How 2020 took Leala Martin on a trip from mastery to humility

https://www.instagram.com/p/CJgx9RmJT1j/ Leala Martin is a poet, actor, vegan, tiny house creator, and yogi who you might recognize from Stay Wild where she works. She ended 2020 with a beautiful reflection that she gave permission to repost here. January 1st 2020 my mantra was decided: “Your life becomes a masterpiece when you learn to master peace.” … Continue reading How 2020 took Leala Martin on a trip from mastery to humility

How open heart surgery alters your perspective on a pandemic: Glen Irvine’s new year reflections

I don't remember exactly how we found out that our friend Glen needed emergency heart surgery - it was rather out of the blue. (He's fitter than either of us.) It was out of the blue and it also struck me as a bit unfair - I tend to think that a global pandemic is … Continue reading How open heart surgery alters your perspective on a pandemic: Glen Irvine’s new year reflections

Locals have raised more than $70,000 for regional Food Banks – Feed the Need giving portal is still open for your contributions

On December 22, the SLRD shared the news that the Feed the Need initiative had generated over $70,000 in donations for regional food banks. Launched in April of this year, Feed the Need aimed to raise awareness of the increased need for local food banks, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, raising much-needed funds for … Continue reading Locals have raised more than $70,000 for regional Food Banks – Feed the Need giving portal is still open for your contributions

Tolerance for Uncertainty: Self-Compassion (chapter 5)

Self-care is a buzzy buzz word, but I've read some insightful commentaries that suggest it's an extremely unhelpful term when you're indigenous, because there is no self-care without community. Your wellness is so directly linked to the health of your community. I don't think this is a uniquely indigenous experience... I just think indigenous communities … Continue reading Tolerance for Uncertainty: Self-Compassion (chapter 5)