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

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