Wellness

While 2016 has been a downer of a year, there is still much to be grateful for. A year in review list of gratitude.

A Year of Heartfelt Gratitude

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2016 may go down as the year that kicked the $%^& out of just about everything. The world seems like a more uncertain, angry and challenging place than it did one year ago. While I’m not one to ignore reality (my daily newspaper subscription won’t allow that), I do want to reflect on this year in a meaningful way, with heartfelt gratitude. Courtesy of my wellness retreat at Mountain Trek, I do a gratitude exercise every evening before sleep. Not…

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Keep the heat at bay on your next holiday. How to stay fashionable and fun during your summer travels. | thetravellingmom.ca

How to Stay Fashionable and Fun on Your Summer Travels

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Summer will soon be upon us, and one of the best parts of the season is gearing up for those summer travel plans. But, it’s no secret that the rising temperature can sometimes have travelling moms and dads feeling less than excited during a long voyage. It’s difficult to beat the heat in style while lugging bags through the airport or pulling them in and out of the car during a hot and humid road trip. This handy guide on how to…

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Keeping active on the road can be a challenge. These tips will encourage fun & active PLAY on your travels | thetravellingmom.ca

PLAYful Tips to Keep Active on the Road

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Everyone looks forward to the break from routine while they’re on vacation. For many, the break in routine includes a break from regular physical activity. After all, you’re on holiday. This may not be an issue for individuals and families who are away for a few weeks and who are otherwise active. But for those who find it difficult to keep the momentum of activity going in their daily routine, taking a break from physical activity when you are on…

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Carpe diem! Seizing the day at Boomers Beach, Mountain Trek Retreat.

Nine Lessons Learned from My Week at Mountain Trek Retreat

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So I hiked for miles in the Kootenay Mountains, and lost 4.5 pounds and 6 inches. But what did I gain at Mountain Trek Retreat? As it turns out, a heck of a lot. Here are nine lessons learned from being brave and finding vitality during my week at Mountain Trek. 1. Carpe Diem – Seize the Day I remember the exact place and moment when the importance of enjoying the moment – seizing the day –  hit me. It was on the…

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Keeping healthy on the road involves discovering your local market and grocery store (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Six Tips for EATing Healthy on the Road

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Welcome to a new Wellness series at the travelling mom! We’re delighted to welcome Vancouver-based registered dietitian Noony Santos Paletta, co-owner of iUBER wellness. This article is the first in a four-part series on helping you find a balanced approach to health while you travel. First up, everyone’s favorite travel activity – EATing! Enjoying the cuisine of our latest destination has always been part of the travelling allure for our family. With restaurant reviews and tips on where to eat…

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