happiness Tag

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...

Do you live with discontent? Are you waiting for happiness to find you? You may be waiting a very long time! Happiness doesn't just arrive at the front door and let itself in, it's something that has to be cultivated.  In fact, science is telling...

In recent years, health professionals have reawakened to a powerful therapy with healing benefits for us all. Called Nature Therapy or Ecotherapy, the prescription is simple: get outside. Spending time in nature on a regular basis can be as effective in treating depression as...

Got the winter blues? If so, you're not alone. Winter is Canada is long, cold, and often devoid of sunlight. Tempting as hibernating until spring may be, it's not the answer. Instead, try some of these science-backed strategies to boost your mood, lift your spirits,...

December is synonymous with an abundance of eating and drinking, a lack of exercise, too many late nights, and far too much stress. The key to not only making it through this busy month, but actually thriving, is being particularly mindful about one's health and...

You know putting your device down, leaving it behind, or even turning it off more often, would do you good -- and if you're among a growing group of Canadians feeling you're rarely wholly present in the moment, it's high time you did. Seven 'smart' ways...

This post by Catherine Cameron and Dr. Marc DuPéré As animal lovers, and with dogs as members of our families, it made sense for Dr. Marc DuPéré (of our partner Visage Cosmetic Surgery in Toronto) and I to collaborate on this feature. Just as...