Blog Category: Health & Wellness

EAP’s – Combatting Isolation & Uncertainty

Benefit Facts Article by Brian Bulger – May 21, 2021

We are living in a time of change and uncertainty and the results can cause significant stress for many people. Quite a number of people, myself included have not been able to keep in personal contact with family members, friends and colleagues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to causing feelings of isolation, it has affected productivity at many workplaces and has lead to countless people experiencing depression.

New school policies, a spouse’s lost income and concern for the health of loved ones all pile onto the shoulders of you and employees. Personal and work challenges blur into one mass and can result in increased absences, less productivity and reduced quality of life.

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Organ Donation

Register today to help someone in need

Canadians are nice and generous, which should make us a nation of donors. But every three days, a person dies waiting for an organ transplant. By registering to become an organ and tissue donor, your death has the power to save or change someone’s life.

 

 

 

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Guest Blog: Cardio vs. Weights

Jodie Mulder Your Body YouOne of the most frequent questions I get asked is which do you prefer – cardio or weights?

It isn’t a simple answer. There are many studies supporting both sides.

When I plan my workouts for myself and others, I base it on ability first and injury potential.  I find that my clients have the best successes when they do a little of both.  (more…)