If you've read previous articles of mine, I'm all about ease. If a therapy cannot be well integrated into my life, the odds of it finding a space in my routine are slim. The traditional castor oil pack involves soaking flannel with castor oil, wrapping it around your abdomen often with saran wrap, and applying heat. To me, this is too much clean up and a hot mess waiting to happen. Of course, there is a easier way.Read More
With beach season upon us we are bombarded with subliminal, and not so subtle, messages to perfect our body. We create unrealistic expectations for ourselves, and when we don't achieve our goals we feel like we failed. We feel inadequate.
For myself and for the health of my patients, I want a healthier outlook on physical 'fit'ness. How can I employ activity with a supportive motivation based on wellness rather than inadequacy?Read More
My love for menstrual cups is obviously apparent, and I personally have used a DivaCup since 2012.
To advocate such an incredible product, I've teamed up with DivaCup to host a giveaway for one lucky reader!
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So that pesky monthly (or maybe more erratic) visitor of yours? It's time to change your mind about. You may think I'm crazy, but by learning to pay attention and embracing your menses, you can bring yourself to a more profound level of health to enrich your life.Read More
Starting Naturopathic medical school I was even more self conscious. Being in a program with seemingly flawless people, I still felt plagued by my skin. I started going to our school clinic and began a treatment protocol to get to the root cause. Acupuncture, botanical medicine and nutrition became the cornerstone of healing my skin.
I was doing everything right, but I felt like I only got so far. I was so fixated with the superficial that I let it affect me mentally. Assuming I would be rejected. Assuming that having flawed skin would make me seem like a bad doctor to future patients.
Eating healthy fat does NOT make you fat. On the contrary, fat helps regulate metabolism of sugar, the likely culprit making you pack on pounds.
I love food sources that bring more than fat to the tables such protein, vitamins and minerals.