Resistance

Life is a progression of change and resistance to change. We want to change in areas where we feel it could promote growth, agency and well-being; we resist changes that we believe will strip us of these things. Resistance is our natural defense system against the...

Ways to Improve Your Sleep Habits

As you age, the kind of sleep you get changes pretty dramatically. This is obvious from a very young age; consider how much babies sleep, how much teenagers sleep, and how much you slept as an adult. The amount of sleep we get tends to decrease as we age, in part...

Optometry for Seniors

A plethora of changes to our health can occur as we age. From a greater susceptibility to disease to a weakening of physical structures, aging alters the body in indelible ways. That’s why while it’s important for everyone to make regular visits to health care...

Cabin Fever? Don’t Sweat It

I, like most Winnipeggers, have a love/hate relationship with winter. The beauty of the season is still striking to me; the stillness, the soft crunch of boots in fresh snow, the scintillating landscape, the long treks down the River Trail. My problem? I’m really...

Brain Training Games: Do They Work?

Gamification is becoming ever more popular in our society. The idea is that if you take a mundane task, and make it into a game, you’ll incentivize people to complete that task. There have been attempts to gamify a lot of things, from scientific research to workouts....