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Are you OK?

“Are you OK?” Three little words that evoke more power than we think. Three little words we don’t ask, or answer honestly, enough. Three little words that evoke care and compassion. What is “OK”?  It’s a relative word meaning different … Continue reading

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Reflect and Resolve

It’s that time of year again – the time for all of those procrastinators to get all of the year’s lessons and learning in one day!  I, like many people, love to reflect on the year on the last day … Continue reading

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Hope – More than a Word

Hope is more than a word.  It’s a noun, it’s a verb.  It’s an ideology, an art you practice every day with every situation.  It’s a constant and continuous choice.  It’s not “blind faith” – it is pure faith in … Continue reading

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Beyond the Mask

As a child I loved Halloween.  It was a holiday were it was acceptable to embrace what I loved – dressing up (yes, I’m ignoring the whole folk lore and dark undertones of the holiday’s origin, but as a kid … Continue reading

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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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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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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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