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#WellnessWednesdays episode #21, Andrew Scott (@A_R_Scott091) about weight loss and challenges

#WellnessWednesdays episode #21, Andrew Scott (@A_R_Scott091) about weight loss and challenges

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Andrew Scott about weight loss and challenges. Andrew is an entrepreneur who got caught up in the small business treadmill while sacrificing his health (gaining 70 pounds along the way) and… Read More

You can’t pour from an empty cup: Self love for the win!

You can’t pour from an empty cup: Self love for the win!

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I’ve had a weird week so far. Not terribly bad or terribly good, just a bunch of ups and downs. Some biz stuff, some personal stuff, all kicking me off my usual sunny path. So I need a bit… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #20: Monologue on relaxation

#WellnessWednesdays episode #20: Monologue on relaxation

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we switch things up from the usual interview format. I’m solo (hence the monologue tag) and I chat about relaxation for 15 minutes or so. I’m talking about my recent experiences including meditation, float… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #19, Terri Storey (@TerraceWellness) about mental health #BellLetsTalk

#WellnessWednesdays episode #19, Terri Storey (@TerraceWellness) about mental health #BellLetsTalk

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we have a special #BellLetsTalk session with Terri Storey about mental health. As you’ll hear in this episode, Terri is passionate about access to mental health for everyone. She started Terrace Wellness since the… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #18, Dr. Brittany Moran (@TORunningChiro) on running injuries

#WellnessWednesdays episode #18, Dr. Brittany Moran (@TORunningChiro) on running injuries

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Dr. Brittany Moran about running injuries. Ironically we were at the University of Windsor at the same time as I worked there in the athletic department and she ran track and… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #17, Dr. Sarah Pressman (@sarahpressman) on the science of happiness

#WellnessWednesdays episode #17, Dr. Sarah Pressman (@sarahpressman) on the science of happiness

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Dr. Sarah Pressman on the science of happiness. I’ve known Dr. Pressman before she had her PhD, when we were both lowly undergrads at Mount Allison University in the late 1990’s…. Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #16, Jessica Kuepfer (@lacesandlattes) on endurance events and blogging

#WellnessWednesdays episode #16, Jessica Kuepfer (@lacesandlattes) on endurance events and blogging

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Jessica Kuepfer on endurance events and blogging. I connected with Jessica on Twitter a few years back and was drawn to her energy and cool adventures. We then ended up doing… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays RoundUp: All the episodes of 2016 under one roof!

#WellnessWednesdays RoundUp: All the episodes of 2016 under one roof!

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Episode #1 – Me on the intro to #WellnessWednesdays and why I started the podcast! *** Episode #2 – Jamine Ackert (@capitalyoga) on meditation *** Episode #3 – Luke MacDonald on running and shoes *** Episode #4 – Dr. Lindsay Clement on the… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #15, Kamal Ravikant (@KamalRavikant) on adventures and self love

#WellnessWednesdays episode #15, Kamal Ravikant (@KamalRavikant) on adventures and self love

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Kamal Ravikant on adventures and self love. This was a big deal for me. I read Kamal’s first book ( Love Yourself Like Your Life Depended On It ) a few years ago and it had a profound effect… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #14, Jessie Carson (@livingpractice) on yoga philosophy and writing as therapy

#WellnessWednesdays episode #14, Jessie Carson (@livingpractice) on yoga philosophy and writing as therapy

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Jessie Carson (@livingpractice) on yoga philosophy and writing as therapy. I’ve had the pleasure of taking a class with Jessie and she’s a gentle teacher and a gentle soul. Listen to… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #13, Rob Hewitt on veganism and finding balance in life

#WellnessWednesdays episode #13, Rob Hewitt on veganism and finding balance in life

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We’re back to spread some wellness for your fall even if winter is now here… This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Rob Hewitt on veganism and finding balance in life. Rob is an old friend (we went… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #12, Dr. Tatyana Lachowich on growing up chiro and her wellness journey

#WellnessWednesdays episode #12, Dr. Tatyana Lachowich on growing up chiro and her wellness journey

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We’re back to spread some wellness for your Fall! And get ready, it’s almost winter… This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Dr. Tatyana Lachowich on chiros and her wellness journey. Dr. Lachowich comes from a family of… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #11, Ernest Barbaric @ebarbaric on stress and workplace wellness

#WellnessWednesdays episode #11, Ernest Barbaric @ebarbaric on stress and workplace wellness

