Stepping up for 1000 reasons

Stepping up for 1000 reasons

Doing new things is hard. Scientists have done lots of research into why it’s hard to change our behaviour or to try something new. Humans are creatures of habit, generally inclined to do what’s easier or more familiar. That makes it all the more impressive that so...
Steps for Life: A thousand reasons to walk

Steps for Life: A thousand reasons to walk

What does it take to get you up off the couch? What motivates you to take action or to get involved in something new? We all have different reasons for the projects we tackle, the organizations we support and the ways we invest our time. This fall, volunteers across...
Making our sunshine: Steps for Life 2018

Making our sunshine: Steps for Life 2018

Of all the dozens – maybe hundreds – of images I saw from 2018’s Steps for Life walks, these are a couple of my favourites. Our Facebook page and Instagram feed are filled with bright sunny photos. Almost all of our 27 community walks were blessed with lovely weather...
Volunteer Profile: Lissa Gaudet

Volunteer Profile: Lissa Gaudet

Lissa Gaudet volunteers as the co-chair of the Halifax Steps for Life walk. Lissa’s position as QHSE Advisor at McNally Construction Inc. in Halifax brings the importance of workplace safety to Lissa’s mind every day. Lissa was first introduced to Threads of Life in...