Posts Tagged: toronto

What I Learned About Resilience When the Shit Hit the Fan

December 12, 2016

By: Dr. Jen Newell, ND What Bob Marley said is true – “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have”. This summer I learned just how strong I could be when the only choice was to push through or curl up in the fetal position and fall […]

Thanks, Mom. A Note to My Mom and a Message for New Moms

November 14, 2016

By Shannon Stoby, PT, MScPT Hi Mom. I know you read all of my blogs, so here’s one for you. I write this, not as a parent, but as a grown child. My mom sacrificed a lot of her life for us. She always cared for us and put the family first. As parents go, […]

Acupuncture for Pain Management

October 16, 2016

  By Jonathan Handel Fall is here, and people are heading back to their regular schedules, whether that be work or school. For many, Summer with it’s time spent out of doors and active, is now being replaced by the more traditionally autumnal pursuit of sitting at a desk, and our bodies can already feel […]

The Dance of Vulnerability and Resilience

September 26, 2016

  By Shannon Stoby It makes me laugh when I hear people equate vulnerability with weakness. You can be sure that those who draw that line have never tried it. To show yourself for who you really are, to speak your truth even when it is terrifying, is among the bravest things anyone can ever […]

Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

September 19, 2016

Understanding Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) affects 1 out of every 10 women. Each woman with PCOS will manifest the hormonal imbalances and symptoms differently. Only through understanding the underlying imbalances unique to each woman can we hope to overcome polycystic ovarian syndrome and achieve balanced, vibrant health. What is PCOS? PCOS is […]

Beauty Sleep: Bedtime Beauty Hacks for Glowing Skin

August 29, 2016

  Waking up with a natural glow seems pretty unattainable some days, especially if you enjoy the occasional late night Netflix binge every once in a while. That being said, there are a few nighttime beauty hacks you can try, which can definitely make morning beauty routines easier. #5: Breakup the Makeup Put your right […]

Take the Plunge

August 15, 2016

By Lauren Berger, MSW, RSW You trust your doctor. You trust your accountant. You trust your drycleaner. Heck, you even trust your coffeehouse barista with your precious caffeine fix. We trust all kinds of people with the things that are important to us. So, why is it often so hard to trust ourselves? There are […]

Trust and Fear: Finding Your Comfort Zone in the Therapeutic Relationship

August 02, 2016

By Shannon Stoby There can be a lot of fear associated with illness or injury. Fear of pain. Fear of the prognosis. Fear of the recovery process. Mostly a fear of the unknown. And when faced with a health issue it may feel like your own body has become the unknown. At this point we […]

The Endometriosis Diet

July 25, 2016

The Endometriosis Diet By Lisa Watson As a Naturopathic Doctor, I believe that health is built on a foundation of a nutritious diet and healthy lifestyle. As an expert in women’s health I see this to be true in most women’s health concerns, from uterine fibroids, polycystic ovarian syndrome, premenstrual syndrome to endometriosis. The purpose […]

Bodily Connections and the Patterns of Pain

July 21, 2016

  By: Shannon Stoby Nothing that happens in the body happens in isolation. Any injury, illness, or event creates a chain of reactions. Despite the fact that there is a specialist for every organ, system, and body part these days, it is ultimately all connected. Ever sprained your ankle and wound up with a knee […]