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SWIS 2015: Passion, polar views and my take aways

By Christina Prevett | November 17, 2015

This weekend, I attended the SWIS 2015 symposium hosted by Ken Kinaken. It had been 10 years since Ken had hosted this event and it was amazing to see it brought back. The idea behind SWIS is to integrate the professions in the wellness world so you saw health care professionals, personal trainers and strength […]

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Meet Boomer! The Therapy Dog?

By Christina Prevett | November 3, 2015

I have ALWAYS been a dog person. I love everything about them. I become more skeptical of a person if they tell me that they don’t like dogs haha. Nick is also a dog lover. Our dog Bailey is near and dear to both of our hearts. She comes with us everywhere. She’s part of […]

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Lost in Translation: Bringing Academia into Small Business

By Christina Prevett | October 20, 2015

(Photo credit: http://mbconover.com/coaching/man-s-mind-jigsaw-puzzle-16951307/) The world of research can isolate itself. We have brilliant minds that work every day to improve our knowledge in a specific area. We put countless time into researching theories, fine tuning processes, and relaying that information in the written word (as in publications and journals) and at scientific conferences. The unfortunate […]

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The CIBC Run for the Cure and the Powerful Impact of those Around you!

By Christina Prevett | October 6, 2015

This weekend was the CIBC Run for the Cure. It is an annual 5 k run that takes place in many cities around the world. It’s goal is to raise money for breast cancer research in the areas of prevention and treatment. Breast cancer can affect 1 in 9 women in the US and Canada. […]

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And we're off! The start of my PhD studies

By Christina Prevett | September 13, 2015

This week technically launched the beginning of my Doctoral studies. I say technically because throughout the summer I have been in contact with Dr. Tang (my supervisor), working on grant proposals and letters of intent for my project. I’m going to be completely honest … working on these was both a stress and a stress […]

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Taking Inspiration from the Familia

By Christina Prevett | August 22, 2015

My dad has been a source of guidance and inspiration for me. He has always been there for me, in good times and bad. Mother’s Day and Father’s Day encourages people to appreciate the people in their lives that are there for them through thick and thin. Whenever there is a holiday, my dad’s side […]

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