Month: April 2018

Why Sugar Affects Your Mental Health

I was inspired to create this blog post after spending the last 6 months travelling around the world and noticing one worldwide epidemic, we are addicted to sugar! It was much much worse than I ever imagined. After living in Vancouver, Canada where vegan and health trends were underway I had never completely understood the…

Healthy Morning Rituals to Nix Stress

There is a quote that states, “how you do one thing, is how you do everything.” This quote was pretty life changing for me. I heard it at a time when my days were hectic, I was feeling completely out of balance and worn out. I realized upon waking up I didn’t have a routine,…

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is a highly praised adaptogen when it comes to anxiety and stress.¬†From a holistic health and wellbeing point of view, ashwagandha is arguably one of the most potent adaptogenic herbs available. Adaptogens are natural substances that modulate our response to stress (help cope with external and internal stressors) and has been used in Ayurvedic…

B Vitamins

I am a huge advocate of B vitamins, especially when it comes to mental health, well being, and increased energy.The members of the B-complex family of vitamins are responsible for many important physiological processes concerned with both mental health and physical well-being. Unfortunately, not all B Vitamin supplements are created equal and this is really…

Is the Ketogenic Diet Best for Anxiety?

The ketogenic diet goes back almost one hundred years, it is a high-fat, protein, low carbohydrate diet. To break it down very simply, it gets your body into fat burning mode, rather than sugar burning mode. You all know my motto, fat does not equal fat, sugar equals fat. (not just a motto, a true…