Posts Tagged: empowerment

Is Fashion a Healthy Lifestyle Choice?

March 08, 2019

A Fashion Awakening A couple years ago, a dear friend suggested I watch a documentary called The True Cost. It was the first time I heard the term ‘ethical fashion’ and I learned some startling things about the fashion industry that I hadn’t ever given much thought to. It was one of those moments when you […]

The Pelvic Floor: Finding Empowerment in Vulnerability

September 12, 2016

By Shannon Stoby There is a sense of vulnerability that comes with injury and illness. The sense of invincibility is gone and, as we put our recovery in the hands of health care professionals, it may feel like we’ve lost control of our lives. This can be the case in any health-related scenario, but there […]

Empowering Health

April 27, 2015

By: Dr. Lisa Watson, ND I’m not a fan of buzzwords – they are often words people use without really knowing what they mean. As a Naturopath I see words like all-natural, superfood, multigrain – and I cringe. I recognize that these words are often used to make processed and packaged foods look healthier than […]

Say What?!

April 08, 2013

By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW “I can’t believe how stupid you are.”  “Wow, your butt looks humongous in that!”  “Your life is such a joke.”  “It’s obvious everyone thinks you’re a loser.” Pretty harsh, huh?  Most people would identify comments such as these as bullying.  The problem is these words may never be uttered to […]