Find of the Month – Travel Diary

Every month, an object from the heritage bequest by the Augustinian community is selected by the museum storage facility and archives center teams. Featured this month: a book written by Pierre-François-Xavier de Charlevoix, Histoire de la Nouvelle-France: Journal d’un voyage fait par ordre du roi dans l’Amérique Septentrionale, tome III, 1744. On November 14, 1823, the Hôpital géneral de Québec received this book as a gift from Mademoiselle de Saint-Ours, a resident and benefactress of the institution.

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A Mother-Daughter Wellness Retreat at Le Monastère des Augustines

With Mother’s Day approaching, are you looking for a great way to spend quality mother-daughter time? Here is a suggestion that is both original and memorable: a mother-daughter retreat in an enchanting location at the heart of Old Quebec. A true adventure awaits at Le Monastère des Augustines, a nearly four-centuries-old haven of peace whose Zen ambiance and incredible beauty are sure to charm you.

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Valentine’s Day at Le Monastère des Augustines

Although it is often viewed as a materialistic event, Valentine’s Day is also an opportunity to show your love to those close to you and yourself. This day, which encourages us to express our love through gifts or kind messages, is also an opportunity to spend quality time with a loved one and find time to express love for each other. As we approach Valentine’s Day, here are 4 activities we offer to celebrate love through wellness and in a sustainable perspective.

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Eat Freely With Intuitive Eating

Do you know what is intuitive eating? It’s a positive way to think foods and it encourage to listen differently basic needs and their signals like hunger. It’s very different from “traditional” diets or hard discipline. Intuitive eating is more like a way to trust our body and our individual needs. Karine Gravel, nutritionist and doctor in nutrition, helps us understand this approach more clearly in this article.

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