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 preven

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

Over the Hill

Fernie is a ski town and it is filled with talented skiers and snowboarders. I am neither. I can ski and I can snowboard.

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on Mar 05, 2015 in Health

Get Up Offa That Thing!

Before you begin reading, you may want to download James Brown’s “Get Up Offa That Thing” and hit play because this is all about how to get up and get moving!

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Mar 01, 2015 in Health

A Quick Trip to Oz

On a suitably damp and drizzly day last October I found myself with a few hours to re-discover the Emerald City. This jewel of the north – also known as Seattle – has many charms and secrets.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Feb 25, 2015 in Health

Be Kind to Your Heart - Cardiovascular Health

February is a month that gives us the opportunity to celebrate love and empathy with its most notable holiday, Valentine’s Day.

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

Relating Empathy to Our Inner Sensitivity

Often the feelings of compassion, empathy and vulnerability are labelled as soft or even meek.

Posted by Heather Ivany on Feb 18, 2015 in Health

reTREAT

We all have our guilty pleasures and food that feeds our soul. After eating these foods we sometimes have a feeling of guilt or shame.

Posted by Krissi Hyland on Feb 15, 2015 in Health

That’s Snow Excuse

Running is good for me. I mean, running is great for me. Sure, running improves my muscles, my endurance, my cardio, and my general physical health. But running has several intangibles too.

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on Feb 12, 2015 in Health

Motivation Through Empathy

Do you ever wonder what it feels like to be someone else? How some people manage to work out every day or not work out at all? How it feels after you walk up a mountain, run a marathon or recover from a broken bone?

Posted by Sarah Ingram on Feb 03, 2015 in Health

Ask an Expert

Having travelled a lot, I’m usually pretty comfortable taking care of my own arrangements online, but when I started to look into the trip I was planning for the recent Christmas holidays, I couldn’t find anything that worked.

Posted by Rebecca Hall on Jan 22, 2015 in Health

Obstacles to Healthy Living

January is a time that many of us are motivated to change. We take stock of our life, and determine what we may be doing right, and more importantly, what we feel like we are doing wrong.

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

Parenthood Lessons

Today, my toddler dropped one of his favourite books behind the couch.

Posted by Adam K. MacDonald on Jan 21, 2015 in Health

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