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Back To School – Student Self Care and the 3 B’s

Happy first week back to school! I’ve been greatly enjoying the kid school pics hitting my facebook homepage (bonus points for the kids rocking their own style… especially if it’s rainbow glitter) and the eclectic array of coloured pens, pencils, … 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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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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