Carrot, egg or coffee beans?
People in Business Apr 14, 2021

By Tricia Veltri Life can be challenging, especially during these uncertain times. In the year since the pandemic began, I have noticed the number of referrals grow exponentially in my clinical counselling practice. It appears that isolation, uncertainty, fear and frustration have brought up many people’s issues and past traumas to the surface. How are […]

Skin care goes long way
People in Business Apr 07, 2021

Beauty is skin deep. For Odette Baumgartner, the owner of Odette’s Skincare & Medi Spa, the beauty we bring to the world goes deeper than we may think. It requires a holistic approach of ongoing care from the outside and sustained health on the inside. Baumgartner’s spas—one in Kelowna, the other in Lake Country—specialize in […]

Homeopathy helps in many ways
People in Business Mar 31, 2021

By Mona Niebergall Homeopathy is a natural medicine that is based on the philosophy of “like cures like,” or the law of similars. It is the strongest energy medicine known to man. Homeopathy has been in practice for more than 200 years and is gaining in popularity as people search for something that does not […]

Get your heart radiating energy
People in Business Mar 24, 2021

This might surprise you. Your heart is the most powerful source of electromagnetic energy in your body—even more than the brain. Let me show you why your heart’s magnetic field is your superpower, and then I have a simple heart-focused practice you can try. Scientists at the HeartMath Institute have been researching something called the […]

Know when to manage or lead
People in Business Mar 17, 2021

By Barri Harris “I’m so frustrated with my team. We are not hitting our deadlines, and I’m at the point where it’s quicker to do it myself than to try to explain it and go through multiple revisions.” Does this sound familiar to you? I’ll bet you’d like to be saying this: “My team is a […]

Let your emotions roam freely
People in Business Mar 10, 2021

Paddleboarding may be the perfect metaphor for Carla Dawes’ work. An emotional freedom and success coach, certified EFT tapping practitioner, and a licensed desire map facilitator who has studied psychology and meditation, Dawes guides women through their choppy waters by creating “a compass for the soul.” Through retreats, workshops and coaching sessions, she reignites the […]

We should all be like Pete
Columnists Feb 24, 2021

By Shawn Bonnough “Pisco sour, mate?” “Uhhh, OK!” I reply. “Muh name’s Pete,” an always smiling Ozzie says to me as he hands me a drink. I think to myself: I wish everyone was this friendly, confident, welcoming and genuine. Wouldn’t we all be a lot happier? Like everyone does, I immediately fell in love with […]

Better understand your emotions
People in Business Feb 17, 2021

Emotions are messages from you to you. They are chemical signals that travel through your body in about six seconds, preparing you to navigate through life. Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize, understand and manage our own emotions, and recognize, understand and influence the emotions of others. Are you listening to your emotions? When […]

Get your body, mind as one
People in Business Feb 10, 2021

If you don’t have your health, what do you have? Many of us have heard this question, but how often do we stop to consider what it really means? For Mona Niebergall, the owner of Stepping Stones Homeopathy, health equals abundance, a harmony of being and vitality that lets us live life to the fullest. […]

Grief can have physical impact
People in Business Feb 03, 2021

By Rochelle McFarlane Grief isn’t easily explained nor planned, and the worst part is we aren’t ever really given the tools to help us work through it. Know that you don’t have to do this alone, because there are self-care tools here to help. Grief is an emotion that is governed by our metal element […]