Blog articles by our practitioners to help you resolve your chronic or acute health concerns and maintain your optimal health potential.
By Nindy Grewal, Holistic Nutritionist, Live Blood Cell Analyst
Tips for Surviving a Healthy School Year
We are now winding down on summer and preparing for a new school year, both can bring about feelings of excitement and anxiousness. As parents, we are ready for the kids to be back on track with regular sleep and
By Deborah VanderKruk, RMT
The pregnancy test comes back positive. A deluge of emotions ensues. Our responses may range from exhilaration and relief to anxiety and fear. We embark on the journey of preparing for a little one, navigating information overload, unsolicited advice, and loads of marketing. For some women, having regular massages during this period
Ariel is a 17-year-old girl who battled anorexia. Her name has been changed to protect her identity.
I named my eating disorder Ursula, the villain from my favourite childhood movie ‘The Little Mermaid’. In many ways, my anorexia had presented characteristics that I saw in Ursula.
Anorexia – Ursula – is devious, manipulative, and controlling. She claims
How did you get into your current career/what made you decide to pursue this career?
As I was studying biology and nutrition and trying to find my own best health, I found there were gaps in the conventional system where myself and others were not getting the help they needed to prevent disease, have natural
By Jen Hyland, RMT
Runners are going to run, whether they should or shouldn’t. As the daughter of a marathoner, I grew up watching my dad peel off blood soaked socks and shoes for years before he finally figured out his footwear. For some reason, this made me think that all runners were disgusting, and it
By Nindy Grewal
Winter getaways are definitely the best reprise from our harsh winter months. Tropical islands, Asian destinations, visits back to home countries can provide that sunshine and warmth, plus stress relief that we so greatly need after being stuck in the house during cold, dark months of the year. However, have you ever returned
By Trudy Parolin
Let’s face it, Canadian winters can be exceptionally difficult for most of us on the best of days. The -17 windchill factors, the blowing snow, ice, the feeling of being cold, and then of course those gloomy days. It affects us all in so many ways. I think we had a whopping 3
By Jen Hyland, RMT
If you like heat, it won’t take any convincing for you to believe that a hot stone massage will feel amazing. If you’ve had a hot stone massage, you felt warm, your muscles relaxed, your nervous system calmed down, and it probably didn’t feel like the therapist was working as deeply to
By Nindy Grewal, Holistic Nutritionist
It is finally Spring!! Winter is over and the days are getting longer, we naturally start to feel more energy and vitality. In Chinese medicine, Spring is the time of the liver. It is Spring cleaning time! Now is the time for us to cleanse our bodies and shed that winter
by Jen Hyland, RMT
Every spring, I use the energy from longer days to start a long-term, positive change for myself. One year, I got up early each Saturday for a long hike, and watched the landscape slowly fill in. Four years ago, I let go of my attachment to a secure office job and moved