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So far Alex has created 28 blog entries.

Sitting is the New Smoking

By |July 25th, 2018|Kura Blog|

(but Smoking is Still Smoking) On average, how many hours a day do you spend sitting, uninterrupted? One hour? Two? Three hours…or more? Our ancestors spent much of their time on the move, hunting and gathering to serve their basic needs. Obviously, the balance between movement and fuel has shifted dramatically over time, most notably [...]

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Dealing with Depression

By |July 9th, 2018|Kura Blog|

Have you ever suffered from depression? If so, you’re far from alone. The World Health Organization estimates that 350 million people suffer from depression worldwide and that it is a leading cause of disability. Fifteen percent of adults will experience depression at least once in their lifetime. And honestly, that number seems low. Depression doesn’t [...]

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January Intentions

By |December 30th, 2015|Kura Blog|

January 1, that first day of the New Year full of hope and potential, is almost here. Although I've never really been a Resolution sort of person, I've decided to try something this year. I'll call it January Intentions. According to Gretchen Rubin's Four Tendencies framework, I'm a Questioner. This means I'm more likely to [...]

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Summer Driving

By |July 28th, 2015|Kura Blog|

It is summer time and the cottage awaits, the beach awaits, the campgrounds await, the backcountry awaits for us all to make the long and nerve racking trip up the highway, amid the traffic, and through the construction until we finally reach our destination and breathe deeply. That first awesome deep breath of "get away" [...]

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