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Brain Health: Listening to Music is Good But Playing Music is Great!

Do you play an instrument? It turns out that if you do, it’s like doing a full body workout for your brain. When you listen to music, your brain actually pulls the music apart and then puts it back together in a matter of seconds. But when you actually...

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Alzheimer’s – Walk A Mile In Someone Else’s Shoes

Dementia replaced HIV/AIDS as the number 7 killer on the WHO’s list of 10 biggest causes of death. The even scarier part is that there currently is no major new treatments or cure for the disease. So what can we do? Maybe start with understanding.

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Need to Boost Your Mood? Turn Up the Music!

The other morning I got into the car.  It was freezing outside and as I sat down on the rock hard seats and started the car a blast of cold air from the vents greeted me.  I began to mutter to myself about how tired I was getting of...

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Busting the 21 Day Habit Urban Myth

For the longest time I always believed  – “They say it takes only 21 days to make or break a habit”.   The challenge with this was I never knew exactly who ‘they‘ were. So on a whim, I thought I would check to see if this statement was...

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Want To Be Happier – Look Inside Not Out

In Canada, we tend to be a pretty happy group. Based on a global world happiness survey, Canada ranked 6th in the world – just behind Denmark, Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and Poland. That’s pretty impressive. But do you sometimes still feel like you might be happier if you could just...

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New Year’s Resolutions – Should We Even Bother?

There is something sort of intoxicating about the thought of starting a New Year. Whether it’s the opening of a new calendar that isn’t cluttered already with commitments or the idea that you can close the book on the past year and have a brand new one waiting for...

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