Category: Discover Thrive

Discover Thrive
Linda Bolton

How We Do Winter In Kenya

As many of you know, Natural Calm Canada was founded on a commitment to changing lives in the world’s poorest communities. Dale and I spend about half the year in Kitale, Kenya, running the Organics 4 Orphans (O4O) training centre. With each visit, we work to build program sustainability, so that in time the programs will be entirely run by our local team.

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Kenyan Mamas
Discover Thrive
Linda Bolton

What Kenyan ‘Mamas’ Can Teach Us About Entrepreneurship and Self-Doubt

The African business-owners who most embody the ingenuity and hustle of entrepreneurship are not the sort to spend much time thinking about the alignment between their identity and their behaviour. They have mouths to feed.

I’m thinking of the Kenyan “Mamas” (as they are self-styled): 40 to 60 year old, almost invariably-single women caring for households of young orphans.

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Discover Thrive
Anna Bolton O'Byrne

9 Foods For Immunity

March 24th is World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, and increasingly, it’s a worry. Until ten years ago, we knew TB only through Victorian novels. But “Consumption”

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Discover Thrive
Linda Bolton

You’re Making A Difference By Supporting Natural Calm

Did you know that this week is a special week set aside to celebrate the difference people like you are making in the world? February 2 – 8 is International Development week in Canada and you, dear user of Natural Calm products, are a supporter of grassroots projects in some of the poorest countries in the world.

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