Posts Tagged: energy

Survive the Holidays with Chaga Hot Chocolate and Cordycep Tea

December 21, 2018

This Hot Chocolate can help you Survive the Holidays…and possibly improve your performance. Doesn’t it seem like the holiday season begins earlier and earlier each year? As stores fill their shelves with festive gear months in advance, I find my stress levels rise. In October, yes – October, I start asking myself questions like – […]

Underneath Anger is Fatigue

October 31, 2016

By Erin Wiley Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine Underneath anger is fatigue. Catching yourself yelling at your loved ones? Frustrated with your coworkers? Leaning a little more on the coffee and red wine than normal? Making up arguments in your head? Escalating thoughts about how life is not going as planned and it’s impossible to get […]

What To Do When You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling at Work

February 16, 2016

By Corinne K. We spend the majority of our waking hours working. When we break down the work we do, we find that there’s the work we enjoy – this is the stuff we signed up for – and the things we don’t care for so much. If we’re going to spend all this energy […]

Your Brain on Sleep: A DIY Guide to a Better Night’s Sleep

October 26, 2015

Your Brain on Sleep: A DIY Guide to a Better Night’s Sleep Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, Naturopathic Doctor We all have experienced the way sleep affects our brain. When we get a good night’s slumber and we feel alert and full of energy the next day. Our mood is more stable, and we’re able to […]

Easing Into Fall

September 08, 2015

Let’s be honest. The initial transition from summer to fall can be really hard. I don’t know about you but fall always seems to do a sneak attack on me. One day, I’m out with my toes in the grass and the next, I’m yanking a jacket out of the closet lamenting the end of […]

Are These 3 Myths About Relaxation Preventing You From Living Your Best Life?

August 04, 2015

By Dr. Erin Wiley, Naturopathic Doctor Myth #1: Relaxation is unproductive. Our culture is driven by results. There is a constant sense that we need to produce more, grow more, and achieve more. If we are not getting the results we want there is a sense that we should be doing more, or learning more, […]

Getting Mindful: Taking The Time To Just Breathe

July 27, 2015

By: Corinne K. We live in a world of instant gratification. With the world at our fingertips, it’s easy to assume that we can have everything yesterday and now. Along with that comes the tendency to rush through things. “I don’t have time for that.” “Hurry up, I don’t have all day.” “Time is money.” […]

How Can a Naturopathic Doctor Help with Infertility?

July 13, 2015

By Dr. Jen Newell I regularly see patients in my clinic seeking support for fertility challenges. This can be a frustrating, emotional and stressful process and it can be hard to ask for support. I have seen many women make incredible changes in their health and achieve a healthy, vibrant pregnancy. There are a number […]

The Magic of Gratitude

March 16, 2015

By: Corinne K. Intuitive Reiki + Crystal Healing. Soulful Living Coach.  More often than not, when we’re feeling stuck, restless or frustrated with something in our lives, we focus on it. We invest energy in complaining about situations, people, places or things that we’re feeling unhappy or unfulfilled about. We can’t stop thinking about whatever’s […]

Menstrual Cramps – A Real Pain in the… Uterus

February 09, 2015

By Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, ND One of our favourite sayings here at IHI is “just because something is common, doesn’t mean it’s normal.” This statement is definitely applicable to dysmenorrhea, which is the medical term for painful menstruation. If I were a betting kind of gal, I would bet that you know a few […]