Category: Blog

Innovations in Wellness …Hope, Optimism and Compassion…

October 18, 2017 / by Kellie Poulin / in Blog

…history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own ~ Michelle Obama   People who dedicate themselves to changing their own corner of existence bring hope to the hopeless and create innovative solutions that focus on what is possible rather than what is broken in […]

Meditation and Breathing for Everyday Wellness

October 4, 2017 / by Kellie Poulin / in Blog

Smile, breathe and go slowly ~ Thich Nhat Hanh   Wellness is all about living a lifestyle that supports physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. With the persistent overwhelm and stress that comes out of the many roles you play in life, wellness can be elusive even though you long for its presence to bring […]

Unhealthy Thinking and The Breath

September 15, 2017 / by Kellie Poulin / in Blog

Every interaction, conversation, process, and personal thought that happens over the course of the day-both good and bad-plays out in your head as much as it plays out in reality. ~ Rhett Power   If you have ever found yourself spiralling into a vortex of negative thinking, (and who hasn’t had the experience?), you know […]

The Art and Power of Asking

August 30, 2017 / by Kellie Poulin / in Blog

Asking is the beginning of receiving ~ Jim Rohn   Whether it is requesting an increase in salary, reaching out in a relationship for more connection, or simply stating a personal need in a social setting, asking for what you want in any of these areas can generate fear (of rejection), embarrassment, feelings of stupidity, […]

The Essence of Healing

August 16, 2017 / by Kellie Poulin / in Blog

Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy — Sai Baba In the face of life challenges and suffering through chronic illness, trauma, abuse, neglect or events such as divorce, death of a loved one or physical injury, healing emerges as a uniquely subjective process that can lead to repair, recovery and a return to […]

Depression and Suicide

August 1, 2017 / by Kellie Poulin / in Blog

Depression is a state of being that can last for many days, weeks or years. It can impair the ability to function normally in life (doing daily tasks, working, taking care of self and others). When depression is active in a person, even the slightest challenge can feel impossible, the smallest sadness unbearably painful and […]

The Strength to Surrender/ The Power to Change

July 16, 2017 / by Kellie Poulin / in Blog

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. ~ Viktor Frankl   How do you respond when a plan goes off script?   Your flight to an important destination gets delayed. Do you immediately swing into action by arguing with airline employees, desperately trying to ‘stick to the […]

Breathing Into Nature and Why It Matters

July 2, 2017 / by Kellie Poulin / in Blog

To lift your spirits spend time with Nature. She will lend you her power until you become aware of your own ~ Spiritual Bliss   When you listen to falling rain, walk in a forest, turn your face to the sun, interact with the animal or plant kingdoms, you are connecting with the life-giving energy […]

Mindful Service and the Boundaries of Your Well-Being

June 16, 2017 / by Kellie Poulin / in Blog

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy. ~ Rabindranath Tagore   Every day, tragedies can strike that send people fleeing terrorism, suddenly facing homelessness or losing their health to a debilitating disease. There is little doubt about the immensity […]