This is a guest post by Lara Wall, who was our guestagrammer the week of July 3, 2017. https://www.instagram.com/p/BWF03odgmPi/?taken-by=thewellnessalmanac When I was asked to take over the Wellness Almanac Instagram for a week the first thing that ran through my head was “What the heck am I going to post?!”, the second was “Oh man … Continue reading What documenting a week in her life revealed: Lara Wall reflects on her instagram takeover
https://www.instagram.com/p/BTCoa8lASWS/?taken-by=thewellnessalmanac via https://www.instagram.com/thewellnessalmanac/ where Riva Fisher is currently taking over the account.
Getting to know your neighbours, they say, is one of the most basic and powerful ways to build community resilience - in the event of emergency or crisis. It’s hard to do, though, especially if you’re shy and not much of a muffin-baker. I mean, what is the protocol? Do you just rock up with … Continue reading Instagram Project welcomes our 18th takeover
Our instagram experiment is going strong. Thanks to Holly Joseph who took us out picking with her last week. Today, we welcome our 13th guestagrammer, Lindsay Craig. If she has cut your hair, at the Mountain Rose Parlour, which is her business, you'll probably know, she loves horses. Fair warning. This takeover will likely … Continue reading Beware: Horses. Lindsay Craig steps in to run the Wellness Almanac instagram account
Instagram isn't really Mike Richman's thing. In fact, social media isn't his jive. He'd rather talk to people, for real. He'd rather do, than take selfies. He does have an instagram account, but only because the girls on his basketball team peer-pressured him into it. But when I asked him to take-over the instagram account … Continue reading When the Mayor took over the instagram account and got this close to Billy Idol
In January, we decided to offer people the chance to take over the Wellness Almanac's instagram account. Well, accurately, we kind of cajoled/begged/bullied/enticed... Amie LeBlanc kicked things off, and every other week, we've had a new host. (Check out Victoria Saddleman's highlight reel, and Kalmia Hockin's recap, here.) Marilyn Marinus agreed to get on board. … Continue reading Marilyn looks back on her week-long takeover
On January 11, 2016, Amie Le Blanc logged into instagram as The Wellness Almanac. For the next week, we experienced life through her eyes. It was an experiment. It was the launch of, what we hope, to be a long experiment, into sharing perspectives and walking in each other's shoes. Show us a week in … Continue reading I took over the Wellness Almanac’s instagram account for a week. This is why.
I fall in love with people over instagram. I know that social media feeds like instagram get a bad rap for selfie overload, for encouraging narcissism, or envy and depression thanks to such inaccurate presentations of people's lives. But you don't have to follow that stuff. And, I like seeing the world through someone else's … Continue reading Amie Le Blanc is taking over our instagram account today for the week