Body & Mind

Are you interested in creating a more active community?

Are you interested in creating a more active community? Elgin St. Thomas Public Health is starting a new committee for people that are interested in promoting running, walking and cycling within Elgin St. Thomas. A group of interested citizens met recently and decided to hold monthly meetings to work towards …

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November is National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic cancer is a malignant neoplasm originating from transformed cells arising in tissues forming the pancreas. The most common type of pancreatic cancer, accounting for 95% of these tumors, is adenocarcinoma (tumors exhibiting glandular architecture on light microscopy) arising within the exocrine component of the pancreas. A minority arise from …

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Get Organized

Do you feel as though someone is chasing you? Do you feel like time is going so fast that you can’t get done what you need to get done in a day? You may not be so very far off what you are feeling. Time is speeding up. As the …

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Guilt is a Useless Emotion

I once read a poem in my doctor’s office that went something like this: If a child is raised in anger, he will feel anger. If a child is raised with guilt, he will feel guilty. If a child is raised with shame, he will feel shame. If a child …

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Have you Lost a Part of You?

How many times do we take a step back and take an inventory of where “we” are in our relationships? Like any good business we must regularly check what we have in stock in order to know what have and where we need to do some work. I am not …

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Have You Spoken to Me Lately??

Hello, I am your guardian angel, your gift from God (whatever your idea of God is). I have been with you long before you came to this earth plane. I spend my days trying to get your attention, my job is to guide you through your journey here, but I …

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Julia Roberts & the ‘shop

Recently an advertising campaign in the UK for Lancome was cancelled when the woman featured in the campaign, one Julia Roberts (small time actress with a couple of movies under her belt) complained. It turns out that in her contract there is a clause that says that no images of …

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Julia Roberts & the 'shop

Recently an advertising campaign in the UK for Lancome was cancelled when the woman featured in the campaign, one Julia Roberts (small time actress with a couple of movies under her belt) complained. It turns out that in her contract there is a clause that says that no images of …

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Women’s bodies

Now this is a subject I like to spend a lot of time on. As far back as the 1600s, paintings portrayed women realistically, full of curves and shape, even with lumpy bits. Peter Paul Rubens in particular was famous for his paintings of women who by todays standards would …

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Women's bodies

Now this is a subject I like to spend a lot of time on. As far back as the 1600s, paintings portrayed women realistically, full of curves and shape, even with lumpy bits. Peter Paul Rubens in particular was famous for his paintings of women who by todays standards would …

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In the Head or in the Heart

The St. Thomas Blog - Follow The ElephantOur heads can play some pretty nasty tricks on us. Our minds are so powerful they can trick us into thinking this is what our heart wants, in fact we can go for years on this information. This can put us into so...

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On Lonliness

There are times in our lives when we are meant to be on our own, there are times when we wish we were alone with no one around, and yet no matter the situation we are never truly alone. We may feel lonely at times, but we are never alone. …

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Give to Live

If you want love, you’ve got to give a little If you want faith, you gotta believe a little If you want peace, turn your cheek a little Ohhh, you’ve got to give You’ve got to give You’ve got to give…to live Lyrics from ‘Give to Live’ by Sammy Hagar …

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Flip Flops and Foot Pain

Flip Flops and Foot Pain By: Dr. Peggy Malone This is the time of year when everyone’s feet are happily breathing a sigh of relief as they come out of their socks and into the cool shoes of summer. It’s also the time of year when I see a spike …

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Getting Grounded

You may have heard the phrase, ground yourself, or get grounded, but what does that mean to you? How does one get grounded? The simplicity of the answers may shock you, putting them into daily practice will change your life. Life is busy, we have so much to do in …

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What are you thankful for?

Often times that is a question we pose to ourselves the second week in October just before we sit down to eat a big turkey dinner but sometimes the occasion arrises throughout the year to examine this concept of being thankful without being prompted by a big ole family get …

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Golf. Get in the Game Without the Pain

After what seems like eons, the spring weather has finally arrived and golf lovers are doing the happy dance back to the links! Golf is definitely one of the activities that fits into what we discussed a few weeks ago regarding the risk of injury as people are transitioning into new …

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