It’s finally time to retire! And like 49% of retirees, travel will be one of your favourite pastimes. Even though you may be more vulnerable when it comes to certain matters, you’re well aware that travelling in your 60s is not like travelling in your 20s!
Whether you’re working or relaxing, a poor seated posture can intensify certain discomforts. It doesn’t matter where you are – at work, at the table, on the bus – here are a few general recommendations to keep in mind.
According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, water damage is the reason for half of home insurance claims filed in Quebec. It tops the list of causes of losses, well ahead of fire and theft. Among the culprits: plumbing problems. Did you know that several plumbing problems can be prevented by taking a few simple steps?
What to say? What to do? It’s not always easy to know how to act around someone with cancer. In spite of our good intentions, we may feel uneasy. One thing for certain, everyone reacts and copes differently with this devastating diagnosis. We should set our preconceived ideas aside to be open-minded and a good listener. That way, we can gain a better understanding of the person’s specific needs.
Old Man Winter is knocking on the door, and the influenza virus is lurking behind. If you have already had a bout of the flu, it’s not likely to be one of your fond memories. That’s because flu symptoms tend to be more severe than those of the common cold. Yet, we often say that we have a cold when, in fact, we have the flu.
Managers are well acquainted with S.M.A.R.T. goals, but they can also be applied to your health. When it’s time to make resolutions, it makes all the difference if goals and the plan for attaining them are well defined. Make sure your resolutions meet the following 5 criteria: specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timely.