Women talk wellness

Women around Pictou County and beyond can look forward to a weekend of self-care, relaxation and fun with the latest upcoming Women’s Wellness retreat at Pictou Lodge. Beginning as day-long workshops, the I Am Worth It group has moved forward with their first full weekend women’s retreat that will take place May 17 to 19...

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Art therapy

“I have used art to slow my mind. When I am away from it, I hear the chatter – and when I return my mind slows down. I feel more relaxed and have a better sense of well-being”. For Heather Alexis, the artistic process is much more than the sum total of the finished canvas....

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Try Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese art form known as a ‘moving meditation’. It involves a series of postures performed in a focused, slow manner accompanied by deep breathing. In the past, Tai Chi was commonly recognized as a form of self-defense, but is now respected as a graceful form of therapeutic exercise. It is...

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Get ready to Embrace the World

Embracing The World 2017, being held in Pictou County, is just two days away! Many people from all over Nova Scotia and beyond are expected to attend. Brahmachari Ramanand will be landing from his tour at Toronto, Ont. He is a PhD graduate in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park and his...

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Make.Do.Camp slated for Big Cove Sept. 2-5

SUTHERLANDS RIVER – A unique event is being offered at the Big Cove YMCA Camp called Make.Do.Camp. It’s a professional development retreat in a camp setting with participatory workshops scheduled from September 2 to 5 at the camp in Sutherland’s River. Delegates will have full access to the hiking trails, high ropes course, zip line,...

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