I’ll be entirely transparent and admit that the topic of today’s post is not one I came up with independently. I use WordPress for my blog, and while I usually don’t enjoy the changes made to my site every time it undergoes an unprecedented upgrade, I can appreciate one element of the new system which … More What are some things you’re good at?
As I have mentioned once or twice here on my blog, I used to play the beautiful game known as rugby. I started playing in grade nine, courtesy of my dad encouraging me to try out for the team against my mother’s wishes, and I am forever indebted to him for pushing me toward what … More The power of past sports nostalgia
The other day, I had a bit of a twilight zone moment, if you will. I was exercising in my basement, and for some unknown reason, my mind was suddenly inundated with memories from when I was playing the sport of rugby, which I loved. It was a passion of mine, when I was playing, … More The significance of taking the time to explore what we love
Cauliflower ear is a condition a lot of athletes involved with physical contact sports are familiar with, but for the general public, it might be a foreign concept. It is caused when the ear experiences a significant amount of trauma which results in blood pooling in the outer element of the ear, giving it a … More Cauliflower ear? Have no fear
Pain, although inevitable, is an interesting thing to me, personally. I find it quite fascinating how pain, experienced anywhere on our bodies, or in our minds, can be transmitted to our brain and cause it to signal the pain to our consciousness. Probably not the textbook definition of how pain is processed, but close enough. … More No pain, no gain: how pain impacts us differently