Posts in the ‘Helpful Hints’ Category

Fall Skin Care

As you enjoy the last great days of summer, ask yourself: How is your skin doing in the sun? As fall approaches, we start to think of looking our best for the festive season. Now is the time to start restoring our skin to a youthful glow. As you look in the mirror, you suddenly

Boost Your Metabolism

Boost Your Metabolism Whether you’re looking to lose weight, increase energy, reduce cravings, improve mood, or manage blood sugar levels, focusing on boosting your metabolism is the key to optimizing your success. Your metabolism is responsible for managing how your body uses energy. Ideally, your metabolism provides a steady stream of energy throughout the day

Low Back Pain

LOW BACK PAIN by Edward Tonus, RMT Do you ever wake up in the morning and say “Oh, my aching back!” You think back and wonder how did I get into this predicament. All you know is that you have a sharp, shooting pain radiating down one side and cannot move. Any type of movement

5 Ways to Winterize Your Skin.

Winter is fast approaching. Cold weather, wind chill, reflective damage from snow, dry homes and offices zap moisture and make skin feel dry, chapped, cracked and even itchy. It’s time to winterize your skin. It’s time to change your routine. Here’s how. 1) Exfoliation Exfoliate regularly to remove the top layer of dead skin. This

Text Neck

There was a recent (March 25, 2017) article in The Toronto Star by Emma Teitel on the hazards of cell phones. To quote, “…we saw lots of wonderful things, but chief among them was the sky -something you don’t see very often when your face is buried in a smartphone.” The author went on to

How To Protect Your Skin

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN by Kathleen Browne, RN, BScN   Our skin is the largest organ in the human body.   The one we give the least amount of thought too, until we are not looking the way we remember ourselves. It all starts to change from: exposure to the elements (sun, wind, rain,

The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point by Edward Tonus, RMT With apologies to William Shakespeare, To Tip or not to Tip, that is the question… There is currently a heated discussion on Facebook through one of our associations (RMTAO) on accepting tips. One of the members posted about the recent ruling by the CRA: https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/cra-crackdowns-incentive-for-service-workers-to-declare-tips-on-taxes-202545812.html about whether you

Do You Have PC Posture

Do You Have PC Posture? When computers first arrived (IBM introduced the home computer in 1981), they were supposed to allow us to have more leisure time –let’s all laugh at the same time. HA HA! With the advent of computer technology and the increased expectation in productivity, there were more health-related problems associated with

Are Cellphones Dangerous?

Advice from Dr Roizen and Dr Oz: Q: Is there a consensus on the effects of holding cellphones to our ears? A: Cellphones do emit electromagnetic radiation that penetrates your body, affecting the cells in ways that may cause them to turn cancerous. Children’s smaller bodies are even more vulnerable because their tissue absorbs more

Looking For A Therapist

Looking for a Therapist can be a daunting task. You could ask a neighbor or a friend for a recommendation, but what if you are new to an area or just plain shy. Here are some suggestions that you may find beneficial: 1. Is the clinic clean 2. Are the colors warm and inviting, because

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