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Lifestyle Column: “The 13 Mile End Goal”

Lifestyle Column: “The 13 Mile End Goal”

[Opinion column written by Jacqueline Perreault] The half marathon – providing more of a challenge than the 10k, however more palatable than a full marathon. This distance is sure to get your heart pumping and leave you feeling fit and accomplished. Try going that extra distance and take on hilly Bermuda this May 24th. Here are a few tips to... Read more of this article

Lifestyle Column: “Daily Doses Of Inspiration”

Lifestyle Column: “Daily Doses Of Inspiration”

[Opinion column written by Jacqueline Perreault] At the gym this morning, there were many eager faces I’ve never seen before getting their daily sweat on – one step closer to newly established fitness goals. Sitting on the leg press machine in new sweats purchased in the Christmas sales, I couldn’t help but wonder why I feltso unmotivated.... Read more of this article

Column: Most Wonderful Time Of Year, Or Is It?

Column: Most Wonderful Time Of Year, Or Is It?

[Opinion column written by Jacqueline Perreault] It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or is it? Despite the magic of the holiday season, with all its Christmas carols, sparkling lights and eggnog drinks, this time of year can bring with it a lot of stress. Entertaining, shopping, crowds, back-to-back diet ruining parties, and forced family gathering... Read more of this article

Column: Reset Your Focus & Cultivate Gratitude

Column: Reset Your Focus & Cultivate Gratitude

[Opinion column written by Jacqueline Perreault] November is the perfect time to reflect on the past year, give thanks for the present and cultivate a grateful state of mind for the upcoming year. This Wednesday, November 11th, millions of people around the world will pause to remember those who fought for their country and continue to strive for peace. Thanksgiving... Read more of this article

Column: Health Hacks That Fit A Busy Lifestyle

Column: Health Hacks That Fit A Busy Lifestyle

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] Time scarcity – that feeling that we do not have enough time – is substantially impacting our health behavior patterns. From the food choices we make to lack of exercise, we are just getting by on the time we have, making quick decisions that do not typically optimize our well being. While it’s one thing... Read more of this article

Column: Looking At “The European Method”

Column: Looking At “The European Method”

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] I spent the last couple weeks in France and Italy on holiday pondering the bewildering question as to why Europeans do not get fat. Surely, the bread, cheese, and pasta I was eating would require some serious working off when I returned home. How was it that every local stayed so slim with this much tempting food? Throwing... Read more of this article

Column: “Avoiding The Holiday Hangover”

Column: “Avoiding The Holiday Hangover”

[Opinion column written by Jacqueline Perreault] It’s summer holiday time and we’re in dire need of some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Often times, however, we come back to work feeling as if we need a vacation from our vacation. An extra drink by the pool, a few less hours of sleep a night, unfamiliar accommodations, and the overall stresses... Read more of this article

8 Ways To Create A Healthy, Serene Workspace

8 Ways To Create A Healthy, Serene Workspace

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] Our work environment sets the stage for our productivity, effectiveness, happiness and overall wellbeing. Whether you work in cubicle land or have a more creative workspace; work alone or with others; there are creative ways to make your workspace more serene and productive. Incorporate these eight simple solutions... Read more of this article

Simplify Your Way To Better Health This Summer

Simplify Your Way To Better Health This Summer

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] We feel lighter when we de-clutter and minimize our houses and our workspaces. We carve out space and breathing room that gives us the freedom to generate new ideas, create and become more productive. Simplifying all aspects of our life will allow us to focus on the essential, bringing balance and freedom. So, with... Read more of this article

Wellness Goes Beyond Just Physical Health

Wellness Goes Beyond Just Physical Health

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] There is an evolution of the term wellness to include much more than our physical health and encompass our entire being. This includes emotional agility, resilience, environmental, and financial wellness. Wellness also goes beyond taking care of ourselves and touches on everyone around us – our family, our co-workers... Read more of this article

Column: Is Our Social Network Making Us Fat?

Column: Is Our Social Network Making Us Fat?

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] Friends and Family have the largest impact on our health. Choose wisely. If your dinner date ordered a salad would you? What if your co-worker opted for a run after work instead of a drink? These healthy behaviors just may rub off on us. On the flipside, we are more likely to indulge in guilty pleasures together –... Read more of this article

Jacqueline Perreault On “Reaching The Goal”

Jacqueline Perreault On “Reaching The Goal”

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] Goals. We all have them. Ever wonder why some people are more successful at meeting their goals than others? Without systems, processes and procedures in place, our goals are only dreams. Here I’ll look at how shifting your attention away from the goal and onto the systems may get better results. It’s already... Read more of this article

10 Steps Towards A Happier And Healthier 2015

10 Steps Towards A Happier And Healthier 2015

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] Last month, we armed you with our top 10 apps to motivate you to achieve your 2015 fitness goals. This month, we present to you a holistic approach for a happier and healthier 2015. Inspired by Arianna Huffington’s new book, Thrive, which redefines a healthier, more balanced outlook on the definition of success and... Read more of this article