Synergy Magazine is sponsoring two film festivals on Vancouver Island. For the 5th year in a row, Synergy is a proud media sponsor of the 6th Annual Nanaimo Global Film Festival which...
January 15, 2010 by Nicole Shaw Posted in FEATURE, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Synergy Sponsors Upcoming Film Festivals (Mark Your Calendars!)
Black History Month, which began as Negro History Week, was founded in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson as a vehicle to “hand down information about Africans that had been altered, dismissed,...
January 15, 2010 by Nanaimo African Heritage Society Posted in FEATURE | 5 Comments »
As a teacher and writer on the subject of codependence, I often question its relationship to global issues. What, if anything, does codependence have to do with poverty, violence, corruption,...
January 15, 2010 by Jo-Ann Svensson Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Codependency and the State of Our World
“The Language of Unerasure”: Red Zone by Kim Goldberg
An empty mattress. A field of flowers all around. The image is startling, surreal, unexpected, and a little beautiful.
January 14, 2010 by Lia Light Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Book Review: Red Zone
A new baby is often welcomed by a family anticipating a “tiny bundle of joy!” So why is it, when a mother contemplates the birth of that same baby, the first feeling that comes...
January 14, 2010 by Tiffany Nelson Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
What is Shadow work? We humans tend to wear masks that we present to people, in a way saying, “This is who I am. I’m not going to let you know anything about the parts of me...
January 12, 2010 by Sue Dyson Posted in SPIRIT | 2 Comments »
“Trauma Farm: A Rebel History of Rural Life” by Brian Brett, Greystone Books ISBN 978-155365474-2
Brian Brett’s farm on Salt Spring Island is actually called Willowpond Farm....
January 12, 2010 by Mary Ann Moore Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Book Review: Trauma Farm
When you are doing your best not to go shopping, trying to live off of the stores of food you have collected over the summer, it is surprising the joy that arises from finding a bag...
January 12, 2010 by Chris Semrick Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on The Farmer’s Market Diet
The Global Village Nanaimo Fair Trade store (GVN), which has moved from location to location for the past 12 years, is now open year-round, and permanently located in the Old City...
January 12, 2010 by Marjorie Stewart Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 2 Comments »
Having lived almost 30 years in an off-grid home, with no electricity and no refrigeration, we finally bought a new solar powered refrigerator. Here are our impressions.
I admit to...
January 12, 2010 by Greg Seaman Posted in FEATURE | 5 Comments »
2012: The Mayan Calendar and You
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