On My Mind

A Bittersweet Mother’s Day

May 6, 2014 On My Mind

By Dr. Carolyn Anderson With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday, I wanted to take the time to remember my own mother and the amazing person that she was. I wouldn’t be who I am today without her guidance, love and support. We had always been close, but became even closer when my son was […]

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Tips to Avoid the Flu

January 16, 2013 On My Mind

By Dr. Carolyn Anderson The flu season seems to be very prevalent this season. As none of us want to be sidelined by flu, there are a few steps we can take to prevent getting sick. The first tip is if you do decide to have the controversial flu shot then make sure you go […]

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The Top 10 Songs to Help You Meditate

April 11, 2012 On My Mind

By Dr. Carolyn Anderson Meditation helps us to be more resilient, more productive and more in tune with our inner voice. The discovery and expression of our deepest humanity through this practice leads us to be more compassionate, wise and powerful. I try to meditate a couple of times a day for 10 minutes or […]

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Establishing a Great Morning Routine

March 6, 2012 On My Mind

By Dr. Carolyn Anderson “By starting the day with love, I fill my day with calm and feel peace permeate my life” How does your typical day start? How many times do you hit the snooze button before you drag yourself to bed? Most people then throw on some clothes, grab something to eat and […]

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Love Yourself First: Making Your Health a Priority

February 14, 2012 On My Mind

On Valentine’s day, people tend to show their love for their partners with overpriced flowers, expensive jewellery and fancy dinners. Single people might spend the day frustrated with the concept of a holiday that excludes them. Whether you find yourself single, infatuated, or in a committed relationship this Valentine’s day, make sure to love yourself […]

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Steer Clear of Refined Sugar and White Flour (Ditch the Sugar Cookies)

January 20, 2012 On My Mind

By Dr. Carolyn Anderson This blog is part of the Preventative Lifestyle: Keeping Your Body Healthy (and cancer-free) blog series. While researching ways to help my cancer-stricken mother, I found a variety of things that can help reduce our risk of cancer. While we cannot guarantee that we will never get cancer, it is important […]

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The Real Reason Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Fail

January 3, 2012 On My Mind

By Dr. Carolyn Anderson New Year’s resolutions are a popular annual tradition that often include the same resolutions over and over. Even though we swear that this is the year that we will eat better, exercise regularly and follow our big dreams it never seems to materialize. It’s easy to blame it on the economy, […]

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How Starbucks Could Save Your Life

December 15, 2011 On My Mind

By Dr. Carolyn Anderson This blog is part of the Preventative Lifestyle: Keeping Your Body Healthy (and cancer-free) blog series. While researching ways to help my cancer-stricken mother, I found a variety of things that can help reduce our risk of cancer. While we cannot guarantee that we will never get cancer, it is important […]

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East Indian Cuisine Could Save Your Life

December 1, 2011 On My Mind

By Dr. Carolyn Anderson This blog is part of the Preventative Lifestyle: Keeping Your Body Healthy (and cancer-free) blog series. While researching ways to help my cancer-stricken mother, I found a variety of things that can help reduce our risk of cancer. While we cannot guarantee that we will never get cancer, it is important […]

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A Preventative Lifestyle: Keeping Your Body Healthy (and cancer-free)

November 23, 2011 On My Mind

By Dr. Carolyn Anderson I have not been blogging much over the last number of months. Sometimes events in life force us to stop and take notice of what is truly important. Over the last few months spending time with my Mom was that thing. My mom was diagnosed with metastatic pancreatic cancer in June […]

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