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The Basics of Creating a Wellness Plan

What is Wellness Anyways?  Wellness is a lifestyle of self-responsibility that you choose and manage. It is a mindset that seeks change and growth. It is a dynamic, multi-dimensional process that includes not only the absence of disease by prevention, but also...

Doing Yoga down through the Ages

    Yoga has been around for millennia; “the development of yoga can be traced back over 5,000 years ago, but some researchers think that yoga may be up to 10,000 years old.” It is believed that yoga started in the ancient Samskrithi culture of Bharata, (India). The...

Are You Spiritual?

What comes to your mind when you see or hear the word “spiritual”? A common answer is that it refers to religion or religious beliefs. Everyone has a spiritual component, but not everyone is religious. A comparison of the two is provided by the Merck Manual: “Religion...

Age Discrimination and the Older Worker

Employers in Canada and the U.S.A. have largely abolished mandatory retirement and opened the gates for unretired Boomers to keep working. What lingers is possible age discrimination which will vary in degree, depending on the work setting. For those un-retired...

Are you a Baby Boomer working past 65?

If so, you have joined the Un-Retired club which has many members! “Un-Retirement” is the growing trend away from earlier retirement, by choice or economic necessity, towards continuing to work past the age of 65. This post will focus on those un-retired persons who...

Living and Working longer

We can now legally work past 65 years of age and this is in step with the costs of living longer. “A century ago the duration of retirement was expected to be only a few years, and many people never lived long enough to experience it. It is interesting to consider...

How we Stress ourselves out!

I originally posted this in August of 2014 but due to its significance in my mind anyways , am reposting. The impact of stressors on our wellbeing is often overlooked. Many of us are unclear what a stress response is and what affect it has on our health. The following...

Choosing Wellness in our Thoughts and Words

During a recent trip to southern Thailand, I came across statues of the three wise monkeys, accompanied by a gold colored Buddha in the background. They were set in a cave where a continuous stream of water fell from above, whose trickling sounds added a feeling of...

Unretirement,also known as Generation U.

  The Baby Boomers and the  X, Y and Z generations largely make up the population of the US or Canada. Agreement about the years each generation was born between varies, but it is usually fairly close. The lastest capital letter that is appearing in the mainstream is...

What does Globalization mean?

  It can be challenging to provide a definition of technology as it relates to the workplace. This short, to the point video lays it out with excellence using a global perspective. https://youtu.be/VhcILypAiZw