My Pilates instructor Pam noticed my toes are in a perpetual clench. (Ever notice that when someone tells you to relax a specific part of your body, it is impossible to do? Or is that just me?)
And my feet are always sore.
Pam recommended “yoga toes”, which I had never heard of.
Just got them yesterday, and already I can tell they are revolutionary. They stretch and relax your toes and feel divine. My feet are noticeably less sore. Here’s the version of yoga toes I bought from Amazon.
I work every day with health care providers and administrators in Canada’s health care system. They are smart, hard-working, compassionate, well-intentioned public servants.
That doesn’t mean the system is working. It’s not. And it’s going broke.
Many of those well-intentioned public servants are exhausted. Demand, as we all know, exceeds supply in our system.
According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information:
In 2015, total health expenditure in Canada is expected to reach $219.1 billion, or $6,105 per person. It is anticipated that, overall, health spending will represent 10.9% of Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP).
I encourage everyone who is even moderately interested to read Neil Macdonald’s piece on Canada’s health care system. It’s bang on, and full of insight:
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