Community Care During a Global Health Crisis

Written by Brannavy Jeyasundaram 3 min read If there was ever a lesson to be gathered from COVID-19 it would be that we are nothing without each other. Our health, safety, and happiness depend on thriving communities. We have seen brilliant examples of community care in the form of food drives and mutual aid fundraisers … Continue reading Community Care During a Global Health Crisis

4 Secrets for Cultivating Holiday Togetherness in 2020

Written by Team Optimity 3 minute read Dinners, brunches, decorating, shopping, wish lists, diminishing bank balances, rising stress levels… The holidays are a mixed bag of fun and frenzy. Sometimes, we confuse #holidaygoals (pop culture stereotypes of a beautifully curated, social-media-ready holiday) with holiday goals – our personal wishes for togetherness and connection during the … Continue reading 4 Secrets for Cultivating Holiday Togetherness in 2020

Put Your Superhero Powers to Sleep: 5 Great Methods for Whole Brain Living

Written by Team Optimity 3 minute read We all have a part of our brain that’s dedicated to our survival defences. It’s almost like having superhero powers that can be activated when we need to protect ourselves when we’re threatened or in danger. When we’re relaxed, this part of the brain goes about taking care … Continue reading Put Your Superhero Powers to Sleep: 5 Great Methods for Whole Brain Living

5 Simple Ways to Improve Yourself This September

Written by Rachel Dong & Barry Choi 3 minute read F. Scott Fitzgerald said it best: “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall”. September is National Self-Improvement Month, a perfect opportunity to start anew and reach those personal development goals that you’ve been putting off the whole summer. As the … Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to Improve Yourself This September

Social Connectedness and Its Impact on Diet

TIME STAMP: 1 MINUTE READ Posted by Trista Chan There's no question that building and nurturing relationships can bring joy and overall feelings of happiness.  What many overlook is that it can also promote better physical health, a lower chance of developing mental illnesses, and increased job opportunities. Research has shown that belonging to a … Continue reading Social Connectedness and Its Impact on Diet