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Gillian Mandich

PhD(c) Health and Rehabilitation Science, yoga teacher, co-host of The Holistic Health Diary podcast and TV show, Advisor at

Gillian is currently completing her PhD at Western University in Health and Rehabilitation Science with a specialization in Health Promotion. She is the host and producer of the TV show "Gillian Mandich: Cooking Adventures", a yoga and Yoga Tune Up® teacher, co-host of Holistic Health Diary Podcast and TV show, guest health host on the Home Shopping Network (HSN), sits on the Advisory Board at, hosts Health Science Radio on 94.9 CHRW, and writes for numerous print and online media. Learn more about Gillian on her website or follow her on Instagram and Twitter @gillianmandich.
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Creativity Takes Courage

In a traditionally male-centric world, I find it a breath of fresh air to see both men and women stepping up and encouraging the power of the feminine. To me, especially in a time where women's empowe...
10/11/2017 17:44 EDT
Biking Can Boost Your Happiness And

Biking Can Boost Your Happiness And Health

Have you ever noticed that you feel happier after a workout? Well, there is a reason for that: research suggests that regular physical activity may boost your happiness - and your health. It may also...
05/29/2017 06:56 EDT
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Thank You for the Inspiration, Wayne Dyer

If I reflect back on the past few years of my life, the omnipotent messages from The Power of Intention by Dr. Wayne Dyer were the catalyst for so many of the positive, profound changes in my life. This book woke me up and set my life trajectory on an entirely different path.
08/31/2015 03:32 EDT
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The Little Blue Miracle Pill We Should All Take

Blueberries in particular are showing berry exciting promise as research has linked the consumption of blueberries with a modest decrease in blood pressure in various groups of people with high blood pressure (also known as hypertension).
08/11/2015 12:35 EDT
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What I Learned From The Reebok CrossFit Games

I love CrossFit -- it's the only sport I know where the loudest cheers are for the last to finish. There is something magical about knowing that you are doing the same workout as people all over the world. Solidarity sweating breaks down geographical and language barriers - it is an amazing way to empathize and relate to others.
04/01/2015 05:47 EDT
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Yoga For The Best Sex Ever!

There's always going to be "the next hottest trend" trying to sell you on how you can have the best mind blowing, knock your hipster-socks off kind of sex. You know, the good-good kind of get-down. Yet, what is the actual key to having a great sex life? Eating more kale? Practicing vaginal weightlifting? Cultivating perfectly pruned pubes?
03/25/2015 05:50 EDT
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Why Using an iPad Before Bed May Be Wrecking Your Sleep and Your Health

Findings revealed that participants who read on an iPad produced 55 per cent less melatonin. Melatonin is a hormone that tends to increase in the evening to induce sleepiness and regulate sleep. It is also a strong anti-inflammatory known to suppress cancer cell growth. When melatonin levels decrease they can shift the body's circadian rhythm and make it difficult to fall asleep.
02/19/2015 09:24 EST