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Rick Mehta

Professor, Acadia University in Wolfville

Running Thru Mental & Physical Landscapes

PRESENTED ON SEP 18, 2014
IN WOLFVILLE @ VOL 3

Rick Mehta speaks on how he came to love runnning, and where it's taken him -- both physcially and mentally. 

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(Re) Start Running

BY SARAH HOLLAND
IN PRINCE GEORGE

Sarah Holland discovers how to live her athletic dream in the body she has. She has learned that the multiple stops and starts (and a treadmill on fire) are all part of the journey of never giving up on running. 

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Spaces, Places, and Races

BY WARD MACDONALD
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 18, 2014

Ward MacDonald shares the importance how life experience of training and racing are interconnected to the land where all of this happens. 

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My Life in Running

BY GREGG WHELAN
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 02, 2015

Gregg Whelan, the Artistic Director of ANTI Festival tells about running and shows how it works for him in different contexts.

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Running Beyond Language

BY VICKI WEITZ
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 02, 2015

Artist Vicki Weitz is making art of running. In this presentation, she shares her experience as a running artist.

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Mental Rescue Society, Redefining the Conversation Around Mental Health

BY QUINN OHLER
@ VOL 25 ON JUN 09, 2016

"It's no surprise that there's a stigma around mental illness. Things are starting to change, but they need to change quicker."

Everyday thousands of people struggle to achieve what they feel is their definition of normal. Quinn Ohler is a member of Mental Rescue, a group of like-minded individuals bringing light to the shadows of mental health, by promoting physical and mental well-being. 

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Living in the Euregion: overcoming physical and mental borders

BY MIGNON SCHICHEL
@ VOL 34 ON JAN 30, 2018

Mignon Schichel experienced how living in a border region prepared her for crossing mental and physical borders. Consciously or not, crossing physical or mental borders has played an important role at several stages in her life. 

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Understanding What People Need....

BY RACHEL KAZEZ
@ VOL 47 ON SEP 19, 2018

Rachel Kazez is a licensed therapist, adjunct professor of social work, and the founder of All Along, which helps people understand mental health and find therapy.

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The Truth about Mental Illness

BY JAMES LOTT
@ VOL 14 ON NOV 30, 2018

James Lott has a lot of experience with mental illness. Listen to his presentation as he clarifies the realities of what mental illness is and is not.

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Lykke in Leam

BY MARY SNEE
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 08, 2019

Last year Mary Snee founded Lykke in Leam and started running happiness events in Leamington. She talks about the quest for happiness.