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Embrace the Process

We’re into the beginning of February, and it’s a great time to check in on everyone and their New Year’s resolutions. Regardless if you are knocking it out of the park, or your resolution hasn’t gone any farther than the words you whispered to yourself with the hope of a fresh slate for the... Continue Reading

How to Get Everything You Want in 2016

Resolutions and the holiday spirit abound around us in this week between Christmas and New Year’s (as well as sugar and turkey comas). As our coma’s start to subside, the typical January 1st questions start popping up. How long did it take for us to forget about last year’s resolutions, and... Continue Reading

Can Naturopathic Doctors Run? You bet! Here’s why you should too!

Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta along with supporters of naturopathic medicine united to run sections of the bow valley trail and the ice fields parkway on June 6th. Together, the individual sections each runner covered, brought the team from Banff to Jasper. It was beautiful. It was community. It... Continue Reading

Why We Gain Weight

Weight loss and January, like gluten free bread and butter, right? Often at the beginning of a new year patients discuss with me the desire to lose weight, to manage their eating and maintain a size that makes them feel great and healthy. Patients are generally looking to feel good first and look... Continue Reading

Guest Blog: Movement is Medicine – Finding the bounce to your step

It’s that time of year; a change in the air and reclaiming routine, fall is upon us. Movement is medicine for not only the body, but the heart, mind, and spirit. Are you ready for a fresh start? In a season of new beginnings now is a great time to TAKE ACTION and GET MOVING! I invite you to think... Continue Reading

how to create goals that will change your life

We all fail at New Year’s resolutions and promises we make to ourselves throughout the year to watch our eating, and send more birthday cards to friends and family. The specific origin of SMART goals continues to be debated, though the consensus seems to support it being introduced in the early... Continue Reading