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2 Nov

The Gifts of Imperfection

The Gifts of Imperfection I was in a recent patient visit when this book came to mind. It’s an oldie but goodie! It came into print about 10 years ago by Brené Brown. Those of you who know her, love her like I do. The Gifts of Imperfection is a book about setting boundaries, embracing your imperfections and to recognize that you are enough. Here is a short video that highlights some of the topics from The Gifts of Imperfection: My favourite part is when she talks about her ring that turns. Who needs one of those? Want to work on these concepts with your kids?  Here…

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27 Oct

The cigarettes of the 21st century

The cigarettes of the 21st century You may or may not be aware of the advent of 5G bandwidth. This is a much stronger than 4G or 3G that we have been accustomed to for the past number of years and the potential health effects are unknown. One of the experts on this is Joseph Mercola who has recently released a book called, “EMF*D 5G, Wifi and Cell Phones, hidden harms and how to protect yourself”.  Here is the interview on EMFs: Joseph is a physician and best selling author. In this interview he discusses what EMFs are, compares 5G to the tobacco industry, potential…

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27 Oct

The Scratch That Itches

The Scratch That Itches Your skin is a very good indicator of what is going on inside. With eczema, most doctors will prescribe a cream to help to stop the itching and redness. While this is sometimes needed in an acute situation, it is not a good long-term solution. Cortisone cream…

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21 Oct

Tips For New Mamas

Tips for New Mamas   Attention new mamas or mamas with new babes! First of all– congrats on the new addition to the family. Having a little baby is wonderful but also can be a bit of a whirlwind. Mastering the art of breastfeeding, struggling with lack of sleep, adjusting…

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20 Oct

The Unsung Hero – Lymphatic System

The Unsung Hero – Lymphatic System What is the lymphatic system and is it worth knowing about? The answer–absolutely! The lymphatic system is like the unsung hero of your body and here are the details: Your lymph, like your blood vessels, runs all over your body. It plays a very important…

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18 Oct

Super Babies

Super Babies For you couples out there who are thinking of having a baby, what do you envision for your baby’s future? Nobel prize winner? NFL superstar? Healthy, happy and able-bodied until they’re 99?  Let me tell you the secret of success–it all starts with preconception support. When couples come…

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