The Great Treasure

Many call a life which is spiritually focused as “being on the path”.  What we arrive at by following spiritual practices is enlightenment, peace and liberation.
However, on the road to spiritual mastery, these practices are a means to an end.  The irony comes with the realization that there is nowhere to “be” and no place […]

Living the Answers

Life is full of questions – “what ifs,” “whys” and “how comes”.
Why is life filled with transience, uncertainty, and suffering? How can I make my life problem-free and fulfilling? What if climate change results in catastrophe?
How we approach such questions charts the journey of our lives. Conventional wisdom (also known as […]

Backyard Chickens

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As we start to be more aware of where our food is coming from and attempt to reduce its carbon footprint, one of the movements sweeping the continent is the ‘Backyard Chicken’ craze. What could be more local than going outside to gather fresh eggs for breakfast? According to chicken lovers, chickens are easy […]

The Spiritual Journey

There is a place where knowing exists and where there is certainty without “all the facts”.  Profound truth arises of its own accord and one cannot believe those insights were ever not commonplace.
With each insight comes this realization that old insights are only half the truth.  We begin to see other people seemingly walking through […]

A Foundation of Freedom

NEEDS
A Foundation of Inner Freedom, Empowerment and Peace.
By Eric Bowers

The human needs that we all share are the foundation of the Nonviolent Communication, NVC, process because it is in connecting to needs that we find inner freedom, empowerment, and compassion.  Unfortunately, many people have negative associations with the word “need”, such […]

Building Better Buildings

Almost all of us live and work in dumb buildings.
Our homes and workplaces are over-lit and under-insulated; their structural, electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems are aging, outdated and inefficient.
They waste: resources, water and energy.
The result is heating and lighting bills that are 50 percent higher than they need to be.
With poor eco-IQs, our buildings not […]

The Road To Compassion

Several years ago I worked in the north as an expedition river guide.   Three other guides and I would each take a raft loaded with clients, camping gear, and food and float down the Tatshenshini or Alsek river for up to 12 days.  I was completely enamoured with the magnitude and beauty of the rivers, […]

Free Feldenkrais Intro Lesson

Reduce your STRESS and Improve your HEALTH LEARN how to sense your body, CALM your nervous system, improve your ability to MOVE and IMPROVE the quality of your LIFE.
 

Wednesday March 25th at 7:15 pm,
Curves – 520 Fall St.
Wear warm comfortable clothing & bring a mat or blanket.

Followed by a 6 class series in Awareness Through Movement®,

Wednesdays April 1 – May 6 […]