Balancing Act on a Board

By Darren Stehle

You’ve seen them in the gym, you’ve seen them at stores that sell fitness equipment. I’m referring to balance boards, Bosu balls, wobble boards, stability balls, rotating discs, and the multitude of variations on the theme of ‘balance’. Are these gadgets simply gimmicks; a trend offering great exercise results to the inventors and manufacturers ‘running’ back and forth to […]

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The Art of Losing

By Darren Stehle

There are at least two ways of understanding ‘losing’: From a competitive viewpoint From a creative viewpoint When losing is viewed in the world of competition, only the winner benefits; the winner gets the scholarship, the cash, the medals, the corporate sponsorship, and the cheers of the adoring crowd. The winner becomes the hero and […]

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Caring for Wooden Cutting Boards

By Darren Stehle

wooden cutting boards | The Nickel Pincher: How to Care For a Wood Cutting Board | Rodale News. In the category of, ‘You learn something new every day’, I did not know that you need to ‘season’ your wooden cutting board, in a similar way to seasoning your cast iron pans.

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Procrastination

By Darren Stehle

The root of procrastination is ultimately based upon fear. Procrastination may manifest in many types of fear, for example: a need for perfection, which is the fear of not being good enough or not being worthy. We may seek perfection in the sense of always getting ready to get ready, the need to continually learn […]

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Healthy Eating at Thanksgiving

By Darren Stehle

October for Canadians and November for Americans. For what? For Thanksgiving of course! But how thankful are you when you’re so stuffed that you’re not sure if you want to sleep or be ill? This is the kicker for so many. “I couldn’t help myself.” “The food just kept coming.” “But the deserts looked so […]

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Yet another fitness gimmick

By Darren Stehle

I found out about this new fitness product in one of my news feeds. What a total waste of money! There are so many fitness products on the market and it is really difficult for the consumer to know what’s good and what’s hype and gimmick. But this one is really over the top – […]

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