When our bodies become toxic every system in the human body can become affected. From our head to our toes and everything in between, toxicity makes us sick! Mark Hyman

Before my first detox I was nervous. I’d heard that detoxing can make you feel sick. What I later learned was that these detox symptoms were actually a sign that my body was healing itself from toxic overload. And this…

Benefits of Detoxing

  We’ve all heard about detoxes and cleanses, but do you know about the benefits of detoxing?   So, you say you don’t have time to make green juice. You need your cup of Joe in the morning to get…

What is Oil Pulling?

Oil Pulling has been a hot topic in the media since Gwyneth Paltrow announced that she’s an oil puller. This is a topic that I’ve wanted to talk about since I started my blog, and with all the media hype…

Overcoming Overwhelm

This past weekend, I was was feeling completely overwhelmed. I have so many things that I want to accomplish, but I was in a complete state of overwhelm paralysis! I was in the middle of changing website hosts, and moving…

Do You Have a Negativity Train Chuggin' Around Your Mind?

I’m not good enough. Why me? This sucks. Why can’t I just be healthy? This isn’t fair. What did I do to deserve this? I’m never going to have a ‘normal’ life. I don’t want to live like this. I…

Airports and Following Your Heart

On Saturday I drove my very good friend to the airport. About two months ago she decided that she was moving back to Vancouver. She told me that it was something she just needed to do, and I’m so proud…

Learning How to Release Emotions (This May Involve Fire)

Last week I shared a story about watching my friend win an Olympic medal (in case you missed it you can read it here). As I watched him climb into the stands with his family, tears began streaming down my face….

Something We All Have but Don't Fully Understand

Last Wednesday I woke up early to watch Denny Morrison, a good friend, amazing speed skater, and all around great guy compete in the Olympics. I wouldn’t normally cut my sleep short (especially not for a sporting event), but this race…