Written by Yuki Hayashi (3 min read) Mother’s Day is huge. According to card kingpins Hallmark, it’s the 3rd most observed holiday by card sales, and the second biggest for gifts. While chocolates and flowers are great, showing mom, or a special someone, some love and gratitude shouldn’t be a once-a-year ritual. Especially as we … Continue reading Thanks for Everything, Mom!
Written by Team Optimity 3 minute read I love this time of year. For me, the holidays are a time to truly “eat, drink, and be merry!” I seem to justify every unhealthy behaviour with “but it’s the holidays!” and every year I end up feeling the same way...not great. I’ve overindulged and then set … Continue reading Setting New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Actually Keep
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
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
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