2017: The Year of Self-Care

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Happy New Year, everyone! As 2017 commences, I’m sure many of you are doing what I’m doing: trying to mindfully come up with a tangible wellness goal. My usual go-to is “I won’t drink any alcohol in January!” or “I will work out every day no matter what!” But you know what? Those goals usually…

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The 24th Annual Wellness Show Vancouver

This weekend (February 12-14) marks the 24th annual Wellness Show Vancouver, taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre. I’ve been before, but it’s either been as an attendee or a media representative. This year, I’m much more involved! Check it out: Fresh + Fit Vancouver The best place to catch me will be at my booth…

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Make Your Own Medicinal Tea

Last month, my third book was released into the world. The Good Living Guide to Medicinal Tea: 50 Ways to Brew the Cure for What Ails You is officially in a bookstore near you. Or at the very least on Amazon HERE. This book is different than my first two, because unlike them, I had…

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Release: The Good Living Guide to Medicinal Tea

Friends! I’m excited to announce that a book I signed a contract for over a year ago will be releasing in just ONE WEEK! On January 5th, The Good Living Guide to Medicinal Tea: 50 Ways to Brew the Cure for What Ails You will hit the shelves at Chapters, Indigo, Coles, Barnes & Noble, and…

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3 Ways Rosemary Can Prevent + Treat Hair Loss

M’kay…this week’s post may be inspired by a) the fact that I feel like I’m getting old and my hair is getting thinner, and b) the fact that I’m currently writing a book on medicinal tea, and have recently learned a lot about rosemary. Take it however you want to, but you’re about to get…

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10 Herbs for Prevention and Treatment of Colds and Flus

Researching herbs has temporarily taken over my life. Because I’m currently writing a tea guide, I’m inundated with amazing facts about an enormous amount of medicinal herbs. Yesterday I spent about two hours researching herbs that expel worms and kill lice. (Aaaaaaand I’m still itchy. *Shudder…) Since we’re smack in the middle of winter and…

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Green, Oolong, and Black Tea: What’s the Difference?

For those of you who may not know, I’m currently in the throes of writing a book on medicinal tea. I’m deep into the research phase of the project, and stumbled across the answer to the following question: what’s the difference between green, oolong, and black tea? If you know, and are pretty sure I’m…

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