What "Self Care" Really Means, Part 1: The Body

Image: David Straight Did you know that July 24 is International Self Care Day? All around the world, people will be slowing down a little to honour the fine art of self care. But what does that really mean? [...] read more

Male Menopause: Yes, It’s Real!

Image: Joshua Earle When the topic of menopause comes up, one normally thinks of a woman experiencing hot flashes, low libido, insomnia, and weight gain. But women may not be the only ones who suffer the effects of changing hormones. Many doctors are noticing that their male patients are reporting [...] read more

What is Estrogen Dominance?

Did you know that there are at least two dozen identified estrogens in the human body, and they have a wide variety of functions? These estrogens are uniquely responsible for the growth and development of female sexual characteristics and reproduction.  Estrogen controls the growth of the uterine [...] read more

What's in that Nail Polish?! The Unfortunate Truth About the Cosmetics Industry

Image: Freestocks.org In honour of Women’s Health Month I thought I’d explore an issue that affects us all, but can be particularly damaging for women: how environmental toxins affect our hormones (and how hormone disruption can have a massive impact on our health). Environmental toxins [...] read more
On May 24, 2017, posted in: Blog , Detoxification , Environmental toxins , Hormones , Women's Health

What Causes Poor Gut Health?

Image: Benjamin Combs In this three part series, I’m exploring the connection between the gut and the brain – one of the most important connections in the human body! And one that’s been seriously overlooked until recently. For more info on the connection between your digestive [...] read more

Judging the Clean Beauty Awards - What's in the Box?

Image: Fernando Brasil Many of you know that I’m a pretty passionate educator when it comes to environmental toxins. I think it’s awful that the products we use to clean our homes and cleanse our bodies contain chemicals that are seriously damaging to our health (to understand more [...] read more