Tag Archives: women’s health

Check Your Problems at the Door

It’s not easy for me to admit, but I’ve been going through some bad times lately. I am lucky to have a few good friends who I feel comfortable sharing my very personal issues with. I am also lucky to … Continue reading

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Unexpected Things I Learned From Tae Kwon Do

When I started tae kwon do a few years ago, I wanted to become stronger, to learn some self-defense, and maybe learn to do some of the fancy kicks you see on TV. I have done all of those things, … Continue reading

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The Longest Play Day

June 21st in Canada is the day with the most daylight hours of the year! Here’s what  ParticipAction’s had to say on their blog about this special opportunity to get out and play! —————————– As a child who loved to … Continue reading

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Help to Remove the Stigma

Today, I would like to invite all members of Guiding, to talk about the realness of Mental Health. I suffer from severe depression and anxiety. I have been fortunate to have found reassurance in attending my Pathfinder meetings and comfort … Continue reading

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No One [except ourselves] Puts a Guider in the Corner

How do you find the time to stay healthy? Guest blogger Sarah shares her own challenges and hopes you follow. Don’t forget to check out a previous post she wrote for GirlGuidesCANBlog on the topic: Resolutions for a Healthy, Happy … Continue reading

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Girl Guides and Breast Cancer on National Wear It Pink Day

For several years I walked in the Weekend to End Breast Cancer in Montreal. As a result, I was au courant with the research and of course the desperate need to find a cure. I saw stories of hope but … Continue reading

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Resolutions for the Happy, Healthy Guider

Did you ever wonder what the New Year’s baby would be like if the cherub was a Spark? Since there seems to be a discomfort with pointy objects that poke people, I imagine craft time would be a no-scissors affair, … Continue reading

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Making Girl’s Health Matter

Here in Canada, it’s easy to say that health is a human right and not a privilege. But as we mark World Health Day 2011 on April 7, it’s time to consider the part we all play in supporting health … Continue reading

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Putting Canadian Girls on the Map

To make positive changes in the world, girls and young women need to have a voice. And through Girl Guides of Canada’s National Service Project: EmPOWERing Girls, they’re shouting out loud and clear about what matters to them. Since launching … Continue reading

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