Category Archives Balance and Wellness

When the relocation is done, how do you find your people? After almost 20 years in Toronto, my partner’s job took us to Prague and then (16 months later) to Uppsala, Sweden. It goes without say that the years it took to cultivate solid friendships in Canada were not available to me and I had to get creative! Here are…

The ever-shrinking space-per-person on modern airplanes can make air travel an uncomfortable ordeal. Longer flights may not only be uncomfortable for some passengers, but also potentially life threatening; when you’re stationary for long period of time, you can develop Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). When this happens, blood clots in your legs and other deep veins may break free and create…

As the summer winds down, almost everyone is trying to squeeze in those last few days of summer into their busy schedules. Vacations are a time to let loose, enjoy yourself and do some things that aren’t necessarily a part of your typical routine. Many people have spent weeks leading up to their vacation doing their best to get in…

Whether traveling, relocating or digital nomading, your health insurance will depend on your nationality or residency, or what your employer has set up for you, or a combination… Or there may be nothing limiting what healthcare services you do or don’t have access to.  The latter absolutely applies to emergency medical care, which any hospital anywhere is obligated to provide.…

Yoga is holistic approach to exercise that encompasses mind, body and soul. Since it's beginnings in the 19th century, Yoga has been been introduced from India to the Western hemisphere. There are a variety of styles for all levels. Whether you are an expert Yogi or novice, you can benefit from the many styles and variations. Each style of Yoga…

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While traveling gives us the opportunity to disconnect from everyday life and widens our perspectives, wellness travel allows us to learn a new set of rules to help build and maintain a healthier lifestyle. Wellness programs can be more or less intensive but there are certainly fewer distractions and temptations than at home, we can get professional advice and guidance,…

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