Author Archives: Maggie

Is your drinking water properly labeled? If not, why are you drinking it?

Let me explain why it is not a good idea to drink just any water, especially tap water and bottled water. We live in an acidic world – and I’m not taking about your Aunt Mimi talking behind your back … Continue reading

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It’s Not How Much You Make, It’s How Much You Keep

I’m certainly not an accountant but I am Scottish (and Irish)!  I discovered the hard way that being an employee with no tax advantages sucks!!  For the first 25 years of my teaching career I paid the full income tax … Continue reading

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Don’t Breathe the Air?

Breathing could be hazardous to your health says the WHO. Air pollution is estimated to cause around two million premature deaths worldwide per year, with over half of this burden borne by developing countries.   And, the fourth leading cause of … Continue reading

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Warning! Don’t Drink the Water!

Let me explain why it is not a good idea to drink just any water, especially tap water and bottled water. We live in an acidic world – and I’m not taking about your Aunt Mimi talking behind your back … Continue reading

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SAD eh? Let’s Light You Up!

Many of you have heard of Seasonal Affective Disorder and may even know someone who experiences it, especially in the dark days of a Vancouver winter. This condition is caused by a lack of exposure to sunlight. Symptoms include fatigue, … Continue reading

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On the Verge of Sleep Bankruptcy

According to recent sleep research, North Americans are accumulating sleep debt like penny-ante gamblers racking up IOUs.  During the week, instead of the recommended 8 hours, they get one hour and 6 minutes less.  Even on the weekend, it is … Continue reading

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What’s All the Buzz about Magnets?

Ever since Dr. Oz promoted the use of magnets on his popular TV show recently, more and more people are asking about the use of magnetic devices for health.  Using magnets to promote good health is nothing new!  In fact, … Continue reading

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The Number One Strategy for Cutting Your Tax Bill- Legally

Learn the Number One Strategy For Cutting Your Tax Bill According to the Fraser Institute, the average Canadian family pays approximately 40% of its income in taxes!  To reduce that percentage for your family, consider what deductions you can apply … Continue reading

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What is Vital to Our Wellbeing?

The dictionary describes ‘vital’ as “concerned with, or necessary to, the maintenance of life. So what are those vitals in our lives? Let’s take a quick quiz:What can we not live without?

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