Lifestyle & Culture · Mental Health

The Art of Paying Attention

I never¬†could really relate to people with anxiety, panic attacks, irrational thoughts, and constant anger and sadness. As a nurse with several years of experience in different settings, I had come across many people in many of these situations and although I felt empathy, I could not relate. Physical pain was something I could understand…… Continue reading The Art of Paying Attention

Autoimmune Disease · Lifestyle & Culture · natural health

The bottom line: Autoimmune diseases in Canada and is there hope for you?

I recently attended a workshop about autoimmune (AI) disease and I was blown away by the statistics I heard and so I would like to share a a bit about autoimmune diseases because people need to know! Why? Because the struggles faced by those suffering from autoimmune diseases and those struggling to get a diagnosis…… Continue reading The bottom line: Autoimmune diseases in Canada and is there hope for you?

Essential Oils · Lifestyle & Culture · Mental Health

Managing your mood with essential oils

When I first heard that the things you smell can affect your mood (and not only affect your mood but CHANGE your mood) I was slightly skeptical. I mean, how could something that you breathe in actually create a mood shift? I knew that scents could be connected to memories but were they really powerful…… Continue reading Managing your mood with essential oils

Lifestyle & Culture · Mental Health

The Intimacy of Immediacy: Healthy today

How many of you are familiar with the need to have something now? Maybe it’s fulfilling that craving for your favourite donut or your wish to loose 10 pounds NOW. Do you often wish you could be fit now, eat healthy now, get clear skin now,¬† be overall healthier today – without all the work?…… Continue reading The Intimacy of Immediacy: Healthy today