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Are you sitting more than moving?

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Apr 2, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Sedentary behavior, typically in the context of sitting for extended periods of time, has emerged over the past decade as a focus for research on health and longevity. Various studies have linked too much of it to depression, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and some cancers–causing concern for those of us who work long hours in front of a computer.

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Topics: wellness, health, exercise, sitting

13 Things you should give up if you want to be successful

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Jan 22, 2018 8:00:00 AM

My beautiful massage therapist and yogi shared this with me. Sound easy or daunting? For me a combination of both - 6,7,8,9 & 11 YIKES not good!

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Topics: Positivity, wellness, health

New neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy.

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Jan 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.

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Topics: wellness, health, happiness

How to Dry Brush—and Why It’s So Potent

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Jan 8, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Stacked amongst the clear glass jars of homeopathic remedies, immune-supporting supplements, rose creams, and carrot cleansers on the shelves of any natural pharmacy you’ll find a long wooden brush that looks straight out of an especially well-made Norwegian sauna. The brush is one of a few items needed for dry brushing. But what exactly is dry brushing and what are the benefits? Simply put, dry brushing is exactly what it sounds like… brushing the skin in a particular pattern with a dry brush, usually before showering. In dry brushing, the skin is typically brushed toward the heart, starting at the feet and hands and brushing toward the chest.

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Topics: wellness, health, dry brushing

Kick Burnout in the Butt!The 2018 Resiliency Challenge for Leaders

Posted by Jane McLeod on Jan 3, 2018 8:01:00 AM

"Self-care is not self indulgence. Self-care is self respect. " Heard on a yoga mat in Sault Ste Marie MI May, 2017.

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Topics: dear stress, resiliency, wellness, Behavior change

The Top 5 Leadership Blogs of 2017

Posted by Jane McLeod on Dec 28, 2017 8:00:00 AM

As presented to you by Capstone Leadership Solutions! Tis the season when we take a look back and reflect on what we want to keep moving forward. In 2017, you spoke loud and clear that you would like us to keep a couple of topics around for the long haul.

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Topics: leadership, wellness, Leadership skills

Part 2 Detox or Not?

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Nov 8, 2017 8:00:00 AM

So Part 1 covered one side of the story and as with most things there is the other side... read on.

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Topics: wellness, health, detox

To Detox or Not?

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Oct 13, 2017 11:45:37 AM

de·tox- noun ˈdētäks

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Topics: wellness, health, detox

Alkalize your body!

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Aug 23, 2017 8:00:00 AM

This is nothing new or earth shattering. In fact in 1931 Dr. Otto Warburg was the Nobel Prize winner in regards to cancer discovery. His quote "NO disease, including cancer can exist in an alkaline environment" rocked the world. It bears repeating.

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Topics: wellness, health, alkaline

Sunscreen or no sunscreen?

Posted by Meg Whiteford on Aug 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Have you noticed the big, bright, shining object in the sky? It is called the SUN. If you live in an area where there is a season called Winter , you know it has been absent from our lives for a while. Now that it is has returned, how can we safely reap its health benefits? With all the ads for sunscreen, public service announcements by famous people about avoiding skin cancer, what is REALLY, based on research, the best way to protect your skin?

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Topics: wellness, health sunscreen

Inspiring Positive Change

Mediocrity can be replaced by greatness!

We write, teach, and coach to inspire positive, proactive, results-oriented leadership. While we have a passion for (and lots of experience with!) healthcare organizations, most topics we write about can be helpful to any individual, team, or organization that is striving for greatness. Cheers! Jane & Sue

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