The takeover was a very rad experience. I’m always on social media but it was cool to set a goal and tell a story to a new audience. By taking the followers along with me on a journey, it helped me learn a few things about myself. During this reflection I realized just how lucky … Continue reading Blair Kaplan took over the instagram account and took us camping. Nice timing.
I came, chubby-cheeked and reluctant, to the realisation that if I was ever going to find the seat of my own power, I had to embrace the smell of my own sweat. There are a lot of stats that link girls’ mental health, resilience and confidence with physical activity. But taking that from the abstract into … Continue reading Column: Moving past lip service on women’s issues
Okay, I'm still having to stop and think when I need to write the date... 2015. 2015. So the fact that January is already in the rear-vision mirror means I really better get a handle on that. In case it flew by for you, too, here's what you might have missed on the Wellness Almanac … Continue reading Wellness Round-up – January in Review
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
I cracked a filling. At first, I thought it was a chunk of actual tooth and my childhood nightmare of teeth crumbling out of my mouth was coming true. Maybe the dental hygienist was right, four years ago, when she suggested I might be a clencher. The jaw is incredibly powerful, she told me, as … Continue reading Column: Awareness First
All it took was a weekend away to remind me how inspiring I find this region. And when Mt Currie and the cherry trees in bloom and the random snake sightings and the swelling seasonal creeks don't do it, all I have to do is ask a fellow-creative... and BOOM. Inspiration-injection. The latest artist to … Continue reading Work In Progress: Amy Hazeldine
If we destroy our environment, if we toss aside our traditional knowledge and spiritual values, we cannot be well. Evelyn Coggins This year, I've learned about devil's club, why being a stress-case can cause you to break out, why all those fashionable fall cleanses are not such a good idea, why the battle of the bulge … Continue reading Wellness Gathering presents Evelyn Coggins on Herbal Medicines, Nov 2, 11am