caregiving

Balancing Working from Home and Caregiving Responsibilities

Anthea Healthy Living

For many across the country, working from home is their new reality for the foreseeable future as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread rapidly. For some, this arrangement is business as usual. But for others, including parents and caregivers, they now face the difficult task of balancing their working from home and caregiving responsibilities. If you’re in this situation, it …

online communications

Maintaining Mental Well-Being During a Quarantine

Anthea Healthy Living

In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Public Health Agency of Canada and the World Health Organization have recommended that individuals who may have been exposed to the disease self-quarantine at home for 14 days. In addition, public health officials are recommending that healthy individuals practise social distancing, staying at home to help prevent the spread of …

COVID-19

What Can Businesses Do During COVID-19?

Anthea Business Development

By Anthea Mumby   I shot this video a few days ago. Borrowing a lesson from the geese, I decided to write this post to help business owners who are worried about the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses. Watch the video on Youtube   Here are a few suggestions that may be helpful to you. Utilize organizations like the …

your roof

Is Your Roof Protecting You From the Elements?

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

The health and construction of your home’s roof are vital for protecting your home and its contents. Wind, rain, hail and snow can slowly degrade your roof. To promote the health of your roof and protection of your home, inspect your roof every spring and fall for the following common signs of wear and tear: Cracked, curling or missing shingles …

healthy

Eating Healthy Doesn’t Have to Be Expensive

Anthea Healthy Living

Eating a well-balanced diet is a key component of living a long, healthy life. Many Canadians think that eating healthy means they have to empty their wallets, which isn’t necessarily the truth. Keep the following money-saving tips in mind next time you’re grocery shopping: Make a weekly meal plan. Before you go to the store, think about what meals and …

renting

Your Insurance May Not Cover Risks Related to Renting Out Your Home

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

Listing a room, apartment or home for rent through a platform such as Airbnb may seem like a straightforward way to supplement your income. However, most property insurance policies do not apply when you leave the property in the hands of complete strangers. Additionally, although Airbnb provides Host Guarantee Protection, it should not be considered a replacement for renters insurance. …

workplace bullying

What does bullying in the workplace look like?

Anthea Business Development

Bullying can be a real problem for adults in the workforce and may refer to many different types of negative behaviours. Bullying is defined as verbal comments or acts that could mentally or physically hurt or isolate a person. Typically, bullying is a pattern of behaviour that aims to intimidate, offend, degrade or humiliate a particular person or group of …

coronavirus

What do you need to know about coronavirus?

Anthea Healthy Living

You have likely been hearing a lot about the ‘coronavirus’ in the news! What is it, actually? According to experts, coronaviruses are common in animal species, and most don’t affect humans. As of now, only seven different coronaviruses are known to infect humans. In their lifetime, most people will be infected with at least one common human coronavirus. Here is …

cyber risks

What Are the Cyber Risks to Watch in 2020?

Anthea Miscellaneous

The most effective way to deal with a cyber attack is to be prepared ahead of time so that it is completely ineffective at best and does minimal damage at worst. While it is impossible to know exactly what type of cyber attack will strike and when, analyzing recent trends in cyber security makes it possible to spot trends and …

back pain

Eliminate Back Pain Using Proper Lifting Techniques

Anthea Miscellaneous

Lifting is such a common activity that many people forget there is a right way to do it. In fact, lower back injuries are the most common work-related injury and can cause a lifetime of pain. Following these simple guidelines and learning to lift properly today will help you to avoid back pain tomorrow. Proper Lifting Techniques Wear gloves if …