Five self-help tips to quit smoking

If you’re a smoker wanting to give up, you don’t need to be told that it’s going to be tough – you probably already know that. But quitting could be the best thing you ever do, helping to improve your health and wellbeing – and putting the habit behind you for good. So, where do you start? What do you do when you get cravings? Who can support you? All questions you’re likely to have swirling around your head. Here are some tips to help set you on the path to a smoke-free life. Don’t be … [Read more...]

5 Excellent Tips to Help You Quit Smoking for Good

Quitting smoking for good isn't easy, but with the five excellent tips below, you'll be able to kick your habit and get on the path towards health. Have a Solid Reason to Quit Saying that you want to quit smoking because you know it's bad for your health may not be a good enough reason to motivate yourself to stick with your goal. Instead, you need to come up with a personal and powerful reason to kick the habit, whether you want to protect your kids from harmful secondhand smoke, … [Read more...]

National Non-Smoking Week (NNSW) Jan 19/25

National Non-Smoking Week (NNSW) has been observed for more than 30 years. It is one of the longest running and most important events in Canada’s ongoing public health education efforts. Established in 1977 by the Canadian Council for Tobacco Control (CCTC), its goals are: to educate Canadians about the dangers of smoking; to prevent people who do not smoke from beginning to smoke and becoming addicted to tobacco; to help people quit smoking; to promote the right of individuals to … [Read more...]

Celebrating National Women’s Health Week (May 12 – 18)

    Why celebrate National Women's Health Week?   We all have a role to play in women's health. Women often serve as caregivers for their families, putting the needs of their spouses, partners, children, and parents before their own. As a result, women's health and well-being becomes secondary. As a community, we have a responsibility to support the important women we know and do everything we can to help them take steps for longer, healthier, happier lives. When is National … [Read more...]

Addiction and Heart Disease – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Addiction ruins lives and destroys bodies. You can stop the progression of both; the addiction and heart disease. What is Heart Disease? Addiction and Heart Disease The term ‘heart disease’ encompasses a wide variety of abnormalities that affect the functioning of the heart. For example, the dysfunction may be in the heart muscle, valves, electric system of the heart or the arteries that supply blood to the heart. Heart muscle problems can develop when a heart has been … [Read more...]

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