health

STRESSED OUT?? WORK OUT!!!

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I’m sure you’ve heard that exercise lowers levels of anxiety, depression and stress. What about for people who are stressed with the thought of exercising? Well, push through and get to the gym or hop on your treadmill and even you…

Anti-Aging Fruit

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While there is no such thing as a fountain of youth, there certainly are things that you can do to keep yourself looking youthful and healthy  for as long as possible.  Delicious ways to stop the aging clock is to…

Finding compassion

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Compassion. The Merriam-Webster definition is as follows: “a sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it.”  Compassion, an everyday word that is often taken for granted.  Compassion is one of my favorite emotions.  Every day, all…

PUMP UP THE JAM!!

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Some say music makes the world go round.  For me, music gets me through hours of exercise and training every week.  It can get me across the finish line of a 10 km run, other days it pushes me to…

Dive in!!!

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I’ve had days that I’d rather go for a bikini wax than actually put on a bikini or bathing suit – but I’ve put my bathing suit induced anxiety aside to hit the pool for a swimming workout.

Anti-Aging

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In a few weeks I will be celebrating a birthday,  a big one!! I’m not gonna lie… I’m dreading it!!! I know it’s just a number.  I know it shouldn’t define me.  No I don’t feel older, as a matter…

STI/STD: Breaking the Taboo!

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Before getting cozy under the sheets with your partner, remember that your sexual and reproductive health is essential for your overall well being. Anyone who is sexually active can get an STI/STD (sexually transmitted infection/sexually transmitted disease). STI’s can be detrimental…

Welcome Spring!

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In Quebec, spring has been long-awaited and it seems we Quebecers have had a long hard winter this year.  Although I’m certain every year we feel this way. At  0 degrees , I’ve seen people outside shivering in t-shirts as…

Spring fitness

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So, it’s April and I have to wonder when the snow will finally melt away! Truth be told, we really haven’t had that much snow fall according to meteorologists. Yet, it seems the snow has been with us for far…