e-know.ca writer: Carol Gordon

About Carol Gordon

Carol Gordon is a wellness consultant, writer/photographer, artist and entrepreneur. She has called the Columbia Valley her home part-time since 1981 and full-time since 1999.

Attending to our elder dog’s emotional needs

By Carol Gordon For a number of months now I have been the caregiver for my elder dog, Miso (13-years-old), as he deals with his rapidly deteriorating health. I have been doing my very best to provide him with various … > Read More

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Do you take your health for granted?

By Carol Gordon It really can be quite easy to ignore the essential elements required for optimum health (see previous articles:  Staying Well and Taking Ownership of Our Health) and take one’s health for granted.  In so doing, we “value … > Read More

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Taking ownership of our health

By Carol Gordon Taking ownership of our health and well-being requires that we take on the responsibility of our wellness journey.  In so doing, we do not put that responsibility in anyone else’s hands but our own.  We consult with … > Read More

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Learn Ayurveda basics

By Carol Gordon In Ayurveda, the 5,000-year-old traditional healing system of India, the natural state of the body is one of order and it uses the five elements (space, air, fire, water and earth), to create balance between the body, the … > Read More

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Be proactive for your health

By Carol Gordon In Let’s talk about staying well (September 30, 2012), I refer to three essential elements for a wellness journey:  awareness, an attitude of wellness and being proactive.  I’ve shared thoughts on the first two elements, in subsequent … > Read More

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Viewing life through wellness glasses

By Carol Gordon “To have a strong attitude of Wellness means to view life through wellness glasses.”(see An Attitude of  Wellness , December 9, 2012). By viewing life as if we are wearing a pair of ‘wellness’ glasses, we are … > Read More

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An attitude of wellness

By Carol Gordon Beginning in August of this year, I began a series of short developmental articles on e-KNOW.ca to explore Wellness. These pieces have included:  In conversation: What is health and wellness?   Furthering the conversation on health and wellness; … > Read More

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Healthy awareness

By Carol Gordon At the close of Let’s Talk About Staying Well  (September 30, 2012) I mentioned some important additional ingredients that are not commonly on our list for staying well: Awareness An attitude of wellness Being proactive Over the … > Read More

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Let’s talk about staying well

By Carol Gordon Unfortunately it may take a chronic, acute or life threatening health challenge to make us realize that a lot more is required to keep us healthy than merely following a set of simple guidelines, such as these, … > Read More

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Investing in our health for life

By Carol Gordon When we hear or read the word “invest,” we naturally think in terms of money and rightly so.  The first few modern day definitions of the word (as per http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/investment) do refer solely to money. “1. To … > Read More

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