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Cultural Chameleon – My Son’s Journey As A Third Culture Kid

By Janet Haughton Quarshie / September 5, 2021 /

What If There Were No Borders…. Jamaican-born Janet Haughton Quarshie is a wife and mother of two young men, presently living in Canada. She is a Mindful Therapist and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, specializing in integrating clinical and holistic techniques in her practice. She received her Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Training during the…

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Health Benefits Of Refreshing Rooibos Herb Ice Tea

By Janet Haughton Quarshie / August 30, 2021 /

Holistic Taste Of Summer 21 Anyone who knows me knows that I love tea!  From fermented kombucha, homemade chai to simple jasmine green tea, I have a passion for tea!  I go through phases with my tea preferences. These days I am sipping on Red Rooibos Ice Tea and it is AMAZING! Memories of my year…

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Continuing The Conversation On Mental Health

By Janet Haughton Quarshie / August 11, 2021 /

United By Emotion | Olympic Fever The 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta Georgia was the first time I had Olympic fever. I was so in awe of the athletes…the total body-mind and emotional commitment of everything – everything they have trained so hard for at the sound of the gun… I remember the excitement of…

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I Hadn’t Heard Of The Term Third Culture Kids Until I Realized I Was Raising Two Of Them

By Janet Haughton Quarshie / July 1, 2021 /

What is a Third Culture Kid? According to wiki: Third culture kids (TCK) or third culture individuals (TCI) are people who were raised in a culture other than their parents or the culture of their country of nationality, and also live in a different environment during a significant part of their child development years, usually…

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Yoga and Meditation Terminology For Beginners

By Janet Haughton Quarshie / October 21, 2019 /

The Sanskrit terminology used in Yoga and Meditation can make yoga therapy seem very intimidating to those of us just starting. However, understanding the yoga terminology will deepen the richness of your classes and will help you to follow the yoga teacher’s instructions during guided meditation. Below is a list of 10 essential terms for…

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What Is a Mindful-Based Cognitive Therapist?

By Janet Haughton Quarshie / October 14, 2019 /

What is a Mindful-Based Cognitive Therapist and how is it different from a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)?  In simple terms, a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist is a Mental Health Professional who guides you through ‘talk therapy’ to help you manage issues or day-to-day struggles. CBT teaches us to change destructive thought patterns and might be useful…

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Is Yoga Safe While Pregnant?

By Janet Haughton Quarshie / October 7, 2019 /

Is Yoga safe while pregnant? The short answer is yes! Taking a prenatal yoga class is a great way to reduce anxiety during pregnancy. Benefits include decreasing lower back pain and headaches and increasing strength and flexibility in preparation for childbirth. There are, however, certain limitations when practicing yoga during pregnancy. Remember: yoga can safely…

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Asanas – Exercises to Tone Your Muscles

By Janet Haughton Quarshie / October 1, 2019 /

There are many benefits to Yoga including, but not limited to, improved health (both mental and physical), increased strength and flexibility and protection from injury. Yoga postures can also be used for improving muscle tone. There are different asanas (poses) that can help you on the way to building a leaner, stronger and more toned…

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Why Meditation Should be Part of Your Self-Care

By Janet Haughton Quarshie / September 23, 2019 /

Meditation for beginners has so many amazing benefits from a physical, mental and emotional perspective. Here are a few reasons why it should be a part of your daily self-care regime: Meditation Is a Great Fit for Anyone and Everyone One of the main benefits of meditation is that everyone can do it. While it…

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How Stress Impacts Your Health – And What to Do About It

By Janet Haughton Quarshie / September 16, 2019 /

Stress is a symptom of our times. According to Statistics Canada, 23% of people over the age of 15 report that most days are “quite a bit” or “extremely” stressful, and that number rises to 30% among the 35 to 54 age group. The question is, how does stress impact your physical and mental health?…

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