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
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
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
Have you ever been asked what ten books you would take to a deserted island? I tend to compose answers to this even when not prompted—the joy of musing over well-loved treasures is,...
April 18, 2013 by Jo-Ann Svensson Under Conscious Creativity, jo-ann svensson Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Conscious Creativity
The smell of baking bread takes me back to my childhood, waiting eagerly in my grandmother’s kitchen for the loaves to come out of the oven. Fresh, hot slices, slathered in butter....
April 14, 2013 by Chris Semrick Under bread, chris, semrick, Sourdough Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | 3 Comments »
Recently I presented a documentary film festival here on Gabriola (filmgabriola.com). Even though the movies themselves were not about food, such as Food Inc., I tend to notice food-related...
April 10, 2013 by Tsiporah Grignon Under Elemental, food, Gabriola Film Festival, Occupy Love, Pink Ribbons, Short Cut to Nirvana, tsiporah Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Inspiration and thoughts about food from movies
This feels like coming home! Until a few years ago, I lived in the ‘Warmland’—farming, vending at the Duncan Farmers’ Market, and writing a weekly column for The Citizen called...
March 21, 2013 by Karin Lengger Under choices, money Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on 50 Shades of Green: The Power of Money
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