Topic: Health and Wellness

Loving Determination

Sarah Kendall had a cerebral hemorrhage with right-side hemiplegia in her fifties, and has spent the last 13 years learning ‘how to inhabit this unfamiliar body’, and how to deal with all the sorrows and joys which surround her.
Before the stroke, she was a … read more.

Growing Eden in the Heart of the City

Jen will share stories, learnings and dreams from Growing Eden, a garden-based program in South East Vancouver for refugee and immigrant families. This program has been built and funded through UCV generosity.

Jen is a former Associate Director of the Children and Youth program at UCV.

Order … read more.

Presence to Change

We have learned the value of being present, in the moment, to ourselves, to the earth, and to the people around us. But as human beings, we have also survived and thrived based on living through habits, developing routines, and not having to think about … read more.

The Secret life of Trees

Though we have lived with them for millennia, even now we are only beginning to understand and appreciate the hidden life of trees: how they communicate, feel, live, flourish and die.

Consider this a Valentine’s Day appreciation for our arboreal companions and their unusually sentient and … read more.