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Tips When Looking for a Clinical Psychologist in Montreal

Have you been feeling down and helpless the past few months? Do you have trouble carrying out everyday activities? Do you worry excessively? Have your actions harmed yourself and/or the people around you? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then perhaps it is time to seek the help of a clinical psychologist.

Gimme a hug!

So a long time ago I heard that you need 11 hugs a day to be healthy. I thought this to be interesting and to make sense but didn't know why. Today in my news feed I was hit with the why. A hug (and I mean a real heart felt hug) releases oxytocin (yes like the drug they give women in labor to move things along). Oxytocin has an anti-anxiety affect. It may also increase empathy (connecting with others) and emotional intelligence which may make us happier. Go get your hugs! Tanner ShultzFunctional Fitness- For Stronger Living

Best Activity Trackers for the Runners in 2016

You must be wondering whether Activity trackers of the modern technology do affect a human life or not? Then the answer for this is yes! They do help an individual in maintaining fitness effectively.

Get Out The Way!

Time is money.  Wish I had a nickel for every time I've heard that.  How often have you wished for more than 24 hours in a day? Prioritizing our to-do list can be quite challenging.  By a show of hands, how high do you rank your personal health and well being?  

There is Hope for You to Heal

I was recently contacted by someone who is moved by certain comments I make on the online  IDEA Answers forum about multiple chemical sensitivity. This person does not remember what they were looking for or how they ended up seeing my post; but, I am ever so grateful for the help and resources that makes this possible.You may check out the link to read more:

3 Things that Will Help You Gain Bicep Muscle

Building muscle can be a tough task, particularly if you’re targeting one part of the body. Greater muscle development and definition is an excellent way to improve one’s physique, particularly when bodybuilding. However, it can be tricky to identify the exercises that will give you the results you seek and those that will cause strain with no particular visible improvement.

Some Great Pain Relieving Ointment?

Pain-Relieving Pain That I Use 

The ABC’s of Proper Pull Up Technique

The Pull Up is the number one exercise for building wide, flaring lats. It’s also a fantastic way to work your biceps, shoulders and forearms. In fact, the Pull Up is such an all round muscle builder that it has been referred to as the ‘upper body squat’. 

My New Favourite Word-Fartlek (and other ways to spice up your cardio)

Cardiorespiratory training (Cardio for short) has many health benefits and as little as 10-20 minutes a day can:·         Give you a stronger heart·         Reduce your risk of heart disease·         Reduce cholesterol levels (so you can eat more bacon…just kidding!)·         Reduce blood pressure

More Realistic Expectations Of Weight Loss

I never like watching the "Biggest Loser", you know the weight loss reality show that shows morbidly obese contestants who lose hundreds of pounds in a relatively short amount of time.  To me, it always portrays losing weight a daunting task as contestants run on treadmills with tears streaming down their faces and trainers screaming whatever at them to do the impossible.  Nevertheless, by the show's finale, the winners hold their huge "before" jeans next to their new slimmer bodies.  Although it's pretty incredible to witness, as a train