Monthly Archives: January 2015

Listening: the greatest gift

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A couple huggingI want to tell you two stories that highlight one of the greatest gifts counsellors can provide their clients, and that people can also provide each other: the magical gift of pure, focused, and caring listening.

Thirty five years ago I was a university student, a few years out of high school. Feeling alone, experiencing pain from parent and sibling family issues, struggling with the academic workload, and working to pay my rent and food, it all became too much for me, and caused me to walk into the student counselling services office. I had never asked for

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Beyond granola heads: when vegetarianism and fitness work out

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athlete running in a raceIt’s undeniable that a healthy diet and regular exercise can lead to increased energy, improvements in mental and physical health, and that these are all key to a long life. The nutrition options to meet this formula are truly limitless, but don’t discount vegetarianism, and all of its plant-based power, as a viable option. Vegetarianism and fitness can in fact work out very well together.

Benefits of a vegetarian diet

Vegetarianism can be defined as the practice of avoiding the consumption of meat (red meat, poultry, seafood and the flesh of any other animal), and eating plant-based

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The challenge of beating the winter blues with extreme fitness

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Man in bedFor many people, the winter months can bring about some changes in mood or energy levels, and they can even interfere with any progress towards personal fitness goals. It’s time for the famous winter blues! Thankfully, there are some specific strategies to help you stay on track with your fitness goals and to sustain a positive mood until spring.

What are the “winter blues”?

It’s a term used to describe a type of depression or unhappiness that occurs during particular seasons of the year, specifically during the fall and winter months. It is thought to be related to …

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