On the peak of the Cold War in the end 80’s, there was an incredible level of competition between the(communist) “East” German and the “West” German Olympic team. The “East” team was winning allmaj or Olympic competitions, which drove (of course) the “West” German officials into insanity. When the WALL  came down on November 9,…

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Adrenal Burnout Healed Through Shiatsu The kidneys are considered to be the energy force of the body in Shiatsu and traditional Chinese Medicine. It is also “the furnace” that keeps us warm and distributes heat and energy throughout. Together with the bladder they are an important part in detoxifying the body of waste and impurities….

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Everyone is talking about IV therapy! But what is it, and how does it work? Naturopathic intravenous therapies have been used for over 30 years in British Columbia to support patient health and recovery from illness, to remove heavy metals and excess calcium, and as an anti-tumor agent. IV Therapies are not one thing, but…

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“You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day, unless you’re too busy; then you should sit for an hour.” -Old Zen saying In our fast paced, overscheduled culture, it appears that time is bigger than us. It’s not. In fact, we have each have a lifetime of time.  Time is a fact of…

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It’s coming up to cold and flu season again as we dive deeper into autumn, and our soon-to-be northwest winter. In conventional western medicine, infectious diseases, including the common cold and flu, are understood to be caused by bacteria or viruses. However, when Chinese medicine was founded over 4000 years ago, there was no known…

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Top 10 Detox Foods

10 Top Detox Foods A detox is typically characterized as a respite from your favourite foods, but it can also be a time to discover new foods and ways of enjoying them. Check out this list of detox-friendly foods and whether you’re detoxing or not, try adding a few of them to your diet today….

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