When I met Lisa, she was deep in the throes of depression. Pulling a mask over her face to turn up to work, visit with her grandkids and generally function in her day-to-day life. Ten months later she was climbing over a 6' wall in the middle of Stampede Stadium in front of 1000s of people. The spark? She took a huge leap of faith and tried something new.
Each time we face a challenge and fail, we learn from the experience and apply those lessons the next go around. I got a little over excited with a project recently and bit off more than I could chew. The results were weighty.
Taking a break from your routine can be disruptive but creates a rare space for you to analyse some of the habits and rituals that guide your daily spin. Here are five things I learned while away from my life for two weeks.
Many of us have suffered grief and loss as the result of the passing of someone close. Thankfully there are a number of ways for those who have been affected to feel part of a community. Creating an exercise group has helped this collection of Calgary families regain a sense of control in the aftermath of a deeply traumatic event.
Having the right tools is always key to getting the job done right and tending to your health is no different. Here are the 5 most effective fixes that you can start using today to improve your health and vitality.
We all know one of those pesky Morning People who seem to have boundless energy and free time to play with their kids after the demands of the day are met. How do they do it?
It’s an all-too-common story: you were an active kid, played sports in school then entered the workforce and watched your level of activity steadily fade away in exchange for more responsibilities, more money and progressively less hours in the day.
Committing to a regular exercise routine can be difficult at the best of times. Whether it’s waking up early to go for a walk or run before the day gets underway or breaking away from your desk to sweat it out in a busy studio, some days you need a pretty strong reason to get yourself moving.