Tag Archives: self care

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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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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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 Compassion Challenge

Happy Super Soul Sunday! In order to embrace February, which historically has never been my favourite month, I decided create a self love soul driven challenge to make the month more enjoyable.  February is heart month in everyway – it’s … Continue reading

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“Virgo – is the Archetype of the Healer, the Medicine Woman, the one who is dedicated to servicing her people.  And yet, there always comes a time when even she must retreat and give some of that healing to herself.  … Continue reading

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The Need to Create – The Human Condition

Today is Mother’s Day.  To me, being a Mother is one of the most important and difficult jobs in our society.  It comes so naturally that sometimes it is taking for granted.  It is a magical and beauty thing to … Continue reading

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What I learned at my Self Care talk today

One of my favourite places to speak at is the Women’s Centre.  The women there inspire me with their stories, their questions, and their constant quest to learn.  Today I delivered a talk focused on self care (see Heart Awareness … Continue reading

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The Universal Lesson in Minimalism I Learned from my Shattered Mug

As you may have read from my previous blog, I embarked on a self care journey the beginning of this month for 14 days.  The goal was to take care of my four health basics related to the four basic elements (nutrition … Continue reading

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Heart Awareness – Inside and Out

February is heart awareness month, as heart disease is the leading chronic disease across both genders.  When I think of heart disease, I think of both physical and mental-emotional parameters.  Lifestyle and nutrition are incredibly important, the heart needs movement … 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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