“30 Challenges for 30 days of Growth”

I can't take credit for the title of the post as it comes from a recent post on the blog, Marc and Angel Hack Life. I must also give credit to my friend Atif (check out his blog!), who sent this post to me. So the post describes 30 different challenges that you should aim to do … Continue reading “30 Challenges for 30 days of Growth”

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Belated Wednesday Workout Tip: On selecting a running surface

As a runner (OK, a casual runner) I am cautious about where I put my feet. This is primarily because I don't want to trip or fall in a pothole, but also because I'm aware that different surfaces have different levels of shock absorbency and thus, will have a greater impact on my joints....or so I … Continue reading Belated Wednesday Workout Tip: On selecting a running surface

On learning what I don’t need to (happily) survive

Since graduation this past July, I have been slowly watching my finances deplete. Soon, Ontario Student Loans will be a knocking and my dwindling funds will be even further depleted. Yes, I run my own health promotion business, but times are tough for most North American businesses and therefore investing in a health promotion strategy … Continue reading On learning what I don’t need to (happily) survive

“You will love again the stranger who was your self”

I thought I would share some quotes with you today composed by Rumi, one of the most influential 13th century Persian poets. Rumi practiced Sufism which is considered the more esoteric (meditative, contemplative) practice of Islam. He believed that God should be celebrated through song, dance and poetry. For those that know me, they will … Continue reading “You will love again the stranger who was your self”

Dealing with the Holiday Food Hangover

Happy Saturday! It has been a lovely day here in Guelph, giving residents the opportunity to Christmas shop without fear of soaking their newly purchased wares. T'is the Christmas/Holiday season or perhaps more commonly known as throw-caution-to-the-wind-in-regards-to-portion-control season. I lovely holiday parties; delicious snacks, flowing beverages, and of course, more snacks. It is hard to … Continue reading Dealing with the Holiday Food Hangover

Wednesday Workout Tip: Leave the gym in 30 minutes

I strongly dislike working out at the gym. Unless I am in a class or working out with a friend, I get bored. And when I get bored, my work to rest ratio becomes slightly unbalanced. So how do I maintain my attention when I am at the gym or at home? I perform high-intensity … Continue reading Wednesday Workout Tip: Leave the gym in 30 minutes

Your thoughts…

Good morning! I would greatly appreciate your feedback as I begin to prepare my posts for the New Year. I am making the resolution (now) to get my blog posts organized in advance. With this in mind, I would like to know what you're interested in. What do you want to learn more about? What … Continue reading Your thoughts…