Wellness & Health

The Beauty and Spa team created this wellness page to share information and tips on achieving and maintaining a healthy student writing paper lifestyle.

We know that we are our best selves when we are well rested, mentally centred and emotionally grounded. When we look better, we feel better; it starts from the inside out. Being healthy in all ways, helps us be the best we can be every day.

Being well rested means getting the sleep your body requires, and achieving deep sleep each night. It might mean a new mattress that contours your body, a better pillow, breathing exercises before bed or a new gym workout to ensure you are using up your energy during the day so you can relax and sleep at night.

Being mentally centred might involve yoga, meditation, breathing exercises, a spa treatment or a new gym workout to keep you focused on living healthy. Being emotionally grounded could involve mediation, journaling, counselling, carving out time in your schedule for you alone or reading a book to better understand how we relate to co-workers, family and friends.

It can be tough to find time for you amongst all that you do for family, friends and your job. Taking a grown-up time out at a spa for an hour, afternoon or even a whole day is a great way to get refreshed and re-energized. Sticking to a gym workout schedule, hiring a personal trainer –even if it’s only an introductory lesson or two, going for walks or hikes regularly all contribute to a healthier you; not only physically but mentally and emotionally too.

We will also look at healthy eating; what foods are best for us, pack the most anti-oxidants, most flavour, and the least fat. We will also look for cooking techniques and recipes for busy lives that will still produce healthy meal options in less time.

That’s where we come in. The team here at Canadian Beauty and Spa will find the best in Wellness for you to use at home and away. All the necessities (and a few splurges) to keep you refreshed, rejuvenated and feeling your best. If we can all make time to be our best selves, we can surely handle all that life throws at us in style.

Keep healthy and happy,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bach Rescue Remedy

• Contains 27% Alcohol
Indications: For relief of occasional stress
Dr. Bach’s most famous flower Essence formula, Rescue Remedy®, is one of the world’s best known natural stress relief remedies. Made from five of the Doctor’s original 38 Flower Essences: Cherry Plum, Clematis, Impatiens, Rock Rose and Star of Bethlehem.
Rescue Remedy® is an all natural form of healing that can reduce everyday stress and help maintain control of your health. Effective in virtually any situation that causes stress or anxiety. Helps restore a sense of calm and control.
Gentle, safe, effective treatment for the whole family
Suggested Use

Take 4 drops in a small glass of water. Repeat as necessary. Can also be taken by placing 4 drops directly on or under the tongue , for quick stress.
Active Ingredients
Active Ingredients: 5x dilution of Helianthemum nummularium HPUS, Clematis vitalba HPUS, Impatiens glandulifera HPUS, Prunus cerasifera HPUS, Ornithogalum umbellatum HPUS.
Inactive Ingredients: Alcohol-Made in US

 

Farmer’s Market

The Farmer’s Market concept originated over 200 years ago, but the tradition had declined during the 70’s when shopping malls grew in popularity and convenience was king. Today Farmer’s Markets are popping up all over as more people want whole foods from local sources, with less packaging, processing and preservatives.

There are markets all across Canada in cities of all sizes, check your local chamber of commerce to find one near you.  Most outdoor markets are open from May to October, and indoor markets can be open all year round. Pick up everything from fresh eggs, bread, meat, fruit and veggies to flowers or special handmade gifts or crafts. http://www.farmersmarketscanada.ca/

Fall is a favourite time at the market, apples are in season and the fall squash selection is always great.

Delicious Food Products from Living Harvest

Hemp Milk can improve the apperance of your skin. This milk is rich in essential amino acids,and is gluten, and dairy free. Its high in protein, essential fatty acids, vitamins B C and E, and minerals like iron, magnesium, and zinc. It tastes like almond milk, and you can add it to what ever you usually add your milk to. It helps keep skin looking healthy and clear, and gives you extra energy. Check out their other products, they also have a great protein powder.  www.livingharvest.com

Spicy Spaghetti Squash

Ingredients

  • 1 small spaghetti squash, halved and seeded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 green onions, minced
  • 12 ounces ground white meat turkey
  • 2 cups crushed tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons red wine
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh oregano or one teaspoon dried
  • 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place each squash half cut side down on a cookie sheet and bake uncovered for about 45 to 60 minutes or until a fork goes easily into the shell. Allow to cool and scoop out the strands of squash with a large spoon and set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add the onion, garlic and scallions and sauté for 2 minutes. Add the turkey and cook for 4 minutes. Add the tomatoes and wine and bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Add the oregano, red pepper flakes and parsley; simmer for 5 minutes. If the squash has cooled too much, reheat it in the microwave, covered for 2 to 3 minutes. Top the squash with the sauce and serve.

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