Category Archives: Meditation

ME Time – April 12


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Me Time became We Time on April 12 as I dedicated the practice to the people and players of the Humboldt Broncos in the wake of the tragic bus crash on April 6 that claimed 16 lives and sent at least another 12 people to hospital. At times like this, we re-discover our human connection. People care. Day to day we tend to get wrapped up in our individual lives but as I walked around my neighborhood Wednesday night, noticing numerous […]

ME Time – March 22


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Oh, so relaxing…. Take a listen to Anna Gignac leading a meditation to calm the mind by clicking here.   The next session is Thursday, April 12 in Annex 3. Register on myGPS. Thanks, Paul Larmer Program Coordinator Nexen Wellness Centre FREE! ME Time Meditation Class with Paul Larmer & Anna Gignac 12:15 – 12:45 pm 2nd & 4th Thursdays Monthly Next Session: April 12 Annex 3  

ME Time – March 8


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The March 8 session focused on a brief discussion of vipassana or insight meditation. Vipassana is a Pali word meaning, “a special way of seeing”. Most commonly thought of as your intuition, this special way of seeing provides insight into the circumstances of your life. This change in your perception is a consequence of physiological changes that take place in your body as a result of your meditation practice. Specifically, the way the nervous functions is altered. There is increased […]

Olympic Bingo – Day 24


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It’s a Double Day! Short Track Speed Skating & Curling are today’s events.         Check your card. Complete one or both of these event workouts and mark your card accordingly. Only one more week to go. GO FOR GOLD!

Olympic Bingo – Day 20


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Day 20 is true Canadian – ice hockey…since snow shoveling isn’t an Olympic Sport, eh. If you have ice hockey on your bingo card, complete the workout and mark you square. It’s the final 10 days to: GO FOR GOLD!

ME Time – February 22


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ME Time is your chance to relax, re-energize and reconnect…and climb the corporate ladder. Throughout the 2017 sessions of Train Your Brain, I constantly referred back to the idea that the chakras acted like steps on a ladder raising your awareness until you reached the “head office” where, aligned with the your highest level of consciousness, you become the CEO of your life. The word “corporation” originates from corpus, the Latin word for body. The chakra system is the corporate or “body” ladder. It allows […]

ME Time – February 8


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ME Time is your chance to relax, re-energize and reconnect. The key to effective ME Time is plugging into the power bar of the chakra system that runs straight through the centre of your being. The chakras are seven primary energy centres located in the head and along the spine (see picture below). Each chakra corresponds to a concentration of nerve endings and meridians (energy pathways not visable to the human eye) that both send and receive information. The February 8 […]

ME Time – January 25


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Anna Gignac was at the helm for the January 25 edition of ME Time: Meditation to relax re-energize and reconnect. The session focused on returning to your center through a guided chakra meditation. The chakras are seven primary energy centres located in the head and along the spine (see picture below). Each chakra corresponds to a concentration of nerve endings and meridians (energy pathways not visable to the human eye) that both send and receive information. By focusing on the […]

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ME Time – January 11


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The first session of “ME Time” took place January 11. ME Time is time to focus on nobody but you. It’s your chance to relax, re-energize and reconnect. The session started out with an overview of “the story so far”, reviewing the Train Your Brain sessions last year and how they have lead to the evolution of ME Time. In general, last year involved setting up the foundation for practice by establishing the internal circuitry of the mind conducive to […]

DECEMBER – Train Your Brain #12


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As promised back in January, we dedicated all of our time to meditation practice in the final Train Your Brain session held on the Solstice, December 21. The focus of the practice was moving from the darkness to the light. aligning with the energy of the Solstice. Participants were asked to envision what they would like to transform in their life. Acknowledging the teachings of fundamental science that energy can neither be created or destroyed but only change form, the […]

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