All About Flu Shots – What You Need to Know

Written by Cara Rosenbloom 3 minute read Washing hands, eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep and being physically active are steps you can take to prevent the flu. The other important action is getting a yearly flu shot. Maybe you’re wavering. Perhaps you’re wondering if you really need the flu shot and if it … Continue reading All About Flu Shots – What You Need to Know

From Vitamin A to Zinc: Your Nutrition Dictionary

Written by Cara Rosenbloom 3 minute read Not all carbs are bad for you! What’s a carb anyways? And what about vitamins? What distinguishes one from another? Nutrition can be confusing, but it certainly doesn’t have to be. We’re going to break it down with basic definitions of key nutrition terms, so you can read … Continue reading From Vitamin A to Zinc: Your Nutrition Dictionary

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

For National Senior Citizens Day, Learn About Healthy Ageing

5 minute read We’ve all heard how Canadians are living longer than ever before, but here’s an ageing-related fact that surprised me: Older people are still experiencing age-related health complications, like chronic disease and injury, at a similar age onset as the previous generation. This means that, while people are living longer, they are living … Continue reading For National Senior Citizens Day, Learn About Healthy Ageing

National Relaxation Day: A Day for Tranquility and Recentering

Written by Rachel Dong5 minute read August 15th is National Relaxation Day, a commemorative holiday for repose and tranquility. This year, it conveniently falls on a Saturday, presenting some amazing free time to really relax, unwind, and recenter your mind. For example, sit down and go through this simple relaxation routine from PsychologyToday, which focuses … Continue reading National Relaxation Day: A Day for Tranquility and Recentering