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We’ve Got Some Sh*t to Talk to you About…Literally

If there’s one thing naturopath’s LOVE to talk about it’s bowel movements, aka poop, and here’s why: The characteristics of our poop act like little (or big) hints from our body telling us what’s going on on the inside. According to the Bristol Stool Chart, our ideal poop should be about a 3 or 4 on the scale. This means a brown sausage-like structure with either a smooth or minorly cracked surface. Another sign of a healthy bowel is visiting the “throne” approximately 3 times a day to 3 times a week (this range of normal can depend on the person). If you go Less –> Constipation is defined as having BMs less than 3 times per week, possibly with a hard consistency, and/or pain/straining on de

Detoxification Series Part 3: Letting Go & Forgiveness

The ability to do so seems to make life more effortless, as it is the path of least resistance. Letting go takes less energy to move freely forward than it does to stew over being wronged… but sometimes, we still find ourselves hanging on. We spend a lot of our energy, time and mental space circling around the same situations that make us angry and frustrated. There are many reasons for this and they can range from the pains of injustice, appearing like a doormat unless we act on it, or perhaps the fact is that the other person is just not sorry, and not willing to make amends. For whatever reason letting go can be challenging! However, studies support the behavior of practicing genuine fo

Detoxification Series Part 2: 5 Ways to Support Elimination in the Body

Spring has sprung (or is in the midst of springing) and it is a natural time for people to begin cleaning out the old making way for a fresh start to the season. This doesn’t just apply to your yearly household purge, but within your body too! The word ‘detox’ has become popularized with potentially misleading connotations associated with it. In this context, detoxification will be focusing on supporting the body’s natural process of eliminating toxins from the body. Our bodies have been designed to eliminate unwanted and potentially harmful substances on a daily basis, however the process can become sluggish due to factors such as environmental exposure, inadequate diet and stress. The firs

Detoxification Series Part 1: 5 Ways to Detoxify Your Home

Spring has officially arrived and with warmer weather right around the corner, you’re bound to hear someone talking about their ‘spring detox’ or ‘cleanse’. What does that actually mean? Detoxification is the process of the body ridding itself of anything that is useless or harmful to cell function. Basically, if our body doesn’t need it, it’s going to try and get rid of it. ‘Toxins’ include everything from air pollution, heavy metals, and pesticides, to natural toxins that we produce daily through digestion, hormone metabolism, respiration, etc.! Why detox? Our liver, lungs, skin, intestines, and kidneys are the main organs that break down and eliminate these toxins from the body. Unfortuna

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