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Vancouver Wellness Show 2012

Friday, February 17th, 2012 — 11:46am PDT
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The 20th annual Wellness Show is happening this weekend at the Vancouver Convention Centre East (Canada Place). For three full days, February 17th, 18th, and 19th, you can check out hundreds of exhibitors, workshops, demos, and products for just $16.

wellnessshow20yearsExhibitors include Choices Market, Genuine Health, Integrative Health Services, Health Products for Pets, and the famous Holy Crap cereal. The stages will feature culinary talents like Executive Chefs Ned Bell and Pino Posteraro, Hidekazu Tojo, CTV’s Dr. Rhonda Low, Lorne Cardinal of Corner Gas, Michael D’Alton, emcee Kate Gajdosik, and many more.

Stop by the show today until 8:00pm, tomorrow from 10:00am to 7:00pm, and Sunday from 10:00am to 6:00pm. General admission is $16, $14 for seniors and students, $6 for children up (6 to 15) and children under 5 are free. You can also pick up a 3-day pass for $30.

To promote the Wellness Show, they have offered up a fantastic gift basket from Seaflora Wild Organic Seaweed Skincare to one lucky reader of mine. It includes: Therapeutic seaweed gel, wild rockweed exfoliant, potent seaweed serum, soothing sea kelp soak, eye sea relief, moisturizer, iridaea exfoliator, sea foam cleansing concentrate, sea kelp softening moisturizer, wild sea kelp body lotion, detoxifying focus body wash.

The total value of this gift basket is estimated at $600! Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post with a tip (big or small) for healthy living (1 entry)
  • Tweet a photo @TheWellnessShow & @Miss604 this weekend from the show (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win a gift basket from @TheSeaweedLady from @TheWellnessShow @integrative_h_a @Miss604

I will draw a winner at random from all entries at 11:00am Monday, February 20, 2012. Follow the Wellness Show on Facebook and Twitter for updates and information.

Update The winner is @SomeButton!


  1. David says:

    Wake up at a regular time everyday, regardless of when you went to bed!

  2. Karen says:

    Walk! Take the stairs when you can especially if you want to avoid the “secretary spread.”

  3. sharon says:

    Drink more water!

  4. ammyyy says:

    Drink water. Better yet, bring your own container/bottle.

  5. Vicky says:

    Don’t smoke, love yourself and drink a glass of wine everyday

  6. allyson says:

    Get Moving!

  7. Rachel says:

    Drink more green tea!

  8. Erin says:

    Stretch, stretch, stretch!

  9. Sheryl says:

    Eat more dark, leafy greens.

  10. Mary says:

    drink more water

  11. anne says:

    try to eat as much real, whole unprocessed foods as possible! cutting up fruit and veggies to have in the fridge ready to go makes it easy to grab as a snack!

  12. Shawn says:

    Kale. Sleep. Love yourself. Vegetables. Exercise.

  13. Val says:

    Keep a bottle of water with you always.

  14. Jennifer M. says:

    Walk as much as possible instead of riding!

  15. Katy says:

    One big tip: get enough sleep. We are all too sleep deprived (me too) and we need 6-8 hours of deep sleep in order to function effectively.

  16. janelle samila says:

    drink lots of water and eat flax seed!

  17. Lindsay Coulter says:

    Make your own home cleaners with food grade ingredients and make your own cosmetics like sugar scrubs, tea toners and shampoo with baking soda to keep toxics out of your body and the planet.

  18. Melanie says:

    Get your heart-rate up with exercise at least 4 times a week.

  19. Parker says:

    Learn to read your own body’s signals – get extra sleep when you need it, say no to things that stress you, and put your own health as a priority!

  20. craig pratt says:

    yoga! or stretching

  21. Lisa says:

    Drink a glass of water when you get up to flush toxins,brush your tongue, use tumeric a lot in your food, scrub(towards heart) your soles backs of legs and arms to detox, that is all, good day, Lisa

  22. Rebecca says:

    yoga, meditation, reduce sugar intake, get outside and spend time with nature – Good Health to All!

  23. Donna L says:

    eat your fruit and vegetables!

  24. Brenda says:

    Lots of regular exercise

  25. J says:

    play outdoors! cut back the sodium!

  26. Phy says:

    For any meal make sure veggies make up the biggest portion.

  27. tania says:

    keep stretching!

  28. rino says:

    laugh whole-heartedly

  29. Eat oatmeal sprinkled with ground flax seed and banana.

  30. C Wilson says:

    Don’t eat anything that your grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food! Stay away from the overly refined and processed stuff….yuck!

  31. Vince says:

    eat more veggies – raw!

  32. DB says:

    Be kind – to your self and to others

  33. Linda says:

    Go out in nature everyday.

  34. Teresa K says:

    Get enough sleep.

