Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Life rss

  • Couch to 5K: Vacation, Disney and Chocolate

    Couch to 5K: Vacation, Disney and ChocolateThank you from the bottom of my heart for your thoughtful notes and emails of support this week. You have propped me up during a really difficult time.* (see note at bottom)

    So this week I have totally crashed and burned on my workout plan.


    We were joined by a new runner, Melpo, who is totally great and is just starting the Couch to 5K plan, so my slow running pace makes us great partners. Susan and Dana share a faster pace, so there’s something there for everybody – which feels really good.


    Mom and I spent almost all day doing paperwork and going to different appointments to take care of things after Dad’s passing last week.

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  • Conflict Resolution: Compromise and Negotiate

    Dr. Patty Ann reveals the fifth, and final, conflict resolution skill that will help you create successful relationships at home and in business. Practicing respect and understanding while using these skills will increase your effectiveness when it comes to dealing with, and resolving, conflict.

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  • This Spring turn YOUR Home into a Private Getaway!

    Gail Cole, a Feng Shui expert, tells you how to turn your home into a relaxing paradise by making just nine simple changes to your layout, decor, and colour scheme.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Balance ] • [ 3/14/12 ]
  • Couch to 5K: Losing My Dad

    Wanting to get healthier and run a marathon for charity, Michele Broxton joined the “Couch to 5K” program and chronicled her experiences between July and September of 2011. Each month, she shares with us another page of her diary. This post, Michele faces a family tragedy.

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  • Ready, Set, Romance!

    On Valentine’s Day, everyone has love and romance on their minds. Ever wonder why some people have the ideal partner and you don’t? You might want to try some of the Feng Shui tips Gail Cole gives her clients for finding love.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Balance ] • [ 2/14/12 ]
  • Tips for Keeping Your Food Safe!

    Consumers expect their food to be safe, as farms, food processors, etc. are required to undergo rigorous inspections by health inspectors on a regular basis. Unfortunately, despite these health inspections, millions of people are still affected by foodborne illness every year. Corinne Kantor gives tips on what YOU can do to keep your food safe.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 2/14/12 ]
  • In Pursuit of Happiness: How to Access Your Passion

    It’s never too late to follow your passion; sometimes you just have to get creative about how you do it. Karen Dodd reveals some of the strategies she’s used to find and follow her passions. She also brings up some of the stumbling blocks that may hold you back — and what you can do about them.

    [ Read More ] • [ 2 Comments ] • [ Filed under Balance ] • [ 2/10/12 ]
  • Mineral Deficiencies Can Cause Fatigue, Low Mood

    Mineral deficiencies can cause all kinds of problems, from fatigue and difficulty thinking and remembering, to insomnia, headaches, even hair loss! Dr. Jenny Schmidt-White gives information on four of the most common mineral deficiencies, including the types of foods you can eat to counteract them and information on supplements.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 1/24/12 ]
  • Achieve Greater Results with Smaller To-Do List

    Full disclosure involving a cat. Goal-setting tips to start the year off right. And a brand new mission to help you get a few steps closer to achieving Work/Life Balance. Karen Dodd gives you what you need to stay healthy and grounded as you navigate the hectic life of an entrepreneur.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Balance,Health ] • [ 1/18/12 ]
  • Couch to 5K: Storms and Skinny Jeans

    After a couple of weeks where ML Broxton was tempted to quit, then had a “do-over” week, she finds the determination to go jogging in a torrential downpour and a new runner joins her team. Follow Michele on her journey to go from couch potato to marathon runner.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 1/18/12 ]
  • How to Love Yourself Even When You Screw Up!

    We all have our moments. We do things that make us feel bad about ourselves. We choose behaviors we’re ashamed of. We say things we’re not proud of. And at the end of the day, when we screw up, we sit in guilt, shame and powerlessness. Carmen Jubinville, The Big Life Coach, asks, “What if we loved ourselves unconditionally? How would it impact our lives?”

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Balance,How-To ] • [ 1/18/12 ]
  • Ignite your Home Office with Feng Shui!

    Gail Cole, our Feng Shui expert, reveals what you can do to create a balanced office space using the principles of Feng Shui and a little elbow grease to declutter and organize your home office. When you’re all done, sit back and relax with a a satisfying cup of java and enjoyable music and give yourself a moment to meditate on manifesting good things, feeling inspired and being productive.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Balance ] • [ 1/09/12 ]
  • 6 Healthy Eating Tips for a New You in 2012

    It’s that time of year again – time to make your New Year’s resolution! One of the most common resolutions that people make is to live a healthier lifestyle during the new year by eating better and exercising more. Corinne Kantor, a.k.a. The Food Cop, reveals the six easy nutrition tips you need to help you succeed in leaving healthier.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 1/06/12 ]
  • Stay Healthy at Work During Flu Season

    Dr. Jenny Schmidt-White, Naturopathic Doctor, gives tips on how you can best maintain a healthy immune system when everyone around you is getting sick. Too late? Already have a cold? Find out how you can bounce back and return to work as quickly as possible.

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Health ] • [ 12/27/11 ]
  • This Little Mistake Can Cost You Your Happiness!

    Are you letting FEAR stop you from doing the things you really want to do? How can you put fear in its place and start really doing, living, and becoming all you want to be? Carmen Jubinville gives a hands-on journalling assignment to help you conquer fear, once and for all!

    [ Read More ] • [ No Comments ] • [ Filed under Balance ] • [ 12/19/11 ]