Author: Catherine

We are born with the desire to express ourselves and art and other forms of creative expression such as dance, writing, photography, playing an instrument, theatre arts, sculpture and painting, enable us to do just this. Self expression nourishes our souls, but did you know...

Our communications expert and lifestyle writer, Catherine Cameron, makes these Energy Balls to enjoy after teaching fitness classes, training clients (she's taught fitness classes for 30 years and also trains clients), or just when a healthy snack is in order. They're vegan, and they're loaded with...

When it comes to aging, most of us can easily spot some of the related changes. Graying hair, some fine and not-so-fine lines, muscle loss, stiffness, perhaps a few extra pounds that came out of nowhere, a loss of interest in sex...

Canada’s revised food guide was released today, and with it, have come some substantial changes. The new guide no longer breaks down into four food groups with a suggested number of daily servings for each. Instead of specific serving recommendations, the new guide presents a...

Did you know that one in five Canadians will experience a mental illness? Did you know exercise has proven benefits for our physical and mental health? Experts believe exercise enhances our mental health by releasing feel-good brain chemicals (neurotransmitters and endorphins); by reducing immune...

An avid runner in every season, I've discovered a few tricks that make running outdoors throughout the winter months a little more enjoyable...

Happy New Year! May 2019 be healthy, happy, peaceful and kind. May today and every day this year also be an opportunity to take better care of ourselves and those we cherish. Honestly, I'm not big on trends. I've always been one to...

These days, one doesn't have to look hard or travel far to find a yoga studio or class. Yoga practice has become increasingly popular with participants of all ages and abilities and continues to gain followers who upon giving it a fair try,...

Walking offers so many health benefits, it’s no wonder many physicians are prescribing it to patients. In fact, some experts suggests walking more, is the single best thing most Canadians can do to improve their health. Research has proven that a commitment to regular walking (aim...

The holiday season is a time where fun and festivities usually come with too much food and drink, and too little exercise. With much of December spent meeting deadlines at work, holiday shopping, attending school concerts and other festive functions, and visiting with friends and...