Concepts

If Condoms Were Like Flu Shots

Concepts, Health Matters

  If condoms were like flu shots they would never sell. In fact, we likely wouldn’t even make them - there would be no market. If condoms conferred only…

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A personal manifesto...

Concepts, Health Matters, Self Actualization

While I was busy creating a 10-day plan for all of you, I had been negating some homework that had been handed to me. Part of my commitment to personal development…

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Day 10: In 2013 I will be at my best (10 Days 10 Habits)

Concepts, Health Matters, Self Actualization

I am at my best when :____________________________________________________________ There are many things that we have to cover in an intake, but none as valuable…

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Day 9: All in moderation (10 Days 10 Habits)

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Self Actualization

The conversation usually starts like this… ‘So, I am assuming you think alcohol is bad, right?’ No, not at all I reply, but that depends on why you are drinking…

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Day 8: What do you Love? (10 Days 10 Habits)

Concepts, Health Matters, Self Actualization

What do you love? I don’t mean love like you love dark chocolate, but really truly love. Over the past 7 days we have spent a lot of time talking about things…

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Day 4: Can the Chemicals (10 Days 10 Habits)

Concepts, Environmental Health, Health Matters, Self Actualization

There is a commercial on TV that drives me nuts (actually there are many, but that would be a massive digression). A well dressed, seemingly educated woman walks…

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Day 3: Mind Your BS (10 Days 10 Habits)

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Self Actualization

Busy moms, over-scheduled lawyers, occasionally your naturopathic doctor, we all fall victim to our poorly managed BS. Blood sugar (BS) refers to that tightly regulated…

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Day 2: Move (10 Days, 10 Habits)

Concepts, Health Matters, Self Actualization

If you thought consuming water was pretty basic advice, then my suggestion that you get up and move will be nothing short of predictable. The thing about the 10…

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Day 1: Don't Wait to Quench Your Thirst (10 Days, 10 Habits)

Concepts, Food, Health Matters, Self Actualization

On one small line at the bottom of my intake form I ask clients how many glasses of water they consume on a daily basis. The responses vary from 8 to none to ‘does…

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A New Year, a New You!

Concepts, Health Matters, Self Actualization

As the snow and slush pile up once again it is sometimes difficult to upload the motivation that had inspired our newly sculpted New Year's resolutions. Change,…

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Buyers beware: watch those new holiday food ‘Products’

Concepts, Environmental Health, Food

It sounds like the opening scene of a science fiction movie; spring arrives, the fields are sowed, but nothing is able to grow. In this case the lack of harvest…

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Testicles and Pregnancy Tests

Concepts, Health Matters

We have all heard that a sense of humor is good for your health. For one Ontario man however, taking a friend’s pregnancy test as a joke turned out to have saved…

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