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JULY – Train Your Brain #7


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You have officially passed the halfway mark in the Train your Brain – Meditation for calm, control & confidence sessions with the seventh of the 2017 monthly series having taken place July 20. You’re getting more into the money game now. The first six months focused on more general information while you gradually learned to relax your body and fine-tune your mind. Seven months in, the time has come to practically apply the tools you have acquired to begin to take a more […]

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JUNE – Train Your Brain #6


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In the sixth session of Train Your Brain on June 15, we continued to work on putting you in the driver’s seat of your life. We acknowledged that taking control begins with knowing where you’re at now. The following True or False questions from Randy Kulman’s book, Train Your Brain for Success: A Teenager’s Guide to Executive Functions, provide an opportunity to take a look at your current habits. T / F     I often find it hard to set long term goals for myself. T […]

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Amazing Alberta Week #2


Leg #2 – Frank to Vulcan February 13 – 19 It’s time to leave Frank and slide over to our second destination, Vulcan. Once both team members have completed Week #1’s Mileage task as well as the Point of Interest task, come to the fitness desk to put your sticker on the tracking board. Your sticker is your ticket to remain in the challenge! The deadline to retrieve your team’s sticker for Week #1 is Monday, February 13th at 6:00 […]

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Amazing Alberta Week #1


Leg #1 – Calgary to Frank February 6 – 12 Welcome to Leg #1 of the Amazing Alberta Fitness Challenge. Our journey begins travelling south to Frank, AB. Click here to see the travel instructions & Point of Interest task guidelines. Report in to the Wellness Centre when you and your partner have completed both your minutes and point of Interest Task in order to get your sticker for the week. Remember Week #1 requirements have to be complete by Sunday […]

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JANUARY – Train Your Brain #1


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Another 4 days gone and counting! Last Thursday, we held the first of 12 monthly Train Your Brain sessions in Nexen’s Discovery Theatre (replay link below). I began the conversation wishing everyone a Happy New Year and reminding you that you now had 346 days to make this year count. Today marks 341. Have you used each day to take practical steps toward your goals? Training the mind is like training the body. You need a plan done consistently to drive change. I suggested […]

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Week #7 Turkey to Turkey Challenge 2016


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NOVEMBER 21 – 27 – FINAL WEEK!!! Can you believe it’s already week 7? Congratulations on sticking it out for 6 weeks of improving your overall health and lifestyle habits. One more week introducing a new habit and increasing your exercise level and then just maintenance. Sustain your gains. This is the key. Keep doing what you’ve been doing and watch as you reap more rewards from your long-term commitment. This week pack a homemade lunch. Take time to nurture […]

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Choosing your habits


When contemplating the prospect of a healthier lifestyle, your initial thoughts might turn to the bad habits you should give up.  In reality, wellness is not an ethic of self-denial but rather it is a philosophy of self-renewal and self-expectancy.  It doesn’t take long to realize that being healthy is far more than just what’s left after you’ve given up all your bad habits.  Being healthy is an active process that maximizes your vitality and effectiveness. It is true that […]

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