The power of positive thinking

Positive thinking can come in many forms; surrounding yourself with positive people, thinking positive thoughts and seeking positive triggers, will in turn help you be positive. I find my positive triggers come from beautiful things in nature, inspirational books, music that suits my mood, colour in all forms especially nature, fabric, painting, colouring, drawing and noticing … More The power of positive thinking

Welcoming fall

Although it`s felt like fall most days here in the foothills of the Alberta Rocky Mountains for the past couple of weeks I am posting this on the first day of fall to welcome it in. Fall is my favourite season. The harvest brings the best foods and I love the colours, the warmth of spices … More Welcoming fall

Alkaline foods for a balanced lifestyle

What are Alkaline Foods? An alkaline diet emphasizes alkaline foods such as whole fruits and vegetables and certain whole grains, which are low in caloric density. Healthy Alkaline Diet Foods involve the ideal balance between acidifying and alkalizing foods. The body includes a number of organ systems that are adept at neutralizing and eliminating excess … More Alkaline foods for a balanced lifestyle

Ginger Root

Ginger root can be made into herbal teas, used in recipes and aids in healing.  Many people use it as a home remedy for indigestion, nausea, and to ward off colds, flu, and sore throats. Drinking ginger tea is used to ease gut inflammation and boost your liver health. Healing properties Ginger is a warming remedy, … More Ginger Root

Digestion ~ Healing CD & UC ~ A change in lifestyle is necessary

When crohns and colitis flares are active in the body they change the lining of the small intestine, colon (large intestine) and bowel.  When this happens the gut does not absorb nutrients that the body needs to function. You become malnourished and if this happens for an extended amount of time the body will start to … More Digestion ~ Healing CD & UC ~ A change in lifestyle is necessary