Steps to Achieving Goals for Your Physical and Mental Health

Setting goals is a great way to help improve your physical and mental health. Whether you are training for your first marathon, recovering from a serious injury, trying to manage the stressful job or improve the quality of your sleep, sustaining momentum towards achieving your goal is easier with [...]

5 Healthy Ways to Show Yourself Some Love on Valentine’s Day

Do you find yourself prioritizing ‘productivity’? If you choose work, housework or relationships over taking care of your body and mind too often you’re not alone. Our culture incentivizes and rewards a busy and hectic lifestyle. However, these ideas are dangerous and counterproductive. They often lead to exhaustion, fatigue, depression, [...]

The Benefits of Physical Activity & Mindfulness on Women’s Mental Health

Women have been especially vulnerable to the physical and mental health effects of COVID-19. As we mark International Women’s Day, we want to highlight the need for policies and programs that address the inequalities that have led to less favourable outcomes for women. And as physiotherapists and exercise professionals, we [...]

How to Turn Compassion Fatigue into Healthy Empathy

As the pandemic continues to impact our lives, it can be particularly stressful and traumatic to frontline, healthcare workers and caregivers.  Feeling of burnout, compassion fatigue and stress have become commonplace in many healthcare, community, and home settings. As a mindfulness coach and physiotherapist, I have frequently heard comments [...]

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