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Eating right can beat stress

Are you a stress eater? I know I am. Sometimes I don’t even know how stressed I am until I start craving something savoury. Other people crave sweets or chocolates or cakes and cookies. So MANY yummy distractions from our troubles! But I’m sure you know that even though it feels good when you are

Wow! Oceana Massage is a Vancouver Courier Star!

Every year, one of my favourite traditions is to see who won the Stars of Vancouver awards in the Vancouver Courier newspaper. I skim through the list and see how many winning businesses I have visited. So you can imagine how thrilled I was to learn that Oceana Massage made the list in 2016! We

Spring is here! Time to relax.

Springtime in the city. I love this time of year… the streets are carpeted with pink cherry blossoms. Magnolias are blossoming and on the ground, daffodils and tulips brighten gardens. It is time to spring clean now that the sun shining. We put away our scarves and gloves and clean out our closets and our

Are you SAD?

Winter in Vancouver. The mountains disappear under a cover of grey rain clouds. We trudge under umbrellas and wait for the sun to come out. But let’s face it, folks. We live in a rainforest. And a sunny winter is not in the cards. For all the beauty of our fair region, these long days

Let’s rest and relax!

You know how these cooler days and darker mornings make it harder to get up in the morning? It’s not just because of the winter weather, it’s your body telling you it needs more time to rest. Lately my body has been telling me, “Susan. Take it easy. Relax!” So that is what I am