Natural Solution for Digestive Issues

Over 20 million Canadians suffer from digestive issues every year, according to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation (CDHF). Are you one of them? It seems that we are facing an epidemic of digestive illnesses that may be directly related to the foods we eat and the way we live our lives. Our choices matter when […]

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Moment of Ease – The Jaw

As you are reading this blog, bring some awareness to your body: Do you have a habit of clenching your teeth or locking your jaw? At this moment, do you notice that you are pressing your tongue against the roof of the mouth? Are you holding your lips tight? Are your jaw muscles tensed? Is […]

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How much exercise do I need?

  A sedentary life-style and inactivity is becoming increasingly prevalent which is a great concern of many health professionals. According to the WHO 60 – 85% of the population worldwide does not engage enough in activity, making physical inactivity the fourth leading risk to mortality! Physical activity reduces the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, […]

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Living According to the Seasons

Living in rhythm with the season means adapting ourselves and our lifestyles to the Earth’s natural cycles. Taking the seasons into account and listening to our body’s needs supports our health and allows us to make use of our energies to the fullest. In former times, it was natural to live in rhythm with nature. […]

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10 TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR SLEEP

“If you are having a lot of trouble sleeping, your body may be trying to tell you something about the way you are conducting your life. As with all other mind-body symptoms, this message is worth listening to.”                       Jon Kabat-Zinn, Creator of Stress Reduction Clinic […]

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Beating the Winter Blues

Winter can be a gloomy time of the year with grey skies and lots of rain in this part of the world. Many people are affected by dark weather and shorter days in winter and get depressed or feel weary. Some people only experience a mild case of winter blues and just feel a little […]

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Connection to Yourself – Connection to Others

Christmas is fast approaching. This is the time to connect with family and friends and enjoy each other’s company. During this time of a year, many people are stressed; there are so many more things on the schedule than usual: getting gifts, wrapping, decorating the house or organizing parties and family dinners. Many people have […]

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Facts about Headaches and Migraines

Headaches are among the most common ailments of the nervous system. According WHO (World Health Organization), it has been estimated that almost half of the adult population has had a headache at least once within a year. Headache disorders include tension-type headaches, migraines and cluster headaches. Tension headaches are the most common variety of headaches. […]

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Natural Headache Relief

Reflexology, Alexander Technique and the Bach Remedies are valuable methods to address headaches and migraines. Find out here how they differ and how you can benefit from them – and learn what life-style changes might also be beneficial:   Reflexology – Treating Headaches by Touch of the Feet Reflexology addresses headaches and migraines through touch […]

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Smart Phone – Smart Posture

Looks familiar? Do you also notice your child slouching when playing with an ipod or phone (photo 1)? How about yourself? Difficult to know, if you are hunched over or not? Do you get neck and back pain after texting? That might be an indication … – “Text neck” is the term used to describe […]

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