Posts by Mel Daniels

What are the Winter Blues?

Winter blues

With shorter and colder days coming with the changing seasons, it’s common for many people to experience the “winter blues”, and it’s not just your imagination! Some people experience mood disorders during the colder months, particularly seasonal affective disorder (SAD). People with mental health disorders can experience a change in their symptoms or worsening of…

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The importance of stretching

Importance of stretching

We’ve all heard of the importance of exercise time and time again – and while it is an essential part of keeping us healthy, without correct preparation, it can lead to injury and pain. Stretching is an often overlooked component of exercise, but did you know stretching in itself has a plethora of benefits? It…

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Preventing back pain in gardening

Back pain in gardening

Winter is behind us and spring is here! Longer days and warmer weather is enough encouragement as anything to get you back out in the garden to revamp our backyards after neglecting it during the colder months. While gardening has many benefits, such as being a stress relief and an outlet for creativity, the sudden…

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