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Some good news; Genes don’t dictate disease, you do. And here is the science to prove it.

A recent research article in the Journal of Nature and Human Behaviour has pressed the pause button on some popular genetic myths. Taking a Look at Obesity Genes don’t dictate your future as much as popular thought would have us believe. Genetic Testing With the availability of genetic testing like 23andme, ancestry.ca and livingDNA we …

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Fitness Does Not Equal Health!

I run the risk of being misunderstood right away with this post, but I’ll do my best to qualify my statement. Physical fitness is an ABSOLUTE REQUIREMENT for human health, but fitness and health are not the same thing. Fitness as a Buffer for Bad Habits Lifestyle choices such as poor nutrition, excessive alcohol consumption, …

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This is a book you will want to own; A Mind of Your Own

Dr. J’s Book Review of A Mind of Your Own by Dr. Kelly Brogan MD I still remember the first patient that told me that their depression was improving since they started chiropractic care. Her name was Gloria and she had been on antidepressants since her last postpartum depression diagnosis 20 years early. As a …

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Podcasts I’m listening to these days

What books are in your backpack? Back in the day the classic question to ask any leader was “what are you reading these day’s”. That question would generate a few book titles that were worth the read. And this question still is a good one because great leaders still read. And I mean real, paper …

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How the right attitude and commitments lead to success.

Stick-to-itive-ness This week I had a great lesson in keeping commitments and following through even when I feel I have every excuse in the book to back out of those commitments. This blog is going to be different. Rather than a well researched “article” on some health and wellness breakthrough, I’m going to share with …

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The 3rd Secret to a Balanced and a Less Stressful Life

I’m going to start this blog post with a disclaimer. I’m a complete work in progress in this department BUT I’ll teach you what I know from the school of hard knocks. . . And if you’ve missed the previous blogs in this series than stop reading. Click here to learn the emotion that will …

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Balance in life and health, Secret #1

As we round out another year I often have conversations with people in the office that centre around how they are going to do things differently next year. They talk about priorities, over commitment and generally doing what it takes to not feel so run down and overwhelmed. I get it. I totally understand. This …

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Why “stress” will never be Word of the Year

For the last 12 years, merriam-webster.com has shared the “top definition search” of the year. In 2004 the (word of the year) WOY was blog, in 2008 it was bailout. . . .no surprise there. Each year the WOY reflects the global cultural curiosity, at least according to merriam-webster; in 2013 it was science. [ctt …

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Ready to Run, or are we just hoping?

Over the next few weeks you’ll see some quotes from a great book called “Ready to Run” by Dr. Kelly Starrett. I really recommend it to anyone who wants to avoid the chronic injury treadmill that comes with distance training. You can click on the link below to see it in Amazon.ca. Here’s the quote …

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3 critical concepts to not mess up our kids.

I had an ironic conversation with a mom in for her adjustment this week. She was really stressing about her first born and what she should do. This blog is in response to reflecting back on that conversation. The irony was that I was plesantly surprised by my response to her concerns. I guess I …

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