Tag Archives: vancouver

The TELUS Giving Effect

Why we need a pay it forward culture through #theGivingEffect

“In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back the people in this world who sustain our lives. In the end, maybe it's wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices.” When Elizabeth Gilbert wrote this …

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Water is a Friend with Benefits #somethinginthewater

5 Extra Special Reasons Water is a Friend with Benefits

We all know the “rule” about drinking eight glasses of water a day. There are even apps out there now to help us track our water intake and make sure we’re meeting our quota. But do we all know why that quota is so important? And why is it so important to watch how much water we drink? Over the …

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powerslide: offroad skating is here

Off-road rollerblading? Are you crazy? Powerslide is here

Looking for a new adrenaline spiking, heart rate pumping outdoor activity? Look no further than the intense sport of Powerslide. Just imagine yourself skating down some of the most intense downhill bike tracks of the world! Intrigued? Well, Dustin Werbeski takes off-road skating on SUV skates to a whole new level. Check out this extreme video of Dustin taking on …

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5 health benefits of floating

5 Unique Benefits of Flotation and Sensory Deprivation Therapy

What is it to ‘float'? Why would you want to sit in a ‘sensory deprivation tank'? Both fantastic questions…   …by now, if you live in Vancouver, you’ve probably heard of this new and crazy thing called a Float Tank (more commonly known as a Sensory Deprivation Tank). Vancouver has quickly become the ‘Float’ capital of the world largely thanks …

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The Home of the Future Looks Friendly Thanks to TELUS

The Home of the Future Looks Friendly Thanks to TELUS

Can you imagine a kitchen that helps you plan meals? Shows you how to cook? Scans your food choices and orders foods from your grocer based on your family's health goals? These questions may seem like scenes imagined from the Jetsons, but they're nearly a reality with help from companies like TELUS. Recently my family and I experienced the TELUS Future …

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Discovering whole life fitness

Discovering Whole Life Fitness and the Start of a Movement

What is the Whole Life Fitness Manifesto? The Whole Life Fitness Manifesto is a new kind of fitness book. It’s not just about physical health but Whole-Life Fitness that blends mindfulness and personal development with equipment-free workouts. This sustainable lifestyle extends beyond the book, allowing WholeLifers to connect with like-minded people in a supportive online community. The Whole Life Fitness Manifesto …

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Veden: A SuperFood Review

The Veden Review: A Super Food to Make Me a Superhuman

Here's a question for you. If you were planning to build the Tesla of all Super-food supplements where would you begin? Well, let me save you the trouble because someone already did it. Veden, a local Vancouver-based, Canadian company has gone above and beyond what most supplement companies are doing today. Rather than cut corners on quality ingredients to save …

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6 things about the grouse grind

6 Things You Might Not Know About The Grouse Grind

The hiking community in Vancouver is an active one, with the beautiful North Shore Mountains literally at our doorstep. Hiking is a great way to stay active and enjoy the beauty of your surroundings. Chances are, when you think of hiking in Vancouver, the Grouse Grind comes to mind. Dubbed “Mother Nature’s Stairmaster” it’s one of the most popular hikes …

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