Our New Naturopathic Clinic Premises

The other day I spoke to several people about change and dynamism. I explained that change and rolling with it, are in fact a part of the universal order of things, and that learning to accept change and embrace it can be hard but…

Cool, Calm and Hopefully Collected

Yet again it’s time to focus on the Big S. Stress. When you are a naturopath with a large base of returning patients, you often get to see certain seasonal emotional patterns in people. I notice certain waves of behavior and changes in mood…

Soothing Your Back Pain Naturally

You bet. It hurts and it hurts a lot! One little twinge or one wrong twist or turn can really leave you feeling lousy, and there is nothing worse than living with incessant and relentless back pain. It wears you down and robs you…

Taboo Talk – Palliative care and alternative care

Today, Dana our naturopath at A Natural Self, talks frankly about her views on palliative care and natural health products and approaches. Please be aware these are personal views shared on a blog site and are not in any way to be considered firm…

Staying grounded with your natural therapies routine

You know how it is. You start off so keen. Full of ambition, anticipation for change, the wish and want for better health and the move towards a physical and emotional life that involves more energy, more health, the use of natural remedies and…

Sometimes it’s the Little Things…

You wake up scratchy. Your eyes feel rough and sandpapered and your skin feels parched. You have a pounding headache and you just don’t feel up to having a shower and getting ready for work and starting the day and being in the office…