If you have not yet seen this video, you may wish to do so. Thanks to Peter for bringing this to our attention. The topic being discussed is important indeed.
Paul, a member of our Patients for Change community, was recently on CBC’s “The Homestretch.” The focus of the discussion was #EndPJParalysis initiative. To learn what this initiative entails and the exciting results it is garnering, give Paul’s conversation a listen.
There is a great deal of discussion about loneliness of late. However, were our ancestors lonely or is this a new phenomenon? If loneliness is not new, what might its purpose have been and could learn from our ancestors?
If you only have time to read only one article today and/or watch one video, you may wish to make it this one. Thanks, Peter, for bringing this topic to our attention. As you correctly noted, it is “profoundly eye-opening, unsettling, yet so important.” This “elephant” is definitely worth talking about.
With 2017 coming to an end, many people are contemplating what their 2018 resolution will be. Improving one’s health is a common new year’s resolution made. However, according to AJ Jacobs in his TED Talks presentation, healthy behaviours will not last unless there is some joy in them. Check out the video below to discover out why this is the case.
The 2016 Gay Men’s Health Summit will be held at Simon Fraser University on November 9 and 10th, 2016. Over the two-day event, topics to be addressed include how technology and social media are helping to improve the health and well being of gay and bisexual individuals, challenges faced by trans men within the gay community, suicide prevention, racism, racial issues, and mental health. There will also be a workshop on the role Truth and Reconciliation recommendations can play in organizations. Click here to find out more about the Summit and to register for the event.
FeelGood Calgary is holding a FREE Health and Wellness event at GoodLife Fitness on Saturday, February 20th from 1 – 4 p.m. Goodlife Fitness is located at 13226 Macleod Trail S.E. in Calgary. In addition to guest speakers, demonstrations, and presentations, there are many prizes that you can win. To register for the event, please go to www.healthwellnessyyc.eventbrite.ca