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Calm The Anxious Mind with CBD

Anxiety is a struggle for many of us, and the increased uncertainty due to the coronavirus is a real challenge. We’re all dealing with the implications of what self-isolating means for our work, relationships, well-being and communities. If you’re feeling totally overwhelmed, you’re not alone. Our most recent blog post, ‘Boosting Your Immunity, Naturally‘ focused… READ MORE

How We Celebrate Valentine’s Day

We’re celebrating this Valentine’s Day by spotlighting the five love languages. Do you know what your love language is? Perhaps you have more than one. What about your loved ones? The five love languages is an idea pioneered by Gary Chapman in his 1992 book ‘The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment’. Link… READ MORE

How I Helped My Aging Mother With Her Increasing Anxiety

My 86-year-old mother developed pneumonia over the winter break.  Prior to this illness she was living on her own and still working in a business she had started when she was 60 years old. After 2 weeks in the hospital and 2 weeks in a recovery facility, physically she was much better but mentally she still… READ MORE

Beginner’s Guide To Detox

Whether you are actively trying to heal a chronic dis-ease, or you want to boost your vitality and longevity, detoxification is the golden key. There is a lot of talk about “detox” these days. It has become a sort of buzzword for companies trying to hawk their products or fancy cleanses. Many people have attempted… READ MORE

How I Stay Raw In Winter

If you’re reading this, you probably already know about the benefits of raw food. Feasting on fresh fruits and veggies, in their natural state, is the best way to cleanse the body and increase your energy. Raw foods have long been used to detoxify and regenerate the cells and tissues of the body, and amplify… READ MORE

Socializing While Detoxing – Tips For Success

Healing and cleansing the body takes a lot of work. It requires time, dedication, and sacrifice. Most of us didn’t grow up eating fresh, raw, organic fruits and veggies, or taking herbal supplements, which are key in detoxification. So, this way of life can present some serious learning curves! One of the biggest hurdles for… READ MORE

The Emotional Side of Detox

Detoxing isn’t for the faint of heart. But it’s not always because of the common physical side effects like fatigue, headaches, or skin breakouts. While these things do happen to a lot of us, and can be quite uncomfortable, there is so much more to detox than the physiological changes it brings. Most people report… READ MORE

Order v’s Chaos: The Politics of Detoxification

The World & It’s Chemistry. To a chemist the whole world is chemistry, and you see a fantastic and diverse array of chemistry when you look around the planet. The sky, the ocean, all the plastic and metal gadgets you have lying around your home, and most importantly your own body. However when we take… READ MORE

When You Are Lacking Motivation

Are You Lacking Motivation? When you are on a health path there will be days when you feel like you just can’t get motivated. Maybe you don’t feel like preparing healthy food for yourself, maybe you can’t be bothered with your usual routine of juicing or taking your herbs in the morning. Maybe you don’t… READ MORE

Understanding Our Endocrine System

Unless you are super interested in your body’s anatomy, it may seem tedious and boring to learn about your physiology. However, even a basic understanding of your body’s systems is a fantastic first step at taking control of your health. When you begin to understand your body’s processes you are far better equipped to address any… READ MORE