The bells have rung to start a new school year and kids across British Columbia have since been settling in. If you’re a parent you may be wondering how your children are adjusting to being back in class. Are they making friends? Have they signed up for any extracurricular activities? Do they feel comfortable and supported? + MORE
September 15, 2015 | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:
Let’s face it: you make a mean chili. Or maybe your family recipe for coconut lentil soup is to die for. Either way, since you probably can’t invite all of BC into your home for a bowl, do the next best thing: take part in our online soup and stew cook-off!+ MORE
September 10, 2015 | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags:
There is a lot of information available online and on social media regarding resistance training (activities that help strengthen your muscle) which is sometimes called weight lifting. But how do you know what is smart/true and what is silly/false? We’ve compiled some tried-and-true tips to make the most of your next training session:
September 9, 2015 | Posted in: General Information | Tags:
Sticking with healthy habits can be hard for all of us. It can be even harder if you have a mental health challenge. Low mood, low motivation or lack of enjoyment can really sap your get-up-and-go. Getting support from a mental health professional is important, but a little extra help can’t hurt.
September 8, 2015 | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags:
Here’s the best case scenario for school lunches…You get your kids involved in helping plan their lunches for the week, you make a grocery list according to this plan, and you then buy and prepare all the supplies on the weekend so you’re set up nicely for stress-free lunches all week long. If this doesn’t sound like your real life, read on.