Category Archives: Things that make me happy

The meaning of green – more than just a colour.

Today is St. Patrick’s Day.  A day that usually gives young people an excuse to “celebrate” excessively, proudly display Kelly green clothing and accessories, and telling strangers to kiss them because they are “Irish”.  I’ll admit, I am not privy to … Continue reading

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Back to Basics – Back to Health

Many times I am asked – “Where do we start?”.  When health concerns seem overwhelming and we don’t know where to begin, the best place is to start at the health basics.  These are the foundations to our health and … Continue reading

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Fake it “til” you Make it? What is Inner Strength?

The most interesting thing about doing a detox program (see Healthy Happy Detox) is the emotional “stuff” that pours out of you that was hidden so deep that you were unaware that it existed.  I was triggered into this line of … Continue reading

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A little bit of perspective….

Last weekend was another opportunity of reflection… but instead of water I found myself wondering forests with friends (originally we were looking for pokemon, then we got distract by the beautiful trees and decided to go forest walking instead…. the right … Continue reading

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Ground Hog Day – A Metaphor for Life

Whenever I think groundhog day, I think of the movie (yes, I am a 90s primed individual).  The main reason being, Bill Murray awesomeness aside, is because I use “Ground Hog Day” as a life metaphor constantly when working with … Continue reading

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All Roads Lead Back To Childhood

A funny thing happened to me on the way to work today.  After going to work from doing a health talk, I missed the turn on the highway.  Instead, I ended up going to Chapters/Starbucks (because all missed exits lead to … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Black

I was fortunate enough to spend the Monday with my mom at Niagara on the lake.  We’ve adopted a tradition of buying Starbucks and walking around the park there.  While at the park I found the most amazing tree, in … Continue reading

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What I learned this weekend at the Life with a Baby Conference #mpower

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Life with a Baby conference in Thornhill #mpower to launch my new herbal line of pregnancy teas (healthy and happy mommies tea and lactation tea).  I actually learned a lot at … Continue reading

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Mommy and Me – Naturopathic Tips for Newborns and New Mommies

The arrival of a newborn is a wonderful event which requires the involvement of the entire family mentally, emotionally and physically. Below are some tips for the entire family when welcoming a newborn: Skin to Skin Contact – In the … Continue reading

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Theme of the year – the big “C” – Communication

So we survived 2012 and also 21/21/12…. which of course we would…. and where 2012 was a year of endings (and a difficult year for most), 2013 is a prospective year of beginnings and endeavours.   It’s also the year of … Continue reading

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