Joycast Video: Five Ways to Be Bold Now

Posted by Tamika on August 27, 2017

When I think of my friend Lotus, I picture her collecting bones on the beaches of Costa Rica and plant-whispering in my garden on Salt Spring. I think of perfectly timed dinner jokes—zingers that make people drop their forks. I…

Forbidden Love in Venice—and Malta Joycast

Posted by Tamika on May 3, 2017

When most people think about Venice, Italy, they picture renaissance art, gothic palaces, and romantic gondola rides. Venice was dreamy for me too. But my head-over-heels moment was a bit different. I was at St. Mark’s Square having a…

Energetic Shields: Four Simple Ways to Protect Your Energy

Posted by Tamika on April 6, 2017

There are so many things we do every day to keep ourselves safe and protected. We buy insurance. We bring a raincoat when it rains, and sunscreen on a scorching day. We protect our passwords—and remember them for five whole…

I’m Not That Brave

Posted by Tamika on May 27, 2016

Getting off the ferry at Salt Spring for the first time was like walking into a scene from National Geographic. Tall trees, mountains, ocean vistas, harbour seals, and eagles calling out overhead—it was hard to take it all in at…