From the Editor

Many believe "Love” is an over-used word in our culture. I must agree, and confess that my own emphatic expressions of, "I love chocolate chip cookies!” or "I love this new computer!” are indeed overstatements and a misuse of the word. The Inuit have over 30 words for "snow”, why is it that we have […]

From the Editor

Harmony. It can be described many ways… compatible, balanced, peaceful, united, congenial, attuned, agreeable. The mix of articles contributed to this issue of Synergy address the many facets of creating harmony within our lives and communities. We had a secondary theme emerge from the first that centres around "food”. The food we eat is so […]

From the Editor

A change is as good as a rest "they” say… And I tend to agree. However, the delights of all out rest can be just as nourishing. Rejuvenation is different for each of us. For some, it may be a hike through the coastal mountains, kayaking on our beautiful waters, or rock climbing up a […]

From the Editor

This issue of Synergy challenges us to ask for what we want… And when that doesn’t work, to have the courage to stand up and speak out. Whether you stand up for your beliefs, rights or advocate on behalf of those who cannot speak for themselves, your contribution is invaluable to your personal growth and […]

Engaging Talent

Shoulders shimmy-ing, coin-laden hips shaking and arms slowly – hypnotically – gesturing in time to middle eastern rhythms. The movements are truly engaging, powerfully energetic and, at the same time, sensual. As the dance unfolds, the tempo changes… quickening to a crescendo and just as suddenly, dropping to a slow, slow beat. Tension building with […]