Getting Started with Mindfulness

Getting Started with Mindfulness

“The goal of mindfulness is to wake up to the inner workings of our mental, emotional, and physical processes.” What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or...
Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

It is the season for family, festivity, and food – lots of food. Temptations are everywhere, and parties and travel disrupt daily routines. How do you stick to your meal plan, especially if you have diabetes, when everyone around you seems to be splurging? Read...
Insomnia – Poor Sleep

Insomnia – Poor Sleep

As many as one in three people can have some difficulty with sleeping. However, there are many things you can do to help yourself. This leaflet aims to show you some of them. For example, simple things like winding down before bedtime, avoiding certain foods and...
Breathing Exercises

Breathing Exercises

“Practicing a regular, mindful breathing exercise can be calming and energizing and can even help with stress-related health problems ranging from panic attacks to digestive disorders.”Andrew Weil, M.D. Since breathing is something we can control and regulate, it is a...