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Banish Back Pain Naturally with DIY Trigger-Point Therapy and Breathwork

Banish Back Pain Naturally with DIY Trigger-Point Therapy and Breathwork

Back, shoulder and neck pain have plagued me for years, primarily due to the nature of my work and sitting at a computer for 12+ hours per day. I’ve learned to focus on prevention with stretching, trigger point massage (at home and professional) and natural supplements. This has reduced flareups significantly, but occasionally I still […]

5 Ways Raw Canadian Honey Can Improve Your Health

5 Ways Raw Canadian Honey Can Improve Your Health

When it comes to honey, many people think of it simply as a way to sweeten some foods and beverages, but it can do so much more than that. Raw honey, specifically, has many healing abilities and health benefits, aside from just tasting great. That has inspired scientists to research it as an alternative for […]

How to Choose the Right Roofing for Your Home (with Infographic)

How to Choose the Right Roofing for Your Home (with Infographic)

One of the worst things a home owner can hear is, “You have to replace your roof.”  Making important choices about expensive renovations is difficult enough, but it’s even harder if you don’t know anything about the materials involved or their pros & cons.  Is the contractor offering the best choice, or the one he’ll […]

10 Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies ©

10 Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies ©

Allergies ruin Spring for many Canadians. While most people are excited to see grass, leaves and flowers, those of us with “Hay Fever” know they signal weeks of misery to come. Before you head to the drug store to stock up on allergy medication, you may want to try some natural alternatives.

Can I Afford to Stay Home with my Kids in Canada?

Can I Afford to Stay Home with my Kids in Canada?

Many Canadian parents would like to stay at home with their young children. The thought of sending them to daycare or leaving them with a stranger pulls at our heartstrings and causes both anxiety and guilt. On top of that, life gets very busy when you’re trying to work, raise children and look after your […]

Natural Flu Remedies and Prevention

Natural Flu Remedies and Prevention

It has been a bad year for the flu so far in Canada, particularly for Influenza A (H3N2). Even those who received the flu shot are coming up short on defenses with a mix of outdated strains. Any natural defense we can use to boost our immune system will go a long way in preventing […]

Data Privacy Day 2019: Value of Personal Data and How to Protect It

Data Privacy Day 2019: Value of Personal Data and How to Protect It

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Last year, worrisome headlines jolted consumers into reality about protecting personal data. A recent survey indicates that 90 percent of those polled were “very concerned” about their privacy. Our always-connected lives require that we understand how our data is collected, used and shared and what actions to take to […]

Canadian Snowfall Facts and Snow Removal Safety (Infographic) ©

Canadian Snowfall Facts and Snow Removal Safety (Infographic) ©

We’re all painfully aware that Canadian Winters are cold and snowy for all but some parts of BC. According to Environment Canada statistics, 10 of Canada’s largest cities are walloped with over two meters (6.6 feet) of snow every year.

The Big Guide to Planning and Building an Outdoor Kitchen

The Big Guide to Planning and Building an Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor kitchens are becoming more popular and more elaborate in Canada.  Planning and building them can become quite involved and it’s more than a little overwhelming. This guide is designed to help you through the planning stages so you can focus on the end result.

Tips for Travelling with Physical Challenges ©

Tips for Travelling with Physical Challenges ©

Canadians with “disabilities” and physical challenges may struggle to plan vacations and other travel. While this includes those with permanent physical challenges, such as paralysis, the truth is that many other people have physical problems that make travel intimidating and scary. Seniors and those suffering from less visible challenges like arthritis, can also struggle with […]