Wellness Blog

May 22, 2019
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What is Wellness to You?

Often the way we interpret words changes over time and I think this is true for the term Wellness. For some, wellness may simply mean, not begin ill or sick. Where as for another it has the meaning of the absence of pain or symptoms. Yet for others it relates to a state of optimal human expression. If we break down these 3 versions of wellness, the absence of pain or symptoms does not automatically equal a well and healthy individual. The same can be said for not being sick or ill also. This is often a mistake […]
May 15, 2019
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Winter Blues

It has begun to be recognised that as winter descends upon us that there is an increase in depression and some other mental health issues. This is attributed to our need as humans for sunlight. The less sunlight that occurs over winter and our tendency to spend more time indoors out of the cold causes a decrease in the amount of serotonin (happy hormone) within the brain.  Artificial lights and the light from electronic devices does not have the same benefit as sunlight in helping us keep a happy mood or being afflicted by this season mood disorder. […]
May 8, 2019
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Adjust your Lifestyle

I talk regularly about the impact of lifestyle choices on health and wellness. About the importance of a balanced diet, regular activity, taking time to rest, meditate and recover, but don’t forget the importance of a regular chiropractic adjustment for your lifestyle. In 2018, research showed that chiropractic adjustments impact brain function. This supports what chiropractors have been saying for decades. Chiropractors have also been saying that because your brain and nervous system is considered as the master control system for your body, that having it work to its peak potential assists with you living a healthy and […]
April 17, 2019
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Persistence

Persistence is often an admired quality of strong and successful people. This quality is also true for people who have had to overcome great health challenges. For some of these individuals they may have had to go against conventional thinking to achieve their breakthrough, as well as many setbacks in their restoration to health along the way. This persistence shows the strength of their belief in their body’s ability to heal from the inside out. It also shows the importance of allowing the time healing requires and the path it may need to take, without forcing their own […]