What does Labour Day mean to you?

Canada’s Labour Day holiday is generally recognised as the end of summer.  The last hurrah.  Old fashioned tradition says no wearing white after Labour Day.  Back to school. I was curious about the origins of Labour Day in Canada and discovered that it was the beginning of establishing workers’ rights and establishing unions (a little ironic considering the current BC teachers’ strike). Are you mourning the demise of Summer or looking...

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How to save time and money

Time and money.  The two things most people wish they had more of.  How to make the best of both for your health and well-being? 11 ways Yamuna Body Rolling can save you time and money and maximise your well-being: Prevention – keeping your body aligned and flexible prevents injury and the effects of repetitive stress Once you learn the routines, you can do them at home, saving time travelling to and from classes and appointments Once you...

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Time, commitments, and reducing stress

Is my time more valuable than yours? Absolutely not.  Just as your time is not more valuable than mine.  I strongly believe that everyone’s time is equally important, whether you are the Queen or a homeless person. Which brings me to the subject of commitments.  When you make a commitment, do you honour it and show up or do you decide you can’t be bothered, or something “better” comes along so you decide to do that instead.  Do you...

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Let go of tension

Don’t wait until you are in pain Do you feel like this at the end of the day?  Are your shoulders and neck stiff after hours sitting at your computer?  Learn to listen to your body.  By the time you are in pain, that’s your body screaming at you for attention. Check in with your body at regular intervals during the day.   Check where you are holding tension. Is it neck, shoulders, jaw, hips, back?  Are your feet locked into your...

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