My big takeaway from the #50DayWellnessChallenge? I struggle with self-discipline and motivation. (I've heard it called Resistance, and Steven Pressfield writes about it with amazing insight.) My second biggest takeaway? I am fortunate in ways I can barely count or capture, to be surrounded by people I admire and am inspired by. Luckily, this stuff rubs … Continue reading The 5 Simplest Things You Can Do to Absorb the Collective Wisdom of #50DayWellnessChallenge – Takeaways
Okay, it might not work for New Year's Eve, but here's a new year's resolution for you. After all, it's Arianna Huffington's tip for wellness and success: get more sleep. In her book, "Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Happier Life", Huffington recommends cultivating four things to be more successful and … Continue reading Wellness Tip: Sleep. Get More of it.
I'm neither a tea-leaves reader nor a sleuth, so I'm not sure what conclusions to draw from 2014's most popular posts (not including the perennially beloved recipes for lemony lentil soup, banana tiramisu and spaghetti squash gratin, or visits to our About page, contributors bios or the nominations form for the Wellness recognition awards). Maybe: … Continue reading The Wellness Almanac’s Top Posts of 2014
Here's my hope for 2015: that Pemberton becomes known not just as the best little farm to table town in Canada but the kindest one. And here's why I feel optimistic. Stewardship Pemberton is launching a new program called Feasting for Change to teach local kids about gardening and giving back to the community. The … Continue reading Holiday wishes meet Wishful thinking
At the outset of the spring, we added a couple of amazing local photographers to our contributor list, tasking them to share one image a week, to help us keep a kind of sacred space every Sunday. It's part of what the Wellness Almanac is about: a celebration of place, an invitation to pay attention. … Continue reading 2014: A Photographic Year in Review
On Christmas Eve, Lil'wat Fisheries Manager Maxine Joseph-Bruce dropped us an update to share with you all. AMA sqit nsneknukwa7 (Good day friends and relatives!) It's been awhile since I stopped by to share a story with you. Coho salmon began arriving in our valley around mid September and so our surveys have us spending time … Continue reading RiverWatch: Fishmas wishes from Maxine Joseph-Bruce
Hopefully, you don't need this over the holiday season... but just in case. Pop this in your back pocket. And stock up on lemons.