It happened again. Someone paid me a compliment. To my face. A friend was by my side in that exquisitely excruciating moment and she laughed and ordered me to “take it! I can literally see you cringing away,” she said. “It’s true. You deserve this.” I was grateful for her. Grateful for the kind words someone … Continue reading The Humble Art of Showing Up
Meet Josh. aka @josh.dooley.foto aka, this week's guestagrammer at @thewellnessalmanac for the week. Josh is a transplant from Saint John, New Brunswick, having grown up with the mighty Atlantic Ocean as his front yard and thick forest in the backyard. He drove west after university, and 8 years later, is still here, now with … Continue reading Josh Dooley takes over our instagram account and it starts to feel very stylish
A workout is the first thing I cut from my to-do list when it's ridiculously long. But, after watching this TED talk from neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki, I'm rethinking that, in a big way. The most most transformative thing you can do for your brain, and your mental health, today is: Exercise. Alrighty then. Logging off. … Continue reading It’s a busy time of year. Here’s why it’s worth squeezing in a work-out.
Here's a peek of what to expect this year for Winterfest, the New Year's Even 2018 edition. Details via http://www.pembertonwinterfest.com/schedule-of-events.html Monday, DECEMBER 31 Kids Zone - Be sure to stop by the Kids Zone area for New Year's Eve themed kids crafts, face painting, glitter tattoos and more. Dance Party Kick-off - Join Pemberton's favourite dance … Continue reading Winterfest up your New Year’s Eve
I am exploring the idea, right now, that battle, conflict, adversaries and rivals are part of an old way of thinking that is not serving us anymore. It has been inspired, in large part, by a book called The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible, by Charles Eisenstein, that sometime-Wellness-Almanac-contributor Sarinda Hoilett nudged in my … Continue reading Rivals or allies?
The Spel̓kúmtn Community Forest is a new partnership between the Village of Pemberton and the Lil’wat Nation - an initiative that the Village of Pemberton began to explore back in 2001. The process has reached a point where a five year Forest Stewardship Plan, the management plan for the community forest, has been prepared to … Continue reading Have your say about the Spel̓kúmtn Community Forest by January 4