10 ways to not be tired (1/10)

Feeling like you could use a nap right about now? Skip the caffeine and sugar'here are 10 simple ways to not be tired

woman breathing meditation

1. Take a deep breath

Giving your energy level a quick boost can be as easy as taking a deep breath. Dr. Woodson Merrell, author of Power Up, suggests the following: Inhale quietly and slowly, allowing your abdomen to rise, to the count of 4, pause holding the air lightly to the count of 4, exhale slowly, allowing your abdomen to contract, to the count of 6. Repeat four times. The simple act of slow, deep breathing can be incredibly energizing—and relaxing.

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Secrets to Staying Healthy & Happy

Chicken, snow pea and corn stir-fry

This crunchy, refreshing stir-fry is just what you need for a midweek meal ‘ it can be on the table in under 30 minutes from when you walk through the door. The corn provides carbohydrate, so you don’t even need to cook rice or noodles.


Rock the Hair with L’Oréal

I was reminded of Joni Mitchell’s groundbreaking album, Blue (not that I need reminding) when I was sitting out a rainstorm in a Muskoka cottage a while back. I turned on the radio and caught a CBC interview with author Michelle Mercer who, in her book ‘Will You Take Me As I Am,’ chronicles Joni’s […]