Emotions, brain chemistry and hormones

Candace Pert’s research (Molecules of Emotion) shows that an emotion happens simultaneously in the mind and the body.  Every action, movement, and function is influenced by our emotions through peptides (and other information molecules) which bring messages to and from specific body cells. Emotions continually influence our endocrine, neurological, immune, neuromuscular, cardiac and digestive systems […]

Headaches? Bad Skin? It could be your liver

Quick fix? We live in a culture where when we have a headache we take a Panadol!  We don’t necessarily drink more water, reduce our caffeine or alcohol or eat more magnesium- and sulfur-containing foods! We’re pill poppers and typically go for the quick fix – the pill for every ill.  But at what cost? […]

My favourite homemade chocolate recipe

Love your chocolate? I love chocolate!  It’s probably my greatest weakness.  In January I decided to go the whole month without it to see if I could conquer it!  I discovered that it’s a treat that I really do want to allow myself, but I want to let myself enjoy it as well!  What’s the point […]

The Art of Salad Making

How to make an awesome salad that’s satisfying Now’s the time to make the most of salads.  It’s hot, we feel lazy, we need cooling foods and we want to feel light.  So what’s the problem?  Many of us think of salads as a side dish and write them off as a main meal.  Think […]

Kitchen Medicine with Apple Cider Vinegar

I hope you’re having a healthy week! I have had so much interest in my fabulous Apple Cider Vinegar drink I’ve decided to post the recipe for you all to use!  I have also included a tasty dressing recipe to put the YUM in your salad!  Read on and enjoy… Apple Cider Vinegar as a […]

Dads are Important Too!

Dads are Important Too! Male fertility is an essential component in preconception care.  My vision is to provide optimal health care for you and your partner to not only achieve conception, but to ensure you have a healthy happy baby. We help you to do this by educating you on the importance of nutrition, lifestyle […]

Underlying Things that Create Success

Most often, we think of commitments as things that we declare to the world like marriage vows, or work commitments, or a commitment to running every morning. Of course, we generally see our commitments as significant to our success. Consider, also, that as human beings we are always committed to something. There is never a […]

What Makes a Good Life? by Jim Rohn

What Makes a Good Life? The ultimate expression of life is not a PAYCHECK. The ultimate expression of life is not a Mercedes. The ultimate expression of life is not a million dollars or a bank account or a HOME. Here’s the ultimate expression of life in my opinion, and that is LIVING A GOOD […]

Satisfying Mind Hunger

By Geneen Roth During the peak of my diet and binge days, hunger had nothing to do with how much I consumed–I ate because I was angry, sad, bored, lonely, or tired, or because I was celebrating, grieving, or getting ready to go on another diet. It never occurred to me that eating had anything […]