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75 Ways to say “Thank You”

by Maria Koropecky, Wellness Coach “Thank you” is a very powerful thing to say in any language. As Canadian Thanksgiving approaches, I thought it would be a good time to talk about the power of saying “thank you.” No matter what language(s) you speak, expressing your thanks and gratitude is transformational for everyone. On top …

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Dry Shampoo Recipe for Camping

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Canadians love to go camping in the summertime, (although some of us would prefer “glamping” but that’s a post for another time. 🙂 ) To kick off the camping season, I thought I’d share a dry shampoo recipe that you can take with you on your camping trips anywhere across …

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NEW! Spa Party Theme Packages at Homespunspa

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner At Homespunspa Mobile Spa, we specialize in spa parties. Spa parties are great for staggettes, bachelorette parties, milestone birthdays, girls’ night in, holidays, bridal showers, baby showers, staycations etc., etc., etc., and we absolutely love providing revitalizing spa treatments to help people celebrate joyous occasions all over Victoria, BC and …

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My Interview with Spray Tan Artist, Anna

By Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner We have a new member on our team at Homespunspa Mobile Spa! Let me introduce you to Anna Pretto, a professional Airbrush Spray Tan Artist who is certified in Spray Tanning, Lash Extensions, and Hair Threading. Anna will be offering spray tanning as part of our new Saturna Island Spa …

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Energy Alignment: Balancing Outer Action With Inner Receptivity

by Christy Whitman, Guest Blogger Anyone who knows me knows that I love my spa days! – but not many people know exactly why, or how much I receive from the time I invest in recharging myself in this way. For me, a spa day is not just about releasing stress, looking better and feeling …

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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 …

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Help, I’m Losing My Hair!

by Maria Alexandra Koropecky, Homespunspa owner Linda gathered some of her shoulder-length, strawberry-blonde hair, ran her fingers through it, and pulled out several strands to show us. “Look,” she said. “But this is nothing compared to what normally happens when I brush my hair and check the brush.” My friend Linda was recently talking about …

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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 …

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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 …

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Feeling Stuck in the Mud? Try the Kneeling, Standing, & Sitting Method

by Maria Koropecky, Homespunspa owner My mother likes me to go to church with her on Sundays. Sometimes I’d rather watch Super Soul Sundays on tv instead but I’ve been going to church more often these days. When I’m at church, I mostly sit in contemplation. Last Sunday, I was reminded of a conversation I …