Would You Like to Host a Spa Party in this Home?

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa Owner. How would you like to host a spa party in this million-dollar, ocean-view home in Sidney by the Sea, BC? Well, it’s certainly possible! This dream home can be yours if you play and win the MILLIONAIRE LOTTERY 2018/2019 in British Columbia and choose this Sidney home from the 8 …

Happy Garlic Day!

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. When you think of a spa, you probably don’t think about garlic at the same time, but did you know that garlic is actually a supernatural spa ingredient? In honour of National Garlic Day on April 19th, here’s a quick snapshot about how garlic is used in cosmetics and how …

survey says 48% have missed work because of stress related illness.

Survey Says 48% Have Missed Work Because Of Stress-Related Illness

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner. I have a Workplace Wellness Survey on Survey Monkey where I’m asking people about stress. Because April is National Stress Awareness Month, I thought I’d analyze the results of my survey, which has been active since 2013, though I haven’t managed to collect that many responses. Although I don’t claim …

Creating Wellness ebook on Amazon.

Sharing a Tip From My Creating Wellness Ebook on How to Sleep Better

by Maria Koropecky, Author of Creating Wellness I’m so excited to announce that my Creating Wellness ebook is now available on Amazon.com and I’d like to share a tip on how to sleep better to give you a taste of what’s inside. First a few words on the importance of being healthy. As Count Tyrone …

Creating Wellness ebook on Amazon.

I’ve Just Published My “Creating Wellness” Ebook!

by Maria Alexandra Koropecky, Homespunspa owner I’m super excited to announce that I’ve just published my “Creating Wellness” ebook! “Creating Wellness” is the short title; the full title is actually, “Creating Wellness: 3 Massive Mistakes Foodies Make That Keep Them Unhealthy, Overweight, and Uncreative.” My interest in health and wellness started in childhood. Unbeknownst to …

RIP, Merle Barwis, Supercentarian

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner When I heard the news that Merle Barwis, Canada’s oldest person, died on November 22, 2014, at the age of 113, yes 113!, I marvelled at her longevity. Her 80’s were 30 years ago! Merle was born on December 23, 1900 in Iowa. She is a “supercentarian” because she lived …

November 11, 1918 was a very Auspicious Day in History

By Maria Alexandra Koropecky, Homespunspa owner & Numerologist World War I ends at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, 1918. As a Canadian, I deeply appreciate the freedoms I enjoy today. I’d just like to take a moment and say: To all who have served in the …

Happy World Coconut Day!

By Maria Alexandra Koropecky, Homespunspa owner & Laura Benvenuto, guest blogger Did you know that September 2nd is World Coconut day? Coconuts (Cocos nucifera) are one of the world’s most nourishing, versatile and popular foods and to celebrate World Coconut Day, I’ve teamed up with Laura Benvenuto of Truth be Told New York and Nutiva …

School’s No-Touch Policy is Cold

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Yesterday, I heard that an elementary school in nearby Aldergrove, B.C. introduced a no-touch policy for its students and I’d like to add my two cents to this conversation. According to my research, the kindergarten kids at Coghlan Fundamental Elementary School are no longer allowed to do things like play …