The Upside to Covid-19

For the first time in our lifetime, we are at a crisis point. We are actually faced with our own mortality. We have spent so much time distracting ourselves from the core essence of who we are, because we could and because it was more comfortable to worry about things like the kind of carContinue reading “The Upside to Covid-19”

At Home Wellness Partners

As a nurse in community, especially one dealing with grief, loss, life transition and coaching-it is vital to support other community networks. At Home Wellness proudly supports: British Columbia Bereavement Hotline Victoria Hospice Canadian Mental Health Association Living Through Loss Counselling Society of BC Know of an organization helping the community to heal? Let usContinue reading “At Home Wellness Partners”

Socially Distant Yoga

For all those who find themselves at home more often and doing what they can to be socially distant to spread the risk of sharing illnesses, At Home Wellness will be holding Socially Distant Yoga throughout the week and on weekends. Email sweetfeet@live.com or text 1-778-581-4325 for more information, class times and location. All classesContinue reading “Socially Distant Yoga”

Meditation for Beginners

Full disclaimer up front. I am terrible at meditating. I am the kind of person whose mind is literally thinking about ten thousand different topics, how they could all be improved and how they are all connected, all the time. I continually begin to learn how to meditate every day as I never truly feelContinue reading “Meditation for Beginners”

Forgiving Ourselves

I write a lot about forgiveness because it is something I feel incredibly passionate about. Nothing has ever been gained by retaliation, by getting back, by harming someone else when we have been hurt. It’s not like we can double down on pain and have them somehow cancel each other out. Pain is pain, andContinue reading “Forgiving Ourselves”

Holistic Wellness

As we age, mental function changes along with us. Mental decline is common, however there are things we can do to keep our brains active and alert. Cognitive impairment is not inevitable. Here are 12 suggestions for enhancing andmaintaining brain function as we age. Focus on hobbies of enjoyment Brainy activities have been found to stimulate new connections and between nerve cells and new cells, helpingContinue reading “Holistic Wellness”

Growing Through Grief

Channeling pain and yearning into opportunities for growth