As a naturopathic doctor as well as something who suffers from an autoimmune condition, I know a thing or two about healing autoimmune diseases. It all works and the results are certainly there when patients follow the protocols. But what I think is MAJORLY overlooked and under appreciated is on another level.Read More
We could all use a little lesson in self care.
Because according to Dove's "The Real Truth About Beauty: Revisited" Study, only 4% of women consider themselves to be beautiful. There's no better time than today to change this statistic, so I created a framework to help women emanate beauty, power and grace.
Here are the top habits you need to cut out of your life NOW to lead a happier life with a clearer purpose.Read More
This #motivationmonday we're talking about a mind-blowing, game-changing book that you need to read if you want to make a shift in your life. Light is the New Black by Rebecca Campbell should be on your bookshelf! Here's WHY...Read More
Stress - it affects us all. We all have our limits and what that looks like may be different for each of us. I talk about stress a lot when it comes to health and especially functional skincare because I strongly believe that chronic stress is a major issue for many of us and can affect us in so many different ways - be it the appearance of your skin, chronic disease, energy levels or overall quality of life. Optimal health is not just eating well and exercising. It's so much more than that.Read More
Our skin tells a lot about us. It's a direct expression of our gut health, can give us away when we're stressed and can tell us if we haven't been eating the best. Our skin is the first thing that people see about us as well. It's important we all pay attention to the quality of our skin not only for our health's sake but also so we can shamelessly look and feel good!Read More
Ever wonder what a morning in the life of a naturopath is like? Well, I'll tell you. While some mornings I can't ever seem to hit the snooze button enough times, I do make a conscious effort to begin my day in a way that's going to make me feel like an awesome human being. It may not always be easy, it may sometimes be the last thing I want to be doing, but comfort zones are not a thing that I'm keen on having in my life. Here are my top tried-and-true tips to help you create an awesome morning routine.Read More
I have a confession to make. It's a pet peeve of mine to hear people say that all they want is just to be happy.
By all means I definitely don't think that the desire to be happy is a bad thing. But what happens when something pops up in your life that makes you unhappy? Do you feel like you've failed because you don't feel happy? Do you feel like the "Universe" is against you, that people are out to get you, that happiness is not meant for you? Do you really understand what it means to have happiness in your life?Read More
This time of year can be particularly grey for many of us. We're in the depths of winter, it's cold out, we're stressed from driving and shovelling snow all the time and the fun festivities of the season are over. Sigh. It's back to the grind of day-to-day life.
But does it have to be?Read More
There's no better time than the holidays to work on your mindfulness practice, or start one up if you haven't already. With all the food, social activities and gatherings, it's hard to stay in the moment while you're busy planning ahead for the next family dinner.
This holiday, I challenge you to instil a little mindfulness.Read More