Health

Everyday Mindfulness

It can be challenging to not suffer from ski town stress. How can I find balance? Will I have enough time? How can I hit the slopes today as well as the xc ski track while juggling drinks with friends, loading a posse of kids in the car and making sure everyone has BOTH skis, mitts, etc.

Posted by Francesca Ter P... on Nov 10, 2019 in Health

Fernie Top Three

The sight of snow falling is something that I will never get sick of, especially in the Fall. Excitement in the air. The countdown to Fernie Alpine Resort opening has begun. The town is filling with new people, and we’re gearing up for a winter of fun.

Posted by Emma Polit on Nov 07, 2019 in Health

Inclusive Care in Medicine

Inclusive care is certainly an important issue in maternity care as we see that people who belong to marginalized communities have poorer outcomes but it is important in all aspects of medicine. 

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Oct 24, 2019 in Health

Sweater Weather

Posted by Emma Polit on Oct 17, 2019 in Health

Find Your Flow

When you live in a town full of non-stop adventure and activity ten months out of the year, it often feels weird to take a ‘break’ during the shoulder seasons.

Posted by Maddy Alaric on Oct 03, 2019 in Health

Wear Denim

The beauty of mountain living is that even on warmer days, it usually cools off in the evening - perfect for denim!

Posted by Emma Polit on Sep 16, 2019 in Health

More Core

When you hear the words core strength, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For many of us, it’s a well defined six pack. While this outer layer is involved, there is much more to it.

Posted by Maddy Alaric on Sep 08, 2019 in Health

Elk Burgers with Huckleberry Margaritas

September marks the creeping of crisp mornings and blissfully warm afternoons, the turning of trees and fragrant smell of decaying leaves are a few of my favourite characteristics of autumn. These elements are nostalgic.

Posted by Lacey Wilson on Sep 03, 2019 in Health

Understanding Perinatal Mood Disorders

Most people who have been around pregnancy and birth are familiar with the concept of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders but only know of them as something called “Postpartum” and conventionally only consider postpartum depression in that category.

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Aug 21, 2019 in Health

Festivals For Life

It’s early August, you’ve got your ticket, tricked your work mate into agreeing to switch shifts with you, and you’re ready to party. What will you wear?

Posted by Emma Polit on Aug 12, 2019 in Health

Leek and Fennel Stuffed Salmon with Charcoal Lemonade

From legendary winter seasons to magical summers, Fernie has so much to offer when it comes to spending time in the outdoors. Combine your love for food with the outdoor culture so prevalent in this area!

Posted by Lacey Wilson on Aug 11, 2019 in Health

Tools for Your Fertility Journey

We can acknowledge that trying to actualize your family is hard while also acknowledging that we can do hard things and we can maybe even do them well if we are prepared. 

Posted by Dr. Taina Turcasso on Jul 21, 2019 in Health

Summer (Dress) Lovin’

It’s finally here - the season of the summer dress. The time of the year when you can slip on one item of clothing, pop on some shoes, and away you go. After the many layers of winter, it's like a breath of fresh air.

Posted by Emma Polit on Jul 10, 2019 in Health

The Potential in a Small Smoked Chicken Wing

Never underestimate the potential of an invite to a BBQ or the small things, in this case it was the potential contained in a small smoked chicken wing that did more than just taste good.

Posted by Lacey Wilson on Jul 05, 2019 in Health

The Freedom of Fitness

Ah, June. Hello Summer, adventure and hello freedom. The time of year to dust off the ol’ hiking boots, bring out the bike, set up the tent and shift into all day adventure mode.

Posted by Maddy Alaric on Jun 18, 2019 in Health