My Favourite Exercise for a Beautiful Life

My Story In 1996 I found something that changed my life forever. I was a newly-minted B Comm graduate working at one of Canada's top advertising agencies.  Those were the golden days of advertising - budgets were big, Melrose Place was setting the tone, and I was...

Don’t get left behind!

As a species, we have been searching for the fountain of youth forever.  And now, it looks like we may have found it. And no, it is NOT botox.  Nor it is anti-oxidants.  And if botox, anti-aging serums and anti-oxidants are your first-line of defence against the signs...

Don’t start your healing journey by looking at your hormones!

I am so guilty of this - both professionally and personally. For years I would jump right into hormonal testing for my patients - usually on the very first visit. "I just want to see where your hormones are at before we start treatment." I would tell them as I sold...

My most-loved beauty recipe

This is the most-loved recipe in my 7-Week Clear Skin Program Eating for health and beauty is actually not difficult at all. At first, the idea of giving up foods that cause clogging and stagnation in the body might sound like a massive sacrifice.  BUT after you have...

Do supplements make you more beautiful?

As a Naturopathic Doctor I know a lot about supplements.  I have been trained for years to understand how supplements work in the body, and after helping hundreds of patients over the past 13 years I have witnessed many successes – and failures – using supplements....

How to plan for beautiful skin.

Do you have a beauty plan? If you are reading this chances are you are not happy with your skin.  Either you are suffering with acne or wondering how to age beautifully and effortlessly. First of all, let me give you a virtual hug.  It is human nature to want to look...

How to exfoliate your skin

Exfoliation can either make our skin glow like crazy - or make it look and feel worse than ever before. Finding the right type of exfoliant and the optimal usage is sometimes a bit of a guessing game, but this post is going to be your guide.  Remember that your skin...

The Winter Beauty Vitamin

When my father recounts the winters of his youth in northern Saskatchewan he talks about three things – playing hockey on the pond, using an outhouse in -30 degree weather and choking back cod liver oil every morning.  His winters as a farm boy were fun, productive...

What is the best diet for clear skin?

There are so many different diets out there - vegan, keto, paleo, high fat, low carb, no fat, high carb, pescatarian, high starch, no sugar, no dairy, GAPS, Low-histamine, FODMAPS – how do you know which one is going to give you glowing, beautiful skin? By now we all...

How to get rid of brown spots (aka melasma)

What is melasma? Otherwise known as melasma, the brown spots that can pop up on your face seem to be the topic de jour.  Lately I have had quite a few questions about how to treat melasma – so here goes! If you have dark brown patches on your skin that seem to have...

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