Believe it or not, this is the best time to be alive. Matti’s Weird, Wacky and Wonderful Victoria Newsletter Jan 8 2015

Written by joyenergyandhealth on . Posted in Blogs, Joy, Energy and Health

Dedicated to rooting out the Weird, Wacky and Wonderful stuff in Greater Victoria.


You know, stuff that makes you exclaim out loud: “Wowie-Zowie.”


This is great to share with newcomer friends but also you may find something that catches your eye, your breath or makes you smile.




If you have an event you want me to include, see the submission guidelines at the bottom


The “Awake” movie is returning. Great reports on this documentary of

Yogananda, the author of Autobiography of a Yogi. He is really the one who introduced and popularized yoga and mediation in the west.

Thanks to Jill for the heads up


Hello Everyone,


Happy New Year and lots of blessing for 2015.


The Awake movie is returning to UVic Cinecenta Jan 9, 10, 11th 2015 showing 3pm, 7pm and 9pm each day.


David and I will be going to the Sunday, January 11th, 3pm showing, so if you’d like to join us, your welcome to do that.


We’ll be there at 2pm to make sure we get tickets,so we could meet you all there.  The link is below.


Hope to see you there.





In case it is news to you:



Taking care of yourself with some pampering:


Tranquility Tuesday


January 20th, 2015 5pm


$129 per person


Includes a one hour yoga class, light refreshments and


Your choice of one of the following 60 minute spa experiences.



  • Relaxation Massage or Customized Deep Cleansing Facial



Enjoy a rejuvenating yoga class with Registered Yoga Instructor Kathryn Kusyszyn


followed by a spa treatment at Willow Stream Spa.


This gentle class will increase your energy and circulation. You will emerge calm, refreshed and peaceful.


Then float into the Willow Stream Spa to enjoy a light snack, steam, sauna, mineral pool


and a treatment.



Advance reservations are required


Call 250-995-4650 or email



One bedroom plus den/office, Apt sublet for February and March 2015.




Clover Pt. area 1/2 Block from Dallas Rd and the Ocean


Character Building




Paul – 250-896-4439



Believe it or not, this is the best time to be alive


Though fixated on threats, humans have never been better off, writes Scott Gilmore


The only caveat to the article is that not everyone agrees with the writer on “Climate Change.”–this-is-the-best-time-to-be-alive-164112758.html



Love and Laughter,


Matti Anttila, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher. Zen of Joy Consultant and Author of:


* The Zen of Joy. How to Rewire Your Brain for Happiness & Success.


* 108 Tips for More Joy, Energy and Health.   (No cost…yay!)



The Single Most Important Habit to Acquire


(Also no-cost Mastery Newsletter)






☼ No matter how happy or unhappy you are, you can feel “Authentic Joy” within minutes of accessing this video: Complimentary email course included: 108 Tips for More Joy, Energy and Health.




Submission Guidelines for Matti’s Monthly Victoria Newsletter.

Thanks to Bill Hanson for creating these guidelines for the Gettin’ Higher Choir.


Your submission will only make it into the newsletter if I can copy and paste. If not, it just won’t make it in. Thanks for your understanding.


Deadline is the Wednesday prior to the first Thursday of each month to be included in the monthly letter scheduled to be written on Thursday each month.



Dated & General items formatting, word limits, etc. No attachments: Posters, etc. just this: Links to websites are fine and great.



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