Helpful Links

Healthy Recipes

Jamie Oliver   |   Healthy, “whole food”-based recipes, including a section on “family food”

80Twenty   |   Recipes for healthy, balanced eating; focusing on local and seasonal ingredients; prepared by chef with training in naturopathic medicine

Nourishing Meals   |   Gluten-free, “whole foods”-based recipes

Oh She Glows   |   Meat- and dairy-free; and mostly gluten-, soy- and processed food-free recipes

Minimalist Baker   |   Simple (10 or fewer), quick (30 minutes or less) plant-based and gluten-free recipes for everyday convenience

Unconventional Baker   |   Gluten-, dairy-, egg- and refined sugar-free baked goods recipes

Joyous Health   |   Healthy recipes and lifestyle advice

Meditation and Mindfulness Aids   |   Guided meditations and lectures on mindfulness incorporating Western psychology and Eastern spirituality

Headspace®   |   Guided meditation app

Insight Timer   |   Guided meditation app

Calm   |   Guided meditation app and blog focusing on mindfulness mediation and management of insomnia

Stop, Breathe & Think   |   Guided meditation app

Buddhify   |   Guided meditation app

The Chopra Center   |   Guided meditations and other meditation, yoga and Ayurvedic products and programs directed towards increasing self-awareness

Meditation Oasis®   |   Guided mediation podcasts

The Honest Guys   |   YouTube channel of guided mediations


Body-mass Index (BMI)   |   To determine if you are at a healthy body-weight

“Fitness Age”   |   Using a mathematical algorithm predicting maximal oxygen intake (VO2 max), which closely correlates with increased life expectancy

Due Date Calculator   |   To estimate your due date

Lifestyle Change and Behaviour Tracking

Pacifica   |   Behaviour tracking app

MyFitnessPal   |   Calorie intake and expenditure tracking app

Pacer   |   Pedometer and behaviour tracking app

MapMyRun   |   Running/walking route, distance, duration and pace recording app

Prescription Drugs Information   |   Comprehensive, reliable information on any prescription drug, including side effects and interactions

Parenting Guidance and Advice

Aha! Parenting   |   Parenting guidance, based in “attachment parenting”,  focusing on fostering internal motivation for positive behaviours in children

Dr. Shefali  |   Parenting guidance based on a combination of clinical psychology and mindfulness

Janet Lansbury   |   Parenting guidance focusing on mindfulness and respect