We all have different stressors in our lives and cancer can highlight them. As Dr. Frankl suggests, our choice to respond rather than react to stressors offers us an internal
Pole Walking is a low-impact, accessible form of exercise that enhances the health benefits of ordinary walking. Depending on the type of pole used, the technique and stride will vary but the concept is the same; with the support of appropriately designed poles, walking becomes an energizing full-body experience.
While we can’t eliminate all stressful events or circumstances from our experiences, we can make choices to reduce some of the events, and certainly to reduce the impact of stress on ourselves.
We all seem to innately know that our hearts hold the key to knowing whether we are exhilarated, happy, content or sad. Research now has proof that the heart indeed plays a role in generating our emotional experience, suggesting that the power of the heart is more than merely metaphorical.
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Paul Paddon, ONLINE Program Manager interviewed by CBC and Vancouver Sun. Great articles!
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As the weather gets colder and the rain and snow set in, most people find it is much harder to exercise. Regardless of the time of year, it is very important to keep moving and maintain a regular exercise routine.
Pelvic floor dysfunction, a common side effect of cancer treatment, can come about due to a number of different traumas or stress. It is important to talk about the associated challenges that come about after disruption of the pelvic muscles.
When you are dealing with cancer and cancer treatment, your balance can be negatively affected in a number of ways. The good news is that exercise can counteract these negative effects and greatly improve your ability to balance.