Health & Wellness
July 1, 2019

SPA – A VERB

Spa as a noun means: a place to go and get healthy. If the word Spa was a verb it would be defined as the action of getting healthy.  What…
Health & Wellness
June 1, 2019

IT IS HEALTHY TO BE BORED

Niksen: The Dutch Word for Doing Nothing and Why It Matters  How comfortable are you doing absolutely nothing? Can you remember the last time you felt bored? Seems almost unfathomable…
Health & Wellness
May 1, 2019

PRESCRIBING NATURE

If you enjoy walking in nature, you know about it’s incredibly restorative powers. There was a time when doctors did prescribe nature as a curative. The original European spas were…
Health & Wellness
April 1, 2019

THE POWER OF OUR VOICES AND OUR CHOICES

The health and wellness industry is growing rapidly and that is due to us. Massage therapy, healthy eating and self-awareness practices are no longer considered niche but sought after by…
Health & Wellness
March 1, 2019

GOOD GENES ARE NICE, BUT JOY IS BETTER

The Harvard Review: “Good genes are nice, but Joy is better”  It has been snowing since morning here, but I am feeling happy with the promise of an early spring,…
Health & Wellness
February 1, 2019

WELLNESS – A PERSONAL MATTER

Just released, the 2019 Global Wellness Report sites continued growth in existing and emerging trends of the wellness industry. This $4.2 trillion sector has injected itself into almost every lifestyle…
Health & Wellness
January 1, 2019

SAYING NO CAN BE GOOD FOR YOUR WELL-BEING

Do you have a hard time saying no? Do you often feel like backing out on plans that you agreed to? Do you feel overloaded with too much on your…
Health & Wellness
December 1, 2018

STAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR WELL-BEING THIS SEASON

Social commitments and work deadlines can leave little time for rest and regeneration. Taking time to unwind and recharge is important to our wellbeing. Relaxation helps to lessen our muscle…
Health & Wellness
November 1, 2018

KEEP MOVING FOR YOUR HEALTH

Ever notice how your muscles and joints start to squawk as the temperature begins to drop in Autumn? It’s usually worse after periods of immobility such as getting out of…
Health & Wellness
October 1, 2018

GET INSPIRED AND FIND YOUR JOY

At Autumn’s first chill we want to light the fireplace and hibernate. Fall does have some advantages. We sleep better in cooler temperatures and all of the beautiful colours are…
Health & Wellness
September 1, 2018

NEW SEASON – NEW START

The arrival of Fall usually means that our lives become busier. Our lazy summer attitude dissipates as our schedules fill. The need to multi-task increases. We use our smartphones to…
Health & Wellness
August 1, 2018

BE IN SYNC WITH YOUR MIND, BODY AND WELL-BEING

It wasn’t that long ago that we learned about the correlation between our mind, body and our health. In the early 90’s when Healthwinds first opened, the new buzzword was…