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HEALTH & WELLNESS

Staying Fit

In trying to think up simple answers to questions like “How do I increase my fitness?”, or “How do I get fit in the first place?”, I boiled it down to 4 points: Novelty, Intensity,... 



Falling Off the “Resolution Wagon” is Good for Your Health!

It is a common theme in any area of health research — lifestyle makes a big difference. From getting enough sleep and eating your veggies, to managing your stress well and staying... 



Good Grief

If you are alive, chances are you have experienced loss in your lifetime. The loss of a job, loss of your youth, loss of a friendship, and the ultimate and heart breaking loss of a... 



Who Is Your Role Model For Health?

What is it to be healthy? Who do you look to for a healthy dose of inspiration? Is it the local fitness leader or personal trainer or do you get motivated by the neighbourhood triathlete?... 



Momentum To Learn About Food

Food information is everywhere now. It beckons to us from magazines (thanks Synergy) and television shows and commercials. Documentary movies teach about farming practices and corrupt... 



You Had Me at “Hello”

When I lived in Victoria, I used to run the trail around Elk and Beaver Lakes in the mornings before work. As a practice, I would always say “hello” to my fellow outdoor enthusiasts... 



Dr. Weston Price-An Early Nutrition Pioneer

Dr. Weston Price and his wife, Florence, traveled around the world in the mid 1930’s searching out people living a primitive lifestyle. Dr. Price located groups which were still eating... 



A Call for Creative Self-Expression

Our bodies are physical manifestations of our spiritual selves and this connection was made crystal clear to me one day a few years back when a sudden pain was felt in my lower abdomen. It... 



Speaking of Health…

Living the average North American lifestyle can be stressful. With chronic stress comes the potential for chronic illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and chronic fatigue syndrome... 



Local Food Manifesto

The industrial revolution drove people off farmland and concentrated them in cities. Farmers became factory workers: disconnected from land and food source. The geographical, social... 



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