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Check Your Alignment – Save Your Tires and Your Joints

The mechanic tells you there is excessive wear on one of the tires of your car. He suggests a wheel alignment. Naturally you agree without blinking because it makes perfect sense to deal with the cause of the problem and not just change the tire. Now the orthopaedic surgeon tells you there is excessive wear… Read More ❱

That Could Never Happen to Me

When the warm weather comes around, a lot of us come out of hibernation to enjoy outdoor pursuits. Bikes and picnic baskets appear, and everyone just seems happier. For some it is a new beginning. For others it is a painful reminder of a tragic event. Although most people think it could never happen to… Read More ❱

10 Things I Learned in 10 Years in Business

Milestones like a ten year anniversary are always good times to stop and reflect. As women we tend to beat ourselves up over mistakes we’ve made, but I’ve been doing a lot of work in the last few years to put down the stick and try to make something constructive of it instead. In that… Read More ❱

Celebrating Ten Years – Quietly

It was at the end of one of my monthly meetings with my business coach that I happened to mention that my business would be celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. “Congratulations,” Lara simply said. “I feel like I should do something to mark the occasion,” I replied. I instantly felt the tension begin in… Read More ❱

The Clinicians Behind the Science

“Antibiotics don’t actually work.” My jaw dropped and I stared like a deer in the headlights. WHAT?? After all, these words had just come out of the mouth of the Chief of infectious disease. At the time we were working together in the cystic fibrosis clinic at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Dr. MacDonald gave me… Read More ❱

On Forgiveness and Self-Acceptance

“Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.”  Gerald G. Jampolsky I think there is a reason this is a highly plagiarized quote. When you really understand and truly accept it, the results can be astounding. I… Read More ❱

Dealing With Old Nagging Injuries for Good

“Well I have this sore spot but that’s been bothering me for years so don’t waste your time looking at that. Nothing can be done about it.” I cock my head and cup a hand to my ear as if I am listening for something no one else can hear. The client gives me a… Read More ❱

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Many women who have been pregnant are familiar with the feeling of tingling and numbness in the hands. This often happens in the pre and post-natal period, but can also occur later on after several months of lifting babies in and out of cribs and such. Women are then diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome and… Read More ❱

Pulled Muscles

When Usain Bolt suddenly collapsed onto the track in his last ever appearance for his country, I think we all empathically felt his emotional pain. In what was supposed to be his swan song he barely limped across the finish line. But aside from the emotions, how many of you actually cringed and pulled up… Read More ❱

My Shoulder Hurts Too Much to be “Frozen”

“It just started hurting out of the blue and now I can’t move it in certain ways.” The “it” she is referring to is a shoulder. If you knew me you would smile at the words “out of the blue”. You see, for me those words are a challenge. I believe that nothing happens to… Read More ❱

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