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Connecting with Nature in Hamilton


Nature is something that exists around us in so many ways. We walk, run, and drive through it daily, even if we don’t realize it. You can live and spend your entire life in the heart of a big city and still come across nature in the most unexpected ways. Pockets of nature grow [...]

Connecting with Nature in Hamilton2022-07-15T15:35:30+00:00

Getting Your Daily Dose of Sunshine


Scientifically, sunshine has many health benefits for our bodies and minds. Improves Your Sleep Now, you may think that sunshine would be counterintuitive to aiding your body in getting a goodnight’s sleep. However, it is, in fact, the opposite. At night and in darker lighting, the human body creates a hormone called melatonin; this [...]

Getting Your Daily Dose of Sunshine2022-07-15T15:34:51+00:00

How Naturopathy Can Help With Infertility


How Naturopathy Can Help With Infertility Infertility is characterized by difficulty in conceiving after having unprotected intercourse for a period of one year and effects both men and women. There can be many factors that contribute to a couple experiencing infertility. Factors that can contribute to infertility: • Not Having intercourse in your fertile [...]

How Naturopathy Can Help With Infertility2022-06-23T20:08:41+00:00

Free Public Access Outdoor Skating Rinks in the Hamilton Area!


Free Public Access Outdoor Skating Rinks in the Hamilton Area! Ice skating is a great way to get outside and enjoy the winter months. It is a fun activity and a great way to get in some exercise during the winter months. Did you know that the City of Hamilton and Dundas offer free [...]

Free Public Access Outdoor Skating Rinks in the Hamilton Area!2022-06-23T20:11:26+00:00

Avoiding Holiday Burnout


Avoiding Holiday Burnout The holidays are a busy time of year, where we often find ourselves with a ‘Christmas Hangover’ starting on December 26th. We have prepped and planned all month long and eaten more food and spent more money than we probably care to admit. It’s important to take care of yourself during [...]

Avoiding Holiday Burnout2022-06-23T20:11:56+00:00

4 Diet Related Tips for a Healthier Immune System


4 Diet Related Tips for a Healthier Immune System Did you know your gut health has one of the biggest impacts on your immune system? With flu season on the horizon, it’s important to check in with yourself, and make efforts to build up your immunity. While there are no quick solutions or supplements [...]

4 Diet Related Tips for a Healthier Immune System2022-06-23T20:12:02+00:00

Finding Work-Life Balance


Finding Work-Life Balance Think about how many times a day the question “how are you?” comes up. Now think about how many times a day you answer honestly. These two numbers likely don’t match up, especially if the question arises at work from your coworkers or supervisors. “A new report found that about 84% [...]

Finding Work-Life Balance2022-06-23T20:12:06+00:00

Essential Oils


Essential Oils Essential oils are a concentrated extract from different plants, flowers, fruits, and trees. Though they are not a substitute for attending counseling sessions with licensed professionals, essential oils can have therapeutic and medicinal benefits for some individuals and can be used in various ways. The main application form of essential oils is [...]

Essential Oils2022-06-23T20:12:12+00:00



Mindfulness Have you ever driven back and forth to work with no recollection of the drive itself? One minute you were at the office and the next minute you’re home. Or maybe sometimes you go upstairs to grab something and by the time you get there you’re looking around thinking, “..what did I come [...]


Not All Pain Is Created Equal


Not All Pain Is Created Equal There are many different ways to describe what we feel. The words we use to describe pain may help identify the structures involved, whether muscle, nerve, bone, joint, or visceral in nature. As a practitioner, I find that patients who can accurately describe their pain, help to give [...]

Not All Pain Is Created Equal2022-06-23T20:17:10+00:00
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