On the one year anniversary of March 24-29 Naskan Uxwal walk, we revisit Tat7ush Peters’ article

  We have been re-sharing some of Tat7ush Peters' Question columns at the Wellness Almanac, with her permission. Last year, she explained the Naskan Uxwal walk, and to acknowledge the one year anniversary of that event, we repost that story today. “Naskan Uxwal” a “reclaiming our spirit” walk from the Kamloops Indian Residential School to … Continue reading On the one year anniversary of March 24-29 Naskan Uxwal walk, we revisit Tat7ush Peters’ article

Need a little help with your gratitude practice? I look to Kat Ast as my guide

There's a lot of talk about the importance of practicing gratitude - as a pathway to happiness, as a ladder out of depression. If you've heard about it, but are wondering how exactly to execute gratitude here, may I suggest trying writing a list? Take a peek at Kathryn Ast's second to last post, from … Continue reading Need a little help with your gratitude practice? I look to Kat Ast as my guide

Challenge invites you to stretch into a better version of yourself. Sam McKoy wraps his takeover by facing his own terror

Many thanks to Sam McKoy, and our 70 instagrammers, who have taken on the invitation over the past year and a half, to share a week in their life, in the name of wellness and expanding our sense of community by seeing our neighbours' lives unfold. This was Sam's final post.   To capstone my … Continue reading Challenge invites you to stretch into a better version of yourself. Sam McKoy wraps his takeover by facing his own terror

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

Moon Bloom?

The shift to colder weather coincided with a super moon and with that added nighttime magic and daytime snappiness came lighter moods and extra motivation to get out and explore. Monday we chased the moon from one end of the valley to the other, trying for that shot where it lights up the snow as … Continue reading Moon Bloom?

Suicide Intervention Toolkits now available, thanks to Pemberton’s Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative

What do you do if you, or a youth you know, or love, is at risk of self-harm? Like, WHO DO YOU CALL? The Pemberton Local Action team of the Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative (CYMHSU) has created several Suicide Intervention Toolkits, for youth, professionals, and parents and care-givers. Click on … Continue reading Suicide Intervention Toolkits now available, thanks to Pemberton’s Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative