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Health & Wellness

Boost your immune system, refresh your mind and invigorate your life with advice from IMPACT’s health and wellness experts.

Understanding Adult ADHD

Jolene, 37 recalls her visit to the Adult ADHD Centre last year. “I had very bad brain fog. I couldn’t remember anything. I just chalked it up to ‘mom brain’ because I do have...

The Simple Way Movement Gives Us ‘Hope’

It shouldn’t surprise readers of this magazine that the more we move, the better off we are. Science has proven this. But when health psychologist and author Kelly McGonigal stumbled across a simple phrase...

An Ounce of Prevention

Do you know what increases your risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease? Your first thought, like most, isprobably genetics. But really, our genes play a much smaller role than we think. Research shows that epigenetics...

Sleep for Better Performance

Sleep is a normal and reversible behavior that is an essential part of the human recovery process. Several studies now recognize the fundamental role that sleep plays to optimize health and human performance. Results...

Morning Routines

Not all mornings are created equal. How you start your morning can have a profound effect on how you feel the rest of the day. From cold showers, to pre-dawn runs, to that perfect...

7 Yoga Poses for Sleep

Sleep is the elixir of life but we are a chronically sleep-deprived society. The way we prepare for sleep is very important because the quality of sleep we receive shapes our emotional, mental and...

Finding Calm for Better Health & Well-Being

In the late ‘90s I read a book called Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh. After I finished the book I decided I wanted to meet this world-renowned Zen master, who is...

Keep Moving to Stay Young

I have had two parallel careers in my life: one as a yoga and fitness instructor and one as a chiropractor for over 15 years. There have been many moments over these years where...

Take a Breath

Richie Bostock hasn’t always been a globetrotting teacher of breathwork.  After his father was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease with no widely accepted cure, he was constantly on the lookout for lifestyle...
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How Food Can Help Save Our Planet

What you put on your plate could shape the future of climate change.
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Mt. Terry Fox Trek

The Mount Terry Fox Trek is an annual fundraising event that takes place in Valemount, British Columbia. Hikers can enjoy an experience of a lifetime while...