Summer Exercise: Healthy When Done Safely

Anthea Personal Interest

When the weather outside turns from frightful to enjoyable, everyone gets the urge to spend more time outdoors. But more people outside means more opportunities for warm-weather activities to cause injury and harm. When it’s time to bring out the pool toys and patio furniture, it’s also time to practise these summer safety tips: When walking: You might not associate …

Who Said Insurance Is Boring?

Anthea Miscellaneous

Admittedly, insurance advertising isn’t exactly cutting edge in many cases. But, there are always exceptions that prove even insurance brokers have a sense of humour! In case you missed it, there was a viral video on Youtube this year that offered a catchy song (you know those ones that get stuck in your head for days!), along with some funny …

Boater License: Don't Get Caught Without It!

Anthea Miscellaneous

Almost 9 million boaters navigate Canada’s waterways each year. To make boating safer for all, the Canadian Coast Guard launched a mandatory licensing program for pleasure craft powerboat operators in 1999. Today all boat operators, regardless of age or engine horsepower, must carry proof of competency or risk a $250 fine. Provincial Police, Conservation Officers and the RCMP are responsible …

It Only Takes One Spark

Anthea Personal Property Insurance

Nothing beats roasted marshmallows and scary ghost stories around a crackling fire on a warm summer evening. But with this camping and cottage tradition, comes the need for increased safety. Keep these points in mind to minimize campfire dangers. Camp Fire Safety Tips Never build a campfire on a windy day. Sparks and embers can travel quite a distance and …

Health and Wellness Tip: Relaxing For Stress Relief

Anthea Personal Interest

Self Care: Relaxation and Stress Relief Techniques Pain and stress can end up causing physical, mental or emotional issues. Often this physical or emotional pain significantly impacts our health, happiness and overall quality of life. Learning how to relax can lessen the impact that this pain has on your life. The Pain Cycle Perhaps the first step to healing ourselves …