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About healthyhappynaturopathy

I am a board certified and licensed Naturopathic Doctor working in Newmarket and Maple, Ontario I am an advocate of individualized and specialized medicine, about treating individuals as a whole, and evoking our own healing properties. To me, being happy is being healthy, and health flourishes with a positive mindset.

Sunrise Sunset – “Soul”stice Reflections 

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Life Lessons From a Two Year Old

I took my nephew to the aquarium yesterday. This kid is an absolute water kid – he lives in the pool/bath and loves sea creatures (must be the Pisces in him).  I was certain he was going to be “Gaga” … Continue reading

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Be the change you want to see

“4% of what you see is real” That was the opener to the talk I heard last week (thank you Hayhouse).  The number may be skewed, but the concept is true.  What we see forms our reality and what we … Continue reading

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My Self Worth is not Measured in Weight

We are on week 2 of women’s health month – new moon, new topic.  For this week I wanted to address common symptoms that women come in with in regards to physicality and outward appearance – skin, hair and weight. … Continue reading

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What’s “Normal”? Debunking Common Menses Myths

Who knew prepping for women’s health month would be such a learning journey!  Wanting to address some commonly shared menstruation myths in pop culture, I decided to google “menstruation myths” to see what’s out there.  I was flabbergasted.  Sometimes I … Continue reading

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Bringing Beauty Back for Women’s Health Month

  It’s officially May! Amongst all the “It’s gonna be May” NSYNC memes today, I wanted to point out my favourite part about May – Women’s Health Month! May has Mother’s Day so naturally is going to be female-focused.  There’s … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned in the Past 5 Years of Practice

On April 12th 2013 I officially got my Naturopathic Doctor license.  I was elated and excited to start working in the “real world” after my 10+ year academic career.  It’s been a journey of learning, and I’ve cultivated many skills … Continue reading

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The Almighty Egg

Happy Easter! Easter is a wonderful time of year.  It’s the beginning of spring – the energy of renewal, birth and beginnings.  Usually around Easter time there is a media bombardment of eggs – coloured eggs, speckled eggs, confetti filled … Continue reading

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Let it Go and Grow

“I feel stuck”. This is a common complaint I hear often in practice.  My patient population is primarily women whom are stretching themselves thin, giving everything to everyone but themselves.  They are students, they are mothers, they are workers, and … Continue reading

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The DeRozan DeBate

Today’s post is inspired by an article I read in the Star regarding Demar DeRozan’s and the conversation I had with a family member after it.  I am a huge Raptor fan, since 1995 (yes, I’m aging me), and DeRozan … Continue reading

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