A few weeks ago, after meeting and sharing the stage with integrative medicine pioneer (and my personal wellness hero) Dr. Andrew Weil, I shared some of the best gems I learned from him in another article, Ten Awesome Health Tips I Learned From Dr. Andrew Weil. Recently, I was going through some papers …Continue Reading »
The other week, life came full circle in a way that left me with my mouth agape. During my medical training I read a book that completely changed the way I saw medicine and wellness: Spontaneous Healing, by Integrative Medicine Pioneer Dr. Andrew Weil. His ideas that the body is inherently designed to restore …Continue Reading »
Most of us know how and what we’re supposed to eat. Aside from a handful of surprising nutritional discoveries each decade (most of which just give us information about which already-established-as-healthy foods are slightly better than other similar foods), we’ve know for a long time what’s good, what’s not so good and what can be …Continue Reading »
The second week of February is Eating Disorders Awareness Week in countries around the world – normally I wouldn’t know this, but I’ve been invited to speak at a fundraising event this year for Hope’s …Continue Reading »
Last month on the Canadian Mental Health Association’s “Anxiety and Depression Screening Day” I was invited to speak at a community event. After I finished my keynote, in which I shared my own story of depression and the various natural ways you can boost your mood, naturopathic physician Dr. Neetu Dhiman took the stage. I …Continue Reading »
I’ve struggled almost my whole life with food. During my late teens I was obsessed with dieting and calorie-counting, which turned into compulsive eating and a powerful addiction to sugary, fatty foods in my 20’s – even though I had both a medical degree AND a degree in Dietetics (Human Nutrition). Obviously, having scientific knowledge …Continue Reading »
Nutrition fascinates me – I’ve been studying it for over twenty years and have a university degree in Dietetics. These days I’m particularly interested in the secrets of high-performance eating; the busier my life gets, the more I need to be on the ball. Food is an essential part of my strategy. Put another way: …Continue Reading »
I have a history of depression, though thankfully I haven’t had an episode in almost ten years. I turned my mood around by making major changes in my personal and professional life, and will tell you more about that in another post.
I’m a practicing medical doctor (GP) with a degree in Dietetics, and am fascinated …Continue Reading »
In my work I’m always looking for simple and wonderfully effective tips that can quickly and easily make your life better and help you achieve your goals. Most people (including yours truly) struggle with food issues, whether it’s trying to lose weight or trying to improve not-so-healthy eating habits. This morning I came across a fabulous …Continue Reading »
If you could just do ONE thing that would make you: look younger, slimmer and more beautiful; enjoy more energy and vitality; enjoy a dramatically improved mood; and increase your performance and success at life and work – would you do it?
Of course you would!
That one thing I’m talking about is a good night’s sleep.
I’m …Continue Reading »