We live in a culture where we eat what we want, however much we want and when we want. We rarely consider whether the foods we choose to eat are good for us. But the fact is that food is more than just fuel to our body, or a temporary fix for our emotions or… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Food Consciousness is Essential to Good Health
A common question I am frequently asked is where are all the random control trials (RCT) that prove homeopathy’s efficacy? This question is a hard one, not because it can’t be answered, but because there are a lot more variables to consider when answering this question. The definition of RCT in medicine is “A study… Continue reading Random Control Trials and Homeopathy: Are They Truly Compatible?
Yesterday I began my 30 day vegan kick. I’m not eating dairy or eggs or meat. I’m focusing on eating whole grains, fresh fruits & vegetables, nuts & seeds and legumes. I’ve cut out coffee and am trying to avoid sugar in any form. I’m trying to reduce inflammation in my body as I’ve been getting joint pain,… Continue reading 30 Days Vegan – 6 Reasons Why You Should Give This Diet a Try
Increasingly I find that the people I see in my practice are wanting to come off the birth control pill after many years of taking it and they are finding that the experience is not as easy as they had hoped it would be. From wanting to manage hormonal health in more natural ways, to… Continue reading 5 Ways to Support Your Body as You Come Off Birth Control
Do you find that you drag yourself through the day? Do you sleep 7+ hours and still wake up tired and groggy? Do you find yourself more tired even after drinking 2 cups of coffee? Do you have troubling concentrating or focusing at work because you are exhausted? You might not be all that surprised… Continue reading Tired all the time? 7 things that might be contributing to your fatigue and what to do about them.
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
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?
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
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
With the release of the documentary ‘Minimalism’ in 2016 the idea of choosing to live minimally might be a tempting prospect for you. You are left with the feeling that you just might be happier if you have less. You might think that this is the answer to a stress-free, happier life! But does choosing… Continue reading Is less more? The escape to minimalism.