OFF THE BEATEN PATH PSYCHOLOGY AND WELLNESS
KRISTY MCCONNELL, R. PSYCH. 
AIRDRIE, ALBERTA PSYCHOLOGIST
RUN WALK AND TALK, EMDR THERAPIST

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This past month I was fortunate to be asked to write a feature article for Canadian Running magazine on running and the brain.

January 11, 2019

I’m coming to you from the other side of New Year’s resolutions. You know. The side where you’re sneaking some cookie dough out of the freezer on a bigger and bigger spoon every time you go downstairs, and where you just decided an extra rest-day was in order, since cl...

We both have a few things that have been on our minds that we've wanted to work on: to get out of a health rut, each in different ways. We've also both had conversations with other 30-somethings who have similar thoughts and feelings. So, over the course of a f...

There has been a lot of attention as of late around how social media and mass media shape our culture. The way that messages are sent and received, such as in the news media or social media, have important implications for how we as social beings interact with one anot...

According to the Oxford Dictionary, assertiveness is having or showing a confident and forceful personality. Upon first reflection, I did not like the word forceful. But after some reflection, this initial gut reaction is likely a product of the influence of my gender-...

February 28, 2018

Mommin' ain't easy, so be gentle with yourself. Ask for help. Find your allies. Remember that self-care is not a luxury.

February 17, 2018

My podcast interview with ChiRunning coach Eric Collard on running and therapy, and why, for some, they're a match made in heaven.

February 11, 2018

Brain neuroimaging and research has helped us find new ways to treat depression in addition to conventional methods. Find out how exercise, changing routines, and mindfulness can turn the tide on depression.

January 31, 2018

The connection between physical and mental health are inextricably linked.

January 24, 2018

If music is the language of the soul, which songs speak to you? Songwriters let us into their world for about 3 minutes, give or take, and in doing so we can connect to their lived experiences. Sometimes we'll get our own interpretations wrong, but that's okay. What is...

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