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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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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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“Wise Woman” – The Original Witch Doctor

I was inspired to draw to above image after a wonderful visit with a patient a couple of days ago.  She took one look at my herb wall (I have a shelf full of herbs for making medicinal teas) and … Continue reading

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It’s the “Trifactor” Week of Teachers – Naturopaths, Teachers, and Mothers

This week is a very important week recognizing one of society’s most important, and  sometimes undervalued, role – teachers.  It is teachers appreciation week – a time when we acknowledge the role teachers play and the importance of education in … Continue reading

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The ghost of Christmas Break past – reliving my student mentality.

Winter break is coming, and it couldn’t come sooner!  This past month I’ve been reminded of how it feels like to be a student and how I felt as a student. I am very fortunate to have a career that … Continue reading

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