Category: Stress

National Self-Care Day

Saturday, July 24th, 2021 is National Self-Care Day! If you are like many others, we are so ready and deserving of this dedicated day! The past 17 months have presented an array of changes, challenges, and losses. Our social, physical, mental/emotional and spiritual wellbeing has likely been impacted in one way or another. Our brain, […]

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Coping With a Second Covid-19 Lockdown in the Midst of Winter

by Jessica del Rosso, Trauma Therapist, MSW, RSW Alongsidetrauma.ca Despite many of us knowing that a second lockdown was coming to Ontario, the emotional toll of walking down empty streets, watching local businesses close and missing those closest to us, is significant. It would be unrealistic and invalidating to believe that the physical and communal risks of Covid-19, […]

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Hormones Over the Ages

  by Dr. Deanna Walker, ND No matter what age you are, your hormones are affecting your quality of life. Why you might ask? Well your hormone balance influences how you look, how you feel and how you think. It is important to determine if your hormones are affecting you. The best way to start […]

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Immune Support Into the Fall

  Written by Dr. Heather Robinson, ND Fall is a notoriously tough season for the cold and flu. Kids are back to school, the more lenient summer lifestyle is catching up with our bodies and from a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective, our bodies can have difficulty adjusting to the change of seasons. As the cooler […]

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Love Your Libido…

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s the perfect time to talk about libido! It can be a taboo subject, particularly for women, but we are here to shed some light on simple ways to boost libido with food. Libido, in laymen’s terms, is sex drive. It’s completely normal for women to have fluctuations in […]

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Values and Goals

Jessica del Rosso, MSW, RSW www.alongsidetrauma.ca Values Living a fulfilled life is connected to feeling passionate about what we do in our everyday routine. Those of us who struggle with anxiety may become overwhelmed with to-do lists and feeling that everything needs to be completed within the next few hours. This can lead to us […]

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Dr. Gair’s Top Tips for Men’s Health from Movember

        Movember is an annual awareness campaign that is near and dear to my heart. I dedicate my time in November to sharing my knowledge on men’s health, and more specifically, reducing cancer risk reduction. While some genetic risks are beyond our control, there are many lifestyle risks you can control. I […]

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Homeopathy for Back to School

    By Raluca Tutulan, Registered Homeopath It’s back to school season! Going back to school is an exciting time but it can also be challenging. It can mean more colds, sniffles, stress and anxiety. But not to worry, there are things that can be done naturally to prepare, through lifestyle, supplements and homeopathy. When […]

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A Series on Stress: It’s All in Your Head

  We have discussed several key factors that should be considered when addressing stress and trying to improve its management: diet and sleep are crucial, and supplementation with nutrients and botanicals can offer incredible support. The power of our mind, however, is perhaps the most paramount. There is a fine balance between stressing the importance […]

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