Essentially we are not allowing ourselves to enjoy life until we weigh a certain weight. We are influenced by what society thinks we should weigh and we starve ourselves to meet...

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Nutrition Month – Eating 9 to 5

Dolly Parton sang "working 9 to 5, what a way to make a living" and what a way to increase our health risks if we don't take the time to eat right during our work day. Too often we skip breakfast, have meeting munchies and give in to sweet treats during afternoon...

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Wanting to know about measles?

Measles have been making an appearance in Southern Ontario over the past several weeks. According to the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, we have not experienced any measles outbreak in the Simcoe or Muskoka regions. Measles is highly contagious and can easily be...

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Should you go on a cleansing or detox diet?

The simple answer is NO. And the reason why that is, there is no scientific evidence to show cleansing or detoxing maintains or improves bowel health, prevent colon cancer or achieve lasting weight loss. The truth is that cleansing can be harmful. Cleansing diets can...

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Have you dreamed lately?

This month's blog was inspired by Richard Branson.  To quote the billionaire: "The bigger the dream, the greater the opportunity...If your dreams don't scare you they are too small...Those who achieve great things are the ones willing to be scared but not scared off....

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Mental Health Check-In

As the holiday season winds down it is normal to experience some changes in mood and/or anxiety. The Mental Health Commission of Canada has released a document to help us "check-in" with ourselves and help others who may have experienced trauma. Read it over for tips...

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