Benefits that help stressed employees

The pandemic, along with many difficult social and global issues, has squeezed individuals from all sides – physically, financially, emotionally and even socially. According to American Psychological Association67% of Americans report…

Putting health on track this summer

The pandemic has caused a new wave of health problems for Americans. Our stress levels have increased, leading to deterioration in physical and mental health. We experience more sleep problems, less physical activity and increased alcohol…

Overcoming Barriers to Health Equity

Physicians are often frustrated when systemic barriers prevent them from providing high quality care to all of their patients. But there are steps every physician can take to overcome these barriers and ensure health equity.This was one of…

‘Put ’em on your grocery list’

Food and mood are so intertwined that they have inspired a new area of ​​brain study: nutritional psychiatry, which examines the impact of what we eat on how we feel.As a dietitian and nutritionist who has studied and experienced this…

Students bake buns for Ukraine

The kind-hearted students of the Steiner School use their baking skills to raise funds for the benefit of the citizens of war-torn Ukraine. A group of sixth-grade students decided to hold a bake sale after learning about the…

Mother Nature’s gift to all

The Japanese call it "forest bathing". In Canada, your doctor may prescribe you not a pill but a free national parks pass. Your mom probably told you to "get out there and breathe some fresh air." Forest bathing is described as “the…

How to make it work for you

“Kehte hain ki…agar kisi cheez ko dil se chaaho to puri kayanat usey tumse milane ki koshish mein lag jaati hai,” Shah Rukh Khan said in the film Om Shanti Om. And that's true to a certain extent, because what you wish for the…

822,000 students enrolled in schools

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION executive director Sanet Steenkamp said 822,000 students have been enrolled in schools across the country this year, while 65,000 reside in hostels.Steenkamp said the 65,000 students make up just 8% of public school…