20 June 20, 2018

A Lesson in Hydration

2018-06-20T15:14:12+00:00

A Lesson in Hydration by Jacqueline May Conte, CNP Well, aren’t we lucky to have had such lovely weather in Vancouver? The heat advisory warning has been lifted, but we sure experienced a heck of a lot of excess warmth and humidity this past week. In times like these, it’s best to avoid overheating and [...]

A Lesson in Hydration 2018-06-20T15:14:12+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
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
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
11 October 11, 2017

Top 5 Herbs to Boost Your Immune System

2017-10-11T12:59:30+00:00

Top 5 Herbs to Boost Your Immune System As you may have already experienced, it is officially Cold & Flu season now. There are a few ways that make this time of year the “Cold & Flu season”. Firstly, as the weather cools down, we spent more time inside and in close proximity to other [...]

Top 5 Herbs to Boost Your Immune System 2017-10-11T12:59:30+00:00
24 September 24, 2017

Essential Oils – Six Oils to Support Your Health

2017-09-24T20:15:33+00:00

  Six Essential Oils to Support Your Health Stopping to smell the roses has just as much to do the power of aromas as it does about taking the time to slow down. Essential oils are the aromatic compounds of flowers, seeds, bark, roots and other plant parts. Not only can they smell wonderful when [...]

Essential Oils – Six Oils to Support Your Health 2017-09-24T20:15:33+00:00
11 September 11, 2017

Health Benefits of IV Therapy

2017-09-11T11:48:47+00:00

Health Benefits of IV Therapy Intravenous therapy, or IV therapy, delivers vital nutrients directly to the cells that need them. The nutrients delivered by IV therapy completely bypass your digestion system and enables your body to use the vitamins, minerals and amino acids immediately to help repair tissues, increase energy production and replenish deficiencies. It [...]

Health Benefits of IV Therapy 2017-09-11T11:48:47+00:00
2 September 2, 2017

Turmeric Squash Smoothie

2017-09-05T14:49:30+00:00

Turmeric Squash Smoothie Turmeric is my favourite medicinal super food and I'm always looking for ways to get it into my diet. This smoothie recipe is my new favourite way to get my daily dose of turmeric. It also makes for a delicious way to get a few servings of fruits and vegetables which is [...]

Turmeric Squash Smoothie 2017-09-05T14:49:30+00:00
23 August 23, 2017

Authenticity: Let Your True Self Be Seen

2017-08-25T13:25:47+00:00

Authenticity: Let Your True Self be Seen It takes a certain level of comfort with vulnerability to be our authentic selves. Being true to ourselves is something that takes consistent intention. Sometimes even finding the language to be able to effectively express yourself is a challenge. If you feel that there are barriers between who you [...]

Authenticity: Let Your True Self Be Seen 2017-08-25T13:25:47+00:00
2 August 2, 2017

9 Tips for Pain Free Periods

2017-08-02T16:28:31+00:00

9 Tips for Pain Free Periods By Jenny Abel, R.Ac. Painful periods (dysmenorrhea) impacts as many as half of menstruating women! Many think that having cramps is a normal process; however, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), cramps reveal that there is an imbalance occurring in the body. Here are 9 tips to have pain [...]

9 Tips for Pain Free Periods 2017-08-02T16:28:31+00:00
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