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Eating for the Chakras: Nourishing your Solar Plexus Chakra

Welcome to my chakra series! Over the next few months, we will be diving in to each of the separate chakra points and discussing how to nourish these powerful energy centers through food and mindful action. This is such an important concept and I often see people in my practice who have deep chakra... Continue Reading

Eating for the Chakras: Nourishing your Sacral Chakra

Welcome to my chakra series! Over the next few months, we will be diving in to each of the separate chakra points and discussing how to nourish these powerful energy centers through food and mindful action. This is such an important concept and I often see people in my practice who have deep chakra... Continue Reading

5 Tips on Brain Health

This August at Naturmend is Brain Health Month! Here are 5 quick tips to take care of your brain: Try and incorporate healthy decisions a part of your daily routine. This not only is important in the foods we consume, but also how we decide to take care of ourselves. Healthy fats like... Continue Reading

Fall in Love with Fall: 5 Tips to Embrace Autumn

The weather is changing, can you smell it in the air? The leaves begin to fall, the air grows a little bit crisper, you can smell the fresh and biting snow around the corner. Fall is one of my favourite times of year, and not necessarily because of the Pumpkin Spice Latte! Fall accompanies a sense... Continue Reading
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3 Ways to Kick Depression to the Curb

1. Move. It doesn't matter how far, or how fast you go, but moving will make a gigantic difference for your depression. I won't bore you with the details, but moving gets all those happy chemicals in your brain going. We want this different brain activity! Plus, moving usually gets you out of 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

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Throughout our lifetimes we have likely all been told to "be thankful", and "count your blessings" more times than we can count. If the title of this article sounds hokey to you, I understand, though hold on for one moment, because actually expressing and practicing gratitude can have a significant... Continue Reading

My 3 Favourite Ways to Practice Gratitude

I’ve decided to piggy-back on June’s newsletter article speaking to the effect of gratitude on our health, by sharing my 3 favourite ways of practicing gratitude. 1. A Jar A client shared this idea with me a few years ago, and I have passed along her insight to many others since. Write the... 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

Re-Evaluate Your Definition Of Self Care

This month we are focusing on the topic of self care, a topic we all know about, and can so easily lose as a priority. The concept seems simple enough; however, it does not get enough of our focus due to a barrage of distractions. Phones, busy schedules, the list can go on. Taking care of outer... Continue Reading