Helping your children grow
Columnists Jun 24, 2020

Do you remember a time when you were younger and you just wanted to be heard? But instead you were told to go to your room with the door closed. The harder you cried, the harder you kicked the walls in anger and frustration, no one came. You continued to cry until you felt so […]

Helping women find themselves
Columnists Jun 10, 2020

Often the best way through the hardest decision is to take the gentlest route. For Barbara Wellborn of Summerland’s Wellborn Bodyworks, that means looking inward and finding a new direction toward self-care. With 20 years of experience in spiritual coaching, massage, meditation, deep energy work and aromatherapy, Wellborn guides women to the clarity and confidence […]

Holistic approach to anxiety
Columnists May 27, 2020

By Tricia Veltri Core Level Healing Therapy Anxiety is becoming an epidemic in our culture. According to the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada, “one in four Canadians will have at least one anxiety disorder in their lifetime.” This can be debilitating as people often experience sleepless nights, preoccupation of negative repetitive thoughts, or feel a sense of dread, worry or […]

Relationships make it all work
Columnists May 13, 2020

Dale Choquette has run a dozen marathons, and she is still running on full. This is not surprising when you consider that Dale is a certified master trainer in human relationships with more than 20 years’ experience in corporate and professional development, and has worked with a vast array of teams ranging from a martial arts […]

Time to let your Body Talk
Columnists Apr 08, 2020

Seven years ago, Mimi Thorp listened to what her body was saying to her and went into action. After receiving BodyTalk sessions that profoundly improved her physical and emotional well-being, she decided to jump in and become a certified practitioner. A powerful modality, the BodyTalk System focuses on the “big picture” of holistic health and […]

Better flow for water updates
Biz Releases Apr 08, 2020

The Regional District of North Okanagan is asking farmers in its jurisdiction to sign up for its water supply e-alert service. By signing up for the technology, agricultural water customers won’t have to wait for the mail. Several of the area’s water utilities have teamed up with the Okanagan Basin Water Board and BC Agriculture […]

Water woes tackled online
Biz Releases Mar 25, 2020

A pair of UBC Okanagan teams are among the five finalists of the B.C. Aquahacking Challenge, conducted by the Okanagan Basin Water Board and Aqua Forum. The semifinals were held completely online on Saturday featuring 195 university students from across the country. Twenty teams pitched their ideas online, dealing with issues like contaminants in storm […]

She will heal your spirit
Columnists Mar 11, 2020

Keyla Sereen Ohs understands the journey to health and wellness can be a long and challenging one. As the owner of Sereen Spirit Healing and Retreat Centre, Sereen Ohs has lived paths ranging from high-level athletics to imbalanced work choices. She is also keenly aware that our spirit can speak to us and offer guidance, if […]

Coherence can happen
Columnists Feb 19, 2020

By Shawna McCrea The Okanagan is the headquarters for Coherence Hotspot. We are all familiar with the Wi-Fi symbol connecting all of us to the internet. The Coherence Hotspot symbol is a revolutionary concept connecting all of us in a heart-centred and impactful way. Research has proven that our emotional state directly influences our experience […]

Flourish with the Haywards
Columnists Feb 12, 2020

They inspired my imagination with the very first sound—their new business name. As the word ‘flourish’ suggests, Alisa Farr and Cameron Hayward offer restorative, growth-focused therapies to the imbalances caused by our over-stressed lives and unhealthy patterns. With combined certifications in alchemy sound therapy, sound journey meditation, yoga nidra, reiki and hypnotherapy, Alisa and Cameron tailor programs […]