Sam McKoy on the role of dads, the backcountry and going self-propelled play in wellness

We're back with another guest post by Sam McKoy as part of our series recapping his instagram takeover. This is a photo of my dad following me up the mountainside of Rohr on the Duffey Lake Road. . . We're pretty lucky living in Pemberton. I think we have potential to be one of the … Continue reading Sam McKoy on the role of dads, the backcountry and going self-propelled play in wellness

Sam McKoy guides us into adventure, deep snow and some personal inquiry

This is Sam. Sam did an instagram takeover for us and each post was a meaty thought-provoking blog, and so much more than a photo caption or a quick throwaway remark. This week, the instagram becomes the blog, and we get a chance to put ourselves in the hands of a thoughtful young guide. Over … Continue reading Sam McKoy guides us into adventure, deep snow and some personal inquiry

Kat Weed puts herself out there for a week and reveals the secret to wellness: feelings.

I have often been moved or impressed by things Kat Weed shared in her instagram account, so asked if she would take over our Wellness Almanac instagram. In the spirit of using social media more mindfully, to try and boost mental health, rather than damage it, here's Kat. https://www.instagram.com/p/BaUhLvJgiGK/?taken-by=thewellnessalmanac https://www.instagram.com/p/BaWyWpUD7dc/?taken-by=thewellnessalmanac https://www.instagram.com/p/BacS3RJDHZN/?taken-by=thewellnessalmanac by Kat Weed I … Continue reading Kat Weed puts herself out there for a week and reveals the secret to wellness: feelings.

Private and social media averse Pemberton couple agree to instagram takeover. This is what happened.

This is a guest post from Angela Bradbury, about her experience co-hosting the Wellness Almanac's instagram takeover with her partner Matt Prescott.  I thought we'd get the scoop on soup, as the pair, who are the team behind Snowlike Catering, were both participating in the Stone Soup project. But we got so much more than that. … Continue reading Private and social media averse Pemberton couple agree to instagram takeover. This is what happened.

Art is everywhere. How might you express yourself? Susan Medville takes us out of the galleries for a tour of local creative expression

Thank you to Winds of Change for allowing me to share my view of the Pemberton Area with an Instagram take over, through the lens of being the Pemberton Arts Council’s Administrative Assistant. It gave me a chance to think about the places where we see art in and around our community. My definition of … Continue reading Art is everywhere. How might you express yourself? Susan Medville takes us out of the galleries for a tour of local creative expression

Sometimes you just need a kickstart: Dana Andrew reflects on her week on instagram

by Dana Andrew I would like to thank the Winds of Change for giving me an opportunity to share my passion with everyone. The week that I spent running the Instagram account (June 26 -July 2) was a turning point for me.  I was not doing my art and I was taking the minimal amount … Continue reading Sometimes you just need a kickstart: Dana Andrew reflects on her week on instagram