January 12, 2017There are some combinations to always avoid if you choose to drink. These “red light” combinations are important to remember.
January 12, 2017Alcohol is always best in moderation, which means staying within the low-risk drinking guidelines. When you choose to have a drink, follow these “green light” combinations.
January 12, 2017How does your body absorb alcohol? Get answers to questions about why different alcohols get absorbed differently and how your body gets rid of alcohol.
October 4, 2016Positive social relationships promote well-being and mental wellness.
October 3, 2016Regular physical activity helps you feel better, reduces stress, anxiety and depression, and protects you against cognitive decline.
October 2, 2016A state of mindfulness - attentiveness to and awareness of sensations, thoughts and feelings - enhances well-being. Allow yourself the time to pause and savour the moment.
October 1, 2016Learning throughout life improves self-esteem, helps keep you active and builds social connections.
September 30, 2016We feel good when we contribute to other people and our community. Helping, sharing, giving and team-oriented behaviours contribute to self-worth and positive feelings.
April 15, 2015If you've ever smoked and tried to quit, you know it’s a challenge. Smoking and your health aside, why is the urge to continue to smoke so strong? There are a number of reasons, the main one being - Brain Chemistry.
March 31, 2015The way you respond to children can influence the direction of the conversation, leading to an argument or opening up a helpful, positive conversation. Here are tips to keep conversations going.
June 14, 2013Employees who are healthy and happy, and a company that is successful? If this is your goal, a workplace wellness program can help make it a reality. Learn about our free and effective programs.
August 3, 2013Did you know that as we get older, our bodies process alcohol more slowly and we become more sensitive to the effects of alcohol?
August 3, 2013Alcohol use is closely tied to both physical and mental health. Here are some resources and ideas that can help you learn more about the impact alcohol has on seniors' health.
January 9, 2013Mental abilities don't necessarily go downhill as we age. Memory loss may be related to several lifestyle factors.
August 2, 2013The workplace has an influence on the health of its employees. Learn more about the free programs available to employers to create a healthy workplace.
August 14, 2013Your body is better prepared for a workout after a warm-up. We provide some ways you can rev up to maximize your exercise time.
January 5, 2013Healthy, active students are more productive and attentive in class - and feel better, too. Here are some ideas for getting more activity into your day.
February 25, 2013Women may be living longer, but they continue to face major health challenges and may not even be aware of them.
August 1, 2013If alcohol is having a negative impact on you, your family, or others, there are people and programs to help you. You can also think about making lifestyle changes to support your own health and well-being.
August 2, 2013Stay fit for health and independence as you age: Check out the Community Park Equipment or our Move for Life DVD.
July 27, 2017This summer it was attempted to run a marathon – a total of 42.2 km – in only two hours! What we can learn from this extraordinary feat?
July 26, 2017Celebrate active transportation and safely share the roads with parents, children and families.
March 30, 2017What would you ask an exercise professional right now if you could? Here’s what a typical call with the HealthLink BC Physical Activity Services looks like.
March 23, 2017You’ve been working hard on your fitness goals since January. When you started your new routine, you saw improvements within a few weeks! But now you feel like nothing is happening. Have you hit a plateau?
March 16, 2017Keep it simple and accurate. See how the rate of perceived exertion scale can help you determine your workout intensity.
March 9, 2017Leave the back pain, saddle sore and achy neck behind on your next ride. A good bike fit makes your bike comfortable and fun to ride.
March 7, 2017With spring and St. Patrick’s Day on its way, more of the colour green will be showing up around town – even in beer! When enjoying special events like the upcoming Irish celebration, keep these points in mind.
March 2, 2017You make sure to get 150 minutes of exercise during the week - bravo! Add a few extra mini bouts throughout your day for huge benefits.
February 23, 2017Practising good posture is something all of us can work on. Here are steps you can take to make sure you have good posture.
February 16, 2017Does the order of your workout matter? Maybe yes maybe no, ultimately it depends on what your goals are.