Category Archives: Wellness

Successful and stressed businesswomen in contrasting weather

Ultimate Creativity: How to Become the Alchemist of Your Life

By Serge Mazerand

Creating the right thoughts and practising conscious choice will lead to empowering change in our lives.

In the previous two articles, in my musical perspective on life, I have shared with you how awareness empowers us to attune to our internal music and how our belief system determines the music we play. Let us now see how we compose the notes–– our thoughts––and consequently, how we can create our reality instead of letting reality create us. Continue reading

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Are Your Drawers Enjoying Your Hearing Aids?

By Tosha R. Hodgson, BA, MClSc, Aud(C), Registered Audiologist & Hearing Instrument Practitioner

Getting just the right fit and performance can be a complex and frustrating process, but it’s important to persevere, seek help, and find the perfect solution for you.

I have yet to see any drawers—bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, or otherwise—sport a pair of human pinna that would benefit from hearing better; yet there inside, hearing aids often rest. Continue reading

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Welcome to our Okanagan Health & Wellness Magazine Fall 2017 Issue

ITL Fall issue of Magazine

Welcome to our latest issue of OHW Magazine! After several months of crazy weather in North America and globally (floods, fires, earthquakes, tornadoes, powerful windstorms, and volcanic activity), things appear to have settled into a more benign pattern, at least in our part of the world. Autumn has arrived, our Canadian Thanksgiving has come and gone, and we are reminded that we have so much to be thankful for. Continue reading

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Is Coconut Oil Good for You?

Q: Is coconut oil good for you?

 
Like many foods we eat, there has been much debate over the health effects of coconut oil. Naysayers claim that it contains saturated fats and, as a result, can cause problems like heart disease and obesity. Others claim that coconut oil is composed of medium-chain triglycerides that can actually increase good HDL cholesterol and lower bad LDL cholesterol levels. As a consumer, it’s often difficult to determine the truth around this highly controversial food. Continue reading

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Age-Friendly Environments for Older Adults

By Dalia Gottlieb-Tanaka, PhD

As we seek to maintain active and involved lives, what do we wish for?

Years of training in architecture prepared me to listen to older clients and explore together with them their changing physical and emotional needs as they prepared to redesign their dwellings. I learned about the changes that take place in the body as we get older. I understood, theoretically, that there were physical barriers that would require some adjustments to create a livable, healthy and safe environment for older adults. Continue reading

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