How to Heal Yourself after Experiencing a Trauma

Healing yourself after experiencing a trauma allows you to move on with your life in a much stronger position as you would have learned from your experiences.   Although traumas might involve physical injuries and damage, they can also be emotional.  If you do not address this issue the results of these emotional experiences can…

Dance for Relaxation Improve Your Health

With summer upon us we should all be looking for fun things to do with friends.  How about dancing? Have you danced lately?  Dance for relaxation improve your health. Caregivers work tirelessly and need time to relax and recharge their spirits.  Dance has powerful healing effects on the mind, body and emotions.  Dance movements provide…

Natural Healers Humour and Laughter

Caregivers are often first in the line of fire and endure a tremendous amount of stress.  We can use natural strategies to keep calm and collected.  Humour and laughter are two of the best and easiest ways to lkde-stress.  Neither of these actions cost anything and comes naturally with little effort.  It is much easier…

How to Get Rid of Chronic Insomnia

Before you can effectively treat a symptom the cause of the symptom must be identified.  In the case of chronic insomnia you need to find the root cause so you will need to answer the following questions: What is preventing you from falling asleep? Are you stressed out and why? When did you first start…

Why Cant I Sleep?

Do You Have Sleep Apnea?   What is Sleep Apnea?   Sleep Apnea is a serious sleep disorder that can be potentially dangerous as your breathing repeatedly stops and starts while you’re asleep. If you snore loudly while sleeping and wake up feeling tired after you’ve slept for a full night, you probably have sleep apnea.…

Ontario Disability Support Program & Mental Illness

Persons suffering from Mental Illness will be stress relieved as Ontario simplifies medical reviews for people on disability support  Read more. It is always refreshing when our elected officials understand the issue at hand and take a more simple action to lessen the stress level on persons suffering from mental illness. What is the Definition of…

Wheel Dance Revives Your Soul

What is Wheel Dance? Wheel dance brings freedom to persons with disabilities. Click on the video below (if you don’t see the video this link will bring you to it). I was first introduced to Wheel Dance by my dear friend and colleague, Peter Busciglio, Coordinator of the York South Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis…

Disability Benefits in Canada & Terminal Illness

The Auditor General of Canada, Mr. Michael Ferguson, in his latest twice annual assessment of various federal government departments, agencies and programs  made reference to the long wait time imposed on Canadians with terminal illnesses. The link below will take you to the article published in the Toronto Star on February 2, 2016 and a…

Five Helpful Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Caregivers are at increased risk for depression, anxiety, depressed immune function and even hospitalization. Care giving places a burden on your health. If you are a caregiver, you know that this act of love has its costs. You stand to forfeit up to $650,000 in lost wages, pension and social security. Add to that is…