Posts Tagged: woman

Using Your Female Hormones to Your Metabolic Advantage

January 30, 2021

There is an underlying negative connotation associated with periods. From the time we are young women, it is ingrained in us that periods get in the way. We are taught that our female physiology works against us and that we need to work twice as hard as men to achieve the same fitness levels and […]

Say “No” to Aveeno

May 18, 2015

By Dr. Jen Newell Jennifer Aniston has pioneered a number of epic fashion statements – who didn’t have “the Rachel” haircut? That being said, I can’t get behind her promotion of Aveeno skincare products, which masquerade as “natural” products. This is really deceiving and confusing to customers looking to make smart choices for personal care […]

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 […]

Sitting is the New Smoking

March 02, 2015

By Melanie Gillians, RMT There is a movement happening, a movement on moving! Recently I have read countless articles, dedicated to the importance of movement for optimal health. As a society, we have become stationary. Our careers and lifestyles in North America have become directed by technology. This keeps us sitting for long periods of […]

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 […]