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You Had Me at “Hello”

When I lived in Victoria, I used to run the trail around Elk and Beaver Lakes in the mornings before work. As a practice, I would always say “hello” to my fellow outdoor enthusiasts... 



Does Your Dog Multi-Task?

Ever feel like your life takes on a certain theme? As if somewhere out there in the great wide universe a course has been planned for you with very specific subject matter? Of course,... 



Team-Building With True Colours

Are you or have you ever been on a committee, perhaps at work, or helping with a function or planning a family event? How can individuals with different needs, strengths, values, motivations... 



Being Broken Open

Being “broken open” sounds pretty awful at first glance, doesn’t it? The meanings of words can be very different from one person to another—even to people who were raised in... 



The Power of a Journey

Our auntie Jean passed away in the middle of April this year, and I was honoured to be with her in that moment of her final soft breath. For 17 years I was her closest relative on Vancouver... 



Good Bye Nanaimo (Part 3): A New Life

Three weeks to the day after leaving Nanaimo, BC we pulled our tired, battered truck and trailer up to our new home, in Fosterville, NB. Our community is small, not even a village.... 



Dr. Weston Price-An Early Nutrition Pioneer

Dr. Weston Price and his wife, Florence, traveled around the world in the mid 1930’s searching out people living a primitive lifestyle. Dr. Price located groups which were still eating... 



The Self-Compassion Diet

The Self-Compassion Diet: A Step-by-Step Program to Lose Weight with Loving-Kindness by Jean Fain (Sounds True 2011) ISBN 978-1-60407-075-0 and The Self-Compassion Diet: Guided Practices... 



Lantzville Takes Legal Action

Urban Agriculture Not Welcomed in Lantzville On Friday, June 10th, a process server arrived at our door with a letter. It stated that our Lantzville Council was proceeding with legal... 



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