Category Archives: Sole Girls Topics

HOW TO SHIFT from Projection to Empathy

December 10, 2018

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Understanding girls is a lot easier than you might think. One of the most common observations I hear from adults is… “girls these days are so different from who I (adult) was when I was their age” and “I’m so glad I’m not growing up nowadays.”  This actually comes up in 90% of conversations I have […]

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Sole Spotlight: Calliope

November 7, 2018

Posted In: Community, Events, Programs, Running, Sole Fun, Sole Girls Topics

When she came to Sole Girls, she needed some convincing from her mother, Michelle, to stay in the program. She then became connected to a Soleteer and got inspired by an Olympian guest speaker, where she became inspired to find a way to help Ruben’s Shoes. Since 2014, she planned her first lemonade stand in 2014 […]

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Coach Spotlight: Lena

October 31, 2018

Posted In: Community, Events, Programs, Running, Sole Fun, Sole Girls Topics

                        SOLE proud of this Sole Girl from East Vancouver! She participated in our Sole Adventure to Costa Rica this past spring, where she raised around $3,000 for a community in need. This past summer, her and her mom went on a large trek […]

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Fun Physical Activity Indoors

August 22, 2018

Posted In: Community, Sole Fun, Sole Girls Topics

    With air quality advisories happening all over British Columbia you may be reducing the amount of physical activity you do with your kids outside. While you might not be hiking, biking or running as much as usual you can still have tons of fun being active inside! Here’s 5 fun ideas for how […]

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Pacific Northwest Marathon Training: 8 Week Countdown

July 16, 2018

Posted In: Community, Running, Sole Fun, Sole Girls Topics

Being a Sole Girl; Solemates who train together, stick together! Exciting news! A group of Sole Women have decided to join together to train for the Pacific Northwest Half and Full Marathon! The race takes place this Fall on Saturday, September 15th in Oregon, which means we have 8 weeks before race week. The countdown […]

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Be a Confident Girl!

November 23, 2017

Posted In: Community, Sole Girls Topics

Hey Sole Girls! Today on the Vlog we explore how to be the most confident girl in the room.  These simple tricks only take 30 seconds or less to do, so give them a try!  Remember, practice is key – you have to do it more than once. and you have it in you to […]

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3 Empathy tools for coaches

November 11, 2017

Posted In: Community, Sole Girls Topics

Empathy – One of the hardest tools to remember to use in tough times, especially when we care so much and want to make life better! In this video, head coach Ashley will talk about tools that you can easily apply to get through to girls and make an even bigger difference in their lives.  […]

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Navigating the Whoa Sugar Season

October 26, 2017

Posted In: Sole Girls Topics

Halloween is just a couple days away and with all the costumes, trick-or-treating and candy comes a new season; the season of Whoa sugars! At Sole Girls we like to talk about nutrition using Go and Whoa sugars. Go Sugars are the kinds of foods that help us go, go, go! They give us energy […]

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How to Connect with Your Girl Through Running

October 1, 2017

Posted In: Running, Sole Fun, Sole Girls Topics

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  At Sole Girls, we love to run. It’s not just because it makes us feel free, helps our mental health and makes our bodies feel awesome, but it’s also an amazing way to connect with people. When we run, it creates an atmosphere free of barriers that makes connection and talking about difficult topics […]

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Go Back to School with Confidence!

September 6, 2016

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September is back to school month! After such a SOLE awesome summer, back to school can be exciting. A new grade, new friends or even a new school are all exciting events that are expected this time of year.   Some children can’t wait to go back to school but others are not looking forward […]

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Food Trivia!

November 22, 2015

Posted In: Sole Girls Topics

WHAT IS NUTRITION? It’s the food that we put into our bodies.   WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? The healthier the food, the healthier and stronger YOU will be!  So you can run faster, play with your friends, and have a strong healthy brain to learn at school and help your friends solve problems! At Sole […]

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Back to School Anxiety – How Parents and Physical Activity can help!

July 6, 2015

Posted In: Sole Girls Topics

It’s the first week of back to school and while some are very excited, others are experiencing their biggest anxiety of the year.   While adults generally are most anxious about things like money, finance, living situations – kids are most concerned with fitting in and friendships. Back to school and the stress of new […]

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What does Freedom feel like?

July 6, 2015

Posted In: Sole Girls Topics

With everything that we are expected to do, to be, to become… it seems like there are a lot of rules that we have to follow. I wonder what it would be like to just let go of those expectations and be.I wonder if you would find that life becomes easier, lighter, more fun?Click to […]

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Summer Body for parents

May 6, 2015

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As summer and hot weather are around the corner, it is common to hear people complaining about their bikini bodies. Are you one of them? LET’S CHANGE THAT NOTE: Kids hear and see everything that you do and say. They learn their culture not only from media, but also from the people closest to them. […]

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Bullying in Vancouver

May 6, 2015

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We are honoured to share the screen with change maker Amanda Todd and her mother and anti-bullying advocate Carol Todd.  Help us continue the movement that Amanda started international recognition of and really make change! Let’s create community, support, inclusiveness and healthy habits!  

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