Health

The Function of Adrenaline and Other Stress Hormones

More commonly referred to as epinephrine it's well known as the driver for the “fight or flight” response of the sympathetic nervous system.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Jul 02, 2015 in Health

Community in Activity

Continuing physical activity to help your body a healthy weight, stabilizes blood sugar, and reduces depression or anxiety.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Jun 26, 2015 in Health

Little Luxuries

A quick, cheap getaway to the city where you can you stay in a castle, eat at the finest chef’s tables, catch live stage legends, attend a traditional tea ceremony, take an amusement ride 900 ft in the air and choose from dozens of world class golf courses and pools.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Jun 24, 2015 in Health

Empower your Community

Bringing a diverse groups and businesses together to create a sustainable community.

Posted by Heather Ivany on Jun 20, 2015 in Health

CommuniTEA

A cup of tea can make everything better – a warm hug or a cool refreshment when needed. There is a whole community of herbal teas out there each with their own unique ability to uplift, energize, balance, or calm you when needed.

Posted by Krissi Hyland on Jun 16, 2015 in Health

Fit to Hike

Avid hiker Sarah, provides tips to help you keep exploring.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Jun 16, 2015 in Health

Take the High Road

This summer sees the launch of the North Coast 500, (northcoast500.com) a campaign to bring visitors to one of the most spectacular and unspoiled corners of the British Isles – the Highlands of Scotland.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on May 25, 2015 in Health

Trails-Around-Town Challenge

If you pick up one of the large tourist maps found in most Fernie businesses, you will see that there are dotted lines indicating the various trails around town.

Posted by Sarah Ingram on May 25, 2015 in Health

Going Green With Your Family

The idea of being “eco-friendly” or “going green” has been one that has gained a lot of traction in recent months and years but, like anything else, these terms may be subject to interpretation.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on May 22, 2015 in Health

Treading More Easily

It is estimated that more than two million Canadians practice yoga, over 15 million Americans, and globally more than 250 million people.

Posted by Heather Ivany on May 11, 2015 in Health

Undressing the Dressing

Ahhhh! Spring is in the air and the colour green is starting to fill the valley. This is one of my favourite months – absolutely nothing to do with it being my birthday month (insert cheeky smile).

Posted by Krissi Hyland on May 03, 2015 in Health

Frozen Landscapes

I don’t make a lot of lists, but I do keep a running tally of my favourite frozen places as I visit them. There are a few that have been bumped off the list and many still to discover, but here’s my top five right now:

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Mar 25, 2015 in Health

Re-wilding

Fernie’s Griz reminds me of a more wild, rugged version of ourselves. This month’s recipe is inspired by the Griz for its snow-like appearance and wild concept: cauliflower rice.

Posted by Krissi Hyland on Mar 19, 2015 in Health

Action for the Sake of Action

Stephen Mitchell’s rendition of the Bhagavad Gita contains this excerpt: “Act with no thought of results, open to success or failure. This equanimity is yoga.” Ah, if only. I have a longing for this state when I read this passage.

Posted by Heather Ivany on Mar 14, 2015 in Health

Is There Value in Doing a Spring Cleanse?

There are toxins all around us - in the air, in our water, in the food that we eat - and our bodies have an elaborate detoxification and elimination system that helps to neutralize these toxins, and clear them out of our bodies to preve

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Mar 14, 2015 in Health

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