Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Path Less Travelled – Camp Kawartha

The Path Less Travelled – Camp Kawartha

Last week, as I was giving creative input into this year’s sweatshirt design, I had a chance to reflect on  the tagline in our logo “Inspiring Environmental Stewardship”.  I paused to consider how “Inspiring” is both a descriptor as well as a verb or action word.  According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, to Inspire is “to influence

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Telltale Signs that You Lack Emotional Intelligence

Recently we discovered this very interesting article on LinkedIn, from Best Selling Author Dr. Travis Bradberry. When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench

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Snow Paint

Sparkles; that one word causes enormous joy in most kids. Add the word paint, and the fact that this is a super-fast craft to prepare, and it’s a win. To make this beautiful fluffy snow paint you will need 3 ingredients: white glue, shaving cream (the white fluffy stuff; I like unscented), and glitter or

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Why is Integrity So Crucial in Healthcare?

Put simply, you just can’t be a part of the healthcare community without acting with integrity.  People in the throes of a medical crisis are at their most vulnerable point in life, and they and their family members need to trust that the decisions that are being made on their behalf will provide the best

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JoAnnes’s Place Tips for Working Your Waistline

You may be working hard towards a smaller waistline but you are faced with one of the biggest challenges, a desk job. Business, Administrative, Secretaries, Executive, Call Centres, Travel Agents, or Computer Technology are just some of the working positions that come with a sedentary, restrictive and stressful job title. Unfortunately, common issues for most

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Community Support Services Empowering Independent, Active Living

For more than 31 years, the Community Care Health & Care Network has delivered services and programs to residents of the City of Kawartha Lakes that enable seniors and special needs clients to remain independent, and people of all ages to enjoy healthy lifestyles. The services provided by Community Care’s Community Support Services help the

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Lose Weight, Feel Great!

Now that the holidays are over, many people are turning their thoughts to losing weight and improving their health. With a wide array of weight-loss programs available to us nowadays, it can become confusing trying to decide which is the best and safest way to go about reaching your goals. Steels Naturopathic Clinic offers a

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New Location for Hunt4Dreams in Bobcaygeon

Ever since Tom and Wendy Hunt moved to Cottage Country they have immersed themselves in the community and worked tirelessly to help promote Bobcaygeon and the surrounding areas. Tom was the 2016 winner of the Citizen of the Year Award from the Bobcaygeon and Area Chamber of Commerce Excellence Awards. Both Tom and Wendy have

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