Did you watch some of the Olympics this past month? Weren’t you inspired by the incredible feats of courage and nearly impossible skills the athletes demonstrated? What most impressed me were the stories of those athletes who suffered severe injuries within the past year, yet with determination and very intentional work, they healed themselves in time to make it to the Games in strong enough shape to vie for and even win the gold.read more
Fall is an ideal time to assist our bodies in cleanup and recovery from a summer of processed snacks and treats such as ice cream, hotdogs, soft drinks and alcohol. This year especially, we have the added burden of inhaled pollutants from forest fire smoke to be concerned about. Many people still have coughs and congestion, itchy eyes and other allergy type symptoms, unusual tiredness, brain fog, crankiness, stiff joints and an overall feeling of unwellness. These are all classic symptoms of toxicity.read more
When scientists first discovered microbes as a factor in disease, the initial reaction was fear. For the next 100 years or so, the prevailing notion was that the only good bacteria are dead bacteria. We tried to kill all bacteria, using antibiotics in medicine, dentistry, and in our food supply (meat, fish, eggs, and dairy) and even in our cleansers, cosmetics, and toothpastes.read more
Do you identify yourself as and by your body?
Close your eyes for a moment and sense the outside edges of your body. Now close your eyes again and sense the outside edges of YOU, the Being, not the body. Are you inside your body or is your body inside of you? The truth is, you are an infinite being, and you have a body. A truly miraculous body.read more
Forest fires throughout the BC interior have exposed us all to health risks from breathing smoky air and many people are concerned about the potential harm to their health.
Humans have been dealing with smoke from fire for eons. As a result, there is a wealth of indigenous information as well as modern science from which to draw advice.read more
Sunshine time is here and like all living things we need it. Much as plants harness the sun’s rays through photosynthesis, our bodies benefit from sun exposure in many ways, probably only some of which we are aware.read more
355 million prescriptions for statin drugs were written world wide last year for lowering serum cholesterol to reduce the risk of heart disease. However, heart disease remains the number one killer after decades of statin use.
There is no doubt that statin drugs do lower cholesterol but what if cholesterol is not the risk factor of heart disease we have been taught to fear?read more