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Ecofriendly designer Daphne Woo teaches slow fashion - Green Living, The Georgia Straight

Ecofriendly designer Daphne Woo teaches slow fashion - Green Living, The Georgia Straight

Natural dyes and textiles make for one of a kind beauty and conscious consumption.  2017 Groundswell alumna Daphne Woo's slow fashion social venture Amacata is featured in an April edition of The Georgia Straight, written by Lucy Lau,

A Hard Truth to Swallow

A Hard Truth to Swallow

We're sharing Groundswell alumnus Conlan Mansfield's latest blog post on handling the totality of your dream: the costs and the benefits, the hardships and the fulfilment.  Find the original post on his ventures's website: Feral Strength and Conditioning.  

The real test isn't whether or not you can handle what you enjoy about your vision - rather, it's can you handle the costs of your vision.

The quality of your life is NOT determined by the quality of your positive experiences, but of your negative ones. And to get good at dealing with those experiences is to truly live your dream and to love your life.

Mentorship Profile: Sarah Peacock, Co-Founder: Another Space

Mentorship Profile: Sarah Peacock, Co-Founder: Another Space

Walk into Another Space and it’s not uncommon to see thirty-somethings doing yoga while a white, fluffy dog peers at the crowd from his own yoga ma t. Change days and you’ll see a crowd of fresh faced music enthusiasts singing along to their favourite tunes.

That’s because Another Space is a creative arts therapy studio in East Vancouver. It’s a beautiful and intimate space that’s decorated with handmade pieces of art and shelves bursting with knitting and art supplies.