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This blog explores the healthy habits of the top five healthiest countries, as listed in the 2017 Healthiest Country Index released in March. Maybe we can take some inspiration from their healthy ways of living to enhance our own? Continue Reading

6 fashion faux-pas for your health

Posted on April 11, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson
Our everyday health can be affected by numerous things - food, exercise, and stress for example, but have you ever considered how the very clothes we wear can have an impact as well?  The frustrating truth is that some of our favourite wardrobe staples might actually be causing us problems!  Read on to find out which clothing items to be aware of. Continue Reading

Finding more time to read

Posted on March 1, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson
Previously we've written about the great effects reading can have on your wellbeing - it can help  reduce stress as well as help prevent cognitive decline in later life, not to mention reading has been linked to greater intelligence. Now you know why you should be reading, but of course there's the question of when you'll actually have time to do it. If you lead a busy life it might be tricky to find a spare few minutes to crack open a book, so we've got a few great suggestions to help you squeeze in a chapter or two. Read on: Continue Reading

Tips for keeping your New Years' resolutions on track

Posted on January 3, 2017 by Brynna Gabrielson

It's the New Year and many of us are setting resolutions to get off to a great start. However, a university study found that of those who set resolutions, 78% generally fail1. While we hope you succeed in making your goal work, we know that achieving one's resolutions isn't always easy. Whatever your resolution - whether you're trying to lose those excess pounds, learn to play a new instrument, quit smoking, or simply make that commitment you keep letting slip- we've put together a list of tips we hope will help you on your journey.

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Small changes to make your 2017 a little healthier Featured

Posted on December 29, 2016 by Brynna Gabrielson
Making New Year's resolutions always seems like a great idea on the 1 of January, but keeping those resolutions can prove quite tricky for many of us. In a YouGov poll from 2015, for example, 63% of people admitted to breaking a resolution in the past, the majority doing so within a month of setting it! There are likely many reasons we give up our resolutions, though for us one of the main reasons is that we make them too big, too general and too difficult to achieve. If you do the same, then why not making smaller changes in 2017 that are more likely to stick? Here are some ideas to get your rolling. Continue Reading