Plant Paradox

I had the pleasure of first being introduced to a lectin this year, and it has truly changed my life. In a world where we are constantly being inundated with the word “diet” and short-term, quick win programs to appease our need for instant gratification, it’s challenging to sort through the chaos. Throw in a…

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This topic is one near and dear to my heart in so many ways and will for sure be the crux of so many more blogs in the future. For me, it started on day one after diagnosis – well maybe not literally day one (more like week one) but still, the critical necessity of…

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“The more you think of something the more you will your energy there.” After initial diagnosis, to say I wasn’t ‘numb’ was an understatement. I quickly encountered “all the feels” – grief, denial, anger, loss, hope, more grief – but then it was almost as if I catapulted into survival mode. I refused to believe…

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unearthing your purpose

“What’s your Purpose”? Depending on who you are and where you are on your life’s journey, this can be a powerful or passive question for you to answer? And why do I ask? Because it’s been at the essence my healing journey. In times of need, sorrow or in my case, a health challenge, its…

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ginger root a day

The healing effects of ginger are endless. And chances are you have heard them all before, but how much have you actually actioned when it comes to getting ginger in your life. This herb packs a powerful punch of Gingerol, a natural chemical that kills and starves cancer cells. It also contains important B6 vitamins,…

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get moving

Hear your heartbeat, build up a sweat, detoxify your body and release those feel good endorphins! Each are beneficial to building immune health which should be practiced now, but also every day. The fact that movement is a focus as people emerge from their shelter-in-place status is really a blessing. The hope is that COVID…

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Eat from the Earth

The alarming rate that boxed and frozen pre-packaged foods are flying off the shelves is jaw-dropping. Yet those of us that seek out home gardens, organically sourced items and all the ways to source real, whole food, are finding ourselves plentiful right now. What we know is that the earth was meant to feed us,…

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simplicity

Sometimes simple is better. We’ve all heard it said, but it seems that even most days the act, thought or even notion of ‘simple’ seems far reaching. Minds are racing, households are buzzing and the world is opening up again and we’re all constantly adjusting. But does it really need to be all that complicated…

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be grateful

If there is ever a time to be grateful, it’s surely now, when “things” get taken away. And COVID put a spotlight on restriction of so many simple pleasures we once took for granted. Now we can see a sunny day and be thankful for it because we get to go outside. Now we see…

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family first

The online rants about being “stuck at home” with your loved ones drive me a little crazy. Don’t we all work to live vs the other way around? Isn’t the whole point of having a family and having kids is to be around them, to shower them with love, to build memories, enjoy moments and…

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potato chips

Snacking is life & sometimes convenience wins. Time to upgrade your chip game & swap potatoes for chicken. Yes chips made from chicken & they taste great! Sure they are technically a processed food, and that brings with it, its own weighting on your choice to over indulge or choose a ‘fresh’ option instead. But…

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what do you love

Is this a hard question or did the answer leap into your mind immediately? Love comes in all shapes, sizes and multitudes. And the answer doesn’t need to be complex or overthought. In fact, when you lead with your heart and not your mind in answering this question, you need to dig deep to really…

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