Concepts

Campaign 4 Personal Power - Week 2

Concepts, Health Matters, Prevention, Self Actualization

Campaign 4 Personal Power Week 2 – Tricks of the Trade (Behind the Scenes Pass) I won’t lie; the first week back to work was tough. I had forgotten how poorly…

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Campaign 4 Personal Power is Here

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Prevention, Self Actualization

What an amazing 5 weeks. On June 1st I gave birth to our second daughter – a healthy and beautiful little girl. It has been a great transition having two small…

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Giving Birth Does Not Mean Losing Control of Your Bladder

Concepts, Health Matters, Prevention, Self Actualization

  As published in the Huffington Post “It happens to me,” “it happens to me,” “it happens to me too.” These happy, athletic, female stars of a…

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Common is not the same as Normal

Concepts, Health Matters, Prevention

  What do menstrual cramps, hot flashes, one bowel movement every three days and heartburn have in common? They are all symptoms we would classify as common,…

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It's Earth Week

Concepts, Environmental Health, Health Matters, Self Actualization

In honour of Mother Earth I wanted to share some of my favourite, earth-friendly, eco-conscious, products, websites and crusaders. Get outside, enjoy the sunshine…

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What's in Your Personal Care Products

Concepts, Environmental Health, Health Matters, Prevention

Maybe, if we're lucky, perhaps, sort of, with any luck, spring has arrived. With the impending glee of rousing gardens, warmer temperatures and longer days, everyone…

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Is ____________ really that bad for me?

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Prevention

It doesn't matter what you fill in the blank, the concept is the same. While there are foods that are certainly bad for you, the more significant issue is the lost…

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How Full is Your Cup?

Concepts, Environmental Health, Health Matters, Prevention, Self Actualization

How full is your cup? I prefer mine to be at least half empty. If I suspect that it is filling too quickly or that I don’t have enough wiggle room for almond…

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Kids these days have iPads & Hypertension

Concepts, Health Matters, Heart Health, Kids, Prevention

As published earlier this week in the Huffington Post While scavenging the refrigerator on Family-Day for a healthy lunch for our 18 month-old daughter, my husband…

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Make V-Day about your Heart, your Real Heart

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Heart Health

The essence of Valentine’s Day is not about cards, candy and flowers. It is about getting in touch with the people that we love and value. As with most of our…

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Prepare for the Second Wave. Flu Prevention 101

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Kids, Prevention

Here is where we left off last week. The reverence we place upon the flu vaccine as a public health maven is adding to its social stigma and deep capacity for cultural…

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