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Ways to Establish a Track Record for Being Truthful
Ways to Establish a Track Record for Being Truthful

1. Be consistent. To be credible, individuals need to match their words with their actions. What a person does or does not do can impact a person’s level of "believability." In other words, an individual’s moral standards, actions, and values should not be contradictory - whatever the situation. Truth is a black-and-wh...

Health/Medical Problems No One Wants to Receive as a Holiday Gift
Health/Medical Problems No One Wants to Receive as a Holiday Gift

1. Borborygmi - Tummy sounds. Like it or not, almost everyone’s stomach will growl or gurgle on occasion, some more often than others, some more loudly than others. As a rule, such noises are caused by the human digestive process in which food is propelled through the digestive system via a series of muscular and intes...

Mixing pain medication with exercise
Mixing pain medication with exercise

On Thanksgiving weekend I joined thousands of runners in Victoria for a ½ marathon on a cloudless, windless and temperate Sunday morning along a wonderful Oceanside course. Thousands more were right here in Kelowna for the Okanagan marathon in what was by all accounts a glorious day as well. One of the more common s...

Eating to lose weight
Eating to lose weight

First let me start off by saying that what I am writing is meant as a general guideline and that anyone following a new eating plan should really be under the watchful eye of a healthcare professional with a background in nutrition. Also, if you have any pertinent health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension etc...

Today's Post is brought to you by the letters: C and K
Today's Post is brought to you by the letters: C and K

(If any of you saw the Presidential debate, you recognize my sot to Sesame Street in the title of this blog....Mr. Romney took a big risk announcing he'd cut funding to PBS if elected. I still haven't decided how I will cast my vote this November, so I'm not endorsing any candidate in anything I publish....

Ready to Run
Ready to Run

Over the last 16 weeks, I have been fortunate enough to help guide and instruct a group of dedicated local runners in preparation for a marathon that took place last week.  Along with the actual training the group did, 3 times a week, we have also been blessed with a line-up of expert speakers that helped educate us on...

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