Entries by Cynthia Brace

How to Sleep Better in 6 Easy Steps

Is your finger firmly locked on the snooze button in the morning? Do you need a hit of caffeine in the morning just to keep your eyes open?
Are you restless when you’re sleeping, tossing and turning leaving you feeling grumpy, rundown, tired in the morning and needing a nap by three pm.?
You’re not alone. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), sleep disorders are so pervasive in the United States that they now constitute a public health epidemic.


How to Raise Your Emotional Energy for Better Health

Did you know everything is energy? Yup, the chair you’re sitting on, whatever you’re reading this article with, you and me. But it’s not only just physical stuff it’s your words, emotions, and thoughts as well. Broken down into their smallest components, it’s all energy, vibrating at different frequencies.
Were you surprised to see words, thoughts and emotions on that list? You’re not alone. Although it may seem strange those things actually have the power to change your life.


5 Ways to Quiet Your Food Cravings

You have full intentions of eating healthy all day.  You have your yogurt, fruit and nuts for breakfast, a big healthy salad for lunch and some grilled chicken and veggies for dinner.
You’ve done a fantastic job!
And now you can’t stop yourself from having your favourite snack while relaxing in front of the TV.  You eat one snack that leads to another and another.  Next thing you know it’s a junk food free for all.
Aaaaah, this happens all the time, and you can’t seem to stop!

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Tips for Managing Stress During COVID-19

What’s happening in the world at this weird and wacky time can be extremely stressful.

Humans are social beings who need and crave interaction and for me (and maybe you too) …hugs.

While it’s great that we’re not so isolated that we can’t reach out on Zoom, Messenger or the old fashioned telephone, after a certain amount of time, it’s just not the same as being in the same room as someone.

That’s just one of the things to think about during this COVID19 pandemic.  It’s a whole changing world that can cause not only stress but anxiety and depression.

7 Ways To Boost Your Immune System

No matter what’s going on in the world, having a healthy immune system helps you be less susceptible to bacteria and viruses.  No one likes a runny nose, fever, aches or any of the other yucky symptoms that comes with being sick.

No matter what time of the year it is, you can boost and maintain your immune system with these seven ways.


How To Create Health and Wellness Success

You may not think your mind has anything to do with the extra weight around your middle, being able to exercise more or eat healthier, but it does.  In a big way.

If you haven’t gone through the steps to wrap your head around what you want to do, then you’re going to have a tough time when you’re in front of your favourite snack (hello cake) or getting up the gumption to exercise.

What is a Holistic Nutritionist?

It can be confusing to decide who to go see when you’re looking for someone to help you with your health and wellness.  So let’s chat a little about what a Registered Holistic Nutritionist does…and doesn’t do.

A Registered Holistic Nutritionist doesn’t just focus on what you eat. 

A Holistic Nutritionist looks at you as a whole, reviewing health history, current lifestyle and eating habits and even emotional state to help with health challenges.


Three of the Best Ways To Remember to Drink Water

It may seem like an easy thing to drink more water in a day.  I mean, what’s so hard about it, right?  You fill up a glass, and you drink. But for some reason, the day goes by, and you realize by the end of it you may have had two glasses.  Ack!  How did that happen again?!?

For a lot of people drinking water isn’t a habit, meaning it’s something you have to consciously think of doing.  Why though, would you want to add something else to your busy day?