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Live Well, Work Well – July 2019

Live Well, Work Well – July 2019

The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter that is produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month’s issue discusses camping and sunscreen tips. Going Camping? Here’s the Rundown of What You Need to Know As the temperatures rise and the days become longer, many Canadians will head out on camping adventures. Whether you’re a seasoned camping pro or new to the activity, it’s always a good idea to review camping safety tips. Don’t Forget to Pack the Essentials Before setting out, it is important that you remember to pack things like fresh water, food, a first-aid kit, matches, insect repellent, extra clothing and a waterproof tent. Think Twice Before Pitching Your Tent It’s important to carefully consider where you’re setting up camp. Avoid low-lying areas that could flood during a…read more →

Live Well, Work Well – June 2019

Live Well, Work Well – June 2019

The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter that is produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month’s issue discusses fueling your workout, summer picnic safety tips and food safety temperatures. Fuel Your Workout the Right Way You have to put gas in your car to make it go, right? The same concept can be applied to your body and working out. Just like you can’t expect your car to get you from point A to point B without fuel, you can’t expect your body to get you through a workout if it’s not properly fuelled. Here’s what you should be eating before, during and after a workout for optimal results. Before Your Workout Nutritionists agree that the best way to fuel your workout is to eat 1-4 grams of carbs per…read more →

Live Well, Work Well – May 2019

Live Well, Work Well – May 2019

The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter that is produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month’s issue discusses mental and eye health. 5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Daily Mental Health Mental health plays a huge role in your overall health and well-being. It affects everything, including how we think, feel and act, and helps determine how we make healthy choices and cope with stress. Because it’s such a crucial component of your health, it’s important to focus on maintaining or improving your mental health. Here are five simple ways to do so every day: Express gratitude. Taking five minutes a day to write down the things that you are grateful for has been proven to lower stress levels and can help you change your mindset from…read more →

Live Well, Work Well – April 2019

Live Well, Work Well – April 2019

Alongside Health Canada, the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry dedicates the month of April to oral health awareness. Oral health problems are painful and costly, affecting millions of people each year. April is National Oral Health Month Alongside Health Canada, the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry dedicates the month of April to oral health awareness. Oral health problems are painful and costly, affecting millions of people each year. What many fail to realize is that poor oral health can lead to many seemingly unrelated medical conditions. In fact, oral bacteria and oral disease have been linked to a variety of serious illnesses, including heart disease, diabetes, stroke and pregnancy complications. Keep your oral health in good shape by practising the following: Drink fluoridated water and use fluoride toothpaste. Take care of your teeth and gums. Thoroughly brushing and flossing…read more →

Live Well, Work Well – March 2019

Live Well, Work Well – March 2019

In this month’s newsletter, you’ll read about alleviating spring allergies. In addition, you’ll learn when you should give your body a break from exercising. Don’t Let Spring Allergies Bring You Down Millions of Canadians suffer from allergies every year. In particular, springtime allergies are an annual nuisance for many people. As plants begin to bloom and neighbours start to cut their grass more frequently, allergy sufferers nationwide start sniffling and sneezing. What’s more, mould growth blooms both indoors and outdoors, making it almost impossible to escape allergy triggers. Spring Allergy Alleviation Tips To reduce your allergies, be sure to take the following steps: Stay indoors on dry, windy days. Avoid chores—including lawn mowing, weed pulling and gardening—that could expose you to common allergens. Avoid hanging laundry outside to dry as pollen can stick to certain fabrics. Check pollen levels regularly….read more →

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