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One Yoga in the Park is back again for 2011

One Yoga in the Park is back again for 2011

One Yoga in the Park, the biggest karmic yoga event in Calgary, Alberta, will be back and better than ever this year on August 7, with sponsorship from John Labun of Laterra Ventures, Access Health Benefits and Yogamat.com.

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Renowned Canadian sport expert authors report on pivotal role of parents, coaches in youth sports

Renowned Canadian sport expert authors report on pivotal role of parents, coaches in youth sports

Playing soccer at a young age holds long-term benefits for kids later in life

BMO Financial Group and youth sport expert Dr. Jean Cote of Queen’s University released recently a report entitled More Than a Game: The Power of Soccer for Youth Development. Continue Reading

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Growing up strong

Growing up strong

By Tammy Johnston

I was reading an article early this week about over protective parents and how they are crippling their children.  I couldn’t agree more.  Unfortunately, I see more children being destroyed by over-mothering than ever before.  Under the guise of love and protection these well-meaning people are stealing valuable lessons from the kids. Continue Reading

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If you build it, are you sure they will come?

If you build it, are you sure they will come?

By Chris Hammer

I’ve wasted a lot of time and energy in my businesses, and I want to encourage you to not repeat my mistakes. I’ve also come to realize that the same principles apply to my personal life and relationships. Continue Reading

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More dads embracing this work worth doing

More dads embracing this work worth doing

My children at the Burgess Shale gallery of the Royal Tyrrell Museum

By Dave Blaine, photographer

My wife and I are both independent contractors, but as Tracy‘s specialty is editing and instructional design, she tends to spend more time out of the house and in the corporate milieu than I do as a photographer.  What that has meant is that (at least for the last few months) I have been the one at home with our two small children. Continue Reading

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Living the 80/20 rule

Living the 80/20 rule

By Chris Hammer, Ph.D., Leadership and Life Coach

Where can you use the 80/20 rule in your work and life?

In one part of my life I work as a consultant in the public sector. In another I work as a coach with both life-coaching and corporate clients. I also have other businesses in completely unrelated fields including pet supplies, parenting products, and nutritional supplements. The other parts of my life are spent in leisure activities with my family. Continue Reading

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Express your leadership despite the obstacles

Express your leadership despite the obstacles

Chris Hammer

Some time ago I had written an article on claiming your leadership. I suppose this article could be a follow-up to that after some recent, disheartening, personal observations. Continue Reading

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Calgary fitness guru launches DVD exercises that burn up to 750 calories an hour

Calgary fitness guru launches DVD exercises that burn up to 750 calories an hour

Jari Love’s latest DVD is designed for people who are tired of running on a treadmill

Calgary fitness expert Jari Love recently launched a new DVD for people who want to burn three times more fat than traditional isolation exercises. She says Get RIPPED! Revved to the Max is for exercisers who want to avoid the boredom and skeletal stress of running. Continue Reading

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CarrotLines iPhone app partners with over 2,000 healthy Canadian food brands

CarrotLines iPhone app partners with over 2,000 healthy Canadian food brands

CarrotLines partners with BC’s healthiest brands

Canada’s leading iPhone app, CarrotLines, recently added a number of B.C. brands to its already extensive line up of Canadian food companies. The app allows allows shoppers to scan products and the platform contains information on over 20,000 Canadian food items and 2,000 brands.

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Green Calgary hosts evening to green up Calgary in anticipation of Earth Day

Green Calgary hosts evening to green up Calgary in anticipation of Earth Day

Green Calgary is bringing together environmental industry experts for a one night event on April 20 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Jamieson Place – Winter Garden 308 4th Ave. S.W. (+15 level)  The event will include hands-on education, eco-feasting and an opportunity to meet with other green-minded Calgarians. Continue Reading

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