Make a good first impression. Like a mantra, this thought gets chiselled into our minds from a young age. So when we don’t land the job, don’t seal the deal or don’t get the date,...
May 25, 2013 by UB Hawthorn Under avoid judgment, communication, non-violent, vocabulary Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Changing Vocabulary To Avoid Judgment
It’s official. Stress (and the icky effects of it) is now a global health concern. The World Health Organization claims that stress is now considered the health epidemic of the 21st...
May 24, 2013 by Kathi Cameron Under kathi cameron, stress Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Stress! It’s All In Your Head…
I find myself in a state of virtual complete overwhelm. My mind feels anxious and I am dancing along the edge of anger. I am tired and agitated. How am I going to focus on writing this...
May 24, 2013 by Chris Semrick Under chris semrick Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on The Article That Almost Wasn’t
A friend and fellow yoga practitioner was enjoying a run along the beach in Southern California. She noticed a billboard inviting viewers to come to a yoga class. The sign said No Savasana!...
May 19, 2013 by Kelly Murphy Posted in SPIRIT | Comments Off on Savasana; The Corpse Pose
Times are changing. More and more people’s awareness is being raised about our environment. We are learning to shift from being a disposable society to one that recycles and re-uses....
May 19, 2013 by Jodine Buydens Under buydens, emotions, jodine, messages Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Emotions as Messages
On Marine Drive, one block past Capilano Road, is a sign: Hope Road Closed. The street in question has not been open for years yet the sign always makes me smile. It reminds me of Anne...
May 19, 2013 by Jo-Ann Svensson Under hope, jo-ann svensson, orchid, trust Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on The Orchid: A Tale of Hope and Trust
In my counselling practice I begin in various scenarios with describing a pie with three pieces. One piece contains ‘what you know that you know.’ The second piece represents ‘what...
May 19, 2013 by Helena Green Under helena green, Ramblings of an Old Flower Child, What You Don’t Know that You Don’t Know Posted in SPIRIT | Comments Off on What You Don’t Know that You Don’t Know
Recently I had the honour of attending a special convocation to honour the work of Dr. Vandana Shiva, seed-saving activist and advocate for sustainable farming. She was awarded an Honorary...
May 18, 2013 by Tsiporah Grignon Under food, grignon, trust, tsiporah Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Food: Learn who to trust about our food supply
“Water is Blue Gold, it’s the oil of the twenty-first century.”
– Maude Barlow
Living through the rainy months on the west coast, a statement like Barlow’s can give...
May 14, 2013 by Paul Manly Under drinking watershed, Nanaimo, P3's, P4's, parksville, Paul Manly, Port Alberni, troubled water, Victoria Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Troubled Water: Do you know what’s going on with your water supply?
Carbon dioxide emissions contribute to global warming, so why is it that we have been so challenged in taking steps to reduce our emissions and thus our impact on climate change? One...
May 14, 2013 by Karin Lengger Under 50 Shades of Green, Karin Lengger, The Carbon Economy Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on 50 Shades of Green: The Carbon Economy
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