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What #BringsMeWirth with Rian Peters

What #BringsMeWirth with Rian Peters

Rian Peters, otherwise known as @iamtheliving is an artist who, in happier times, was known for sharing his tunes live with us all at either Guilt & Co., Calabash, or The Biltmore Cabaret; he’s got talent, to say the least.   The local artist from Peckham...
What #BringsMeWirth with Mathieson McCrea

What #BringsMeWirth with Mathieson McCrea

Improv master and good friend, Mathieson McCrea, is a regular on the roads in his coveted road bike. Usually busy performing at Blind Tiger Comedy–and starring in his own show, Alternate Dualities, we were lucky to have caught Mathieson during a brief weekend biking...
What #BringsMeWirth with Alex Duckworth

What #BringsMeWirth with Alex Duckworth

Welcome to story 6/8 in our ongoing series, #BringsMeWirth. Where we unpack what people in our community do for their mental health? In this session we enjoyed a great afternoon making (and eating) warm sourdough with our good pal, cool cat Alex Duckworth. Naturally,...
What Brings Me Wirth, with Praise Vaughn

What Brings Me Wirth, with Praise Vaughn

We hung out with Praise Vaughn, boxing and fitness instructor (and overall badass) at her stylish abode in Gastown for our #BringsMeWirth series. Known for catalyzing sheer strength and energy amongst the people around her constantly, her mental health practice is quiet, quaint, and involves her furry friend, Herbie.

What #BringsMeWirth with Brent Price

What #BringsMeWirth with Brent Price

Ever truly HUSTLE-ed? HUSTLE Studio owner Brent Price sat down in his new Mount Pleasant studio with WIRTH, lifted a couple kettlebells, and shared a story of a mental health practice turned physical health practice, unpacking the powerful correlation between physical and mental strength.

What Brings Me Wirth with Felicity Anne

What Brings Me Wirth with Felicity Anne

“Since I was a little kid I was always drawn to working with my hands and any creative outlet, really. I started with acting because of it being a very physical, all body thing. Whenever I‘m feeling overwhelmed or anxious or don’t know what I’m doing, I definitely turn to something that takes me out of my head and into my physical body. “

What Brings Me Wirth with Aaron De Jong

What Brings Me Wirth with Aaron De Jong

What is it that you do for your own mental health? We hung out with Aaron De Jong, founder of @Movement108 and @movrofficial, to explore this question as we meandered through Granville Island–his happy place. Complete with local teas in hand, and some good people watching.
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“When I walk down to Granville Island, I’ll often just ditch my phone and take my time, go order a tea, and then I’ll either just like, peruse the shops or listen to a busker. I just listen to my thoughts and everything settles. And by the time I leave, I’m feeling like a more grounded version of myself, with clearer thoughts. I’m lighter going home, having broken up the busyness of my brain into a place where I can just be authentically relaxed, and…be?”

What Brings Me Wirth with Ben Ansari

What Brings Me Wirth with Ben Ansari

What is it that you do for your own mental health? We hung out with Ben Ansari–North Van local and part of the crew over at Arc’teryx, for the story of his mental health practice; running. Why running, as YOUR mental health practice? It was actually a few years...