Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff: Completely Free Ways to Unwind

Posted on Feb 8, 2018 at 11:36 AM

At some point in our lives, we all get stressed over seemingly small matters. The smallest things can set us off and turn us into big stress balls. Do you find yourself sweating the small stuff these days? Here are some simple but effective (and free!) ways to reduce your stress and feel more in tune with your state of mind.

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Topics: well-being, Ontario Healthcare, mindfulness, stress free, stress relief, Healthcare in the Workplace

How Well Do You Understand Dietetics: Test Your Knowledge

Posted on Jan 25, 2018 at 11:40 AM

You see the word dietetics and you might automatically think diet. That four-letter word might conjure up images of strict meal plans, fasting, drinking nasty concoctions, and basically, denying yourself the food that you really enjoy. But a dietitian's job isn’t to make your life miserable! How well do you understand the role of dietetics? Test your knowledge below:

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Topics: Healthcare in the Home, nutrition, Ontario Healthcare, dietetics, diet, weight loss

Stay on Track of Your Goals With a Full-Year Resolution

Posted on Jan 11, 2018 at 10:55 AM

Many people use the new year as a way to wipe the slate clean and to embark on a mission to improve their health and well-being. New Year’s resolutions have a bad reputation for being cliché and doomed to fail. This year, try setting small, frequent, and attainable goals so you have a full-year resolution plan to keep you on track of your goals.

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Topics: well-being, Ontario Healthcare, Awareness and Prevention, healthy eating, healthy habits, outdoor activities, winter activities, quitting smoking

Social Work: How Well Do You Know This Profession?

Posted on Dec 15, 2017 at 11:45 AM

 Closing the Gap applies a holistic approach to healthcare that includes a broad range of services such as nursing, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, social work, and so much more. We believe that overall well being—physical, mental and emotional—are integral to long-term health. Social work is an important aspect of our program because it aims to improve the wellbeing of families, individuals, and communities while working with governments to improve legislation to help protect the population.

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Topics: social workers, Healthcare in the Community, well-being, Ontario Healthcare, Healthcare in the Home, Healthcare in the Workplace, Social Work

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