10 Things You NEED to Know About Stress

There are about 100 ways to look at stress. 99 of them are wrong. And if you are looking at stress wrong, you're never going to get it right. If you ever want to eliminate stress, pay attention because we've got the 10 things you need to know...

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The Science of the Heart

Did you know:

  • Your heart is the most powerful organ in your body, even more powerful than your brain. Your heart began to beat before your brain was even formed and even now your heart is capable of beating without being told to do so by the...
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Seeing Is Believing: Measuring Stress Reduction

There are so many “stress-less” methods and techniques out there it’s hard to keep up. There’s breathing, meditation, and exercise. There’s super-foods, vitamins, and minerals. There’s this gizmo and that...

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This Is Why You Do Stupid Things

I went through an interview process to get into Physical Therapy. My very first interview at 18 years old. Only 50 people were accepted per year into this program at the University of Manitoba and I had no backup plan for the year if I was not...

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How to Be Free

I dislike being told what to do.  I dislike being told what not to do.  I don’t think I'm alone in this.  As kids we are told what to do and what not to do quite a bit.  When we reach a certain age and we start to be...

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Nothing Will Make You Happy

It may not be that everyone is miserable, but everyone is looking to be happier, more fulfilled, more content. Just think about it…dig deep enough and every single thing you do is spurred on by the desire to be happier!

You tend to think...

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This One Thing Will Transform Your Stress Forever

I didn’t know that stress was a choice.

It wasn’t my fault that I was unhappy. I was at the mercy of the waves of the ocean of life. Tossing my emotions to and fro. Pulling me into the depths of dissatisfaction. Life made me stressed...

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How to Deal with Changed Plans

I had it all planned out. I was out walking. I was going to walk to the next mile before I turned around. My goal was set and I was committed and eager. Then my plans fell through; my dog showed up out of nowhere and he isn’t supposed to...

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How to Transform an Argument

Tempers flare. Tension rises. Argument in full swing. What do you say…or not say?

So many of us just bite our tongue because we believe that that will stop the argument and make things better. And it will stop the argument because it takes...

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How to Deal with Junk in Your Life

There are trails that run along the river through the bush by our house.  The previous owners of the property would use this bush as a dumping site for metal waste, so in a few places, the trails go right past old rusting cans, cogs and...

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