wellness-blog

  • With the abundance of warmth and sunshine now behind us, it’s normal to find ourselves feeling a brief transitional period of the blues. But if you continue to experience apathy, fatigue, listlessness, irritability, over-sleeping, over-eating, loss of interest in activities once enjoyed and/or sadness, it’s time to do something about it.

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  • These days we are all overwhelmed with expectations, pressures, and judgments about how to live our lives. So many of us find ourselves trying to do it all and making choices that do not reflect our inner values in an attempt to meet these unrealistic expectations. The reality is this is not obtainable nor sustainable, and many people find these pressures begin to manifest in the body as physical discomfort. 

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  • These days we need every advantage possible to keep energy up, moods balanced, and the immune system strong. One simple recommendation to maintain health and vitality is to keep blood sugar stable throughout the day. In my naturopathic practice, I have seen considerable shifts in health when this need is recognized and made a priority.

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  • As an Olympic rower, I was no stranger to chronic injuries. With 18 training sessions a week, some level of pain or discomfort was expected. At best, the developing injury is minor. At worst, it is a career-ender. 

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  • Keeping up with your New Year’s resolutions can be a struggle. There are many factors that can force us back into an old routine, causing us to step away from those goals we make at the beginning of the year. Here are some tips for a mid-year check-in on your goals and some helpful products that may be a solution to aid in your resolutions. 

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  • How good is your smoothie game? If your blender is collecting dust in a cupboard somewhere, take this as an opportunity to give it a spin with a few new recipes that you’re sure to love. After all, nothing provides a much-needed boost of energy like a well-crafted smoothie. Whether you’re an exercise enthusiast, a fruit lover, or simply someone who prefers a liquid breakfast, these ideas are for you. Tropical treat With beach vacations temporarily off limits for most of us, this smoothie is the next best thing. To put it together, start with your favourite tropical fruits—we love...

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