Junior, Master… What the heck?

When I opened the shop I didn't have a clue about how to be an employer. Since 2012 I have journeyed through peaks and valleys, experienced complaints with labour relations, taken diversity and inclusion classes, failed and gotten back up again. It has been an ever evolving journey that will continue to explore new lands.…

Why Journal?

Photo by Green Chameleon on Unsplash Hi friends, happy Tuesday and welcome to another post by Chantel the owner of Chantel Funk + Co. Today I thought it would be good to revisit why journaling can be an effective tool and share with you why I love it so much. I have also created a…

Quiet The Voices

Photo by Iulia Mihailov on Unsplash Imagine waking up one day and having the realization that all of your thoughts and emotions were not in fact your own? Weird right? Well there are theories that both thoughts and emotions are events we witness and experience that do not in fact come from "ourself" but rather…

Health + Wellness with Chantel

Why are we so into health and wellness around here? Our answer is simple. We believe everyone deserves to live and happy life. We feel that happiness is founded in feeling good from the inside out. For any of you who can relate to my story, life is full of loss, pain and sorrow. When…

Use this effective tool!

Happy Easter everyone! What an exciting and rejuvenating holiday. Spring has got to be my most loved season with all the new growth and optimism for the year. Today I wanted to share with you a tool my counsellor has been encouraging me to do for years. Of course despite my strong will and unwillingness…

The Lies We Tell Ourselves

Happy Sunday everyone! It is time for us to shake off the winter blues and reclaim what is ours. Who is with me? Somehow you have hard wired your brain to say some pretty terrible things about yourself. Not only that, you have put rules around what you are supposed to do, how you are…