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We’re back to spread some wellness for your Fall! This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Ernest Barbaric on stress and workplace wellness. Ernest is a digital marketer by trade but shares some great personal stories on what… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #10, my mother Gisele Collard on aging gracefully and the outdoors

#WellnessWednesdays episode #10, my mother Gisele Collard on aging gracefully and the outdoors

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After a slight hiccup, we’re back to spread some wellness for your Fall! This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with a very special person, my mother Gisele about fitness as you get older, and the outdoors. Gisele was a… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #9, Jen Higgins from @NXLFitness on health strategy and workouts

#WellnessWednesdays episode #9, Jen Higgins from @NXLFitness on health strategy and workouts

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After a healthy break for the summer, we’re back to spread some wellness for your Fall! This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with personal trainer Jen Higgins on fitness, nutrition and workouts. Jen is a personal trainer, bodybuilding enthusiast and a… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #8, @TaniaFrechette on healing and energy

#WellnessWednesdays episode #8, @TaniaFrechette on healing and energy

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Healer Tania Frechette on energy, yoga and books of course. Tania is a traditional energy healer and crystal healing practitioner. She’s also a kickass yoga teacher and a pretty darn good runner…. Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #7, Podiatrist Dre Julie Gauvreau on feet and cryotherapy

#WellnessWednesdays episode #7, Podiatrist Dre Julie Gauvreau on feet and cryotherapy

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Podiatrist Dre Julie Gauvreau on feet and cryotherapy. And we even address foot fetishes! Dre Gauvreau has always wanted to work in the health field and help people. It wasn’t until… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #6, Natalie from Rawlicious Ottawa (@RawliciouOttawa) on food as medicine

#WellnessWednesdays episode #6, Natalie from Rawlicious Ottawa (@RawliciouOttawa) on food as medicine

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Natalie from Rawlicious Ottawa about the world of vegan fresh fast food. Natalie started her wellness journey all this while ago while living on a wonderful island down south. She also… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #5, Ashley Mathieu (@AshleyMathieu_ ) on fitness and eating fat

#WellnessWednesdays episode #5, Ashley Mathieu (@AshleyMathieu_ ) on fitness and eating fat

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Ashley Mathieu about the world of fitness and eating fat. Ashley is pro personal trainer and co-owner of the Anytime Fitness franchise on Kent St in downtown Ottawa. She is also the… Read More

My recent @IsoSpaFloat experience…

My recent @IsoSpaFloat experience…

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So most of you know I’ll try anything twice, especially when it comes to wellness. Ever heard of sensory deprivation therapy? Or floating? Well you should! It’s another trend coming from our friends in California that’s getting quite popular all over the… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #4, Dr. Lindsay Clement (@ChiroLindsay) on the chiropractic world

#WellnessWednesdays episode #4, Dr. Lindsay Clement (@ChiroLindsay) on the chiropractic world

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with Dr. Lindsay Clement about the world of chiropractic. Dr. Lindsay is a former competitive soccer player who know treats a lot of athletes, pregnant ladies and children. She’s very inquisitive and hands on… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #3 – Luke MacDonald (@LukeShoeFitter) on running

#WellnessWednesdays episode #3 – Luke MacDonald (@LukeShoeFitter) on running

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This week on #WellnessWednesdays, we chat with an old friend and a local legend in Halifax, Luke MacDonald. Luke is a former competitive runner turned shoe fitter turned shoe store owner. And a big philanthropist. And an all-around nice… Read More

#FridayFindings Saturday Edition! New stuff from the world of nutrition…

#FridayFindings Saturday Edition! New stuff from the world of nutrition…

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Hey there, I had so much cool stuff to share this week I had to make two #FridayFindings posts. This one will be all about nutrition though… Perfect for the weekend when you have more time to cook,… Read More

#WellnessWednesdays episode #2 – Jamine Ackert (@capitalyoga) on meditation

#WellnessWednesdays episode #2 – Jamine Ackert (@capitalyoga) on meditation

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So this week on #WellnessWednesdays’s second episode (well the first real one), we chat with local yoga and meditation teacher Jamine Ackert. This chat took many awesome turns from talking about the differences with yoga, how science backs meditation… Read More

Welcome to the new #WellnessWednesdays Podcast!

Welcome to the new #WellnessWednesdays Podcast!

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So I can’t really sit still… (This should not be news to you!) I’ve been loving the podcast world these days so that got me thinking. We don’t have much great local content for wellness and fitness. I’ve also… Read More