Learning The Right Way to Fall

I’m sure many of you have taken a fall and then thought what I klutz I am, I could have prevented that! Personally,  I’ve stubbed my toe and fallen, tripped over a pet, slipped on ice or wiped out skiing. I’ve corrected myself before a fall jerking my back and limbs in all directions and…

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Swallowing and Snoring: What Do They Have In Common?

A few weeks ago I read an enlightening article in The Globe and Mail  newspaper  on snoring called Sleepless and desperate: Why snoring is so hard to fix. I don’t know about you but snoring is a huge issue in my home. I admit I snore but my husband  is a huge snorer and unfortunately…

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Three Foods To Avoid With Parkinson’s Disease

The Role of Nutrition in Parkinson’s Disease Some of you may be familiar with the long term effects of Parkinson’s Disease (PD) from having experienced it first hand with a loved one or friend or known someone whose had it. Over 7 million people worldwide have the disease, 50,000 new cases are reportedly yearly and…

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Watch This Documentary: The Brain’s Way of Healing

If you are looking for inspiration watch this documentary:  The Brain’s Way of Healing I attend a weekly mediation group that uses visualization and other meditation techniques to exercise our brain plasticity. Judy, who leads the group, has devised a unique approach applying Buddhism and research by various scientists, doctors and the work of Dr.…

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The Art of Fermentation With Sandor Katz

I am a regular fermented food eater. My Buby (grandmother) made fermented beets, a version of Borscht, which she served at every family meal and I hated it. Today I love it. You may know that I make and sell fermented vegetables in my shop. Types of fermented food can be found in almost every…

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