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  • Sep 20th, 2011
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    Welcome the differences in a relationship

    When my husband and I have our differences we are so quick to react to one another. He quarrels. I get into it with him, then I withdraw. It’s exhausting. Help.

    • Sep 15th, 2011

    Yoga meditation stripped bare in Metchosin

    Ron Stewart believes yoga is for everyone, but you need to be brave to practise his particular style of Vinyasa Flow.

    • Sep 2nd, 2011

    Good habits for going back to school

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    • Aug 25th, 2011

    Exercise programs can help seniors find balance

    In looking at our senior population, balance is key to many activities that allow people to remain independent.

    Keeping the peace between sibling rivals

    I like summer. It’s the kids being at home and their squabbling I can’t stand. Last week we took a vacation and I thought I’d do them both in. Help!

    • Jul 21st, 2011

    Gaining control of negative thoughts

    For years, I’ve been very curious about what it takes to be happy in our lives.

    • Jun 30th, 2011

    Sportsmanlike conduct, Island-style

    When it comes to sports, the ball is in the West Shore's court

    An ice maker’s art

    Colwood resident sought the world over for efficient ice techniques

    Dispatches Sooke

    Sooke is a small ocean side town nestled among towering, rugged rainforests and unspoiled beaches of the Pacific Ocean coastline

    It’s a West Shore thing

    For West Shore businesses, a growing community means offering a diverse range of services to meet residents — and visitors — needs

    Dispatches Langford

    Less than 10 minutes from downtown Langford, Goldstream Provincial Park draws hundreds of thousands of visitors a year from all parts of the globe

    Japan needs sisterly help on its path to recovery

    Japan is just starting to recover from the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Japanese citizens devastated by the natural disasters and their aftermath need our help.