wellness-blog

  • We all know that we need to be getting more exercise, but it’s not always easy to fit it in. On hectic days, there often isn’t time to add a complete workout that includes strength training and cardio. The good news? There are plenty of ways to integrate activity naturally into your day—without changing into workout gear and heading to the gym.

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  • The keto diet made simple! Learn everything you need to know about keto: what it is, what you can eat, the side effects and more.

    The Ketogenic diet is a high-fat, moderate protein, low-carbohydrate diet which forces the body to burn fats (Ketones) rather than carbohydrates (Glucose). To summarize, this diet is: high fat, moderate protein and low carbohydrate.

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  • It’s that time of year again—resolution season.  As we all know, it can be tough to stick to resolutions, especially wellness goals. Whether you are looking to lose weight, be more active, get stronger, or simply feel healthier this year, we want to make that journey easier for you.  Here are some of our top ideas to help you create habits that last. Ask someone to keep you accountable Goals are always more manageable when you’re working toward them with someone else. This year identify a person in your life who would be comfortable keeping you accountable to your resolutions....

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  • It’s that time of year again. As the days get shorter and darker, many of us are starting to feel the effects of the winter blues. And with the pandemic keeping everyone at home more than usual, this year feels particularly daunting. Some people have an official diagnosis of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a mood disorder triggering symptoms of depression, but so many others simply know they have a tendency to feel a little down during the chilly months. The darkness and isolation during the winter—especially in northern countries such as Canada—can cause fatigue, feelings of hopelessness, and difficulty concentrating,...

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  • What better way to start the holiday season than with ten days of Kardish deals? Starting December 1, 2020, we will be sharing a new daily deal to help you save some money while buying more sustainable, natural, local gifts. Here are the items you can expect to save on over the coming days. Get ready to stock up!    Dec 1:Lily's Chocolate Bars 2 for $10  Dec 2: Kardish Vitamin C $23.99  Dec 3: Kardish Coconut oil $7.99 Dec 4: Kardish Hand sanitizing Gel 350 ml 14.99 100ml $4.99 Dec 5: Stash Tea   Stash Organic or Seasonal 2 for $10.00...

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  • Let’s introduce you to another one of our employees. Meet Athena, our talented team member at Barrhaven. She is Vietnamese and born and raised in Ottawa. She’s also one of our youngest team members! Athena is a senior in high school, who’s super excited to graduate this coming spring. Given how covid has changed our social gatherings, Athena hopes to have a normal graduation next year. Her plans after graduation include enrolling in the royal military college and studying psychology.  Athena started working at Kardish as a co-op student in our accounting department and before completing her placement, she was...

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