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September 15 2016

Developing Healthy Habits – Fitness Journaling

Developing Healthy Habits – Fitness Journaling Exercise for some of us is not something that we always look forward to… and there is nothing wrong with taking a day off every once in awhile, but it’s all too easy for those days off to build up into a block of sedentary time. The same can […]

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September 14 2016

Farm to Table – Simple Life Farms, Lake Country BC

Nestled among the Okanagan’s acclaimed golf courses and rolling vineyards lies a picturesque century farm known as Simple Life Farms. Geoff & Carlene, both fourth generation farmers, now steward the land that their family has been producing on for over one hundred years. The fertile soil of the valley bottom, sustainable farming practices, a spirit […]

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September 14 2016

Farm To Table – Peach and Basil Crumbles

Peach and Basil Crumbles For the Filling: 4 ripe peaches, pitted, peeled if desired, each sliced into 8 wedges –Peaches from the farm 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1 tablespoon fresh basil (3 to 4 leaves, torn if large)-Purple Thai basil from farm 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt For the Topping: 2 […]

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September 14 2016

Neuroplasticity V with Dr. Strauss

Today, I want to talk about two factors involved in getting the most out of our ability to rewire our brains. The brain can be rewired in a positive and a negative direction: we can get our brain to become more alert, involved, motivated and curious. By the same principle, we can also rewire it […]

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September 14 2016

End of Summer Blitz

As we draw closer to the end summer 2016 the natural reaction most of us have is denial. How could summer be over so fast? We didn’t get enough camping or beach time. We start to pack things in to make sure we get a little more vacation or just one more family outing. If […]

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September 14 2016

Crystal Gem of the Month: Laura

Work Related 1. How long have you been with us at Sparkling Hill? I have been with Sparkling Hill Resort for over 2 years now… 2. What do you like most about working for a Health and Wellness Resort? I love working with the people and all the unique guests that come and stay with us. 3. […]

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