health

As much as I love all of the seasons, spring holds a special place in my heart. A time of year that signifies new growth, fresh starts and warmer days. The magical time of year when for many, spending longer durations outside becomes possible.

I had planned to write an article about trying to be greener when it comes to the products you put in and on your body, the way you consume and dispose of goods in your home, as well as examine options in health care for being a little more green. All of this has become really challenging when we are going through a pandemic.

Regarding the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), BC is unable to screen all symptomatic patients or potential exposures. As per provincial recommendations, IF you have been out of the country (including the United States) in the past 2 weeks, you are advised to self-quarantine at home.

Stick on the Prehab theme to see what you can do in March to avoid having a running in jury in May! Here are some tips and exercises to get you started.

Event Date: 
Sunday, February 23, 2020
Time: 
7:00pm - 9:00pm

We rarely allow our phone battery to get to 1%, and yet we so often allow ourselves top get there.

Building, exploring & understanding a self-care plan will help you reduce burn out, stress, enhance your health, well-being and relationships with every one in your life (especially you). This is often beyond watching Oprah and eating bon bons!

Discover the surprising things that fill your cup! Self care is individualized, learn about the deeper layers of your own self care plan and how essential oils can compliment this personal care.

If you are interested in making your cross country skiing a little smoother, and possibly a little more enjoyable, give these exercises a try.

There are plenty of variations to choose from when it comes to lunges, a movement that can be done in the comfort of your home requiring no equipment. Whether you’re pressed for time, new to working out, have a sleeping baby, or just want to start moving, the lunge is a staple that is effective and efficient.

This willingness to be involved is not new to Ev - she has put her hand up to give back to our community since the day she arrived. But she admits it is not always easy and there can be challenges living in Fernie.

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Time: 
4:00pm - 9:00pm

Join Laura Nelson at the opening reception of her art show and sale Saturday Feb 15th. She is looking forward to seeing everyone after many hours working solo in the studio to prepare for this!

Hope to see you there!

Oxytocin is a hormone and neurotransmitter, produced in the brain by the hypothalamus and released by the pituitary gland. It is perhaps best known for its involvement in childbirth and breastfeeding but its actions and potential benefits go far beyond the period of childbearing.