I'm a believer that there's a connection between effort and reward - the greater the effort, the greater the sense of satisfaction. Here's today's proofpoint. Gary Martin's photo of the week from his hike Sunday. Here's a view of my 6 hour round trip hike up to the upper paragliding launch. Such an amazing … Continue reading Photo of the Week: Gary Martin
I don't want to lead a piece about Pemberton's chess club with an infographic about the brain, because I think the brainy-stereotype has kept a lot of people away from playing chess. But, let's rethink that brain=nerd equation. In a recent interview with snowboarder Kevin Pearce, Kate MacLennan writes about the Love Your Brain foundation he … Continue reading Get radical. Play chess.
Update (Friday 1:30pm): please note that due to a death in the Lil'wat community, this event has been postponed to a later date. I discovered this cute blog post of gift ideas for the anti-capitalist, artistic, budget-conscious or hermitic today, which appealed to me on, oh, pretty much every level. (Hermits, unite. In solitude. Via the … Continue reading Postponed Event: Gathering of Artists, November 15
It coincides with the Winds of Change's Wellness Gathering, but there's no wellness unless there are farmers growing food, so if you're that way-inclined, this free 2 day workshop might be for you.
I already regret not committing to eat a piece of chocolate daily, as my #50DayWellnessChallenge, and after reading this article, I'm thinking I should have picked meditation, too. It sounds like a joke to promote "meditation hacks" - ie a fast-track to a slower state of mindfulness... but as the article reports, Mike Brooks, psychologist … Continue reading Wellness: try meditation
The Pemberton Legion invites you to commemorate Remembrance Day, at 10:30am, 7442 Prospect Street. The Parade will assemble at the Fire Hall at 10:10am and departs at 10:45am. Ceremony will commence at 10:55 at the Legion branch. After the service, everyone is invited to the Legion branch for a light lunch.
The Pemberton Community Centre has a few new programs planned for Winter 2015 (look for details in theRecreation Guide.) Before then please take the opportunity to try a NEW activity FREE of charge!