When seeking the advice of HCP, enter the relationship with the understanding that the two of you will work as partners to explore the effectiveness of various therapies and approaches for your situation. Expect to be a collaborative member in this partnership who will make informed decisions about available options.
Doctors often play a let’s wait and see game when it comes to many non-life threatening conditions, especially backs and disc herniation. While you’re waiting you have an important role to play in regaining your health.
Contest Winners Congratulations to Doug Cully and Louise Todd- I’m sending each of you a copy of Joyous Health! Enjoy & Happy Reading!
In our busy, stressed-filled life it can be very easy to loose touch with the needs of our body. Our bodies are constantly sending calls for attention- learn to listen and you’ll be on the path to better health.
When I was in university, I earned my Master’s Degree by completing research and defending a thesis on the effects of stress in the workplace for healthcare workers, in particular nurses. It took me two years to create and complete the scientific study, analyze the data and defend my thesis. I have always had an […]
February has me thinking about LOVE and specifically self-love, and self-care. Many of the clients I work with struggle with body image and cultivating an appreciation for their body.
Joyous Health by Joy McCarthy, holistic nutritionists, was recently published and soon became a #1 Bestseller. It is filled with lots of valuable health information, a systematic step by step approach to help you make sustainable changes to your health and over 140 recipe! I enjoyed reading it so much that I decided to give […]
While I generally feel like eating a mostly raw, vegan diet much of the year, winter remains a time for at least 1 cooked meal per day; especially in the climate I live in. Climate is an important consideration for everyone when it comes to making dietary choices. This humble and hearty soup is a […]
Chia porridge is a warm and healthy breakfast idea filled with amazing nutrients. Chia is a complete protein that is high in omega 3. This recipe is dairy-free, and gluten-free. Enjoy!
The condition of our skin is so important to the way we feel. Unfortunately in the winter skin can become dry, dull and even uncomfortable with all the time spent indoors with forced-air heating. If you want to feel great in your skin this winter with soft, glowing and gorgeous skin consider incorporating some of […]
Congratulations to Vanessa Hatherley- the winner of our Costa Rica contest! Thank you to everyone who entered. Stay tuned for new contests and giveaways coming soon.
Whether it’s been a while since you’ve engage in regular physical fitness or you’re introducing it to your weekly routine for the first time, the practice of an exercise routine can add significant benefits to your life. To begin including fitness in your life consider the following ideas:
It’s almost the end of the first month of the new year. How have you managed so far with the goals you set out for yourself ? You don’t need the beginning of a new year or any other significant benchmark to make a commitment to change and improved health. You only need to decide […]
I don’t know how cold it is where you are, but it’s absolutely freezing where I am. I thought I’d share my healthy hot chocolate recipe with you. Enjoy! After removing dairy from my diet a few years ago, I realized that I couldn’t participate in the hot chocolate part of our family’s tradition […]