health

Where do we pick up our vitamins, supplements and natural ingredients or products? Here are your picks for 2020.

Gold: 
The Good Earth
Silver: 
Save On Foods
Bronze: 
Healing Hollow

We are so fortunate to have a plethora of options when it comes to pampering ourselves. Here are 2020's best spas!

Gold: 
Spa 901
Silver: 
Three Sisters Day Spa
Bronze: 
Island Lake Spa
Gold: 
Evolution
Silver: 
Soar Studios
Bronze: 
Essential Yoga Studio

Once in a while if we're not maintaining balance, we leave ourselves open to injury. Here are the three top ways we keep this at bay or work through any injuries that occur.

Gold: 
Physio Therapy
Silver: 
Massage Therapy
Bronze: 
Chiropractic

With so much biking, running, golfing, skiing and the like, our bodies sometimes need a little TLC. Here are the top three ways Fernie residents and visitors maintain balance.

Gold: 
Gym/Strength Training
Silver: 
Yoga
Bronze: 
Meditation

I slam my beat-up ski boot into the icy rime of the windswept ridge. The pounding of my heart thumping with the crunch of snow. I’m thankful for the warm, calm March weather, a stark juxtaposition to the cold, hard knot that has a stranglehold on my guts. I need to find confidence in the next step. In every step. For her sake too. We’re in it together, but as always, I feel responsible.

The holiday season also presents new challenges for us. This time last year many of us were holding open houses, going to shopping parties, and spending time with friends and family in preparation for the holidays.

For young people, holidays can be all about getting. Their mantra might be ‘presents, and more presents, please!’ Today we can reflect on the work we do in our families and remember the aim is to guide our teenagers to adulthood. Would you like to engage in a little thoughtful consideration about the holiday season? Respond to the questions below and get others in your home to play along.  

Just breathe. 
 
I’ve uttered those words so many times this past year. When Covid-19 caused the world to shut down. When I went into labour. When I began to think about exercising again, post-delivery. When I held my crying baby at 3am. On the eve of the US election!...