We’ve all heard it—regular sleep keeps us fit, sharpens memory, prevents illnesses like diabetes—and ensures emotional balance. Yet getting enough sleep is becoming more and more elusive. We have endless distractions, less routines and more choices. According to Stats Canada (2010), 46 percent of Canadians will avoid sleep to complete some activity—which may not be […]
European Kneipp hydrotherapy is a simple home treatment perfect for the summertime.
Small Changes: Big Impact
I believe that small changes practiced every day can impact health in a very positive way—keeping you healthier longer. What’s amazing about water therapy is that it’s free, you can do it in the comfort of your own bathroom and you can […]
Allergies–What Are They?
Allergies have existed for thousands of years, although the term allergy was coined a mere decade ago. Originally, allergy meant altered reactivity, meaning that a person with an allergy reacted and experienced symptoms from a substance that was harmless for most people. In the last fifty years, while allergies have increased exponentially, the […]
The cold, wet factor is back in Vancouver with a vengeance and along with it comes colds, coughs and croup. As a parent, I’m grateful for the quick relief remedies often provide and these work so well that I’ve converted many a parent on homeopathy’s benefits just because of how well it works for […]
With fall underway and winter just around the corner, so are the flues, fevers and colds.
Homeopathy offers simple tools to help boost the body’s immune system swiftly, effectively. In fact, as a mother of two, I`ve found there really is nothing like the peace of mind of having a few of these powerful natural […]
In my local travels, I have come to know that homeopathy is often confused with herbs, that some people think you have to believe in it for it to work and that generally, it’s not well understood–which prompted me to come up with these–what I believe to be 10 very cool facts about homeopathy.
1. Homeopathy is not herbal medicine
Homeopathy is an […]
Tips to Ease the Discomfort of Dental Work
If you’re filled with dread when you make your dentist appointment, I have some tips for you. Remedies offer a totally safe, natural treatment that is easy to administer and effectively helps ease the pain and discomfort that often goes along with dental work. Whether you are having a tooth pulled or just […]
Develop just one healthy habit this year–and stick to it
If you’re going to make just one resolution to put bounce back into your step, make it an easy one. People often don’t make changes because they think it’s too hard or it won’t really make a difference. From a homeopath’s perspective, beauty and energy come […]
Simple tips to manage pain during times of stress
Headaches tend to appear when you least need it, when there is already too much going on—usually too little time and far too much to do. But from a natural standpoint, a headache could well be telling your body to slow down and pay attention. So listen—slow […]
Quick, easy tips
Practically every second kid in BC is anxious about going back to school according to the 2011 National Angus Reid Survey—and with the teacher’s strike in BC this year, it’s not only children who are feeling uncertain about the fall changeover. Having a couple of kids myself—and with a clear memory of what […]