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  • Eating Well in Isolation: Tips to Stay Healthy - Let’s start with the good news: If you’re self-isolating, you should have more time to devote to creating a healthy diet for yourself. At least, that’s the fantasy that many of us started out with a few weeks ago. However, terms like the “quarantine 15” and “isolation constipation” are starting to appear on social media.… ---read more
  • Mediation: A Simple Cure for Anxious Thoughts - Tense muscles. Obsessing about the news. Anxiety about the future. Difficulty sleeping. Do all of these sound familiar? You’re definitely not alone. There’s no doubt that we are living with a lot of uncertainty right now. How can we cope?  Doing Nothing To Cope With Everything The answer might be as simple as doing…. nothing.… ---read more
  • Helping yourself through stressful times - If you’re like most people, you’ve read a lot of tips on avoiding COVID-19. You likely know the basics: Wash your hands; keep a safe distance from others; avoid travel and quarantine yourself if you have travelled; and don’t go out at all if you experience any symptoms. Staying Healthy Starts On The Inside However,… ---read more
  • Nutritional Deficiencies – Are You At Risk? - Never before in history has so much food been so readily available. With the click of a mouse, many of us can have nutritious, quick to prepare meals delivered right to our door. And, thanks to the internet, it’s easier than ever to learn about our bodies’ needs and what we should be eating. So… ---read more
  • Is Your Liver Sluggish? Restore Its Health and Get Your Vitality Back - You might think that a sluggish liver is something that only heavy drinkers or fans of fried food have to worry about. However, conditions like fatty liver are becoming increasingly common among people who don’t drink much alcohol at all. In fact, fatty liver affects up to 25 to 30 percent of us.  And its… ---read more
  • Don’t Let Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Zap Your Energy - A diagnosis of Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, means that your thyroid gland is not producing high enough hormone levels to carry out its many roles in the body. Thyroid hormones play roles in a wider range of physical functions than most of us realise, so when those hormone levels get out of whack, the entire… ---read more
  • Distractions: What’s the Cost to Your Well being? - Here’s a challenge: Can you read this article from beginning to end without being distracted? And how will any distractions affect your ultimate understanding of the subject? The answers might surprise you. We tend to think that distractions are a normal part of life, but it’s often a valuable exercise to take a step back… ---read more
  • Total recall – keeping your memory sharp. - We all have momentary memory lapses. If you’ve ever searched for your lost car in a parking lot, or stumbled for a name mid-conversation, you know that feeling of having an important fact right at the edge of your mind ... somewhere. Of course, as we grow older, those temporary memory blips become more troublesome… ---read more
  • New Year, New You: Top Tips for Success - This year will be different. This year you will turn things around and realize your goals towards happiness and health. You’ve got this! How do I know? Because we’re going to work together on making sure you know exactly what to do in order to be your best self. Here’s a quick list of simple,… ---read more
  • Keep Your Metabolism Strong Over The Holidays - Do you have big plans for January? Many of my patients say they’d like to take control of their health in 2020. That often includes losing some extra pounds. However, it’s always important not to get caught up in the numbers on the scale. Instead, a good alternative goal is to focus on lowering your… ---read more
  • How to Conquer Stress and Put the Joy Back in the Holidays - December brings festive parties, fun times with family, favourite traditions… and stress. How much stress? According to a Healthline survey, the combination of joy and pressure that makes up the month of December means that more than 60% of us find the holiday season somewhat to very stressful. Considering the many factors that make up… ---read more
  • Managing Men’s Health Issues the Natural Way - Not so shockingly, men are less likely than women to visit a healthcare provider when they’re sick. And often they wait until a medical issue has become serious before they do anything about it. Some of this tendency may be that men are less likely to ask for help in general (hence their often-joked-about difficulty… ---read more
  • Crohn’s and Colitis: Natural Treatment Options - If you are someone who experiences one of the two most common forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, you will know that the pain and disruption caused by these disorders can wreak havoc on your life, affecting relationships, employment and more. Unfortunately, there is no known cure for either condition,… ---read more
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: What You Need to Know - Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) can impact many aspects of a woman’s health, from her moods, her weight, to her chances of conception. This surprisingly common condition can be difficult to diagnose and treat. That’s partly because conventional medicine practices are often geared towards tackling the symptoms without truly getting to the underlying reasons. Natural treatments… ---read more
  • How Do You Know Your Body is Out Of Balance? - Are you feeling burnt out and overwhelmed? You’re not alone. Let’s face it: We’re all busy, dealing with endless to-do lists and struggling to balance it all. The result is often a day-to-day life that feels too hectic. We feel pulled away from the things that matter - and we may have even forgotten what… ---read more
  • Which Is More Important: Diet or Exercise? - Eat less, exercise more. You’ve probably heard that’s the secret to weight loss. So, it makes sense that if you want to lose weight quickly, or if you’ve hit a weight-loss plateau, you need to really ramp up the exercise, right? Unfortunately, many people experience frustration with this approach. Why aren’t they successful?  Research suggests… ---read more
  • Fall Allergy Relief the Natural Way - Are you excited for fall? Many people love the vibrant colours of this beautiful season. It’s a time to get out our cozy sweaters, enjoy the crisp fall air, and for some people, sneeze a lot. Yes, unfortunately, many people experience watery eyes, sinus pain and other allergy symptoms when fall arrives. This annoying phenomenon… ---read more
  • Is your body thirsty? - A Holistic Perspective On Water And Hydration Water, the lifeblood of Mother Earth. That free flowing H20 is crucial for the survival of every organic species on the planet. Our earth is made up of 71% water – just a little more than the human brain which floats at 70%. In fact, water comprises up… ---read more
  • Digital Detox: Take Control of Your Screen Time - Have you ever felt slightly panicked when you’re separated from your phone? Do you know how many hours a day you spend on your digital devices? Do you feel your online activities have a positive effect on your overall well being? Those are all important questions. And another to consider: Does doing a digital detox… ---read more
  • Top Tips for Healthy Hair - We all want a head of thick, shiny hair, don’t we? In fact, an entire industry is devoted to helping us get the hair we want. But maybe the solution isn’t found in a bottle.    Our culture associates beautiful hair with a lot of desirable qualities: youth, sexiness, and even health.  But sometimes our… ---read more