The Point of Acupuncture

By inserting sterilized, thin, solid needles into carefully determined energy points, practitioners of acupuncture can reset a body’s ability to fight off, correct and heal a variety of ailments. The purpose of activating these points is to correct any imbalances that disrupt our natural flow of internal energy (qi or chi) and remove any unknown blockages. When there are imbalances – we suffer poor health and that isn’t ideal. Read more

How to Clear Your Chakras for Improved Wellbeing

Most people will probably have heard of the term Chakras. It refers to energy centres, like spinning discs, in the human body,  seven in total, running in a straight line from the top of the head to the tail-bone.  Everything in the universe is vibration, and everything flows through a harmonic pattern, including the energies in our bodies. Read more

10 Ways to Combat Stress and Anxiety You Haven’t Heard Of

Deadlines, traffic jams, bills—Just the mention of these common stressors can be enough to send anyone spiraling into a panic. While the stress of everyday life is usually manageable for most, some (workaholics, in particular) find themselves constantly dealing with the thought-racing, heart-pounding anxiety that can lead to medical issues like headaches, heart disease, obesity and even death. Read more

5 Easy to Implement Ideas for Postpartum Rejuvenation

Giving birth is probably the hardest thing you’ll ever do. If you’ve given birth vaginally, then you’ve just pushed a tiny human out of your body. It’s intense! If you had a cesarean section, then you’ve just gone through a major surgery — and you may have done quite a bit of laboring before the surgery, as well. Either way, you’re almost certainly feeling quite sore and will need time to recover before jumping back into your daily routine. Here are some ways to help you feel refreshed and rejuvenated during your postpartum recovery period: Read more

Why Everyone Should Get a Good Night’s Sleep

There’s a good chance that if you ask your co-worker how he or she is feeling when first arriving at work, you’ll probably hear something like, “I’m so tired.” It’s a common response to a common issue– sleep deprivation. Read more

Why Massage Matters

Massage is among the oldest health care practices in human history. It’s mentioned in ancient Chinese medical texts from more than four thousand years ago, and it’s been a part of Western health care ever since the time of Hippocrates. Read more

Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has been a fad in diets for the past two years now but starting this year it should be your newest trend in your beauty routine. You heard right, coconut oil has many beauty and health benefits! You probably have a jar of this good stuff lying around in the kitchen but the time has come to put one in your bathroom! Read more