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Decision Making

  Decision making can be a difficult task. In fact, sometimes it seems that the less important the choices are the more difficult it is to make the decision. What to eat for dinner? What movie to go see? So many choices and so many ways we can be swayed. Serious decisions however, are sometimes…

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

What is it? And what does it mean? Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs) are a group of disorders that have a wide range of effects. FASDs are caused by a woman consuming alcohol during her pregnancy.  Since alcohol can cross the placenta, it can have detrimental effects on the fetus. Alcohol can cause developmental problems…

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber Therapy

WHAT IS HYPERBARIC OXYGEN THERAPY (HBOT)?  Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber Therapy (HBOT) is a method of delivering extra oxygen into the body, mainly through the process of increasing the pressure that the body is normally under. THE SCIENCE In terms of HBOT, pressure is normally quantified in ATA and currently we are all standardized to be…

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The Warrior Brain

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, an armistice was declared between the Allied nations and Germany during the First World War. Later, in 1938, we declared November 11th a national holiday for veterans. Acts of bravery are not all glory, they come with sacrifice. Witnessing and/or experiencing a…

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What are athletes made of?

It all boils down to that one moment. The moment where all your hard work, training and devotion has led you to. The moment to make that one decision or shot that will define the direction of your future. The moment when pressure, stress, anxiety and fear of failure are your biggest obstacles. And then…

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Do I really have ADHD?

  Obviously we’ve all heard about this ADHD problem that is apparently a pandemic these days. It has made us all curious enough to go search ADHD on the web, glance at the definition on Wikipedia, WebMD, PubMed, etc. But all the definitions and lists of endless symptoms do not shed light on WHY so…

Is all feedback good?

Is all feedback good?

2013 was the year of social media. One out of every four people around the world used social media, summing up to about 1.7 billion people worldwide. We are always connected and in 2013, we have become linked even more closely. People interact more on the web than on any other platform. Bloggers, apps, Facebook, and twitter have all become playgrounds of information where normal everyday people can share ideas, interests and news together.