Essay Writing: How to Survive Your First Year of College

College is an exciting new time in every student’s life and should be treated as such. It is an opportunity for self-development and self-growth, which comes with a range of challenges one should surpass. On that note, we thought we would provide you with a handful of guidelines to help you in your first year of college. Student life involves a new set of academic tasks that are much more complicated than what you were accustomed to in high school. And before you know it, you find yourself overwhelmed. So, we want to introduce to you a range of tips to use as guidance. Challenge your thinking Creativity is, presumably, the one thing that can distinguish a piece of writing from another. It is the product of each’s independent thinking and way of conveying things. Contrary to popular belief, creativity isn’t an innate inclination some are born with and other lack. [more]

Spring Solstice Living Right Award!!

Spring Solstice Living Right Award!!Better a day (or two) late than a dollar (or two) short! We had an awesome round of applicants, which doesn't make it easy. We are excited to announce Tristan Smyth as our first 2016 recipient of the Living Right Award! Tristan is an aspiring track athlete with his sights set on Rio in the fall. For more info, and to follow him on his journey check out his athlete page! Tristan Smyth This Living Right Award is brought to you by The Extreme Everest Challenge in Smithers [more]

$2000 up for Grabs!

$2000 up for Grabs!"If you live right, once is enough. " At Live It! Love It! we believe "Living Right" means embracing our passions, overcoming obstacles, discovering our potential, challenging ourselves and making a positive impact on the people around us. This year we're awarding two Living Right sponsorships. Starting Now, we are accepting applications for this years first Living Right Award, a $1000 scholarship to help one lucky person with some expenses. The contest is open to anyone with a physical disability. Perhaps you are working towards a goal, inspiring others, facing a fear, accomplishing something great or staying positive in hard times. We want to know how you define "Living Right" and how you have put Living Right into practice in your own life. Tell us what this award would mean to you and how you would use it in a short essay or video. Spread the word, get your thinking caps on and [more]

Vancouver Island Society for Adaptive Snowsports - 2016 Winter Snowsports Festival

Once again, VISAS is offering a learn-to-ski/board week at Mount Washington between January 3rd and 7th, 2016 for people with disabilities who would like to try their hand at these fabulous pursuits. It's an incredible opportunity to get up in the mountains and slide around on snow! Here's a link to more information, and a video of our co-founder Jeff Scott and his crew getting some tasty turns at Mt. Washington. [more]

The Revy SS Camp

The Revy SS Camp Like a bat out of hell, blind and on fire, I come barreling out of the trees of Vertigo Ridge with Al at the helm. We swing it around in time to watch the disciples pick their way through the final steep treed section of the run. It ain't pretty, the run that is. The skiing is Ace's though. It needs to be, it's on a few inches of warm blown in fresh, on top of a nice spring crust that's been softened ever so slightly. It's the graduation run of The Revy Sit Ski Camp. Considering it's hard to tell who's a coach and who's a camper as they leapfrog their way down, I'd say the campers surprised themselves with how far they've come in three days. Twice as many sit skiers went through our application process as we were able to invite. These 3 fit the bill, intermediate [more]

 

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