A Toast to Everyday Champions

September, for most people, is often associated with change, excitement, and for a few lucky individuals, new clothes. Unfortunately, I am not one of the lucky ones when it comes to new clothes, but I have decided to change it up on the blog - well, just a bit. To mark the dawn of a … Continue reading A Toast to Everyday Champions

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Wednesday Workout Tip: Don’t believe every piece of exercise advice you read

OK, so I'm somewhat shooting myself in the foot with that title, but it's true - you shouldn't believe every piece of exercise advice you read. In one of my favourite magazines, Real Simple, they always have a section allocated to health, wellness and exercise tips. This month, their in-house health guru (not sure if he/she … Continue reading Wednesday Workout Tip: Don’t believe every piece of exercise advice you read

It’s Friday, give yourself a break

In all honesty, you should give yourself a break each and everyday. You don't have to earn it, just take it. Say what? In my opinion, a large number of North Americans (and other nationalities around the world) have this notion that we need to "earn" our breaks and vacation time. Do we? I'm not … Continue reading It’s Friday, give yourself a break

Wednesday Workout Tip: Manage Your Stress

I talk a lot about stress. Mainly because the majority of us experience it everyday in a variety of settings - in the workplace, at home with our family / partner, in the car, at the gym, in the grocery store, even at the library. Your baseline stress level and ability to cope with everyday … Continue reading Wednesday Workout Tip: Manage Your Stress

Share your Success Story

Good afternoon! Yes, I know, two posts in one day is a rarity for Live It Active, but I thought I'd shake things up. This is not a typical post, but a request to my lovely readers. If you'd like to share your exercise / health success story on Live It Active, here's your chance. … Continue reading Share your Success Story

When Success Happens

I blog a lot about setting goals, working towards your goals, how to stay motivated, and the challenges of finding success. I rarely talk about what to when you are successful. And it's an important question to ask, "What happens when I reach my goal?" Over the next month or so we are going to … Continue reading When Success Happens