Fresh Inspiration

July on Cape Breton Island has been defined by beautiful days of warmth  and sunshine, broken up by a handful of rainy days… and our organic gardens here at Cabot Shores are loving it! Thanks to the hard work of our garden-to-table interns, who faithfully weed, water and tend the plots on a daily basis,  …

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4 Self-Care Tips to Think About While Travelling

The desire to be busy is spread throughout the way we live in a western, capitalist world. To be busy means to be productive; to be productive means to be valuable. Not only do many of us live our work lives in this fashion, the pressure to be productive transcends into our leisure and time …

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Un coup d’oeil sur la randonnée de Middle Head

[slickr-flickr tag=”MiddleHead” type=”galleria” size=”m640″] Vous voulez profiter de l’extérieur et de la belle température, mais vous manquez de temps? Vous avez seulement une matinée de disponible? Alors la randonnée de Middle Head est parfaite pour vous! Cette excursion ne vous prendra qu’environ 2 heures et vous aurez l’opportunité de voir de très beaux paysages et …

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Cabot Trail Hiking Is Key To CBC Coverage of Tourism Conference

CBC Coverage on Conference I was recently reminded of the continuing joy of Cabot Trail Hiking on Cape Breton. This was during an interview with CBC reporter Holly Connors, when we spoke about a Tourism Conference I recently attended. The conference highlighted the challenges and opportunities of offering Cape Breton tourism experiences to a world-wide …

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Acupuncture: 8 Frequently Asked Questions

What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is an ancient Healing Art that comes to us from China, Japan and other Asian countries. Endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO), and traditionally a preventive medicine, it continues to be used by over one third of the world’s population as a primary form of medicine. Acupuncture works well with other forms of medicine, including Western medicine.
2. How does Acupuncture work?
Acupuncture balances a person’s life energy, or Qi (pronounces “Chee”). Everything in us – all physical and non-physical (i.e mental, emotional) processes depend on the presence of Qi, and Qi is present in all living […]