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Sexual Harassment Is Out There, We May Not See It, But It’s There… It is out there. We all know that it’s out there. Yet, many of us still ignore it, pretend that we don’t hear it or worse yet, we laugh and join in on it.We may do it out of embarrassment. Sometimes out of fear. Or sometimes out of a need to blend in and not centre ourselves out from the crowd. As the holiday decorations start to go up around the office and everyone is full of seasonal cheer, some businesses may find themselves dealing with sexual harassment claims. Sexual harassment, it’s unwelcomed and unwanted. It can be verbal and it can be...Read More
Fall Back “Fall back” will have an incredible impact for thousands that are plagued by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) come Daylight Savings Time in October. Reportedly 65% of the Canadian population, notice a difference in their level of mood and energy in the fall and winter compared to the sunny days of summer. Further research in Ontario suggests that between 2% and 5% of the general population may have SAD and another 15% have a less severe experience described as the “winter blues”. Seasonal Affective Disorder The shortening days of late autumn can be the beginning of a type of clinical Depression called “Seasonal Affective Disorder”, or SAD. It is usually characterized by feelings of sadness, anxiety, and lethargy caused...Read More
National Healthy Skin Month The weather is changing and for some of us, so does our skin. Our skin is often a reflection of our overall health. It can show signs of stress, lack of sleep and poor diet. How do we take the best care of our skin during this time? Beauty is only skin deep, but our health goes much deeper and it is important that we take care of our skin. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet Here are some skin care tips: Cleansers and moisturizers are important in preventing dry skin. Dryness causes cracks and fine wrinkles in the skin, which decreases its effectiveness as a barrier, and can cause pain and itching. Soaps, detergents, bath or...Read More