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5 Ways to Breathe Happy with an Off-Season Vacation

Travelling abroad can be so fulfilling and stressful at the same time. Aside from bad service and flight delays, things we usually complain about when travelling are crowds, long lines in touristy places, and/or rude people. How can you help save yourself from some of these commonly negative travel experiences? By doing an off-season trip! Here are five reasons why you’re bound to have a better time. Read more

My Post-Addiction Left Turn

It all started with shots of liquor… many many shots of liquor. It was like one of the drunken scenes from the Sandra Bullock movie, 28 Days. It ended just as bad as her character’s last escapade too. Read more

6 Tips for Choosing Anti Allergy Bedding and Breathing Easier

As you’re well aware, getting a good night’s sleep is one of the best things you can do for the health of your body and mind. So it’s definitely a good idea to try and eliminate any potential risk factors that could lead to disruption of those sweet hours of shut-eye. Read more

3 Ways to Support Your Loved One Dealing with Substance Abuse

Regardless of race, class, and or generation, addiction is part of the modern human condition. According to statistics published in Canada in September 2013, about six million of that country’s populace meet the criteria for a substance use disorder. Knowing someone or having a loved one who is affected by substance use can not only be hard on the substance user, but family and friends as well.  Read more

5 Ways to De-Stress Your Morning Routine and Breathe Happier!

“Mom, I can’t find my Science Book!” “Dad, my form is not signed!” “Honey, have you seen my file?” “I am too sleepy. I don’t want to go to school.” “Will you two hurry up? The bus will be here any minute.”

If every early morning, your house is filled with yells and groans such as these, you are probably just one of those families that is yet to establish a hassle-free morning routine. It sounds simplistic, but when parents and school-going children have to leave the house together and they aren’t organized, things can turn very chaotic and stressful, setting a negative tone for the whole day. Read more

Mindfulness can be a Useful Tool in Addiction Recovery

Most people who are recovering from an addiction tend to accumulate a “grab-bag” of tools and tricks they use to help them stay sober from day to day. What works for some people doesn’t necessarily work for everyone, so for any given person, their grab-bag typically has a different assortment of tools, depending on what they find most useful. Read more