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Tag: balance

It's Spring and that means it's kapha season!

A dosha, put very simply, is a makeup of elements that are found in nature (ether, air, water, fire and earth). These elements are found in everyone as well as our food, the air around us, the exercise we do and more. The three…

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The Inevitable Crash

While we strive to maintain a healthy, balanced lifestyle, there are times when everything goes wrong. The power goes out, we find out on a long drive that the healthier place where you were planning to eat closed down, you get sick – anything…

Living in Balance

We hear a lot about a balanced lifestyle, and for good reason. It’s important to have balance in your life. That might mean different things to different people, we are not one size fits all by any definition! Living in a balanced way has…

The Immune System 101

In my last post I wrote about how my immune system being suppressed by anti-rejection drugs is affecting me. The truth is, all of us can be experienced a reduction in the efficiency of our immune systems based on the foods we eat, the…

Sugar, Sugar

What’s your favourite sweet? Mine was always gummy candies and jelly beans, candies of that nature, with a very close second of chocolate. I ate it every day. I could eat sugar anytime, nothing was too sweet for me. Even the drink they give…

Health coaching vs Life coaching

I am sometimes asked what the difference is between health and life coaching (or simply what health coaching is in general). So I made a short video that talks about that very thing! Health and life coaching can help you to determine what’s getting…

The Glorification of Busy

I started back to work this week after being off on short term disability for 5 months. I was a bit nervous coming back because I knew how stressed I had been before I left and knew I never wanted to experience that again….

My New Life

I’ve written pretty extensively over the past year or so about all the things happening in my life, from kidney disease with decreasing function, having a fistula created in my arm, the work up of a donor, starting dialysis and finally having a transplant….

A new year

We are almost to the end of 2017. It’s been a tough year in many ways but I have faith that 2018 will be a special year. My focus for the new year will be on physical and mental health and I hope that…

Just a weed

I  saw this little weed poking out through the pavement while taking my dog out. It’s just a little thing, not all that interesting or tough looking. Just all by itself there, surrounded by debris in a driveway. I think it’s called a groundsel,…