Posts tagged stress
When Your Body Attacks Itself - A New Perspective on Healing Autoimmune Disease

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.

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Happy Hormones for Healthy Skin

Hormones significantly influence the overall health of our skin. Regardless if you're in your teens or post-menopausal, hormone health is a relevant topic. From acne to rosacea to improving skin elasticity and anti-aging, the overall health of your hormones need to be considered.

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How to Reduce Stress...Immediately

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.

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How to Have a Happy, Energetic Life

Inspired by Dr. John Sarno's book, The MindBody Prescription, I wanted to take a moment to talk more about what it really means to be healthy and how that coincides with having a happy, energetic life.  If you missed the Facebook LIVE video, I've got you covered...

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How to Get the Best Sleep of Your Life

Having troubles getting to sleep or staying asleep is a common issue for many of us.  I feel sometime like a broken record when I mention to patients simple things that can be done at home to help with sleep.  Obviously if someone is having issues sleeping above and beyond not being able to shut their mind off and get to sleep, there are a ton of things that can be done to help.

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How to Have a Happier, Healthier Thyroid

Our thyroid is the master of regulating our body's metabolism.  It controls our energy levels, weight maintenance and temperature regulation right down to a cellular level.  Basically if your thyroid isn't happy, you're not happy.  If you missed the Facebook LIVE video on the topic, check out my top tips for having healthy, happy thyroid!

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How to Ditch the Bloat and Have a Happy Tummy

I see patients complaining of abdominal discomfort quite often.  While seeing a health care professional for abdominal pain is ALWAYS a good idea, when you're feeling bloated in general, there are a few simple tips you can try at home first.

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Top Tips you Need to Know for Healthier, Beautiful Skin

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!

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How to Create the Perfect Morning Routine

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.

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Mind your Time this Holiday Season

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.  

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