SpokenWord Saturday – What is Slam?
Poetry / Poetry Slam

SpokenWord Saturday – What is Slam?

SPOKEN WORD is an ancient oral tradition and art form that involves performing, speaking, reciting poetry but intertwines story-telling and word play, sometimes collaborating with song, music, theater, or dance.  Performance poetry starts with poetic components – such as rhyme, repetition, slang, improvisation, and other elements of writing but then weaves a layer of performance … Continue reading

Fitness Friday – Exercising with IBD or GI challenges
Fitness / Green Living / Mental Health

Fitness Friday – Exercising with IBD or GI challenges

Over the last few years I’ve been developing ever-worsening symptoms of a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder.  About 18 months ago I was given a preliminary diagnosis of irritable bowel disease (IBD) and over the last number of months I’ve been working through a number of elimination diets as well as the diagnostic process for Crohn’s disease. … Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday – Healthy Holiday Goals
Mental Health / Mindfulness / Self-Care / Wellness

Wellness Wednesday – Healthy Holiday Goals

  As I briefly touched on yesterday: I’ve been doing yoga daily at Karma Teachers yoga collective in the downtown eastside, where there truly is a Karma Revolution happening!  This is hands down the most welcoming, loving and genuinely special yoga space I have ever been in and one of the most incredible communities I’ve … Continue reading