My Emotional Wellness Survey: How do you Cope?

Sad woman painted in blue. A Pablo Picasso.

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We all suffer. How we manage emotional turmoil, how we cope and where we struggle differs. These differences are fascinating. As a naturopath, I get a peek inside the lives of everyday Canadians and I’ve been surprised by how many of us struggle with our mental emotional wellness. I want to get to the bottom of it. Why do so many of us feel so crappy much of the time? Read More

What to do When Your Doctor Won’t Listen to You

In family and friend relationships, not being heard is frustrating and hurtful. In a medical setting it can be life threatening. This week a number of patients found their way to my office because they felt that they weren’t being treated with respect in our public health care system. They had concerns about their body, energy, appearance that were being written off as minor. One patient actually had Lyme disease for years but was improperly diagnosed leading to a life threatening bout of depression. I never want any of my patients to suffer without getting the care they deserve. Here’s what to do when you have a problem that’s falling on a physician’s deaf ears. Read More