During this time, many people are exploring new activities and hobbies and finding fun ways to spend their days, including Power To Be‘s staff team! Looking for some new ideas? Check out some of our program staff’s favourite shows, books, snacks, ...
While spending more time at home, I have tried a number of new recipes. I love finding new treats that are both fun to make and fun to eat, and what better discovery than gummy bears! They are super simple. All you need is a bit of flavor, some ge...
Power To Be is introducing The Gratitude Matters Challenge. For 10 days, we invite you to share with us what you are grateful for each day, post it on social media with the hashtags #SpreadGratitude #ItMatters, and nominate a new person each day to do the same.
Connecting Helijet with Starfish Medical to get critical medical equipment to Vancouver Island. A reminder of how deeply community matters, and how something so small can actually be so big, even lifesaving.
This month, Power To Be has partnered with Backpack Buddies, a non-profit organization that provides lunches to school-aged youth, to help support their revamped outreach program.
Happy Taco Tuesday! Due to the increased time at home, I, and I’m sure I’m not alone, am spending lots and lots of time in the kitchen. Cooking healthy, tasty meals is an amazing way to show your love to your friends, family and to show some self-love. It is with this thinking that leads to this taco recipe – it’s a little spicy, a little sweet, and a lot of delicious.
During challenging times, memories of the experiences and the people we meet along the way help to anchor us to what matters. Our goal at Power To Be is to continue to provide connection, comfort, and support to our community.
In celebration of national volunteer week, we would like to take a moment to honour our incredible volunteer community at Power To Be. Spanning ocean wide from Victoria to Vancouver and through various volunteer roles and contributions, together, your impact is massive.
Gardening helps me feel grounded, connected and rejuvenated. Especially during times of stress or anxiety, there is something about getting your hands dirty and creating a fresh environment that engages all of the senses and sparks feelings of fulfillment, pride, and steadiness.
Why does nature matter? The answer to this question is sometimes easily lost in the noise and distractions of our normal day-to-day. And now, when our “normal” is being redefined and closed in around us, it’s even easier to lose sight of the importance of a connection with the natural world around us. However, I believe that now, more than ever, we can benefit from the therapy and healing that being connected to nature may bring.