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

Arriya Kuiper recounts her Wellness Almanac instagram takeover

Thanks to Arriya Kuiper for taking us on a tour of town, through her eyes. Here's her recap of a week behind the wheel of instagram.com/thewellnessalmanac. by Arriya Kuiper I had an amazing time taking over the Wellness Almanac for the week of June 19th-25th.  My week was packed with exciting adventures. I had a … Continue reading Arriya Kuiper recounts her Wellness Almanac instagram takeover

What documenting a week in her life revealed: Lara Wall reflects on her instagram takeover

This is a guest post by Lara Wall, who was our guestagrammer the week of July 3, 2017. https://www.instagram.com/p/BWF03odgmPi/?taken-by=thewellnessalmanac When I was asked to take over the Wellness Almanac Instagram for a week the first thing that ran through my head was “What the heck am I going to post?!”, the second was “Oh man … Continue reading What documenting a week in her life revealed: Lara Wall reflects on her instagram takeover

Kiran Pal-Pross reflects on what a refugee family might discover if they were perusing our instagram

This is a guest post from Kiran Pal-Pross to recap the Pemberton Refugee Resettlement Group's weeklong takeover of our instagram account. I would have liked to send a video to our refugee family, of the week leading up to our Barn Party fundraiser. It would have clips of the planning sessions, the organizations providing cheques, … Continue reading Kiran Pal-Pross reflects on what a refugee family might discover if they were perusing our instagram