River Trip Adventures.  A Perfect Metaphor of Life

River Trip Adventures. A Perfect Metaphor of Life

Adventures, they come in all shapes and sizes and locations. Recently a river trip provided adventures and metaphorical thoughts. How’s that for excitement?! For most of the summer, my partner and I have cycled the bike  paths in and around the city. Many of the...
Please Come Out to Play. Health Benefits of Nature

Please Come Out to Play. Health Benefits of Nature

Play isn’t just for kids and neither is time in nature. Remember as a kid when your days were spent outside, as many hours as you could manage? There you explored the world, often by foot, or on a bike. Much of what we did was good for us, but of course we didn’t know...
My Mantra-Step Out, Step Up, Show Up

My Mantra-Step Out, Step Up, Show Up

If I had a mantra, it would be step out, step up and show up. Over these last three years, those simple words keep me moving forward. As mantras go, I think it is a pretty good one, especially this last week. I am tired. Tired, but in a good way. Tired because I have...
Say, Have You Worked Out That Emotional Core Lately?

Say, Have You Worked Out That Emotional Core Lately?

I have come to think of resiliency as our emotional core. Just like our physical core, it needs regular attention. If you have ever tried to get back into your fitness regimen after a few weeks holiday or after being sick, it is readily apparent that your body is not...