Reconciliation in stop motion

Students from Xit’olacw Community School and Pemberton Secondary School participated in a day long workshop on November 21, utilizing the games and exercises of Theatre for Living to explore what reconciliation means. Me personally? Stage-shy. So I can't think of anything more vulnerable than playing improv theatre games. Doing that on highly-charged topics like reconciliation - wow. Hats off to … Continue reading Reconciliation in stop motion

Wellness Champions Celebrated: Now with Photos!

The Winds of Change Recognition Awards were given on Saturday at the celebration dinner that marked the culmination of the Wellness Gathering. In the meantime, please congratulate the first high school student to be recognised in the award's 5 year history, and two of the most dynamic and productive community groups out there. The Winds … Continue reading Wellness Champions Celebrated: Now with Photos!

Column: You’ll Get By With a Little Help from Your Friends (or Not)

My new motto: if you can’t nail a #50DayWellnessChallenge, at least surround yourself by people who can. There is a good chance their success will rub off. It’s called “lifestyle contagion” and right now, it’s my best hope. If you started the #50DayChallenge on October 3 and plan to end with a grand celebration, social … Continue reading Column: You’ll Get By With a Little Help from Your Friends (or Not)

Wellness Gathering 2014 Preview (or Why Carlee Cindric is Feeling Hopeful)

Event coordinator extraordinaire, Carlee Cindric, (recently featured in our Vitality Project series), is feeling hopeful you'll read this post, realise how fun, interactive and kid-friendly the 5th annual Wellness Gathering is going to be, and save November 22 in your diary. Cindric is working busily behind the scenes in preparation for the 5th annual Wellness … Continue reading Wellness Gathering 2014 Preview (or Why Carlee Cindric is Feeling Hopeful)