We are so excited to introduce one of the newest members of the team, Chantel! Read on to learn a little more about her, we love her inspiring quote. Take it away, Chantel!
Best part of your job?
There are so many elements to appreciate – seeing firsthand the power of chiropractics, playing with the wee kiddos, working alongside a rock star team.
Biggest lesson Chiropractic has taught you?
The innate capacity of our bodies to self heal.
Day off pastime:
Mountaineering, skiing or climbing in the British Columbian backcountry.
Avocado spelt toast topped with homemade salsa and a free-range organic egg.
Go-to juice or smoothie:
The Kickstarter at Whole Foods or Fresh Town at Buddha-Full.
What is your morning routine?
Take a few deep belly breathes, move my body in some capacity, drink a glass of warm apple cider vinegar, make breakie and get ready for work.
Omegas and chlorella.
Three staples always in my pantry:
Peppermint tea, avocados and raw honey.
At least once a week I cook:
Tomato basil soup with quinoa and crumbled kale chips.
Top 3 restaurants you love in Vancouver?
Jamjar, Nuba and Virtuous Pie.
Can’t live without:
Family and friends.
Strange wellness habit:
I have the tendency to smell foods that I am sensitive to (like chocolate) to keep my senses happily satiated without any digestive repercussions.
One piece of advice you would give to your younger self:
Commit fiercely to the present moment.
Best concert you have been to:
James Vincent McMorrow – he has such a gentle, commanding presence!
Current read on your bedside table:
Backcountry Avalanche Awareness by Bruce Jamieson. I am finishing up my Avalanche Skills Training in the coming week!
Always wearing lately:
Brooks road runners – I like to squeeze cardio in between commitments.
Quote(s) to live by:
“Focus on the powerful, euphoric, magical, synchronistic, beautiful parts of life and the universe will keep giving them to you” – Unknown