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.
January 9, 2013Mental abilities don't necessarily go downhill as we age. Memory loss may be related to several lifestyle factors.
March 30, 2015Listen to BC parents discuss their challenges and successes in talking about alcohol use with their kids.
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 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 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.
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.
December 13, 2017This year, make your family holiday more about giving to others and sharing experiences.
December 7, 2017Spoiling your grandchildren…it’s one of the joys of being a grandparent, isn’t it? But the greatest treat you can give is by doing activities with them and role modelling healthy, active behaviour.
November 30, 2017Volunteering not only helps others but also benefits your social life and your physical and mental health.
November 23, 2017The postpartum period is a busy one. Being active gives you immediate and ongoing benefits that can help you through. Plus you’ll be role modelling an active lifestyle for your child in the long-term.
November 16, 2017Some lifestyle choices go a long way to maintain your health. Research shows that being physically active and eating healthy foods can lower your risk for diabetes. Read more!
November 2, 2017When the weather turns and you don’t want to be outside, maintain your fitness with a home circuit routine.
October 26, 2017Remember the old days of Double Dutch jump rope? No reason to leave them behind, skipping rope is a great way to stay fit for young and old.
October 19, 2017Do genetics really matter for athletic performance? There is no absolute answer, but there are other things that matter more.
October 17, 2017If you smoke, a common worry is that your child will eventually start smoking themselves. Parenting is hard. Add ‘trying to quit smoking’ on top all the other things you have to do, and it can feel daunting at best. This information can help.
October 12, 2017You know being active is good for you, but getting on that treadmill can sometimes be the biggest challenge. Here are tips to get started.