Hope

I want to talk about hope.  I've been derailed many times in my lifetime - in all the big ways.  I can check off the list of major stressors like a resume for survivorship - Divorce Death of loved ones (both parents - one suicide, one cancer) Diagnosis of a life threatening illness - twice … Continue reading Hope

Resilience and the Mysterious Morel Mushroom

Dawn Johnson shared this post earlier last month over at the new local website Traced Elements, where a host of food-loving folk are sharing the ways in which food (growing it, cooking it, foraging for it, sharing it…) grounds and empowers them. Where there's enough cross-over between the topic covered and The Wellness Almanac, we're reposting here. It … Continue reading Resilience and the Mysterious Morel Mushroom

Want resilience and sustainability? What does that look like? Have Your Say on Rural Development before Feb 28

The B.C. Government is developing a new Rural Development Strategy to support rural and Indigenous communities build economically resilient and sustainable futures. Rural British Columbians and indigenous people (that's us) are invited to provide insight and advice on our community's needs and priorities. This strategy is likely to inform the kinds of projects that funding … Continue reading Want resilience and sustainability? What does that look like? Have Your Say on Rural Development before Feb 28

If you had to pick one word to guide your way through 2018, what word would you choose?

Kiliii Yuyan grew up in the United States, the son of Han Chinese immigrants. His parents both ambitiously took themselves off to medical school, leaving Kiliii and his brother often in the care of his grandmother, who told him stories and gently introduced him to his indigenous self, without him even realizing. She was Nanai, … Continue reading If you had to pick one word to guide your way through 2018, what word would you choose?