Wellness

Wellness

Myra laramee, medicine woman

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Joanne Reid
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Vol 14, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article introduces prairie healer Myra Laramee.  Demonstrates the way to wellness in defiance of the culture of despair surrounding AIDS. 

Mid-life adventure : a wilderness survival experience

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Agnes Grant
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Vol 10, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares a menopausal woman's experience of defying stereotypes, pushing past her assumed limitations and finding her strength. Introduces the wilderness program Outward Bound. 

Feldenkrais : awareness through movement

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Phyllis Jensen
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Vol 7, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article describes Feldenkrais Movement Therapy, an approach to improve body alignment and motion. 

Standing still and taking stock: the well being interview

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Ruth Meehanicus
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Vol 1, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the possibility of seeing our health on a continuum rather than about health and sickness; Introduces the Well Being Interview (WBI) as a preventative health oriented tool, discusses the benefits and limitations of this tool for women.

Wellness is a state of mind and body: and spirit

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English
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Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Defines personal wellness as a satisfaction with one's state of mind and being. Elaborates on the physical, psychological, and spiritual components of wellness. Provides strategies on developing and improving these elements.

Living well: Aboriginal women, cultural identity and wellness

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Paper
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Alex Wilson
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on a research project that studied the positive impact of cultural identity on the wellness of Aboriginal women in Manitoba.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Prime time: the African American woman's complete guide to midlife health and wellness

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English
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Paper
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Marilyn Hughes Gaston
Gayle K. Porter
Sheryl Hilliard Tucker (ed.)
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One World/Ballantine Books
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides a guide to total health in middle age and a celebration of the strength, wisdom, and beauty of African American women in their second half of life.

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ISBN 0345432169
WOMH.H84 2003
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The women's complete wellness book

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Debra R. Judelson
Diana L. Dell
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St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Emphasizes ways to help women of all ages stay healthy using prevention, screening, and early detection.

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ISBN 0312254725
WOMH.A44 1998
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Includes index. --- Review, Network Spring 2001: A health reference book that emphasizes prevention and overall well-being covering a range of topics from sleep to violence for women of all ages, along with features about breast cancer and menopause. It contains important information on finding the right doctor or health practitioner, advice often missing from health guide books.

Living well: Aboriginal women, cultural identity and wellness

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Author: 
Alex Wilson
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the positive impact of cultural identity on the wellness of Aboriginal women in Manitoba and the ways these women have drawn upon cultural values, teaching and knowledge in their efforts to heal.

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ISBN 0973504838
PWHCE ABGN.W55 2004
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Includes bibliographical references.

The immigrant women's health handbook

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English
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Paper
Author: 
The Immigrant Women's Health Centre
Publisher: 
Immigrant Women's Health Centre
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Intended to be used as a health information resource, especially for immigrant and refugee women and women of colour. Gives both generalized and specific information about the reproductive system, cancer, annual check-ups, sexuality, healthy relationships, and well-being. Also includes more detailed sections on the various stages of a women’s reproductive life and information about common illnesses and issues in women’s reproductive health. Some of the topics that are addressed are: puberty, the menstrual cycle, pre-menstrual syndrome, pregnancy, menopause, infertility, endometriosis, fibroids, osteoporosis, sexually transmitted diseases, and birth control methods.

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IMWO.I46 2002
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