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Seasonal Strategies for Your Healthiest Holidays

December 7, 2016
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Feeling the pressure of the holidays build? Find some release with these tips to help you thrive through the season and beyond. Get Present One of the most valuable gifts you can give your family, and yourself, this holiday season, isn’t something you can buy at the store. The gift of presence—being able to be truly in the moment with your loved ones, leaving behind the stress and expectations that often come with this time of year—can help foster an…

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12 Days of Spontaneous Joy Sweepstakes!

November 30, 2016
Joy

With a difficult election year behind us and the holiday season in full force, we’re gently reminded of what this time of year should represent: JOY. The Oxford Dictionary definition is “a feeling of great pleasure and happiness”. It brings us great joy to host our 12 Days of Spontaneous Joy sweepstakes each December. It requires a significant amount of preparation to pull it off each year and it’s one of our favorite promotions! Sourcing 12 amazing prizes, creating a theme, and ultimately, sharing health and…

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Tricks to save you from the treats!

October 30, 2016
treats

“Trick or Treat!” Who would ever think three cute words could cause a sugar and fat overload that are scarier than any ghost out there. (Cue creepy cackle!) Pumpkin spice lattes and questionable costumes are everywhere, while Halloween candy is on sale at every turn. These are the monsters we’re up against in October. Those fun size candy bars averaging 8 grams of sugar a pop add up to not a fun size on the scale. 5 bloody tips to…

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Avoid the school nurse with Flora…Moms, you’re welcome!

September 15, 2016
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Written by guest blogger: Jill Anenberg Lawrence www.jillanenberg.com There’s an unfamiliar silence in the house that hasn’t been felt for months. Oh my gosh, you haven’t yelled, “Clean up your stuff!” in the last 20 minutes. Right as you’re about to lose your mind, the kids are sent back to school to expand their minds. Let’s keep our freedom and ensure they avoid the school nurse and remain healthy so the rug rats won’t be returning home for sick days…

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Earning Back-to-School Badges

September 5, 2016
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Earning Back-to-School Badges Rapid changes are hard for everyone, especially youngsters, so making the transition from casual summer nights to a more regimented back-to-school timetable can be challenging. Make it easier by easing into it slowly. Try some of these tips, and make it fun by giving out ‘badges’ for completion! Reading Badge Start going to bed earlier each night in the weeks before school. Have little ones read in bed before sleeping. Not only will this make them feel…

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Employee Spotlight: Leota Lagerwey

August 29, 2016
Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight – Leota Lagerwey Here at Flora, we feel as though we’re all one big family. Some of us are new to the company while others have been here for 20+ years. We each bring a unique set of qualities to the company. Therefore, we thought we’d post an employee spotlight from time to time so our subscribers can get to know our employees a little better. Name: Leota Lagerwey Title: Customer Relations What is Your Role at Flora? Customer Returns…

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Children’s Health for the School Year

August 22, 2016
children's health

Dr. Cathy Carlson-Rink is a licensed Naturopathic Physician and Registered Midwife in general family practice in Vancouver, British Columbia. She specializes in women and children’s health. She is also an instructor of Obstetrics and Pediatrics at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine. Additionally, she provides continuing education for health care providers in natural treatments in the areas of obstetrics and pediatrics. Children’s Health for the School Year As the summer months begin to wane, parent’s focus turns to preparing for the…

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Employee Spotlight – Nancy Leathead

July 28, 2016
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Employee Spotlight – Nancy Leathead Here at Flora, we feel as though we’re all one big family. Some of us are new to the company while others have been here for 20+ years. We each bring a unique set of qualities to the company. Therefore, we thought we’d post an employee spotlight from time to time so our subscribers can get to know our employees a little better. Name: Nancy Leathead What is Your Role at Flora? Sales Rep Montreal Region…

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Sustainable Snacking for Summer Fun

July 21, 2016
summer

Heading out into the great outdoors this summer to enjoy some quality time connecting with family, friends, and mother nature? Summertime is the perfect time to take to the outdoors and enjoy the best of the season. Whether you hit the road to do some hiking or camping, or head out for a day on the water, it’s important to stay fueled while you’re on the go. Therefore, we’ve put together a list of some simple, healthful, and delicious snacks…

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Maximize your Summer Fun

July 11, 2016
healthy summer

Ready to step things up this summer? Warm summer days, filled with long daylight hours, set the perfect stage for outdoor activities, whether it’s a game of backyard bocce, a tennis match in a neighborhood court, or a multi-day hike in the wilderness. But while the mild weather tempts high numbers of people outdoors, it also brings with it some challenges. Crossing the line that separates summer fun from muscle cramping, heat stroke, and dehydration can happen in an instant.…

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