Often the feelings of compassion, empathy and vulnerability are labelled as soft or even meek.
We all have our guilty pleasures and food that feeds our soul. After eating these foods we sometimes have a feeling of guilt or shame.
Running is good for me. I mean, running is great for me. Sure, running improves my muscles, my endurance, my cardio, and my general physical health. But running has several intangibles too.
Do you ever wonder what it feels like to be someone else? How some people manage to work out every day or not work out at all? How it feels after you walk up a mountain, run a marathon or recover from a broken bone?
Having travelled a lot, I’m usually pretty comfortable taking care of my own arrangements online, but when I started to look into the trip I was planning for the recent Christmas holidays, I couldn’t find anything that worked.
January is a time that many of us are motivated to change. We take stock of our life, and determine what we may be doing right, and more importantly, what we feel like we are doing wrong.
Having worked in a gym for the last 15 years, I have heard many excuses as to why people have stopped or not started exercise.
When the journey of mindfulness calls there is a deep feeling of both commitment and optimism.
I’m writing this to you not as a Holistic Nutritionist but as a real person. A person who has struggled with life, too. I have fallen off the wagon, struggled with weight, not cared enough for myself and let my job become my life.
Growing up with lots of siblings, Christmas morning was always a wild ride. As soon as one of us woke, we would all be up and dashing for our stockings.
Christmas is my favourite time of year! You know in the cartoon version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas where the Grinch’s heart grew three sizes? I truly feel my heart grow and glow this time of year.
One of the wonderful things about Fernie is the warm welcome you feel from everyone you meet.
When most people think of Yoga, what comes to mind is the physical practice of asanas or postures as a form of exercise. Too often, even with experienced students, the asanas are practiced with this singular thought in mind.