Self-Defense I have been taking karate for quite a few years now. I'm a black belt, not quite a beginner. It takes lots of hard practive...yet I am pretty sure that I would still have a great deal of trouble using it against an attacker, especially one with any size behind them. So how do you defend yourself? Is a … [Read more...] about Personal Self-Defense Month: What You Need To Stay Safe
Archives for January 2016
Do you hold a grudge? Are you holding onto one now? January is the month of new resolutions. It is also the month to Get Over It. Whatever 'It' is. 'It' can be very destructive emotionally and physically. It is not to say that feeling hurt or angry is bad, but holding on to hurt and anger for a long time … [Read more...] about Get Over It Month: How You Need To Let It Go
Are you wearing your milk moustache today? January 11th is milk day, the anniversary of milk being first delivered in glass bottles. I grew up on a dairy farm and my parents and brother are still farming today. Milk was a part of every meal. I can still remember my dad skimming the cream off the milk for his cereal and … [Read more...] about Milk Day: Have Fun Wearing Your Milk Moustache Today!
"When you arise in the morning, give thanks for the morning light, for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food, and the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies with yourself." Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief Manners "What do you say?" "Thank you" As parents, we probably said this … [Read more...] about Thank You Month: You Need To Give To Receive
My life is too complicated. I feel like I am always rushing to get somewhere. Most of our time is spent in the car. I feel like I don’t spend any quality time with my family let alone spending time taking care of me. What suggestions do you have for getting my life under control? We rush through traffic to get to work and we rush back again to pick … [Read more...] about Simplifying Life and Regaining My Rhythm
As part of our Seven Spokes of Wellness: Redefining Employee Vacations We need a brain break, a detour from deadlines, and a timeout from technology! Vacations help shrink stress and anxiety while boosting the mental and physical health of the employee and their family. Unfortunately, 43 percent of Canadians do not take their full … [Read more...] about Redefining Employee Vacations