Things I Tell Myself

Things I Tell Myself The following are short phrases that I constantly tell myself throughout my days for various reasons. Some for correcting cognitive dissonance, biases and prevent bad decision making, especially when I know I'm not thinking clearly! Some to remind me of lessons learnt and prevent old mistakes. Some purely philosophical and rooted … Continue reading Things I Tell Myself

What is a Naturopathic Wellness Plan?

WELLNESS PLAN Having just submitted my final and biggest assignment of the year, I thought I'd share a post about it. This is my first Wellness Plan and probably took me well over 20 hours to write with 54 references and over 8500 words! I really enjoyed doing this assignment and found myself subconsciously thinking … Continue reading What is a Naturopathic Wellness Plan?

Toxins in our Favourite Beverages

We all love our coffee and teas don't we? Some so much that it could be consider a sacred religious routine not to be missed in their daily lives. However what no coffee or tea company will tell you are the toxins and anti-nutrients? Yesterday in our Herbal Medicine class, I came across something interesting … Continue reading Toxins in our Favourite Beverages

QOTD: “Follow your Feelings!”

Many life lessons and regrets have cumulated in this phrase I often remind myself of. Some call it a Gut Feeling, others call it Intuition. Either way, it’s just a feeling you have about something that is not based on ‘logical thinking’. “Follow your feelings!” Quite often, they’re right, right?

Fibre: Necessity or a Fibrous lie?

How often do you hear: “You need fibre from your fruits and veggies to prevent constipation!” Or another popular claim: “You need fibre to feed your microbiome!” Well if you decided to dig deeper, the truth might surprise you. Here is a brilliant and humorous talk by esteemed professor Zoë Harcombe, researcher and author of … Continue reading Fibre: Necessity or a Fibrous lie?

Tips for Academic Success

Sometimes, finding success academically is less about being smart but rather about being smart with your time. Being a student pretty much my entire life, I’ve found that the following strategies have worked very well for me. Not just to do well academically, but also to reduce stress and grow/mature as a better human being. … Continue reading Tips for Academic Success

Reversing Type 1 Diabetes, Cancer and Crohn’s through a Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet?!

Reversing Type 1 Diabetes, Cancer and Crohn's through a Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet?! These are some outrageous claims and surely require some outrages evidence, right? I mean Type 1 diabetes is basically a disease that usually starts at childhood and sentences a child to a lifetime of insulin injections. Crohn's is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease … Continue reading Reversing Type 1 Diabetes, Cancer and Crohn’s through a Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet?!