Self Care During Quarantine & the Coronavirus: 15 Practices to Keep You Healthy and Happy

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Turn on the news these past few weeks, and it’s easy to feel a surge of stress and anxiety as we see the latest reports and developments in regards to the coronavirus.  Shops and restaurants are closing, vacations have been cancelled, there is tremendous economic uncertainty, and entire countries are in lockdown to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Is ...

10 Unexpected Benefits of Completing an Elimination Diet

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Share this PostToday I'm featuring my fabulous assistant Katie as the author of this blog post.   Katie recently completed an elimination diet, and I'm so grateful for her willingness to provide you with a glimpse into her own health journey!   In this post, she highlights the unexpected benefits she experienced from completing an elimination diet.  Katie also shares how hesitant ...

11 Healthy Ways to Curb Emotional Eating

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Do you consider yourself an emotional eater?  I've definitely tried to alleviate my own stress by overindulging in food, and this is one area that I now help to coach my patients through in my naturopathic practice.  It's natural to find comfort in food, but there are many other practices that you can take advantage of to feed your feelings ...
Coffee & How to Find the Balance

Coffee — The Good, the Bad and How to Find the Balance

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Coffee… is it good or bad for you? You might intuitively think that as a naturopathic doctor I would be anti-coffee, however, the answer isn’t cut and dry! Today I’m sharing which signs and symptoms you may be experiencing that indicate coffee may be negatively affecting your health, as well as 6 guidelines that can help you to make your ...
removing your comfort zone

Are you Living your Life on Repeat? Time to Climb out of your Comfort Zone!

Dr. Kimberley O'BrienAsk Dr. Kimberley, Lifestyle, Mind Body, Psychology Leave a Comment

Most of us can accept that exercise is something that we should strive to incorporate into our daily lives.  Invest some time and energy into a daily kettlebell, yoga or interval training session and you can proudly show off your toned abs and dominate that next fitness competition. Take a month planted on the couch to play video games or ...