Feeling SAD?

Have you been feeling particularly dejected, lethargic and all-around fatigued? Do you feel a lack of interest in activities you generally enjoy and instead feel like all you want to do is sleep or eat? If you recognize these signs in yourself or a friend, you may be dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD… [Read More]

Teen stress

Are you …feeling anxious or suffering panic attacks? …constantly feeling pressured, rushed or hassled? …feeling irritable and moody?

Happy, Healthy New Year!

Now that the holidays have come and gone, many might find themselves holding onto a bit more than the happy memories and loving gifts: the unwelcome weight. The new year is a perfect time to start fresh by making some changes, but it is important not to get carried away, and to keep expectations realistic… [Read More]

Holiday do’s and don’ts

By Anna Paksy The holiday season is upon us! As our schedules and minds fill with plans for various dinner parties, family gatherings, and celebrations there’s plenty to look forward to, but the intense stress that often accompanies the holiday season is lurking around the corner. Many of us suffer from the pressure of these… [Read More]

Stay motivated to exercise

We have all had those glorious moments of perfect clarity, dreaming up exactly how and when we would lose those last 5 kg, show off toned abs, or get fit enough to climb all 10 flights of stairs to the apartment without coughing up a lung. I don’t know about you, but my motivation usually… [Read More]

Are you feeling SAD?

We all know how waking up on a sunny day can lift our spirits, while a grey, rainy day may make us feel down. Fortunately, for the majority of us these shifts in moods will not affect our ability to cope with daily activities. For a minority group though this is exactly what can happen.