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TRICKS TO GIVING UP BAD HABITS and ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS

  HAPPY NEW YEAR! Many people make New Year's Eve Resolutions / goals / intentions but have a difficult time following through with them & the old "Bad Habits" or routines take over. The gyms are crowded the first couple of weeks; by February, most of the "newbees" have disappeared. Here are a few tips [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:57+00:00January 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TRICKS TO GIVING UP BAD HABITS and ACHIEVING YOUR GOALS

What is a great Christmas present?

"Your health is your wealth" is an old saying that has a lot of truth to it.  If you don't have your health how can you do whatever you do to create your wealth? Whether you be a blue collar worker; a white collar worker; tradesman; a professional; or an independent business person you need [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:57+00:00December 21st, 2016|Ayurvedic medicine, Detox, Mental Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is a great Christmas present?

Depression at Christmas

One in two people suffer from depression at some point in their life - could it be you or a loved one? Are you aware of all the physiological issues that can cause depression? I practiced as a Registered Psychologist for 20 some years. But I left the College of Psychologists because they didn't agree [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:57+00:00December 11th, 2016|Adrenals, Dental issues, Depression, Emotional, Herbal Medicine, Hypothyroid, Immune Issues, Research|Comments Off on Depression at Christmas

Your HEALTH is your WEALTH

It is an old saying but ever so true. The WHO (World Health Organization) defines health as: "Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." Health includes our psychological health (thoughts and emotions) and our physical health and our energetic health. If any of these [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00December 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your HEALTH is your WEALTH

8 Glasses of Water a Day?

This is an urban myth that has no substance or science behind it!!!  Interestingly enough, I fought this myth when I was in Naturopathic College - and believe it or not, to no avail!!!  But that is all that it is - a myth!!! I am a scientist...so I always look for the evidence.  Now [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00October 18th, 2016|Anti-oxidants, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, pH, Water|Comments Off on 8 Glasses of Water a Day?

Are Essential Oils of any Benefit?

What are essential oils? Are essential oils of any benefit? Are they just for topical use or can they be used internally? Are different types beneficial for different skins? Does it matter where they were grown or how they were processed? What benefits do the different oils have? Lots of questions, let’s go through them [...]

A favorite herb – Cinnamon aka Cinnamomum verum

Herbs have both familiar common names and formal names. Cinnamon is the kitchen pantry name for the spice Cinnamomum verum. Most of us love the cinnamon spice and we use it in familiar recipes for: cinnamon buns & breads cinnamon cookies pumpkin pie French toast chai tea But cinnamon is used for a lot more [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00September 26th, 2016|Anti-oxidants, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Health|Comments Off on A favorite herb – Cinnamon aka Cinnamomum verum

Do you love bread?

Most people love bread. But bread has got a pretty bad rap this past decade and for good reasons. But do you understand the problem? Do you know how to get around it? It is pretty easy... First off, let's understand the problems; then let's solve the problems! So we can enjoy our bread!! Most [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00September 21st, 2016|Cancer, Depression, Diabetes, Diets, Hormone issues, Hypothyroid, Inflammatory disorders, Microbiota, Nutrition, Toxicity|Comments Off on Do you love bread?

Do you know the difference between Attraction/Friendship/Love

I am running a program for women who have come out of difficult relationships and one of the questions I often get asked, is what is the difference between attraction, friendship and real love. So i put together this chart as a guideline...hope it helps... Issue Infatuation / Attraction Friendship True Love Duration Fast, reckless, [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00September 21st, 2016|Emotional, Moral Reasoning, Relationships|Comments Off on Do you know the difference between Attraction/Friendship/Love

Asthma – Don’t suffer

Did you know that asthma has hit epidemic levels worldwide?  Shouldn’t be surprising when we stop and think a minute. With all the pollutants in the air (never mind the soil, food, hygiene products and cleaning products that we use)!! But did you also know that researchers claim that between 50-80% of asthma is due [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:58:58+00:00September 19th, 2016|Allergies, Antioxidants, Diets, Glutathione|Comments Off on Asthma – Don’t suffer