3 ways to avoid skin cancer this summer

As published on Kitchener Today You can protect yourself from the harmful effects of heat and ultraviolet radiation – including skin cancer. Health Canada has tips on being proactive this summer. 1. Choose the right sunscreen • Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of 30 or higher. • Look for “water… Read More

Digital minimalism: the future of social media.

Published by Kitchener Today There’s a new trend in town, one that promises engaging conversations – minus sneaky glimpses at phones. Digital minimalism is driven by a quest for tranquility and inner contentment – but what will this detachment mean to those who make a living online? Local influencer, Azra Gregor – mindset coach, blogger… Read More

Take a break from hating your body, it’s International No Diet Day

Written for and published by Kitchener Today Toss the scale, abandon the calorie count and break out the elastic waistbands, it’s International No Diet Day (INDD). INDD was introduced as an effort to educate the dangers of dieting, emphasize the importance of eating for health, not weight-loss – and encourage body positivity. Stacey Reinsma, Social… Read More

The search for meaningful employment: jobs with impact

Written for Kitchener Today There’s an old saying that goes, “do what you love, and you will never work a day in your life.” Careers in social responsibility are becoming top priority for job seekers. To be able to support yourself financially while doing something you feel passionate about is no longer a pipe dream.… Read More

Grand River Hospital’s POGO Satellite Clinic: a place of healing for local children battling cancer.

Written for and published by Kitchener Today Beyond the revolving doors, past the wheelchairs, resides the entrance to the POGO Satellite Clinic. Like a parent’s bedside after a bad dream, it’s a place where children go to feel safe. These children are battling cancer. The clinic is one of eight in Ontario. Pediatric Oncology Group… Read More