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Moving to Costa Rica – Welcome to the Jungle

Posted on March 9, 2016 · Posted in Costa Rica Ramblings

We have begun this new chapter in Costa Rica. Life here is simultaneously simpler and more complicated than we were used to in Canada. Our cabinas were open to the elements, moldy, full of insects and the evidence of the bats and lizards that had been hanging out here before..
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Best Supplements for Everyday and Someday

Posted on February 10, 2016 · Posted in Vitamins Minerals and Herbs (oh my!)

I often see people grumpily pacing the aisles of Health Food Stores, bewildered by the sheer vastness of selection. When I give presentations to large groups, inevitably someone will ask during the Q & A “What supplements do you take?” I believe that supplements fall into three categories: the first..
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3 Herbs to start Wildcrafting

Posted on February 2, 2016 · Posted in Vitamins Minerals and Herbs (oh my!)

Tis the season for wildcrafting. If this is a term you are unfamiliar with, ‘wildcrafting’ means to find medicinal and culinary herbs and plants in their natural habitat and harvest them in a sustainable (read: not picking every last flower or enraging the Lorax) way. I am lucky enough to..
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Why You Need to Laugh Today

Posted on February 1, 2016 · Posted in Health Should be Fun

A good laugh and a long sleep can cure almost anything. This is a subject close to my heart because (as is stated on this site repeatedly) I firmly believe that health should be fun. Therefore the idea that having fun can be as beneficial for your health as eating..
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Emotional Rescue: Bach Flower Remedies

Posted on January 30, 2016 · Posted in Energy Medicine, Vitamins Minerals and Herbs (oh my!)

Ever hear about something that just seems too simple to be real? As in “if it was that easy then surely someone would have realized this before!”? Bach Flower Remedies have that effect on people. These flower remedies are a basic system of homeopathy that was created by Dr. Edward..
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Why No-One Should Eat Wheat Ever

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Health practitioners and naturopathic doctors tend to shy away from sweeping statements, so when someone like Dr. Joseph Pizzorno announces flat out at a lecture that no one should eat wheat, it tends to stick with you. Dr. Pizzorno is well respected in the health industry. Among his many credentials,..
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3 ways to Deal with Dreams Coming True

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The craziness of having all your dreams come true. When we work with goals in Specialized Kinesiology, there is an understanding that, for a goal to be worthwhile, there needs to be a certain amount of stress on it. If there isn’t any stress on it, than it’s not really..
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Decadent Chocolate Mousse

Posted on January 5, 2016 · Posted in Fabulous Food

I was in the grocery store (shout out to Nature’s Fare Kelowna!) yesterday with my toddler and there was a display of avocados on sale…