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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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Stargazing Bunnies

I adore this card: a pair of very relaxed, well fed buddy bunnies stargazing. Perhaps an unlikely image for a fitness professional to promote. Like they say, sitting is the …

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“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” Anais Nin

  A client gave me a card with this quote when we opened the Positively Fit Studio on Bowen Island almost 9 years ago. I loved it so much I …

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Canine Meditation

My walking buddy smells a little, sheds a lot, and relieves herself along the trails – but I adore her all the same. Nikita is my son’s dog and I …

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