Articles tagged with: tips

Take a load off

published: August, 14, 2014 Written by // CATIE - HIV and Hep C Info Resource Categories // CATIE, Mental Health, Health, Lifestyle, Living with HIV, CATIE - HIV and Hep C Info Resource

CATIE with nine tips for how to stress less.

Take a load off

This article first appeared in The Positive Side, a publication of CATIE, here.  Une version française est disponible ici.  A stress epidemic seems to have swept across the country: According to Statistics Canada, nearly 1 in 4 Canadians report that most days are quite or extremely stressful. And an HIV diagnosis can bring with it its own set of stressors—you might be dealing with health concerns or stigma, or maybe you’re biting your nails over how you’re going to tell your loved o

From the OHTN’s online newsletter Did You Know

published: September, 17, 2013 Written by // Ontario HIV Treatment Network - Research Categories // OHTN OHTN/PositiveLite.com, Conferences, Events, Research, Health, Bob Leahy - Publisher, Ontario HIV Treatment Network

Bob Leahy, PositievLite.com’s editor, was interviewed for tips about how to best experience the OHTN’s big and upcoming research conference in Toronto, RC2013. Here’s what he said in part one of a three part interview

From the OHTN’s online newsletter Did You Know

Last year's conference. Can you spot the PositiveLite.com team? Maximize Your Time at RC2013  In a new three-part series, we asked Bob Leahy, editor at PositiveLite.com, for some tips on how to get the most out of the 2013 OHTN Research Conference.  In part one, we asked him about time management at the conference.  *****  OHTN: How little or how much should I plan my time at the conference? Should I micro-manage or be more spontaneous? Leahy: I'm a bit of a planner. I like to look o

Another seven speaking secrets

published: August, 14, 2013 Categories // Women, Living with HIV, Opinion Pieces, Population Specific

Do public speaking? Denise Becker is a professional speaker. Here she tells you more about giving a professional touch to your speaking engagements

Have you ever been at a loss for words at an event or painfully aware that you are reading your speech word for word?  Problems confront speakers all the time but what does it take to make a successful speech? I’ve already written an introduction blog entitled “7 Speaking Tips” - it proved to be one of my most read blogs.  You can see it under “Blogs” on my website www.denise-becker.com.  It explains how to feel comfortable and avoid pitfalls. This blog takes you one step furthe

Sleep tight

published: March, 21, 2013 Written by // CATIE - HIV and Hep C Info Resource Categories // CATIE, General Health, Research, Health, Living with HIV, CATIE - HIV and Hep C Info Resource

From CATIE, a good night’s sleep is an elusive dream for many people living with HIV. Former insomniac David Evans tells us how to hit the hay and sleep soundly

Sleep tight

This article by David Evans originally appeared on the CATIE website here. Une version française est disponible ici.  Before starting HIV medication, flight attendant Terry Wong never had a problem with jet lag or sleeping. “I could sleep just about anywhere anytime,” he recalls. “If I was tired and there was a bed, I would pass out and be snoring in minutes.” Diagnosed with HIV 15 years ago, Terry’s health took a nosedive seven years later—his weight dropped from 175 to 109 po

Nothing Can Stop Me

published: April, 30, 2012 Categories // Yoga, Fitness and Exercise, Lifestyle, Living with HIV

Daniel on Daniel: Strength Is More Than Physical Measurement

Nothing Can Stop Me

This article first appeared on the blog Socially Fit. Meet Daniel Uy. A yogi by trade and fun-loving guy by nature. Very funny and honest. There is one thing that makes him stand out (other than his awesome personality), and that is the fact that he is HIV+. He has been living with the virus for fifteen years. Through yoga, fitness, and overall well-being he has reclaimed his life and here he is sharing his story. I wasn’t an adult very long before HIV.  I was never the modicum of vital