Self-care

  • CHP Canada Staff makes Donation to The Ottawa Mission

    Dec 15, 2014Sherri Sheney

    This week, CHP Canada staff visited The Ottawa Mission to make a donation of $250 based on collections made throughout the year for dress-down Fridays in the office.Some 2013 facts about The Ottawa Mission:1,733 individuals found shelter with The Ottawa Mission during the yearthe occupancy rate... Read More
  • Health & Beauty Conference - Speaker Spotlight: Mr. Steve Roden, CEO of LearnSomething Inc.

    Sep 4, 2014Sherri Sheney

    In preparation for the joint CHP Canada and CCTFA Health & Beauty Conference taking place September 17-19, 2014 at the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa, we will be providing a weekly Speaker Spotlight.Each Spotlight will highlight details of one of our conference speakers and... Read More
  • Health & Beauty Conference - Speaker Spotlight: Mr. Adam Gibson, Director General of NNHPD

    Aug 27, 2014Sherri Sheney

    In preparation for the joint CHP Canada and CCTFA Health & Beauty Conference taking place September 17-19, 2014 at the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa, we will be providing a weekly Speaker Spotlight.Each Spotlight will highlight details of one of our conference speakers and... Read More
  • Health & Beauty Conference - Speaker Spotlight: Mr. Doug Stephens, Founder of Retail Prophet

    Aug 20, 2014Sherri Sheney

    In preparation for the joint CHP Canada and CCTFA Health & Beauty Conference taking place September 17-19, 2014 at the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa, we will be providing a weekly Speaker Spotlight.Each Spotlight will highlight details of one of our conference speakers and... Read More
  • Vanessa's Law: When is a Therapeutic Product not a Therapeutic Product?

    Jun 8, 2014Gerry Harrington

    Bill C-17, the Protecting Canadians From Unsafe Drugs Act, also known as Vanessa's Law, is no small undertaking.  The Bill amends Canada's Food and Drugs Act, an exceedingly rare event in Canadian legislative history.  In fact, Vanessa's Law is probably the most extensive set of changes to the Act... Read More
  • Five reasons to get the flu shot now

    Oct 9, 2013Sherri Sheney

    With the cold weather months just around the corner, you can be sure a new season of the flu is also coming with it! Whether you get a flu shot every year, or have never received it, here are five reasons you should get it this year - and get it now!1. Viruses change yearlyLast year's flu... Read More
  • 10 stress-busting quotes

    Sep 20, 2013Sherri Sheney

    Everybody gets stressed now and then - whether it's due to deadlines at work or school, job hunting, kids, money or relationships. Stress is not good for anybody and it's certainly not good for your health. According to the American Psychological Association, stress is linked to the six leading... Read More
  • Health benefits of walking barefoot

    Sep 11, 2013Sherri Sheney

    Whether on the beach or in the grass, there is no better feeling than the freedom of walking barefoot. Although our days are numbered to walk barefoot this summer, be sure to enjoy the health benefits of walking barefoot as often as you can before those winter boot wearing days set in!Walk on self... Read More
  • Health benefits of drinking lemon water

    Sep 6, 2013Sherri Sheney

    If you are drinking your eight glasses of water everyday, then you know that sometimes you just need a little boost to change it up a bit, and a little lemon juice will do just that! Lemons are also a great way to remind you of summer (which will come in handy with the cooler months ahead) - they... Read More
  • 2013 Fall Conference - Speaker Spotlight: Grace Soyao and Bob Waite

    Sep 5, 2013Sherri Sheney

    Following is the eighth in the series of Speaker Spotlights highlighting speaker details for CHP Canada's 2013 Fall Conference The Health-Driven Consumer, taking place September 26-27 at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel in Niagara Falls, ON.The speaker spotlight for week eight is on Ms. Grace Soyao... Read More
  • 10 ways to keep your brain healthy

    Aug 30, 2013Sherri Sheney

    As a follow-up to a previous blog post on 'Fascinating Facts About the Human Brain', following are ten ways to keep your brain healthy and functioning at its full potential everyday:1. Eat breakfastEating a balanced breakfast will keep your blood sugar levels in check, which helps in supplying the... Read More
  • Fascinating facts about the human brain

    Aug 29, 2013Sherri Sheney

    Have you ever had one of those moments when you are trying to think of a word and it's on the tip-of-your-tongue, but it just won't come to you? If you have, you are not alone and in fact, there is a technical term for this brain syndrome - it's called anomia. Did you know that laughing at a joke... Read More
  • 2013 Fall Conference - Speaker Spotlight: Derek Nighbor

    Aug 29, 2013Sherri Sheney

    Following is the seventh in the series of Speaker Spotlights highlighting speaker details for CHP Canada's 2013 Fall Conference The Health-Driven Consumer, taking place September 26-27 at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel in Niagara Falls, ON.The speaker spotlight for week seven is on Mr. Derek... Read More
  • 2013 Fall Conference - Speaker Spotlight: Carol Cruickshank

    Aug 23, 2013Sherri Sheney

    Following is the sixth in the series of Speaker Spotlights highlighting speaker details for CHP Canada's 2013 Fall Conference The Health-Driven Consumer, taking place September 26-27 at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel in Niagara Falls, ON.The speaker spotlight for week six is on Ms. Carol... Read More
  • The healthy way to wear a backpack

    Aug 21, 2013Sherri Sheney

    Back to school - a parent's favourite time of year! But on top of all the school supplies students need to provide, they also seem to be getting more and more homework these days, which means that their backpacks are getting heavier. Along with packing a healthy lunch, be sure to follow the... Read More
  • How heels hurt

    Aug 21, 2013Sherri Sheney

    Women wear high heels for many reasons - to make ourselves appear taller (and slimmer), to complete the look of that little black dress, or to just feel better about ourself, and we all know the damage that they can do, but we can't help ourselves and wear them anyway. For those of you who are... Read More
  • Five solutions for constipation

    Aug 16, 2013Sherri Sheney

    Constipation is not typically a topic of conversation at the office water cooler, but it is an uncomfortable condition that happens to about 25% of us at some point. In most cases, the cause of constipation is due to a lack of fibre and fluids, not exercising regularly and mental health issues... Read More
  • 2013 Fall Conference - Speaker Spotlight: Scott Sawler

    Aug 15, 2013Sherri Sheney

    Following is the fifth Speaker Spotlight highlighting speaker details for CHP Canada's 2013 Fall Conference The Health-Driven Consumer, taking place September 26-27 at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel in Niagara Falls, ON.The speaker spotlight for week five is on Mr. Scott Sawler, Director General... Read More
  • Why coffee and tea are amazing for you

    Aug 14, 2013Sherri Sheney

    In case you needed a reason to enjoy your coffee and tea every day, the following infographic lists the health benefits of both.Which drink do you prefer, or do you drink both?Either way, you can now feel good about drinking them, but as indicated below, keep it in moderation - too much of a good... Read More
  • How to keep your lips healthy this summer

    Aug 9, 2013Sherri Sheney

    Everything about summer makes us smile – vacation, warm weather, the beach, flip-flops, longer days, bbq’s and outdoor fun. So keep that smile looking great and kiss-ready by following these simple steps all summer long:Keep them covered You keep your body covered in sunscreen and protect your... Read More

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