Can Our Pet Help Us De-stress? We ask Soroush Ebtash!

This is a question which I am sure, most of us know the answer. They’re cute, cuddly and never argue with us. Our pets also can help us live healthier lives for a number of reasons, with stress reduction being a major one! Exercise, yoga and meditation help many people de-stress, and I would go…

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Caffeine-free Ways to Kick Start Your Day

That morning java jolt doesn’t have to be the only way to kick start your day. If consuming copious amounts of caffeine is part of your morning repertoire, there are other effective ways to get yourself in gear for the day that lies ahead. Hydrating with a tall glass of water once you get out…

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Beat Sciatica Naturally

STOP!!! Step away from the medicine cabinet and into natural solutions for your sciatic nerve pain! Try these three easy (and drug-free) methods for managing sciatica that do not involve prescription pain pills. While we know that many patients who suffer from sciatica may need intervention of conservative or aggressive manner, we also encourage our…

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Food for Thought…And Your Spine!

Is your diet spine-friendly morning, noon and night?! Try to incorporate these foods into your breakfast, lunch and dinner for a healthy back around the clock. Breakfast: Keep your bones strong with calcium, which can be found in popular breakfast fruits like oranges, kiwis or blackberries. Lunch: Reach for a crunchy salad complete with spinach or kale,…

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Financial Advice During Covid-19 & Beyond

Part One: Part Two: “In this turbulent time apart from your health status, your financial health may be one of the most stressful aspects of your life which you need to deal with. At The Wellness Place, we believe that your financial health is an important element of your holistic wellness and managing your financial…

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Eat Bacon and Egg to be healthy?

It seems every week we hear something in the media about the dangers of eating, drinking or coming into contact with one substance or another. There is a growing trend of studies supporting carnivore diet. There are many experts who support consuming fat as your energy force rather than carbohydrates. Meanwhile, there are many medical experts…

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The Three Bears

We all know the story about Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Especially the part about the porridge being too hot, too cold and just right. Think of “just right” porridge as producing a sense of ease. It’s one of the most wonderful and desirable feelings. When our minds are at ease, we are calm, resourceful…

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Get off the couch and walk!

What do you think is the most popular form of exercise?Walking, of course!!After all, it’s cheap, it’s easy, it doesn’t require fancy equipment, special clothes, an expensive membership and it’s available 24/7 for just about anyone! Especially at times like this with gyms closed and most group fitness classes unavailable, you can easily undertake walking…

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The Wellness Place Response to COVID-19

To our Valued Clients, In response to the growing concern around the spread of COVID-19 ( AKA Coronavirus), we take this opportunity to reassure you and share with you the proactive measures we are undertaking to protect you, our staff and local community alike. While we have always had rigorous health and hygiene practices at…

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All About Salt

When it comes to watching your salt intake, most people focus on avoiding seasoning their meals or limiting certain foods–but you need to remember that some beverages, like sports drinks, are often high in sodium. Salt is the primary seasoning used to flavour food and an essential ingredient of the diets of both animals and…

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