There’s something about Irie
Columnists Oct 13, 2021

By Maralee Webber “Irie?” This is a question I get a lot, as most people don’t know how to pronounce it, let alone what it means. My favourite definition of Irie (pronounced EYE-ree) is “excellent” or a “state of well-being.” I named my business Irie Wellness because the island of Jamaica has become like a second home to me. […]

Other ways to battle cold, flu
Columnists Sep 29, 2021

By Mona Caissie It’s that time of year again where people are lacking the sun and exercise, and their stress level is high. You have a lowered immunity, and you need some support from some remedies that are going to help you nip that cold or flu in the bud. You have come to the right […]

Calm kids, resilient families
People in Business Sep 22, 2021

By Elisa Farr Spending the last eight years of my life deep diving into restoring my own body, mind and spirit into balance, I have witnessed the huge benefit not just for myself, but the benefit it has had for my kids and family. While offering them bits and pieces of my practice in order […]

Parents always will have support
Columnists Sep 15, 2021

By Rochelle McFarlane I’m letting go of the shame Stopping the blame To create a loving game One that lifts me One that shifts me And sets me free to be All that is LOVE What resonates with you? Can you relate? Have you ever felt like your parenting practices didn’t fit anymore? How is […]

Memoir that will motivate
People in Business Sep 08, 2021

“We’ll figure something out.” We say these words all the time, but when Debra Kelly said them at the end of our first chat, to schedule our second one, I sensed they flowed from a hard-earned knowingness that runs deep beneath her friendly and confident demeanour. Kelly is a storyteller, speaker and real estate agent […]

Energy medicine making inroads
Columnists Sep 01, 2021

By Daneaya Ziolkoski With all of the craziness that has been happening in our world in the last year and a half, maintaining a healthy immune system is key for all of us. As I’m sure you know, there is an option to receive an injection, and with that comes the potential for side effects. […]

How to argue with teens
People in Business Aug 25, 2021

By Ally Pain “I don’t want to do it your way!” “Just because you didn’t grow up with (fill in the blank) doesn’t make it wrong!” “Why can’t you just love me for who I am?” Arguing helps your teen develop critical thinking and analysis, strategic thought, independent thoughts and beliefs, as their brain is […]

Stop behaving well, women
People in Business Aug 04, 2021

By Tricia Veltri Recently I came across a quote by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, “Well-behaved women seldom make history,” and it got me thinking of the all women I look up to in the media as well as in my own life. All the women that I admire did not get there by playing it safe; […]

Bowen therapy gets job done
Columnists Jul 28, 2021

By Courtney Kafka I went digging for some other research on the effectiveness of Bowen therapy, or Bowen technique, in the hope I could find something that was more based off some actual research. A test was performed on 39 individuals who had suffered migraines for 10 years or more, and pretty awesome results were […]

Just know that you belong
People in Business Jul 14, 2021

By Pamela Lynch Your presence here is an invitation to remember you are loved, and you belong. I invite you to close your eyes and place your attention on your heart. Feel the word, the energy of belonging. So many of us have navigated this life feeling that we don’t belong. We get to change that […]