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Read this blog before you take the first bite of Halloween candy!

10/02/18

Read this blog before you take the first bite of Halloween candy!

Halloween is certainly a favourite among young children and adults alike.  Children are excited about dressing-up as an iconic super hero, monster, or cartoon character.  More importantly, they’re running door-to-door to fill their loot bags with candy…candy that is nothing more than sugar.  Now don’t get me wrong, I am a firm believer all type [...] Read More

GYM CLASS TRAUMA LEADS TO FUTURE HEALTH PROBLEMS

10/02/18

GYM CLASS TRAUMA LEADS TO FUTURE HEALTH PROBLEMS

A recent article published in the Daily Mail details a new research study which found children who were picked last or excluded in gym class were more likely to exercise less as adults. While not a surprise, this is cause for great concern, as standard gym class structure is centered around the idea of competition [...] Read More

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT : CAMERON SHEARING

10/02/18

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT : CAMERON SHEARING

This student spotlight came from a very special mom, Nicole Shearing, who took the time out of her busy life to post  an update about her son on Facebook that was quickly circulated through our team. Nicole’s post not only brought tears to our eyes but served as a powerful reminder of why we do [...] Read More

Thanksgiving Day is a perfect opportunity to show gratitude – gratitude practice when practiced regularly can add years to your life

10/01/18

Thanksgiving Day is a perfect opportunity to show gratitude – gratitude practice when practiced regularly can add years to your life

On Thanksgiving Day, as families all around Canada traditionally gather around the kitchen table to give thanks andcelebrate the harvest and other blessings of the past year, research show that this gratitude practice when practiced regularly can add years to your life. Dr. Robert Emmons, a professor of psychology at the UC Davis in California [...] Read More