A Flawsome Life: Perfection (the myth) & anti-thesis to growth
By Dr. Caitlin Kolbuc, ND I grew up as an eldest child. For those of you out there in my position, maybe you share this experience. I was told that to be successful and to do well in life that I needed to do my best and to put 110% into everything I did.... Read More The post A Flawsome Life: Perfection (the myth) & anti-thesis to growth appeared first on Angel Hands Wellness.
How Our ‘Flaws’ Are Actually Our Super Powers – an Acupuncturist’s Perspective
By Delphine Baumer RAc Registered Acupuncturist Too often in our society I see examples of messages to bring us back to the centre line, away from our quirks. In other words, trying to numb or dull our unique qualities. Even in Chinese Medicine, we talk about keeping things balanced and stable in the midline.... Read More The post How Our ‘Flaws’ Are Actually Our Super Powers – an Acupuncturist...
The Only Resolution You Should Make This Year
– Why self-acceptance is the key to a happier life. By Dr. Rebecca Handford It is that time of year again, time to make resolutions you probably won’t keep for more than three weeks, and for most of you, time to feel guilty, shameful, and bad about your “inability” to stick to them. This... Read More The post The Only Resolution You Should Make This Year appeared first on Angel Hands Wellness.
Anxiety and Depression?
Depression and anxiety can be amplified during the holiday season by all the societal pressure to be happy and merry. A person feels doubly bad for being blue at this time of year. And when the holidays are over, there are at least a couple of cold dark months to get through. It can be... Read More The post Anxiety and Depression? appeared first on Angel Hands Wellness.
Surviving Christmas Loneliness 101
By Virginia Lundy, RCC What can you do to combat loneliness in the city during Christmas? Vancouver is a big city, and with so many people in Vancouver who have come from different provinces and countries, it is not surprising that some people will be without their immediate or extended family during this Holiday... Read More The post Surviving Christmas Loneliness 101 appeared first on Angel Ha...
By Mihael Mamychshvili, Reg. Master Shiatsu Therapist I have been working with patients with chronic pain for 15 years and it never ceases to amaze me how people get used to their pain. Their pain becomes their proverbial security blanket because without, they feel like something essential is missing. Many patients come to me... Read More The post “Press Harder” appeared first on Angel Hands We...
Christmas Without Debt
We know Christmas can get pretty expensive if we resort to traditional gifts. So we compiled a list for you to help you stay on budget and still make sure your loved ones feel appreciated. Here are some ideas: Give a gift of food If you’re creative in the kitchen, why not make something... Read More The post Christmas Without Debt appeared first on Angel Hands Wellness.
Food for Good Mood
Have you considered how the food you eat has an impact on your moods? Having a stable psyche depends on a multitude of factors. One of them is having a balanced amount of neurotransmitters in your brain, which are responsible for determining your mood and personality. Various aspects of personality can be altered by the three major neurotransmitters: dopamine,... Read More The post Food for Good M...
Don’t Have a Blue Blue Christmas: How to Survive the Holidays
By Virginia Lundy, RCC While the holidays can be a time of joy and excitement, it can also be a stressful time due to the changes in our daily routine; financial stress and anxiety. Here are some strategic “rules of thumb” to make sure you enjoy the Holidays: 1. Boundaries: Put boundaries in place to manage... Read More The post Don’t Have a Blue Blue Christmas: How to Survive the Holidays appea...
IV Therapies For Immunity, Stress, Detoxification, and Healing
Everyone is talking about IV therapy! But what is it, and how does it work? Naturopathic intravenous therapies have been used for over 30 years in British Columbia to support patient health and recovery from illness, to remove heavy metals and excess calcium, and as an anti-tumor agent. IV Therapies are not one thing, but... Read More The post IV Therapies For Immunity, Stress, Detoxification, and...