Someone may have told you: be mindful! You realize that it has something to do with paying attention. You are right! Mindfulness is paying attention to your experience, to your body, feelings, mind and world around you. In this way, you develop an awareness that helps you see everything more clearly. Read more
How can we live in a way that prevents memory loss, improves brain performance and increases mental fitness? The good news is that research in the late 1990s has shown two important points:
- The human brain can generate new brain cells that assist in the battle against neurodegenerative disease.
- We create these new cells by selecting environments, behaviors and activities that are enriched, complex and novel.
The Third Phase of Life can begin as early as your 50s when you begin to think about life after active work. This stage of life is an opportunity to write your own script and create your future. You can enjoy more freedom, develop new interests, celebrate life, enjoy adventure and adapt to change. Read more
Cowichan Valley Cycling and The Farm Table Inn
My wife and I just returned from a delightful three days cycling the Cowichan Valley Trail (part of the TransCanada Trail Network) between Shawnigan Lake, Lake Cowichan and Duncan Read more
A new Indian Restaurant in the Royal Oak area. Family run and very welcoming with a wide selection of delicious Indian cuisine. Everything from Read more
It’s Friday the 13th and we are two and a half days into the VMNC new member campaign now underway on our Facebook page. Good news! We’ve already reached 270 potential subscribers in the Greater Victoria region. Read more
For 35 years and counting, the Victoria Region Men’s & Newcomer Club has provided companionship, social engagement and a host of outdoor and indoor activities for hundreds of retired men–both those who recently moved to the Greater Victoria area and those who have lived, worked and retired here. Read more
How can we live in a way that prevents memory loss, improves brain performance and increases mental fitness?
NEW FRIENDSHIPS GROW AT WOMENS’ CLUB
By Pat Preston, Chair, VWNC Communications Committee
The Victoria Women’s Newcomers Club (VWNC) is a volunteer organization where women, new to the city, build friendships and knowledge of the community through social, cultural and outdoor activities.
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- Activity: 9 Hole Golf
- Activity: Duplicate Bridge
- Activity: Field Trips
- Activity: Golf Tournaments
- Activity: Hiking
- Activity: Investment Interest Group
- Activity: Pub Lunches
- Activity: Social Bridge
- Activity: Special Events
- Activity: Tennis
- Activity: University Club Lunch
- Activity: Wine Making
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