Marathon Training for Beginners

Written by Yuki Hayashi 2 min read I surprised myself the day I decided to run a marathon. It was 2012, and all I can say is: Runner’s World magazine does a darn good job promoting the running lifestyle. An article on the world’s most scenic marathons got me hooked on the idea of attempting … Continue reading Marathon Training for Beginners

6 Ways to Declutter Your Space (And Improve Your Mental Well-being)

Written by Yuki Hayashi/Brannavy Jeyasundaram 2 min read So, we’ve been spending more time at home than usual. The COVID-19 pandemic has made indoors a much safer option than social gathering outdoors. If you’re anything like me your daily routine looks a lot like bed-to-desk-to stroll outside-to desk-to TV-to bed. Or some variation of the … Continue reading 6 Ways to Declutter Your Space (And Improve Your Mental Well-being)

Gratitude (Giving Thanks…Everyday)

Written by Team Optimity 2 minute read Could thanking your lucky stars for an unblemished bag of avocadoes make you a healthier person?  Can appreciating your cubicle mate’s sense of humour help you become a better spouse? What about being grateful that the bus waited for you this morning: could that help you grow resiliency?  … Continue reading Gratitude (Giving Thanks…Everyday)

Tune Out to Tune in: Creating a Household Media Plan

Written by Team Optimity 3 minute read Who doesn’t love to veg out in front of the TV or scroll through social media? I certainly do! After a busy day when the kids are finally asleep, I look forward to relaxing and watching an episode of my current streaming obsession. Screens are used in my … Continue reading Tune Out to Tune in: Creating a Household Media Plan

Why You Should Chase Those #Dreams

Written by Yuki Hayashi 3 minute read Screen time. Caffeine. Non-stop work demands. Social commitments.  There’s a lot that comes between Canadians and our sleep time. According to a Statistics Canada report on sleep habits, one out of three adults aged 18 to 64 averages less than seven hours of sleep. Experts recommend adults get … Continue reading Why You Should Chase Those #Dreams