Building Internal Resilience Through Horses Receives Funding Boost

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We’re thrilled to announce that the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) has received an extension of $158,000 in contribution funds until March 31, 2021 from the Public Health Agency of Canada to support resilience-building community initiatives including the Building Internal Resilience Through Horses program. This additional funding builds upon the Centre’s initial successful 2016 application and […]

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Register Now for Inviting Resilience Conference at Trent University

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Registration is now open for the Inviting Resilience Conference to be hosted by Trent University; Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre; and The Mane Intent Inc on May 21 & May 22, 2019 at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. The conference will combine academic and experiential learning to provide meaningful opportunities in community-building capacity for the newest […]

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My Mother — My Song Bird

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“And the songbirds are singing, like they know the score. And I love you, I love you, I love you, like never before…” — Fleetwood Mac My mother was my song bird, resilient and strong, who taught me how to fly and then set me free. A year ago on February 25, my mom passed […]

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Sponsors Sought for Inviting Resilience Conference

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Sponsors are being sought for the Inviting Resilience Conference on Tuesday, May 21 & Wednesday, May 22 at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. The conference will feature Dr. Michael Ungar, an internationally-recognized expert on resilience, as key note speaker. Combine academic and experiential learning, the conference will provide meaningful opportunities in building community capacity for […]

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My Artist Date with Shelley Niro

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“Thank-you for your gift of inspiration Shelley Niro.”  Yesterday I treated myself to an artist date. In her book, The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron describes the Artist Date as a regular or “weekly expedition to explore something that enchants or interests you.” She invites us to think of our “creative self as being an inner […]

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Dr. Michael Ungar Featured Keynote at Inviting Resilience

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Dr. Michael Ungar, founder and Director of the Resilience Research Centre and Canada Research Chair in Child, Family and Community Resilience at Dalhousie University in Halifax will be a featured keynote at the Inviting Resilience national conference to be hosted by Trent University; Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre; and The Mane Intent Inc on May 21 […]

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Monarch Ultra – Register for this Epic Resilience Run for Biodiversity

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As a member of the Women’s Business Network of Peterborough, I meet some very inspiring women, including most recently Carlotta James. Carlotta is a woman of resilience, strength and empowerment who is motivating people into environmental conservation action. She is the co-creator of the Monarch Ultra and co-founder of Three Sisters Natural Landscapes. Carlotta is […]

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February is Therapeutic Recreation Month

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Did you know that February is Therapeutic Recreation Month? The Mane Intent is pleased to have an opportunity to participate in a panel discussion on therapeutic recreation on Monday, February 11th at Fleming College as part of their Therapeutic Recreation Program. The event is being hosted by Fleming students to facilitate a discussion on the […]

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Embodying Stillness: Honoring Here and Now

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“Awareness means that you are in the here and now, living in the present. Awareness is a skill that we need to grow and evolve throughout life if we are to enjoy freedom and true choice. With awareness, we can have a brighter, more cheerful, joyful and alert life.” — Anat Baniel What does it […]

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Learn from Resilience Experts at National Conference

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We’re thrilled to announce that resilience research experts Dr. Kateryna Keefer and Dr. Sandrina de Finney are confirmed as the keynote presenters for the Inviting Resilience national conference to be hosted by Trent University; Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre; and The Mane Intent Inc. on May 21 & May 22, 2019 at Trent University in Peterborough, […]

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