10 signals of hope: spring shoots

https://www.instagram.com/p/CNlG4HJMobV/ This week, Amanda, who is at the helm of the Wellness Almanac's instagram account, has been out spying all the little signs of new life. Follow along at @thewellnessalmanac, for poetry and provocations, powerful imagery and ideas, and invitations to pay attention to things that might have slipped your notice. How many of these … Continue reading 10 signals of hope: spring shoots

Why everybody is reading “The Art of Taking it Easy” and laughing off the stress

https://www.instagram.com/p/CNVnMOFFt8D/ Join the #BigLibraryRead digital book club! Borrow the ebook ‘The Art of Taking It Easy’ by Dr. Brian King from Libby with no waitlists or holds April 5-19, 2021! Download the Libby app to get started. The #BigLibraryRead is the first global digital book club and it is entirely free from your local library! How it … Continue reading Why everybody is reading “The Art of Taking it Easy” and laughing off the stress

Troy Knecht’s marathon has a few days left to remind us that it’s okay not to be okay and make sure men have access to help when they ask for it

Troy Knecht is in the midst of marathoning for mental health, literally running laps around Pemberton, to run 7 marathons, and raise awareness that it's okay not to be okay, and to raise funds to make counselling more available for men, through the Sea to Sky Community Services Society. Troy, after his first 2 days … Continue reading Troy Knecht’s marathon has a few days left to remind us that it’s okay not to be okay and make sure men have access to help when they ask for it

April is mindfulness month at the Library. Tonight kicks off with Mindful Eating with Jess Turner

I've had an inner debate going on for the past year... The affirmative team has been arguing that the COVID-19 virus is here to teach us something. The negative team has taken the stance that it's silly to attribute any kind of intention or intelligence to a virus, or to grand forces behind it, and … Continue reading April is mindfulness month at the Library. Tonight kicks off with Mindful Eating with Jess Turner

Hairy woodpecker vs downy woodpecker: can you tell them apart?

Here's what the science says: want to be happier? You need more birdsong in your life. According to a recent study published in Science Daily, "Europeans are particularly satisfied with their lives if their immediate surroundings host a high species of diversity." Joel Methorst, a doctoral researcher at the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre, … Continue reading Hairy woodpecker vs downy woodpecker: can you tell them apart?