A large body of evidence demonstrates that strong health over an extended period of life is possible. Dr. Dwight Chapin brings this science to life in Take Good Care with a behind-the-scenes look at seven specific wellness rituals practiced by 21 influential Canadians – accomplished leaders in sport, media, entertainment, healthcare, and business.
Awe-inspiring professionals such as Jann Arden and Dragons’ Den investor, Jim Treliving open their lives, sharing their formulas for health and success. Chapin explores the fine details and common ground in their approach to self-care, commitment to stress resiliency, preparation and recovery from peak performance, and pursuit of good health, hope, and happiness.
Look inside the fridge of Toronto Raptor’s dietitian…at the mental fitness exercises of an Olympic sprinter… at the movement strategies of a world-renowned performance physiologist. Read about how they’ve overcome the challenges of heartbreak, injury, obesity, addiction, and self-sabotage by putting the science of the 7 Wellness Rituals to work.
The disruption caused by the pandemic has left many realizing they want more from life and the return to the status quo holds little appeal. People want to feel, look, think, move, and be better. The techniques, rituals, stories, and science within these pages will show you how.
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If you’ve tried every diet on the market to no avail, if your eating and weight are affecting your physical health, your career, your relationships, your mental health, and your self-worth, then Never Enough is for you.
Equal parts self-help and memoir, this moving book contains everything you need to develop healthy relationships with food, others, and, most importantly, yourself.
Certified Food Addiction Counselor and Founder of the Food Addiction Recovery Program, Sandra Elia, delves deep into her own tenuous battle with compulsive eating and lays out a scientifically proven plan for you to achieve peace with food once and for all.
This book isn’t just another trendy diet that delivers temporary results but ultimately leaves you feeling depleted. It’s a lifestyle guide that prioritizes your spiritual and emotional wellbeing as a means to achieving physical vitality. The proof of its success lies in Sandra’s manifold, glowing client testimonials.
So if you’re ready, take Sandra’s hand, and allow her to lovingly guide you down the path to food serenity.
Fashion bitch turned wellness witch, Cardsy B, shares her irresistibly witty and raw account of seemingly having, then losing, it all to redirect inward to find healing and purpose in unlocking her intuition.
Before becoming Cardsy B, Rebecca Szymczak was a rebellious outcast from rural Pennsylvania, determined to live the quintessential Manhattan life, landing high-level fashion jobs, celebrity friends, and even her own lingerie line along the way. But by age thirty-one, an astrological transit-known as Saturn's Return-gate-crashed her life, stripping away her self-identity and exposing a battle with depression, anxiety, and substance abuse, just beneath the glossy surface.
As she began to rebuild her life, Cardsy revisited her childhood hobby of pulling tarot cards. In doing so, she reconnected with her intuition in powerful and often unexpected ways.
The Saturn Diaries is the compelling record of that journey, involving everything, from a homemade Oprah-ator phone created to dial the universe to a solo trek through the Costa Rican Jungle to participate in an Ayahuasca ceremony.
Part memoir and part spellbook, each chapter features a spell, elixir, or ritual. The Saturn Diaries - intensely moving and often hilarious - chronicles discovery and remembrance. It reveals the magic that occurs when you acknowledge the seeker within and begin listening to your own inner guidance system.
Our Yellow Brick Road is an anthology of powerful stories by award-winning speakers who understand and believe in the impact storytelling can have.
The authors have been brought together in this book and on this path by their friend and peer, Mom on Wheels, MARJORIE AUNOS, who found her life’s true purpose after previous plans were drastically altered by a car accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down. Marjorie introduces us to the activist, the cheerleader, the dancer, the nurse, the poet, the bullied, the abused, the immigrant, the moms, and the entrepreneurs.
These inspiring humans have taken countless stages to share their own experiences and revelations with audiences whose lives have had no choice but to be changed. This anthology is vulnerable, surprising, and relatable, composed of pain and triumph, health challenges and resilience, deep depression and pure joy, bullying and heartfelt kindness.
From brutal truths to prove that what you seek has been inside you all along, Our Yellow Brick Road requires nothing more from its readers than an open heart and a full box of tissues.
Some people are plain and others pretty. Some born for greatness and others for catastrophe.
For Julian Dickerson, it feels like his short stature may have matched his expectations for life until a kitten named Sonia leads to a comedy of errors turned riches that’s hard to dismiss.
A cast of imperfectly perfect characters find love, revenge, and humanity in the family they chose - no matter what. Often unexpected. Always human. You’ll find yourself amongst the ordinarily extraordinary humans.
Success is tied to the ability to master emotions, communicate fearlessly, and lead with confidence. The challenge, for most women, is we are taught the exact opposite of what predicts success, both personally and professionally.
In The Emotionally Intelligent Woman, ex-Therapist turned Relationship and Leadership Expert, Dr. Shyamala Kiru, revolutionizes the landscape of communication and leadership skills, specifically for high powered women. Using innovative training methods and a well-defined strategy, Dr. Shyamala provides the reader with a framework for overcoming her greatest challenges and achieving her deepest desires.
If you are ready to reprogram your mind, transform the way you communicate and unlock infinite leadership potential, this book is your blueprint.
When Sara Rahimi was a teenager living in Iran’s capital, she dreamed of a life where she could do or be whatever she wanted to. She longed to become like Oprah and Ellen: free, powerful, and inspiring. Instead, she lived in an atmosphere characterized by fear and terror – one where Morality Police monitored her every move, and gendered cultural norms determined her life’s path. She once begged a male friend to jump out of her family’s second story window in order to avoid harsh punishment from the police for an unauthorized co-ed after-school hang-out.
