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16 February 16, 2018

Heart Medicine

2018-02-16T15:37:57+00:00

Heart Medicine Although I do not appreciate the commercialism of Valentine’s day, I do appreciate the reminder it brings. With my busy day-to-day life, sometimes I forget to tell my family that I love them, I forget to send love to those who have passed, and most often I forget to love myself. This past [...]

Heart Medicine 2018-02-16T15:37:57+00:00
7 February 7, 2018

Creating Space to Heal

2018-02-07T13:30:53+00:00

Creating Space to Heal by Myriame Lyons, MA, CCC Late last year I worked with a woman who was struggling to cope with her partner’s attitudes towards his Parkinson’s disease. She felt worried, frustrated, resentful and guilty; she didn’t know what else she could do. This is a story that is far too common in [...]

Creating Space to Heal 2018-02-07T13:30:53+00:00
15 January 15, 2018

You Are What You Think – The Power of the Mind

2018-01-15T14:48:15+00:00

You Are What You Think – The Power of the Mind We have all heard the saying “you are what you eat”, meaning that our bodies are made up of the nutrients we receive from the food we eat. The amino acids in the proteins that we ingest become the building blocks of our cells, [...]

You Are What You Think – The Power of the Mind 2018-01-15T14:48:15+00:00
9 January 9, 2018

Being Still, the Quiet Hero of Health

2018-01-09T15:00:18+00:00

Being Still, the Quiet Hero of Health By Jandy Anderson, Dalian Method Facilitator I like to think of the darkest days of the year as nature’s invitation inward. In our busy society it’s become so hard to be still and do nothing. Really, it’s challenging. But it’s worth it. At the heart of stillness is [...]

Being Still, the Quiet Hero of Health 2018-01-09T15:00:18+00:00
5 December 5, 2017

Healthy Grieving Tips

2017-12-05T15:40:51+00:00

Healthy Grieving Tips I have had a lot of loss in my life over the past few months, and it really hasn’t been easy. Loss isn’t always something we feel comfortable talking about for fear of judgement, and people seeing you when you are vulnerable.  Grief is a normal response to loosing someone and it [...]

Healthy Grieving Tips 2017-12-05T15:40:51+00:00
14 November 14, 2017

How to Live a Stress-free Life

2017-11-14T14:12:37+00:00

How to Live a Stress-free Life We have all felt stress at some point in our lives, whether it’s going through a break-up, worrying about finances, being stuck in traffic, meeting deadlines, living up to our responsibilities or going through trauma. We cannot necessarily avoid these stressors in our lives, but we do have control [...]

How to Live a Stress-free Life 2017-11-14T14:12:37+00:00
25 October 25, 2017

How I Stopped Fantasizing About Men

2017-10-27T16:46:12+00:00

How I Stopped Fantasizing About Men Abstract This article is a snapshot of my journey of self-exploration; meant to give an example of the profound way my life has been transformed by using the Self-Healing Dalian Method. The Dalian Method is a ground-breaking healing method created by the modern-day mystic, Mada Eliza Dalian. I’ve been [...]

How I Stopped Fantasizing About Men 2017-10-27T16:46:12+00:00
23 October 23, 2017

Essential Oils for the Fall

2017-10-23T11:45:28+00:00

Take a deep breath in and...cough, cough...[nose blow], clear throat...and exhale. Yup, it's fall time and by the sounds of it, cold and flu season has descended down on us. Frequent hand washing is vital, along with getting lots of rest, and eating a multitude of colourful fruits and veggies for their vitamin and mineral [...]

Essential Oils for the Fall 2017-10-23T11:45:28+00:00
21 October 21, 2017

Cheezy Cauliflower Casserole

2017-10-21T13:28:47+00:00

Cheezy Cauliflower Casserole This weeks 'cheezy' cauliflower casserole recipe actually doesn't contain any cheese at all but definitely still has the warm comforting effect of a traditional mac n' cheese casserole. It contains a few simple whole food ingredients and is super easy to whip up. I served this at my family's thanksgiving meal and [...]

Cheezy Cauliflower Casserole 2017-10-21T13:28:47+00:00
17 October 17, 2017

8 Tips for Happy, Healthy Poops

2017-10-17T15:34:20+00:00

Happy Healthy Poops: 8 Tips to Better Your Digestive Health Everybody poops. Yet, we don’t often talk about it, even though we all know how satisfying it is when you have an enjoyable experience on the toilet. Growing up with a mom who is a nurse, I had my fair share of “poop” talks - [...]

8 Tips for Happy, Healthy Poops 2017-10-17T15:34:20+00:00
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