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Thrive articles share local stories about health and well-being.

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Fitness trainers say digital change forced by COVID-19 not harder, 'just different'

Fitness trainers say digital change forced by COVID-19 not harder, 'just different'

Local online classes and instructional videos have been popping up all over social media during the last week as gyms adjust to social distancing
Local psychotherapist offers tips for coping with COVID-19

Local psychotherapist offers tips for coping with COVID-19

When it comes to kids, getting outside can help, as can making sure to listen to their concerns and fears
Discover weightlessness in 1,100 pounds of Epsom salts

Discover weightlessness in 1,100 pounds of Epsom salts

Your chakras will thank you
A local dietician explains why you should drop the guilt when it comes to eating

A local dietician explains why you should drop the guilt when it comes to eating

Karly Meincke calls her outlook on healthy living and eating 'mindfulness-eating'
Local practitioner has been studying Reiki for more than 20 years

Local practitioner has been studying Reiki for more than 20 years

She is also teaching it now
The case for cardio at any age

The case for cardio at any age

A local fitness trainer says cardio is great, but there's more to it than many people think
Seeing people's abilities at the core of local adult enrichment program

Seeing people's abilities at the core of local adult enrichment program

Programs can cater to different needs, but focuses on physical activity, building confidence
Cuddling an alpaca might just soothe your nerves, say local farmers

Cuddling an alpaca might just soothe your nerves, say local farmers

Meadowview Farms is one chill place
Have you tried an infrared sauna to ease your tired muscles?

Have you tried an infrared sauna to ease your tired muscles?

It has all the benefits of the sun, even in the winter, says fitness centre owner Krista Nolan
Don't let winter give you old-looking skin. Moisturize, advises esthetician

Don't let winter give you old-looking skin. Moisturize, advises esthetician

Also, meet Gina Fauteux, a local woman who has created her own sea-salt lotions