Imagine that you are standing under a waterfall. The water pounds down on your head and shoulders and pins your feet to the ground. The steady rush of water feels good. At times, it...
July 31, 2011 by John Ptacek Under awareness, john ptacek, mindfuless, peace Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on A Step Away From Peace
I recently began a new business venture with the idea that my services would be about helping people. A life committed to service worked well with my spiritual journey. At the same...
July 29, 2011 by Helena Green Under miscommunication, service Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Being of Service
I was talking with an acquaintance the other day about the difference between selfish behaviour and taking healthy care of self. She, a medical professional, was irritated by the lack...
July 29, 2011 by Jo-Ann Svensson Under conscious living, jo-ann svensson, self care, selfish Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
“What is it in your life that calls you to be bigger than you think is possible for yourself and for the world?”
– Julia Butterfly Hill
From 1997 to 1999, Julia Butterfly...
July 22, 2011 by Kelly Murphy Under love, tree Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on What Is Your Tree?
Before hitting the air waves in October of 2010, “Be The Media” was an idea that was tossed around for a couple of years. It is an idea whose time has come. Eager to create a platform...
July 22, 2011 by Alison Roberts Under Alison Roberts, Be the Media, CHLY, independent media, media, programming, radio Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on I AM the Media
Have you ever wondered why we love using scallions, onions, leeks, chives and garlic in our cooking? This family has a pungent flavor and is rich in sulfur. This affects our lung health...
July 18, 2011 by Dr. Pauline Wolf Under allium, garlic, healing, mental health, onion Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on The Healing Cook’s Onion Family
For the last several years, we have been working to localize our food. One aspect is that we began milling our own wheat last fall, after discovering Sloping Hill Farm in Qualicum Beach...
July 18, 2011 by Chris Semrick Under baking, bread, chris semrick, food, local, recipe Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | 3 Comments »
Food information is everywhere now. It beckons to us from magazines (thanks Synergy) and television shows and commercials. Documentary movies teach about farming practices and corrupt...
July 17, 2011 by Tsiporah Grignon Under food, HEALTH, learning Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Momentum To Learn About Food
Our family was very poor. I was the oldest of four boys and my parents rented a house for $15 a month. It had electricity, but we didn’t have a refrigerator. We all used the outhouse...
July 14, 2011 by Dr. Neill Neill Under gift, handicap, neill neill Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on A Handicap or a Gift?
Rain falls hard enough to crater the sheets of water that blanket the intersection of Nichol and Esplanade. The wind blows leaves and twigs into the mix and winter begins its inevitable...
July 13, 2011 by Michael Calvert Under giving, michael calvert, service Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on The Writer In Me
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