February is Heart Awareness Month (Not a Valentine’s heart, the real one!}

Do you want to hear a staggering statistic?   Every seven minutes in Canada, a life is taken by heart disease or stroke. This February, more than 70,000 volunteers will canvass door-to-door across the country to help change this statistic. Join us by volunteering in your neighborhood this February. Here’s how: … [Read more...]

Heart and Stroke Foundation {Just 4 Days Left to Help!!}

Heart and Stroke Foundation ~ There are just 4 days left until Dec. 31. You can save more lives today. Help fund life-saving heart disease and stroke research now.Click here and make your donation using a credit card. It's the quickest and most secure way to help provide the next life-saving breakthrough - plus you'll receive your 2012 tax receipt immediately.December 31 is the deadline - please give. You or someone you know could one day benefit from the research you help fund today.Together, … [Read more...]

Healthy Living – DEATH LOVES PROCRASTINATION

Act.  There are so many ways you can Make Death Wait. … [Read more...]

Healthy Living – Basic principles of physical activity

Like many, many, many people my New Year resolution was to be more active and eat healthier.  How am I doing 6 weeks in...I'm doing OK, but not amazing! Yesterday, I was reading this article by the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation (February is Heart Month) and was re-inspired.  I thought I would share it with you and hopefully, if you need motivation, it will help you too! … [Read more...]

Healthy Living – The Heart Truth

The Heart Truth™ is heart disease and stroke is the # 1 killer of women in Canada, but most don’t know it.   Heart disease is not a “man’s disease”:  women are more likely than men to die of a heart attack or stroke. … [Read more...]