Quality time with your teen
People in Business Jun 29, 2022

By Aly Pain This is a critical issue and fine line to walk. You know you have a limited number of days before your teen leaves home, so you’re trying to maintain some family structure and quality time while you have it. You’ve read the studies showing the more connected teens are the less likely […]

Fiddes proves dreams come true
People in Business Jun 01, 2022

When you first meet Karly Fiddes you feel as though you went to high school with her, worked together on a fundraising project or met at summer camp. OK, you may say fostering familiarity is a core skill of any successful radio host, but it’s more than that. Fiddes’ uncommon mix of verve, vulnerability and […]

Rid workplace of toxicity
People in Business May 25, 2022

By Barri Harris Belittlement and beratement are not forms of motivation. When do we hit the tipping point that makes toxic workplaces obsolete? For a while, it has felt like toxic cultures and toxic leadership would never improve. Until now. In the last few years, I’ve been starting to feel a shift. People all over the globe are […]

Misery going out of style
People in Business May 18, 2022

Healing is a space that more people are entering because they are tired of carrying the weight of the past and are ready to unbind old conditioning that places limits on their happiness. People all over the world are actively finding ways to heal themselves in much greater numbers than in past generations. The work of […]

How to start feeling better
People in Business May 04, 2022

By Courtney Kafka As a Bowen therapist I hear this a lot: Why do I feel like crap? Why am I in such pain? Why do I hurt so much? I can’t give you a definitive answer, but I can point you in the right direction. There are several reasons for you feeling like crap: […]

Exercise must become habit
People in Business Apr 20, 2022

By John Schlapbach Exercise is a health enhancing behaviour that can lead to optimal wellness, but it must be regular. Lack of it increases your chances of chronic health problems, accidents and even disability. It’s that time of year to get active again. See what the research says. Commitment to exercise requires an attitude and […]

Channelling could be for you
People in Business Apr 06, 2022

By Bonita Kay Summers I’ve always been a channeller, even before I knew what it was. As a child, I would bring my mom a coffee in the morning, sit on her bed, and we would chat. Gradually, the conversation became more advanced, involving insights my young mind could not have generated. They were coming through me. […]

Stewart lives to inspire
Biz Releases Mar 30, 2022

“It’s not about being perfect, it’s about being one percent better than yesterday.”  When Matt Stewart delivers this line in a recent LinkedIn video promoting careers at the Staples Studio, where he is the community manager, I am reminded of the warm and encouraging impression of the man when I first saw him as a […]

Learn from bad relationships
Columnists Mar 09, 2022

By Annette Adkin Life is a series of learning experiences, and many of its lessons come in the form of human experiences. Most of us think that the relationships that are pleasurable are blessings in our lives. But every single person we come in contact with provides a unique opportunity for our inner self to […]

Kernaghan has the write stuff
People in Business Mar 02, 2022

By Shawna McCrea I first met you, Tom Kernaghan, on May 10, 2016, at one of our first BalAnce Storytelling Tuesdays. You had recently made the big move here from Toronto, and it was great to hear you were happy to be in Kelowna. And I remember you were so inspired by Storytelling that you […]