Posts Tagged ‘physical environment’

How Do You Stay Well At Work?

Posted by: | February 1, 2011

I’m working on what I’m going to share at this coming Thursday’s free lecture series at UBC Robson Square.  It’s being run by Continuing Studies, and it’s part of a month of free workshops focused on wellness at work.  I’m speaking on Thursday about what has been working at UBC workplaces in regards to promoting […]

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Learning First Hand About Emergency Preparedness

Posted by: | November 23, 2010

Last weekend I took Friday off so that I could join in my friend’s annual “Skiing’s Better Than War” trip to the Whistler backcountry for four days.  The trip is a celebration of the gift that others’ sacrifices have given us: the freedom to live our lives the way we want.  The trip is also […]

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Go Veg and Fight Global Warming

Posted by: | August 11, 2010

Raised vegetarian since the age of 12, I’ve experienced little temptation to eat meat. Steaks and roasts were never something that appeared on my plate, although, I will admit wild salmon delicately displayed as nigiri sush makes me question myself sometimes.  Originally it was my Mum who made the decision for our family to stop […]

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What I Learned on Summer Vacation

Posted by: | July 13, 2010

I spent the last week and a half on vacation, on a climbing and biking trip in Oregon.  On my vacations, I like to use my body for what it’s good for:  work those muscles and challenge my skeleton to withstand some physical pressure.  Relaxation time is certainly a part of my vacation, but I find that […]

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Unfurling Pill Bugs: Overcoming Challenging Physical Environments

Posted by: | June 28, 2010

I recently moved from an apartment in the city to a townhouse in Squamish and from a windowless office to a sunny cubicle at work.  All of this moving has me thinking about how the spaces in which we live, work and play can help us open up and engage with the world, or can […]

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