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Fireweed

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I took a stroll way back down the Squamish Valley to the Elaho river and came across some Fireweed colonizing the soil from old forest fires. Fireweed acts with resilience, embraces change and transitions its environment. @This Point  writes a very interesting article discussing the Resilience of Eco Systems, the similarities of fireweed in nature to human nature. From what starts with …

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Barefoot Skaters Tour Europe Fundraising

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It warms me to see this campaign and the kids of Janwaar Castle take steps to continually grow their community.  A fundraising initiative that is giving kids in India a chance to explore the world and travel out of their small town to skateboard, experience, connect and absorb different cultures with other skateboarders. Step by step, each post, story, like, …

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Squamish Yoga Festival

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Socrates says “not only does a community create its citizens but the citizens also form and develop their commUNITY.” We are so fortunate to nest in this beautiful corridor and have it inhabited by so many bright individuals. The Harmonium, a pleasing instrument is often used in Kirtan circles. The root of harmony, a greek word harmos which translates to …

Sustainability & Activism Yoga conference

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A weekend of Unity. Here, part 2  which discusses my experience on the Sustainability & Activism Yoga Conference Sunday June 12th Tina Pashumati James brought together a diverse group of individuals to share their practices at Nita Lake Lodge in Whistler BC with the intent to inspire and share meaningful discussions about sustainability and activism. A Sustainability and Activism conference. That …

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Ganges

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The Ganges river in Varanassi is one of the most polluted rivers in the the world. I believe the local people hold the power of host resistance. They live, drink, breath and bathe in the heavily contaminated water that is permeated with disposable plastics. It was a humbling experience to see the joy and happiness the people carry yet with …