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Let’s Celebrate with Canada

Canada turns 150 this July 1, doesn’t that make you feel young? We talk a lot about trying new things, experiencing things outside your comfort zone, experiencing nature etc. How exciting is it that all these amazing options are right in our own back yard. 150 things to do in Manitoba in 2017. If you…

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2016 Highlights

Happy New Year Monkeys. It’s the beginning of a New Year and the continuing journey of your best self. As we move forward with 2017 I am excited for the things to come but I also love to reflect on the past year too and celebrate all the fun, healthy, active outings we have shared…

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When was your first time?

Are you a virgin of adventure? When was the last time you did something a little outside your comfort zone? Stepped outside your box? Lived on the edge? I really want you to think about it. Was it in the last month?  last year? or not since you were a kid?  As we get older…

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Get your healthy on!

As I fly home from St. Louis and 3 days of learning, sharing and motivation, I am so excited to continue to share what I learn about good health. We live in a very toxic world. From the air we breathe, to the food we eat, to the political debates we have to listen to.…

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Let the Olympic hangover begin

I’m not sure about you but I have enjoyed watching every minute of the Olympics. Winter or Summer, male or female, team or individual, high profile or new sports, it captivates me on so many levels. As a child, I dreamt of being an Olympian and as an adult I am in admiration of the…

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Happy Summer!

Hey, hey we’re the monkeys! Can you believe it has been 6 years of monkeying around and building an amazing community of fun, healthy, positive women?  It is amazing how time flies when you are having fun. This is the first July I have really taken off and enjoyed family and cottage life. I’ve squeezed…

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Sometimes we need a reset

Who wants to feel better? Have more energy? Be more focused? Sleep better? All hands are up, I’m sure. As women, we tend to get focused on the needs of everyone else and forget about the most important person, you. We get on our treadmill of life every day… cook, clean, work, drive, shop,console, advise…

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Take the pain out of running and everyday life

The following note was written by Anabel Scott, owner of Pilates Manitoba. When I heard her story, I knew I had to share it and the incredible benefits of Melting. Personally, I am going to give it a try as I know I don’t have a smile on my face when I’m running! Another tool…

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Everyone should be a hiker.

As part of the retreat to Utah, we did a lot of hiking. We hiked the Red Rocks of Snow Canyon State Park and the Canyons of Zion National Park. The views and scenery were beautiful but what I loved the most was the energy and personality of the hikers. It was in direct contrast…

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It’s time for real change

Today is the day Canadians vote for a new federal government. Will there be change? Will the politicians follow through with their promises? We all have the right to vote and I trust you will exercise your right to do so. It wasn’t that long ago that women had to fight for the right to…

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