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Now that Fall is upon us ... healthy eating healthy living meditation morning practice phoenix rising yoga therapy resilience stress-free Oct 18, 2021

It’s the week after Thanksgiving here in Canada, and Fall has definitely arrived.  The leaves are turning and the night-time temps are dipping down, flirting with the frost that will finish off the remaining summer plants and flowers.  Time to harvest the herbs still out on my...

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7 Strategies to Enhance Your Natural Immunity healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation morning practice phoenix rising yoga therapy real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Sep 26, 2021

Part A - But first of all - what is Immunity?

The human body is a marvellously complex, biochemical system that evolved over the past 200,000 years or so.  It is an organism that relies on homeostasis, which is a self-regulating process by which each of the biological systems maintain...

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Small Habits, Big Results! healthy eating healthy living meditation phoenix rising yoga therapy real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Sep 13, 2021

I’ve been writing for a few weeks now on some of the food and lifestyle habits and practices we can all follow to create a more resilient life - full of health, vitality, energy, adventure, connection -- all the things that can become more elusive as we age.

But how do we make those healthy...

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The Microbiome-Gut-Brain Axis: What you need to know for brain, gut and overall health healthy eating healthy living meditation morning practice phoenix rising yoga therapy real food resilience stress-free sugarfree Sep 05, 2021

Until recently, we didn’t know how much our gut and brain interacted. Some people thought that our brains (that tissue between our ears) controlled everything we did, consciously and subconsciously.

They were wrong!

Some of us have a sense that there is a connection between gut and brain...

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Chronic Stress - Is this the New Normal? meditation morning practice phoenix rising yoga therapy real food resilience sugarfree Aug 01, 2021

STRESS. You can’t avoid it these days - it literally surrounds us in everyday life and virtually no one is immune to it. However, a little bit of stress is actually a good thing!  It keeps us, and our neurological systems, on our toes. 

And the Buddha believed that being stressed,...

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