Episode 18: The Health Benefits of Gratitude

It’s Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend and also my favourite time of year in the practice. In addition to the amazing weather and abundance of produce from local farmer’s markets, we have also set up our gratitude wall – an annual tradition in my practice. Today’s podcast is all about gratitude, so listen in and find out how making gratitude a daily practice will actually do great things for your health.

For more on the health benefits of gratitude, check out this blog post.

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Episode 17: Gardening With Your Body In Mind

It’s that time of year (at least here in Canada), where we reap the last of the harvest, pack up the gardens and put them to bed for the winter. Your body, while genius, does not care which season you’re gardening in, it still needs you to be conscious of it as you work. On today’s episode, I’m sharing the quick tips that will save you from the injuries I commonly see in my practice during this time of year.

For more Gardening Tips for a Healthy Spine, check out this blog post.

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Episode 16: Workplace Ergonomics

It is estimated that Canadians spend almost a quarter of their life at work. When you take into account how much of the remaining 75% is spent sleeping, it becomes clear quickly, how important the health of your workplace is. Today’s podcast will cover a few ways to maximize your work environment to support better spinal health, and thereby, overall health. It’s an investment you won’t regret.

For more information on basic office ergonomics, read this blog post. For information on “text neck” check this one out.

Episode 15: Setting Goals for Your Health

Across the board, one of the most recommended practices for success is goal setting. It’s not uncommon to see people planning their dream home or dream business, but what about your health goals? Personally, I have several areas of my life that I set goals for, and health is a very important area in my plan for success. Tune in to the podcast today to get some tips on how to prioritize your health by setting goals.

Episdode 14: Wearing Purses Without Sacrificing your Posture

Purses and handbags, while handy and always a favourite fashion accessory, can put a lot of strain on your shoulder, neck, lower back and even on your hips. Since we all feel the need to lug all of our stuff around with us day in and day out, I thought I’d take a minute to share some tips to save yourself from injury and the effects heavy purses can have on your posture.

For more on conscious purse wearing, check out this blog post.

Episode 12: Other People Knocking You Down? Be Great Anyway!

In my practice I’ve observed that sometimes when people become healthier, feel better, maybe even get more fit, lose weight, or seem to have more energy they are met with unwelcome comments and even criticism from others. They share with me that friends, coworkers and even family members question them, or are unsupportive of their efforts and results. In this week’s show I share the conversation that often follows, and why I tell them to “Be great anyway!”.

Read my other tips on living with a happy heart here

Read my blog post on gratitude here

RYH Episode 11: 8 Ways To Support Your Baby’s Brain

Last week we talked about how to keep stimulating and challenging YOUR grown up brain, but what about your baby? In this week’s show I share ways you can support your child’s natural development and have some fun doing it!

Read this blog post about baby brain development

Disclaimer: Chiropractic care supports overall health and healing, but is not a cure or treatment for neurological issues in children.

Episode 10: Learn Something New!

Your brain is the most amazing and important muscle in your body and has the same requirements as other muscles to stay strong and healthy – to keep building it you need to challenge it! In this week’s show I discuss ways you can easily and consistently strengthen your brain, and have fun doing it!

You can read the blog post with more details here

You can read the blog post about 5 Ways To Strengthen Your Baby’s Brain here

Episode 9: Go Jump In A Lake! Cold Water Immersion & The Benefits For Your Health

When cold showers were first mentioned to me as a supportive health practice, my first reaction was “NO WAY!”. Maybe you’re feeling the same way just hearing the suggestion of it!  Now I’m converted, and in addition to jumping in Georgian Bay whenever I can, cold showers have become a healthy habit I regularly practice. In this week’s show I discuss 4 reasons to give this a try, and why it might just be easier than you think.

Read more in this blog post