Dodgin the curve balls with Chantel

Hey! How is it going? If we haven't met before, I am the Owner, Creative and Educational Director of Chantel Funk + Co. The shop was created in 2012 as an extension of me. It has been a wild ride. In addition to the shop I am married to the love of my life (he…

Soul Comfort

Nothing says January more than comfort. It's restoration season and while new "health goals" are at their highest point, so can be depression. As a society we are conditioned to believe this is the time of year we are meant to be productive. Achieve big goals and shooting high. Historically this is a season of…

Recovering From Burnout

Photo by Poonam Dhiman on Unsplash A feeling of burnout is common following a hectic season of life. If you are like me, I go through a time of being a recluse following the summer and September season. The darker mornings make me want to snuggle into my bed later. I find myself in bed earlier at night…

Choose your own HAIRVENTURE

Photo by @benoumechiara on Unsplash If you were born after the year 2000 you may not know about the epic books Choose Your Own Adventure. A children's game book where the reader got to decide what happened next. They were fun! This fall if you are looking to find a new look we recommend taking…

Time Management

Photo by Marissa Grootes on Unsplash Time is a funny thing. We often feel we don't have enough of it and yet we don't acknowledge its value and where we spend it. Time can feel like it goes so slowly and it can feel like a race car zipping by. As we head into a…

Our Aim As A Safer Space

Photo by Tristan B. on Unsplash Hey community! In honour of pride month we are taking the opportunity to share some of our core values with you. As a group of individuals who live and work in the community and surrounding area we see and feel the great importance of change in our community to…

Summer Hair Must Haves

Living your best life this summer could mean your hair takes a hit! Make sure you are equipped with the essentials. Hair Hit #1 - Chlorine // We recommend the SU Hair and Body Wash to remove chemical impurities from the hair and scalp while maintaining the color and moisture. This convenient travel size is…

Homemade Pasta!

Being a foodie brings inspiration and breathes life into me! I enjoy both cooking and eating. What is the point of life if not to enjoy such a simple pleasure as food? Today I thought I would share a little more in depth with you about my journey with pasta making, what I love, what…

Does Minimalism Refresh the Spirit?

Photo by Anton Darius on Unsplash It is the time of year where some of us start to feel the urge to purge. The need to find the dark corners of our home and peel them open. It is also a season where we are craving change. After the winter months we feel ready to…

Inner Peace – What is it and why explore it?

Photo by Andrea Rico on Unsplash In a world where everyone has something to say, I have chosen to take a pause. A season to observe, meditate and contemplate instead of writing. Today I write in hope that sharing my experiences will inspire and encourage you to enjoy your life. This post is my own point of view,…