You’re feelings aren’t that important: why simply doing what feels good will not lead to a love of winter

I am a nagging wife. I know there are some wives who get by without nagging, and I am happy for them and their husbands. But I have yet to figure out how to reach this zen state. I recently gave my husband a book of coupons; when he reached the one that said: 'submit … Continue reading You’re feelings aren’t that important: why simply doing what feels good will not lead to a love of winter

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Survive Winter Like a Canadian

cof We're still in early winter and Hygge-mania has firmly gripped our nation once again. All around the country people are lusting over coordinated sweater outfits and perfectly poured lattes. We're planning Hygge dinner parties and posting perfectly poised fireside photographs on instagram. It is all very romantic and refined, but what is there to … Continue reading Survive Winter Like a Canadian

Environmental Conditioning Part One

I know how to handle the cold: I put my long underwear on in October and don’t take them off until April. I am a hard core proponent of the saying: ‘there’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.’ My Outdoor Survival Canada parka is my most prized possession. Yet during the cold … Continue reading Environmental Conditioning Part One