Why so Serious? (A Look into Yoga Class Culture)

I know something is blog-worthy when I have talked about it more than a few times over the span of two days. In this case, it was about the general atmosphere in a yoga class. Every now and then I attend a 90-minute power class at a local yoga studio. Yes, it is intense and … Continue reading Why so Serious? (A Look into Yoga Class Culture)

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Relative or Absolute?

Definitions (from Dictionary.com): Relative: considered in relation or in proportion to something else. Absolute: viewed or existing independently and not in relation to other things; not relative or comparative. I was first introduced to the concept of relativity through studying Einstein's theory, which stated that all motion must be defined relative to a frame of reference and that … Continue reading Relative or Absolute?

The Lost Art of Conversation

As we progress in to a world dominated by technology and devices, we have lost the ability to hold a conversation. Being a professional in the hospitality industry, the entire premise of my job revolves around interactions with guests and colleagues. There is always something to talk about and at times guests will spend several … Continue reading The Lost Art of Conversation

Breaking the Trend – Segregation

Vancouver is city crawling with people representing different cultures and backgrounds. According to Statistics Canada’s 2006 Census, visible minorities take up approximately 42 per cent of Vancouver’s population. Unfortunately, most of these minority groups still prefer to be segregated from the rest of this multicultural society. How it begins: It is natural for new immigrants … Continue reading Breaking the Trend – Segregation