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Nurturing Shen Taking Time to Disconnect

January 14, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Nurturing Shen Just like last week I thought I would take you with me this week for one of my favourite ways to nurture my shen, or nourish my spirit – time in nature. You may be wondering what is shen? Shen is a term from traditional chinese medicine that is a part of our […]

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Nurturing Shen Dispersing Excess Energy

January 7, 2019 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Nurturing Shen Today I am making sure I have some time to nurture my shen, my spirit by spending time in nature grounding myself. There are so many exciting things going on with the new year, new moon, we have a brand new course starting today in our membership community called Maitri: Meditations to Make […]

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Tuba Christmas Victoria BC

December 10, 2018 Vlog
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Tuba Christmas Saturday December 8th we went for our first experience of Tuba Christmas in Market Square downtown Victoria BC. The tubas were there playing Christmas carols from 1-3 pm. This is actually the 40th year of Tuba Christmas in Victoria BC. The tradition started in 1978. The tradition began 45 years ago in New […]

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Hiking Mount Doug | Chatty Catch Up – Vlog 137

November 28, 2018 Vlog
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Mount Doug Hike It has been a few weeks since I have had a vlog for you and so I thought we could take a hike through the trails of Mount Doug and catch up. The last couple of weeks have been quite full and nourishing for me as I was away on yin yoga […]

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Spirit Medicine of Trees | Five Element Theory | Wood Element | Part One of Seven

November 5, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Tree Medicine Today’s vlog is the first of three parts that I will be releasing this week of a 7 part course on Traditional Chinese Medicine Five Phase Theory, specifically the wood element. I will be offering week one of this five week course course here for free on Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa on my […]

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Roberts Memorial Provincial Park

October 30, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Roberts Memorial Provincial Park In our final Ladysmith vlog (for now) we visit the stunning geological features at Roberts Memorial Provincial Park. This park has incredible sandstone ledges that you may have also seen us feature in our vlogs when we visited Hornby Island. Hornby Island Vlogs: The sandstone ledges make you feel like you […]

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Stocking Creek Waterfall – Vlog 135

October 22, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Stocking Creek Waterfall Continuing with our waterfalls on Vancouver Island series and our second vlog in Ladysmith, BC, today we visit Stocking Creek Park. We drove to the park from Thicke Road. This is another beautiful rainforest with a creek that leads to the falls. We chose a nice short trail to the falls on […]

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Holland Creek Hiking Trails

October 15, 2018 Vlog
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Ladysmith Hike Continuing with our waterfalls on Vancouver Island series and our first vlog in Ladysmith, BC, today we visit Stocking Creek Park. There is an option of starting in one of two places. One option is on Dogwood Dr. and the other is on Mackie Road. We chose the Dogwood Drive option not only […]

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Little Qualicom Falls Vancouver Island | Chasing Waterfalls Series – Vlog 133

October 1, 2018 Vlog
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Little Qualicom Falls Little Qualicum Falls has been a feature several times on our vlog on our way to Tofino and Ucluelet. Today it is a trip in its own right – almost. On our way to Little Qualicum falls we found an animal sanctuary that takes in injured wildlife on the island from eagles […]

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Hidden Trail & Waterfall Vancouver Island | Chasing Waterfalls Series – Vlog 132

September 24, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Hidden Trail & Waterfall As part of our chasing waterfalls series, we decided to be a little more adventurous and seek out some hidden gems on Vancouver Island. I had come across a blog that featured some hidden waterfalls between Parksville and Courtney:  Blog Post Here While we were in the Parksville area, we decided […]

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