Monthly Archives: February 2016

Why I Stopped Using Facebook Support Groups

When you have a chronic condition, it’s all about the little things. Little things can take you from bouncing off the walls to needing a 3-hour nap. Little things can cost you a single spoon, or unexpectedly rob you of five instead. They can take you from surviving to really thriving. This is why I left […]

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Food Crush: Turmeric

So, let’s talk about one of the hottest spices around (see what I did there??) – TURMERIC.   This yummy little devil is: An anti-inflammatory An anti-oxidant A liver defender Anti-cancer (inhibiting tumour growth) Anti-diabetic Anti-microbial Anti-depressant Protects the heart Reduces some cholesterol (VLDL and LDL) and increases the good (HDL) An anti-histamine Aids in digestive […]

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Meditation: What’s The Deal?

Anyone who has ever had a health issue has been told to meditate. But telling someone to meditate doesn’t really work unless you have reason to back it up – whether it be a personal experience, clinical experience, or research to back it up. But meditation does make a difference.   So I’m going to be […]

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What Does It Mean To Thrive?

It is my core belief that anyone can thrive, no matter what health condition they may have. But what does that mean? How do I learn to thrive? Thriving doesn’t necessarily mean you cure yourself – although if you manage that, all the more power to you. It doesn’t mean ignoring your symptoms or pushing […]

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