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How to Manage Stress, Pain & Tension from Home

Registered Physiotherapist and Certified Yoga Instructor, Heather Watson will discuss how working from home can contribute to stress, pain and tension and how to effectively deal with it.

 

There is a high correlation between pain, stress and anxiety; and our mental state has a direct effect on our physical state.

 

In this webinar, Registered Physiotherapist and Certified Yoga Instructor Heather Watson will help you understand your body’s stress response to the fear and uncertainty of our current world. She will also discuss:
 

  • The effect that stress and lack of movement can have on our bodies

  • Three quick and simple exercises that you can perform at home to release stress and tension

  • The benefits of virtual physiotherapy sessions - who can benefit, how they are completed and the value of accessing care.

 

Want a VIRTUAL appointment

with Heather?

Your appointment will include screening, education and personalized exercise prescription.

 

View Heather's  webinar slides and additional resources HERE.

Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation

Lara’s previous career as a corporate securities lawyer in Toronto provides her with a genuine understanding of the stresses present in modern day work environments. Her mindfulness teachings offer scientifically-proven, simple techniques that anyone can add to their daily routine to manage stress and anxiety, improve focus and resilience, and to live a healthier, happier life.

 

Join Lara to learn:

 

  • The science behind how mindfulness and meditation can have a significant positive impact on the health of your brain, body, and mental health,

  • Get some practice with a relaxing guided meditation.

  • You'll be able to feel the powerful effects immediately, and have any questions you've wondered about this self-awareness technique answered

Mindful meditation is scientifically proven to lower blood pressure, improve sleep, focus, concentration and boost energy levels. 

 

Want a VIRTUAL corporate mindfulness and meditation session with Lara at your work?

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Optimal Food and Nutrition During Covid-19

Registered Dietitian, Pearl Breitman PhD, RD, will discuss easy approaches to meal planning, ideal food storage, and healthier eating while staying at home. Pearl will provide practical tools as well as strategies on how to tackle common food-related concerns while physical distancing.

Her presentation will include:

  • Fast and easy meal planning

  • How to properly store food and minimize food waste

  • Healthier eating while at home

    • Understanding Nutrition Facts labels on food packaging

    • Mindful eating

  • Cooking burnout ideas

    • Easy strategies for healthier versions of the same meals

    • Quick meal ideas

Some of Pearl's favourite nutrition websites:

  • What is the shelf life for your favourite food and beverage? 

stilltasty.com

  • The A to Z of food storage:

lovefoodhatewaste.ca

  • Learn how to freeze food properly:

Unlockfood.ca/en/articles/food-safety/freezing-101.aspx

Want more nutrition and food resources from Pearl? View Pearl's webinar slides HERE. 

 

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with Pearl?

Parenting in the Time of Covid-19

Dr. Jemma Helfman is a clinical psychologist working with children, adolescents and their families in Toronto.

In this webinar, Dr Jemma discusses:

 

•  The challenges that families are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic
• How to normalize the adjustments that parents are having to make
• Children’s responses to the changes and how to support them
• How to help parents to understand behaviours that they may be finding challenging
• Give parents a simple guideline to follow in responding to the behaviours they find challenging
• Help parents to be aware of their own emotional state and discuss 3 strategies to work on maintaining their own calm

 

 

 

 

Want more resources from Dr Jemma for Parents and Kids?

View her Webinar slides HERE.

The Importance of Proper Foot Health at Home

Simone Orlan, D.Ch is a registered Chiropodist here in Toronto. She obtained her Bachelor of Health Sciences degree from the University of Western Ontario, followed by completing the Chiropody program at the Michener Institute. She takes a special interest in diabetic foot care and orthotic management for various foot conditions. Simone finds her profession extremely rewarding as she helps to improve her patients’ quality of life.

In this webinar, Simone discusses:

  • The importance of good foot health and how our feet affect the entire body

  • How foot pain can affect your knees, hips and back

  • Proper footwear choices at home and while out

  • Common foot conditions and treatment options

  • Essential foot exercises and stretches 

  • Foot hygiene tips

 

Want more foot health resources from Simone?

View her Webinar slides HERE.

 

 

 

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with Simone?

Supporting your Immune System at Home

Dr. Mallory Harris, ND is a Registered Naturopathic Doctor with HealthCasa . In this webinar, she discusses five things you can be doing during social -distancing to help protect, support and boost your immunity at home:​

  • Nutrition

  • Stress

  • Exercise

  • Sleep

  • Supplements:

    • Vitamin D​

    • Zinc

    • Vitamin C

    • Antiviral and immune supportive nutrients and herbs

You can schedule a virtual appointment with Dr Mallory.

​Your virtual consult will include a comprehensive health assessment including health history, nutrition, digestion, stress, sleep, mood, energy, fitness and environmental exposure.

 

Want more resources from

 Dr Mallory?

View a summary of Dr Mallory's immune health tips HERE.

 

Want a VIRTUAL individual assessment with Dr Mallory?

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