AV 055 – Sleep: The Missing Key To Your Optimal Health?

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Sleep is an amazingly powerful, but commonly overlooked element of creating a healthy lifestyle. This is precious time that allows our bodies to heal and rejuvenate. Without enough sleep, soon your health will start to suffer. Paying close attention to the quality of sleep you are getting is just as important as eating a clean…

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12 Habits To Ensure A Good Night’s Sleep and Thrive

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-Benjamin Franklin You already might know that good quality sleep is an essential part of good health. It’s in our best interest to get 7-9 hours of shut eye every night. However reality is different. Today we want to offer you 12 daily practices that you can implement into your life and start to develop a…

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AV- 053 – How To Manage Stress In A Healthy Way

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Demanding career, challenging relationships, house chores, kids’ schedules, money, and, yes, even keeping up with healthy eating and regular exercise could lead to stress. Stress has become an unavoidable part of modern life. However if the goal is to be healthy, thrive and enjoy life we got to learn ways that will help us cope…

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AV 052-The Beginner’s Guide to Simplicity

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*If you would rather listen than read – PODCAST is AVAILABLE for DOWNLOAD HERE I believe a lot of stress and unhappiness is caused by the pursuit of stuff. More money, a bigger house, a better car, more clothes, more jewellery, more this, more that. Do we really need it? What if all that is…

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Reverse Heart Disease With Diet

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Along with Valentine’s Day, February also means Heart Disease Awareness month.  We are here today to talk to you about some surprising ways to keep your heart healthy—not through prescriptions or bypass surgery, but through simple changes to the menu. Making significant dietary and lifestyle changes allow many people who suffer with coronary heart disease, high cholesterol, obesity and/or high blood pressure to reduce or…

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Don’t Stop Believing…

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This week I watched a powerful video that I felt compelled to share with to you. If you are subscribed to our newsletter, you would have already received this in your inbox.   If you are not subscribed, you can do so HERE. We promise not to bombard you with tons of emails, and only…

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5 TIPS TO HELP YOU RELAX AND ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS!

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Whether you’ve been enjoying the benefits of being plant based for a while, or it’s a recent lifestyle change, the holidays can be a tough time to try and maintain your healthy behaviour. We want to give you some tips to help make sure you stay on track and enjoy the holiday season! After all…

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AV 047 – Adrenal Burnout: My Road To Recovery

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Before we get into today’s topic please read this important disclaimer: Just like any post or podcast on this blog, Nikki and I share only our personal experiences. None of the material here is meant to give you diagnosis or treatment. This is purely our way of sharing what has helped us and perhaps some of…

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DIY Organic Detoxifying Body Scrub

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So recently with cutting back on coffee… I think I am still having withdrawls. Normally if there was ground coffee in the house, you could guarantee it was being used. Yet the other day I noticed some organic beans still in the fridge. Also since just receiving an awesome package from Garden of Life Canada which…

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AV 046 – On Illness, Death and Grief

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In today’s episode – we are changing things up, Zuzana interviews me as we talk about why we have been more absent than usual with our site, as well as podcasts.   With this podcast, I open up and become quite vulnerable. All in hopes that those of you reading this or listening understand that we…

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Organic Skin Care – On A Quest To Heal Adult Acne

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ast Christmas Our friend Missy gave each Nikki and I a box filled with organic skin care goodies. Amongst all was a tiny sample of Day Balm Concentrate by Ryz Rémi. The simplicity of the label design caught my eye right away. I opened the little jar and smelled it – wow what an unique and pleasant…

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Activated Charcoal – 3 practical ways you can benefit today

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more specifically activated charcoal (AC from now on). Maybe you’ve heard of this black dust and are curious about it’s magical powers. Or perhaps you’ve never even came across the name. Either way if you are interested in keeping your body happy and healthy I believe Activated Charcoal deserves your attention. In this post I…

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AV 045 – Shift to Vegan Lifestyle Part 2

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The word ‘vegan’ doesn’t simply mean meatless, milk-free, or egg-free. Unfortunately, various animal parts and bodily fluids have found their way into numerous food items that are often mistaken as being plant-based. No need to panic.  In this post and a podcast we want to help you recognize these items and give you an idea what…

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