• Blog,  Features,  Stress Management

    De-Stress at Your Desk

    The world health organization estimates that 75% of all doctor visits are in some way related to stress! Stress is part of our everyday lives. How we react to stress is where the opportunity for greater health and happiness exists. One of the best things we can do in our day is to take a balance break; a short pattern interrupt to disconnect from the busy and reset our ability to focus. It’s free, easy to do at your desk…

  • Blog,  Features,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss

    Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

    At this time of year, I get the same comment from so many people. “How am I ever going to stay on track over the holiday season.” Here are my 5 Christmas Survival Tips that I hope you find helpful to keep your health on track. 1. Set your Intention Christmas is my favourite season of the year, and it comes with so many important traditions both new and old. This holiday in particular pulls at the heartstrings and emotions…

  • Blog,  Nutrition

    Halloween – A Naturopath’s Nightmare and Why I think it is Important for My Kids to Participate

    We all love the famous phrase…trick or treat. Although it is not just one treat these days, it is pillowcases full of the stuff. My 3 year old daughter went out last year for about 15min and came home with 2 plastic pumpkins full of for lack of a better word…crap! Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy a chocolate bar just like anyone else. But this holiday (like many other things these days) is totally excessive. It is now recommended…

  • Blog,  Immune System

    5 Ways to Beat the November Blahs

    1) Get Active­­ – A study published in 2013 in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine found that woman who sat for more than seven hours per day were at a 47% higher risk for depressive symptoms compared with woman that sat for four hours or fewer per day. Those that sat the most and didn’t exercise at all had the highest risk, with a tripled risk of experiencing depressive symptoms. 2) Get Active…OUTSIDE – Our bodies have a huge…

  • Blog,  Immune System

    How to Supercharge Your Immune System

    By now you know we are all about lifestyle. So it goes without saying that these 5 Lifestyle Tips are the cornerstone to a healthy immune system. Sleep – between 6-8 hours of sleep is crucial. You should be able to fall asleep within 20min, sleep undisturbed or if you wake be able to get back to sleep easily and wake in the morning feeling rested. If this is not you…you are not alone! Come in and see us and…