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Road Maps, Donuts & Dancing: The G Day Experience

I took a friend’s 12 year old daughter to G Day, a daylong rite of passage signaling, celebrating and supporting 10 – 12 year old girls on the cusp of …

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Choir; the musical equivalent of Yoga

What is it about the focused effort of creating something beautiful with a group of like-minded people that is so quintessentially satisfying?  Learning something you didn’t think you could and …

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Cornwall Adventuring

As a 6 year old I fancied myself an explorer.  Not the blanket-fort-in-the-living room kind of explorer (although this too was a favourite activity reserved only for rainy days), but …

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Mom’s knitting: the ultimate act of love

Over the years my Mom has industriously knit herself, family and friends everything from socks to hats, ponchos, sweaters, and everything in between.  If you can knit it, Mom will.  …

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In Honour of Father’s Day

There is something wonderful when the simple act of getting exercise evolves into so much more, the kind of more that lasts a lifetime and spins into healthy benefits beyond …

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It’s Not Pink

Breast Cancer Awareness month is upon us and as one having been through the illness – as well as my mother, my maternal aunt and recently my sister – I …

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Why Boxing? By Meghan O’Connell

This Olympics marks the second time that females have been included for boxing. Again, there are three weight classes represented. What a huge milestone!   Throughout the 16 years that …

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Cancer’s Sidekick: Fear

A client recently shared with me an article encouraging people to keep their travel plans despite all the craziness in the world, despite any fear one might have. She knows …

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Wellness; a process not an event

When I experience a regular, healthy fitness regime blossom in someone where there was none before I’m like a Jack Russell Terrier sniffing out the precise thread of events leading …

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Fast Friends for Fitness

They say nurturing friendships is integral to our overall health. I say seek out friendships where you exercise together and the healthy upshot is positively synergistic. For all the times …

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