Flash forward to today, and Sara lives in a new country and finds herself voluntarily jumping-- out of a plane rather than a building. From skydiving to a career change, Sara has finally become everything she’s ever dreamed of in her new homeland in Canada. Still, Sara can’t shake the feeling that she does not fully belong in her new world and that something is missing.
In Little Sara of Tehran, she learns to overcome her past, and move forward by trusting her instincts, following her gut, and transforming her deepest grief into her life’s greatest purpose.
The whole world is now online. We’ve shifted. Whether it caught you by surprise and made you pivot your business or you saw it coming a mile away, The Online Shift, will help you handle your online presence like a Pro.
With over 101 tips that are far from generic, Online Expert, Patricia Regier, helps you stand out from the crowd, make your meetings, virtual workshops, training and online events memorable and do it with ease. If you think you’ve got a lot to learn or there’s nothing left to know - this book will surprise even the most seasoned of online professionals.
Turn your audience into participants, deliver the unexpected, learn to teach online the way your audience learns and retain best, and have fun doing it.
Want to star in a Blockbuster? Be seen on TV? Commercials? Film? Or on stage in the Theatre? If you’ve got the acting bug - and there’s no cure - it’s time to master the show and the business.
Meet Scott & Diane Strand. He’s the show and she’s the business. Together they make Show Business, a powerful team teaching Actors just like you, the in’s and out’s of the Industry they’ve been part of for decades.
If you’ve ever dreamed of on-stage stardom, this easy-to-navigate, must-have guidebook to all things showbusiness will have you prepared, professional and ready to get paid to Act.
Twenty years ago, when the devastating surge of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic shook the world with deadly blows, everything changed for humanity and its relationship with technology. It's the year 2040. The post-pandemic world is surprisingly a better world that has curiously united humanity in the spirit of sustainable living and peace. Now, when humans depend even more on technology to live beyond survival, thirteen-year-old, atypical, Deepa finds solace in the comfortable memory foam seats of an old Tesla DVT Model III smart car—a driverless family car her family simply likes to call Car.
Deepa likes to live in her own tiny world of electronics in a Tiny Town with her mother Su, father Elu, Cat the cat, and of course, Car. When things get mundane in arguably the most mundane smart town on the planet, Car becomes the family’s confidante who absorbs all their emotions but never reflects his feelings; consoles their heartbreaks in silence but never complains about his needs. Car tries his best to keep the family safe throughout this seven-day journey to self-discovery, trust, and hope. But what should he do if his only friend Deepa wants him to fly with her to Mars, to save him from an impending doom?
How about Car’s feelings? How about his constantly exhausted battery? And how about his Free Speech? After all, Car isn’t just a car!
“Man, you know I got you!” is said between the lines so many times, but we want to rip it from the page and plaster it in Times Square. Man, I have got you. Seriously.
Men’s mental health is in a crisis and being told to “man up” isn’t solving anything. Instead, we’re inspiring a new generation of men to Circle Up. To commit to one another’s mental health, growth and development. To find strength in community, righteousness of truth and courage in vulnerability.
This book will challenge everything you think you know about mental health and get to the core of why men suffer and why they don’t have to.
Together, we can change men’s mental health. It starts right here - Circle Up!
Cheryl-Ann Lovie celebrated her 53rd birthday, her own way. Alone at the lake. Just the way she wanted it. With a journal and a list of “I will no longer tolerate…”. It wasn’t always this way. She was born into a family of celebration-enthusiasts. Birthday? Party. Anniversary? Dinner. Graduation? Trip. The expectation was that any accomplishment, achievement or activity deserved a celebration and she, Cheryl-Ann would obligingly create it. She ran her household, her multi-million dollar business and her family like a rockstar… until she snapped. After the death of her father collided with sacrificing herself for her family, once again, Cheryl-Ann pulled the plug on expectation reclaiming It’s My Turn!
If you’ve ever struggled as a wife, mother, daughter or human under the never ended burden of expectation, it’s time for you. It’s Your Turn! Told part memoir, part hilariously-woven true story, part sassy advice you can actually use, Cheryl-Ann will have you reclaiming boundaries and finding yourself… first.
“We can all be brave, with a little help from our friends.”
~ Cheryl-Ann Lovie
One single discussion can change everything. When a difficult discussion about alcohol begins with his teenage son, author Craig Noble, realized just how much we’re all under the influence of alcohol. Leaning heavily on his own curiosity, interest, and subsequent addiction, Craig insightfully unlocks the fact and fiction of alcohol including the super-genius marketing that’s captured us all. Alcohol can be cunning and powerful… but it doesn’t have to be baffling. Rethinking Drinking reveals the importance of improved alcohol awareness amongst parents, families, friends, and our community.
Infinitely curious, Craig Noble learned how to “adult” by examples of what not to do. Instead, he focused on high-powered jobs and even bigger paychecks. Success couldn’t save him from alcohol. Now sober, he acutely understands the social lubrication alcohol provides. Passionate about architecture and how things are built, he is as intrigued by architecture as he is human relationships. When not on stage, Craig can be found learning everything he possibly can in classes and workshops that inspire him, going to movies with his son, or eating a whole row of Oreos!
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