Living Body Smart

By | April 6th, 2015|Member Contributed|

Sometimes we need to take our own advice, and for me that means taking care of my physical self. In a year where I juggled two homes and families, cared for my mother during her cancer treatments, developed Sister Leadership’s vision, and advocated to bring women leaders together in spirit and in learning -- I [...]

Women’s Health Matters: Running for a Reason at The Ottawa Hospital

By | March 11th, 2015|Member Contributed|

On the heels of International Women’s Day – and March being Endometriosis Awareness Month, I thought it fitting to tell you about a doctor at The Ottawa Hospital who is putting time and energy into women’s health both professionally and personally.  That physician – is Dr. Sony Singh.  He is one of the strongest advocates [...]

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A Hair-raising Fund-raiser for Cancer Care!

By | February 23rd, 2015|Member Contributed|

Five years, thousands of dollars and hundreds of feet of hair – that’s a milestone for many reasons for Helene Hutchings, a 43 year old local real estate agent and cancer survivor who decided to turn her own experience into something positive for local cancer patients. We live in an incredible city, filled with wonderful [...]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By | October 14th, 2014|Member Contributed|

First, I would like to thank WBN Ottawa for giving The Ottawa Hospital Foundation an opportunity to submit content for this incredible blog! My name is Stephanie Egan and I’m the Communications and Marketing Officer with the Foundation – and I’m thrilled to be sharing some information with you. The content I will be providing [...]

What is Self-Awareness?

By | September 11th, 2014|Member Contributed|

In past blogs, Sister Leadership has shared stories through the many lenses of perception. We have taken a look at what spiritual intelligence is, explored emotional intelligence (EQ) and more recently taken a look at how our logical mind sees the world of spirituality. Now we plan to go deeper by delving into the intrapersonal [...]

The ABC’s of Playtime

By | August 15th, 2014|Member Contributed|

It is August and this is the time I personally pause to boost my playtime. Playtime is not a luxury or a reward, it is a prerequisite for success. So, enjoy these 26 tips and have fun playing more as you prepare to transition into September's pace. Pick one of the following each day and [...]

An Interview with the Storytellers

By | July 31st, 2014|Member Contributed|

We have a really interesting and different interview this week on Sister Leadership. Following the wonderfully successful high tea at the Billings Estate, we're now sharing insights from storytellers, Donna Stewart and Ruth Steward-Verger, who shared stories of Lamira during the event. The questions this week are focused around the theme of vocation. At Sister [...]

Four Steps to Help You Find More Ease in Your Life

By | July 23rd, 2014|Member Contributed|

It has increasingly become the norm that we live incredibly busy lives. The busier we get the harder we search for ways to bring ease into our daily lives. The simplest tasks seem daunting as they are piled on top of one another until we feel as though we are buried under a mountain of [...]

Get in the Game without the Pain!

By | July 7th, 2014|Member Contributed|

Golf season is in full swing and every year Ontario's chiropractors treat countless golfers for injuries sustained on the golf course. Common injuries include low back, shoulder and neck pain, muscle strains and tendonitis. These injuries not only hinder players on the golf course, but can also limit mobility and quality of life. Some injuries [...]

Free Form Fitness – ever wonder about personal training?

By | July 3rd, 2014|Member Contributed|

Want to know more of what's it's truly like to work with a personal trainer? Sarah Freemark, who happens to be our client for the last 8 months and trains three days a week, gives you a run down and an example of a typical session with our trainer Ryan Brown!

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