|Posted on March 19, 2019 at 8:10 AM||comments (2)|
Marching into spring beings a change in our activities.
For some it is more outdoor activities. Others it's the change in the outdoor activities.
We also look at how we will be eating differently.
Temperatures are warmer so some of the heavier foods we ate to keep us warm will change.
Our spirits change to a brighter outlook with more daylight and change in our clothing.
Already seeing people out in shorts! It is a little early especially for us Northerners.
We like the cold so when the temperature moves above 0 it gets a little balmy for us.
The benefits of physical activity extend way beyond how you look.
https://www.participaction.com/en-ca/everything-better?utm_term=everything-better&utm_campaign=Get%20Active%20with%20ParticipACTION%5Cu2019s%20March%20Break%20%5Cu201CFamily%20Better%5Cu201D%20guide&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On%20Software&utm_medium=email&cm_mmc=Act-On%20Software-_-email-_-Get%20Active%20with%20ParticipACTION%5Cu2019s%20March%20Break%20%5Cu201CFamily%20Better%5Cu201D%20guide-_-everything-better" target="_blank">Participacation has ideas that can help
There are brain benefits, relationship benefits, community benefits and benefits you may have never even expected (like pooping benefits, for instance). The link between physical activity and better physical, mental or emotional health have been proven in study after study. But everyone is different. Understanding what really motivates you (see below), how much and what kind of activity is required to experience positive change (hint – it depends on your age 0-4, 5-17, 18-64 or 65+), and finding an activity you love to do from all the different ways to get physically active is key. Once you get the ball rolling, you won’t believe all the ways activity can benefit you and those around you.
Enjoy the day Anne
|Posted on January 23, 2019 at 4:45 PM||comments (0)|
Join us as we connect through our senses with the more than human world. Immersing ourselves into the forest at Centennial Park
Saturday Feb, 16/19
Time 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Forest Therapy is the practice of immersing ourselves into nature, taking the time, connecting with ourselves and the more than human world. Forest Therapy is science backed with many benefits to human mental, physical health and overall wellbeing. Having an ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Guide to bring you this experience is a must! Join us for 3 hours on Saturday February 16th 2019 from 1pm-4pm Walk ends with a Tea Ceremony. ** appropriate winter clothing and boots are required as we will be outside for 3 hours**
Sharing by Anne Parr & our Metabolic Pole Walking Group
Meet Wednesday 12:15 - 1:15 pm
|Posted on January 1, 2019 at 11:10 AM||comments (0)|
Happy New Year 2019
A New year with a New Word to take for a whole year.
A few years ago one of my participants suggested this & was doing it.
Pick A Word. The word must have an importance to you.
Something you wish you could do, a place you have not gone to, a change for the better, somthing you struggle for positive changes.
A word that has meaning to you and will challenge you all year long to use each day.
My word last year with great deliveration was "LISTEN"
Listening is the ability to accurately receive and interpret messages in the communication process. Listening is key to all effective communication. Without the ability to listen effectively, messages are easily misunderstood.
Found I struggled most days with this and at the end of the year found was still not listening well.
I was not always listening to others, I was not listening to my innerself and how I come across to others, how I beat my self up not being perfect, how my body feels (sick - tired, weak, strong, helpless not seeing or hearing) why and how do I need to do things differently to be happy.
I need to listen this year to be able to take on new challenges:
With hopes I will listen better this year!
Happy New Year 2019 for the BEST YEAR Ahead one day at a time, one minute at a time.
LIVE, LOVE, LAUGH a LOT! CHEERS Anne