  35. Brandon says:

    Doing yoga a few days a week by watching free lessons on youtube at home

  36. Elizabeth B says:

    Drink a reasonable amount of water and walk as much as you can!

  37. Jessica says:

    Exercise daily!

  38. Linda says:

    Eat less processed food and more fruits and vegetables!

  39. Yasmin Hall says:

    Cut down on your caffeine intake and drink more water.

  40. Cathy says:

    Eat your greens! Throw spinach in practically anything and everything, it has very little taste ๐Ÿ™‚

  41. maria says:

    Get enough sleep!

  42. Shelley says:

    Keep your car keys at home and ride your bike.

  43. tracy says:

    i swear by green tea ๐Ÿ™‚

  44. Cyndi T. says:

    Drink plenty of Water, keeps you full and your system running efficiently.

  45. Gary says:

    Don’t sweat the little things (and even a lot of the bigger things) – stress eats away at you

  46. Iris says:

    Smile more and and get lots of rest. Walk the dog more often.

  47. Sherry says:

    Smile often, help others when you can and hug your kids and/or grandkids as often as you can… will make you feel so good.

  48. Gerald says:

    Keep up to date on health research. Wellness Show has some good talks.

  49. Tamara says:

    Breathe….remember we create our world…it can be either “Good Morning God” or “Good God Morning” Namaste ๐Ÿ™‚

  50. Evelyn says:

    Take a little bit of time for yourself everyday…giving yourself a few minutes a day that are just for you really helps to keep stress levels down and helps you to be a happier person!

  51. Katie says:

    take the stairs

  52. Karoline says:

    Dance. It is a good exercise and help to boost your mood. Also eat three healthy meals every day

  53. erin says:

    park far away from you stores…the extra walking does a body good & SMILE

  54. stephanie says:

    Have a couple of kids, they will keep you going

  55. lindawwww says:

    Try to live in the moment as much as possible. You’ll be less stressed and feel better.

  56. Patricia says:

    Fish oil!! It will change your life!

  57. Shauna says:

    Do some meditation.

  58. Kris says:

    Find a form of movement you love, and do your best to get in 30 minutes a day. Dancing in your living room, taking exercise classes, cycling, whatever you can do and you love.

  59. Michelle says:

    Taking time every day to relax.

  60. Samantha says:

    Eat your veggies and drink water! And laugh often, happiness conquers all

  61. kelsey says:

    drink lots of water!

  62. Amanda says:

    Be active everyday

  63. Bob says:

    Stay active

  64. Kelli says:

    Drink water!!

  65. Elaine says:

    Perform random acts of kindness regularly…but secretly

  66. Tamikko Gordin says:

    Don’t forget to put yourself on your schedule. You need ‘me time’ too. Meditate, read, walk in nature, enjoy some tea and reflect on the day. Even just 5 minutes a day is a world of difference.

  67. Jessica says:

    Drink two glasses of room temperature water with a squirt of lemon juice in each first thing in the morning.
    Such a simple practice will really boost your morning routine and set you off on the right foot: hydrated and detoxified.

  68. Nancy says:

    Watch what you eat- do not eat canned food- too much sodium.

  69. Jenny says:

    Have some time for yourself and for self reflection!!

  70. Marianne says:

    Drink 6-8 glasses of liquid daily!

  71. Aili says:

    Meditate every morning for 20 minutes before breakfast.

  72. Marshall says:

    Smile and take time to greet people.

  73. Sean says:

    Walk to work everday.

  74. Tara says:

    Don’t sweat the small stuff.

  75. Shirley says:


    Don’t eat the Bag of Old Dutch Chips they give you in a “welcome bag” when you enter the wellness show.. Yes, i’m not even kidding, they actually put a bag of chips in a brown paper bag they give you when you enter the “wellness show” wow!

  76. Tooth Fairy says:

    The mouth is the gateway to your body, so more than ever we realize the importance of brushing, flossing and good dental care for teeth and gums. โ˜บ

  77. Karla Sceviour says:

    Try to eat a well balanced meal every day,,try to bake instead of deepfrying everything!

    ksceviour at hotmail dot com

  78. Justine says:

    Start the day with a healthy breakfast and finish it with a good night’s sleep. If something’s on your mind before bedtime, write it down so you can rest easier.

  79. Nancy says:

    Eat breakfast! Even a spoonful of peanut butter is better than nothing!

  80. Katie P says:

    I always get off the bus one stop early, that way I get some exercise.

  81. Lindsay Noyes says:

    limit the amount of dairy eaten!

  82. Cindy KS says:

    Keep your stress levels in check

  83. Sara says:

    Switch to green beauty products.

  84. Manuel says:

    Do some type of cardio exercise most days of the week.

  85. lisa says:

    meditation always work for me

  86. Trina Schlingmann says:

    Portion Control – Cardio – Positive Attitdue – All ways to keep yourself feeling great.

  87. Julia E. says:

    Everything in moderation.

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