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March is Mindful Movement Month! ayurveda brain health healthy living meditation mindful movement morning practice strength training stress-free Mar 01, 2024

We all know that regular exercise is essential for physical health and psychological well-being. 

However, what we are seeing is that there is a growing epidemic of obesity and poor health in the West, and it is now affecting more and more children. 

Humans are more...

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Top 3 health and wellness books for your stocking this season brain health environment healthy eating healthy living immunity mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Dec 15, 2023

One of my favourite leisure activities is reading books or listening to podcasts about health and wellness topics.  In fact one way I manage those longer books full of scientific discoveries is to listen to them on Audible!  When in the car or out for a walk, they are the perfect...

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Top 10 Tips to Survive the Holidays healthy eating healthy living meditation mindful movement real food sleep stress-free Dec 06, 2023

Food and social get-togethers play a major role in celebrating the holidays. 

It’s wonderful to “break bread” with those near and dear, but that celebratory environment can also create challenges if you are in the process of changing your relationship with food (and perhaps...

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What’s Your Next Step to Improve Your Sleep? healthy eating meditation mindful movement morning practice real food sleep stress-free Dec 01, 2023

Alright, time to put the last few weeks into practice – if you haven’t already!

You might want to take another look at the Sleep Quiz to decide where you want to place your attention first.  (Here’s the link.)

Here are the 5 steps once more:

1.  Follow your...

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Wake Up! And Move Your Body! ayurveda brain health environment healthy living immunity meditation mindful movement morning practice sleep strength training Nov 12, 2023

By now I hope you're starting to piece together a daily routine that will support you in getting a great night’s sleep!  And hopefully you’re realizing that there are a lot of small habits we can employ when we’re awake to maximize the benefits of the time when we’re...

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Is September the Real New Year? brain health environment healthy eating healthy living meditation mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free Sep 01, 2023

Can you believe it’s September?

Now that mornings are cooler and the days are getting shorter, we can tell that fall will be here soon.

And even though I’m not heading back to the classroom after Labour Day (yay!), this time of year always feels like the New Year.

Not that I’m...

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Vitamin D - the Sunshine and Immunity Vitamin! healthy eating healthy living mindful movement resilience Apr 08, 2023

As the spring weather arrives, and we look forward to longer hours of sunlight, it’s time to ramp up our Vitamin D levels that may have waned during the winter months.

“D” is a fat-soluble vitamin, meaning you can store it in your fat and liver.  It has long been known to...

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Stress-Busting For Better Immunity brain health healthy eating healthy living meditation mindful movement resilience sleep stress-free Mar 12, 2023

Stress.  It’s one of the biggest factors linked to an immune system that’s out of balance. 

If you’re experiencing a lot of stress, you may be experiencing a lot of physical symptoms like muscle aches, joint pain, headaches and mind-numbing fatigue.

All of these...

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Key Elements For Healthy Immunity, part 2 ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living meditation mindful movement real food resilience sleep strength training stress-free Mar 04, 2023

Last week I talked about the Immune System – since many people seem to be suffering right now from a nasty cold and flu bug making the rounds! – and how important it is to understand and support both the body’s natural Inflammatory process as well as Gut Health.

And of course...

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How Healthy Is Your Gut? brain health healthy eating healthy living mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Jan 22, 2023

Would it surprise you to know that you have more bacteria in your body than human cells?

Estimates give the number as between 1.3 to 10 times more bacteria.  Having a range like that may seem confusing, but that is just the way it is. We are in the frontier days when it comes to knowledge...

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What's Your Daytime Dinacharya? ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation mindful movement morning practice real food resilience sleep strength training stress-free Nov 26, 2022

Last week I introduced you to your Dinacharya, a.k.a. your optimal daily routine.  The idea is to align your habits and practices to the Rhythms of Nature, as this will promote health and help reduce what may be harmful.

And as I said last week, most lists of daily habits start with the...

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Do you have a Dinacharya? ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free Nov 19, 2022

HINT - it’s your Optimal Daily Routine!

As a followup to The Rhythms of Nature (click to read last week's blog) let’s look at what this means for our daily routines.  How can we design them with purpose, to promote health and reduce anything that may be...

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