The Mental Health Benefits of Journaling
In my work with children and adolescents, their parents will initiate therapy in a quest for “tools,” “skills,” “strategies,” and “resources” to help with some issue. Adult clients ask for these things too. Very often, people seem to be looking for tangible ways to lessen the symptoms of depression or manage anxiety – a solution to a problem.
When you journal, you are essentially reflecting on what happened in your day, whether it’s mentally, emotionally, or physically. The power of reflection is that you are collecting data on yourself to write your story. For example, you are reflecting on what caused you stress, what you ate or didn’t eat that upset your gut, or maybe just about your goals and dreams.
Revive’s Guide to Alcohol
Most of our clients are aware of the fact that alcohol comes with calories, and even more are added when it is mixed with sugary drinks or juices. For reference, alcohol contains 7 calories per gram on its own (carbohydrates and protein contain 4 calories per gram, and fat contains 9 calories per gram). This means that most standard drinks contain between 60 and 160 calories, not including the mix.
7 Tips to Manage Diabetes Over the Holidays
The holidays can be challenging and overwhelming for many people living with health conditions such as diabetes. A common question we receive this time of year is, “how do I manage my health but still enjoy the holidays? ” So we compiled our top tips for not only managing diabetes but, more importantly, enjoying the holidays!
The tool that helps clients with prediabetes and the prevention of diabetes
How a Registered Dietitian can use My Viva Plan to help clients with Prediabetes and Prevention of Diabetes: Diabetes Canada has released some shocking or maybe not surprising numbers in terms of the risk and health of our clients. 1 in 3 people are living with prediabetes and diabetes, a new diagnosis of diabetes is happening every three minutes and a projection of 14 million people will be living with diabetes or prediabetes by 2027 in Canada. This means that there is a very likely chance that your clients are either at risk or have a diagnosis of a health condition.
Launching YOU-AR-OK: to boost the mental health and wellness of Canadians
Today we hosted a virtual launch of our new virtual reality app YOU-AR-OK! During our beta testing phase we are excited to be able to offer our app for FREE to all Canadians. Read the press release: YOU-AR-OK Press Release - November 2nd 2020_ Learn more and get the beta testing version: www.
Why is Mobility Important?
So you’ve heard of mobility and flexibility, but what do these words mean? Are they the same thing? And why are they important as a student?
How to Track Your Progress During Home Workouts
When the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown hit, most of us turned our workouts into home workouts and now, as the weather starts to change, many will take workouts back inside. But many have found working out from home confusing and often frustrating. How do I know if I am progressing?
What is Gratitude?
Gratitude is the sense of appreciation for someone or something. Practicing gratitude is extremely powerful: it has the ability to improve mood, behaviour, self-esteem, and to shut down the stress response, which helps us manage stress. Practicing gratitude is about switching our mindset from a negative thought to a positive thought, which is where all these benefits stem from.
School Lunch Ideas – Pizza On A Stick
We are a few weeks into the school year now! Today, Chef Lisa walks us through some awesome School Lunch Ideas that might interest you and help your family eat balanced and healthy. Here is Pizza On A Stick and Rainbow Vegetable Roasted Sandwich https://youtu.