Latest App for Depression and Keeping Your Energy Strong Through the Day

Technology in the health care field has certainly grown and evolved over the years.  One of the latest developments has been in the use of Apps to help monitor various aspects of our health.  Check out the link below to find out about Woebot the chatbot that is being used to help people deal with depression.

http://www.businessinsider.com/stanford-therapy-chatbot-app-depression-anxiety-woebot-2018-1

Feeling that mid-day slump?  Why not see if the tips below will help you get through the hump and give you the energy you need to get through the day.

https://www.participaction.com/en-ca/blog/workplace-wellness/five-tips-to-keep-your-energy-up-through-mid-day

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Sleep, Confidence and Mental Fitness

Who couldn’t use more of these things?  Check out the articles below for information that may help you get better sleep, reach your goals by increasing your confidence and working on the mental side of getting fit (whether your just starting out or a seasoned pro).

http://blog.myfitnesspal.com/7-things-avoid-get-better-sleep/?utm_source=international&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MMWalk_Intl_CA_NL_201802WK3_&os_ehash=55@sfmc:31370148

https://www.participaction.com/en-ca/blog/lifestyle-culture/7-ways-to-increase-your-confidence-and-accomplish-your-goals

http://blog.myfitnesspal.com/7-tips-mastering-mental-side-getting-fit/?utm_source=international&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MMWalk_Intl_CA_NL_201802WK3_&os_ehash=55@sfmc:31370148

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More Steps, Zero Waste and Life Lessons

Although looking at very different aspects of our life, the following articles do have something in common – how to make life changes.  Read on to see how to start moving more, wasting less and figuring out what are the real important things in life.

https://www.participaction.com/en-ca/blog/lifestyle-culture/10-ways-to-get-to-10-000-steps-a-day

http://www.chatelaine.com/home-decor/zero-waste-family/?utm_source=nl&utm_medium=em&utm_campaign=che_daily

http://www.chatelaine.com/news/life-lessons-from-holly-butcher/

 

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Our love/hate relationship with sugar and How to ensure the decisions you make are meaningful

It’s a rare person who doesn’t enjoy a sweet treat – as with most things moderation vs a total ban seems to be the best advice to curbing your use of sugar over the long haul.

http://www.chatelaine.com/health/diet/how-to-cut-down-on-sugar/?utm_source=nl&utm_medium=em&utm_campaign=che_daily

And while deciding on whether or not to have that treat is just a small decision among hundreds you make each day, it’s never a bad idea to reflect on why we make certain decisions and how to start putting more conscious thought into each one we make.

https://camillestyles.com/wellness/living-kindly/how-to-do-more-of-whats-meaningful-and-less-of-whats-not/

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What NOT to resolve this year

It’s the time of year when we start to reflect on the past and plan on ways to make the New Year better.  Usually this involves some sort of resolution that will supposedly make you a better person.  The following article addresses one of the most common resolutions people make and why it would be a mistake to add it to your list.

https://www.participaction.com/en-ca/blog/lifestyle-culture/3-reasons-resolving-to-lose-weight-is-a-terrible-idea

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Starting Your Day Right Physically, Emotionally and Spiritually

Most of us have heard the saying “I woke up on the wrong side of the bed”, “I slept funny”, “Don’t talk to me until I’ve had my morning coffee”.  Well what if there were ways to help you wake up feeling more energized and happy.  The articles below suggest some ways for you to rethink your morning (and your day).  Some of the suggestions are simple and require only a few moments of your time, others involve a little bit more of a mental overhaul to change your thinking patterns.  Hopefully by incorporating the suggestions you’ll find that your days start off on a positive note that can impact the rest of your day, particularly at this busy time of year.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/fitness/what-exercises-can-i-do-to-start-the-day-feeling-limber/article37303810/

http://www.chatelaine.com/health/forgiveness/?utm_source=nl&utm_medium=em&utm_campaign=che_daily

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The one activity you should add to an already busy holiday schedule

This is a busy time of year for many and it may seem like you can’t possibly fit another thing into your schedule – but making time for exercise may actually help you to feel better able to cope with the stress of the Holidays and be well worth your time.

https://www.participaction.com/en-ca/blog/lifestyle-culture/7-ways-exercise-can-make-the-holiday-season-less-stressful-and-more-cheerful

 

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