Posts tagged yoga
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 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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Do You Really Understand The Pursuit Of Happiness?

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?

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It's Time to Start a Healthful Habit

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?

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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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