Catherine Morris is an award-winning journalist with a bad case of wanderlust and a passion for all things health and wellness. Originally from Northern Ireland, she worked as a news and feature writer for media outlets in the UK, South Africa, France and the Caribbean before settling in Canada. Catherine now lives in Alberta with her husband and rescue mutt and spends her time happily exploring the great outdoors with both.
Bored with Bathing? Supercharge your Soak with these 5 tips
If you think of bathing as just another way to get clean, you're doing it wrong. It’s so much more than immersing yourself in water and emerging dirt-free, it's also about having a stress-relieving, tension-easing, health-boosting experience .
Do Yoga, Sleep Better — How to Cultivate a More Restful Practice
A couple of weeks ago, right around the time the temperature dropped to a bone-chilling minus 15 degrees, I decided to take my first hot yoga class ...
7 Effective Natural Antibiotics and How to Take Them
The human body is under constant attack from invisible invaders—sneaky bacteria just waiting for you to cut your finger, eat something that’s been lingering on the counter too long, or catch a cold .
New Year, New You — How to Improve Your Overall Wellness in 2021
If you’re like us, you’ll note that 2021 is feeling eerily similar to 2020. That just won’t do. So, if your wellness routine is feeling stagnant, or a little too much same ol’ same ol’, it’s time to take the year, and your routine, in hand.
Take the Polar Plunge — How Cold Can Improve Your Health
All over the Northern hemisphere, a very strange ritual takes place in the first few weeks of the New Year. Hundreds of hardy swimmers gather at various locations to take a dip in whatever wild body of water they can find. They plunge into the icy cold depths to raise ...
5 Reasons Women Don't Weight Train and Why They're Wrong
A few years ago, I got bored of Pilates and decided to take a boxing class. Several painful sessions later, I came to an uncomfortable realization—I was fit, but I wasn't strong . The time had come to lift, and ...
Look After Your Heart! 7 Surprisingly Easy Ways to Lower Blood Pressure
Hearts are everywhere this month thanks to Valentine's Day—gaudy displays in the stores, cutesy cards, love songs on the radio—but how often do we pay attention to our actual hearts, that major organ that keeps us alive.