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Welcoming 2021 with intention

Stephanie was invited to write the following guest post for the Olive Fertility Centre: As the holiday season winds down and we prepare to begin a new year, one more holiday tradition still remains: pondering those pesky New Year's resolutions. It's interesting (and perhaps unfortunate!) that this tradition continues when research indicates only 8% of [...]

By |2021-01-02T11:49:18-07:00December 28th, 2020|Mindfulness|

Fall harvesting for minestrone soup

The bounty from our garden today was squash!  My neighbour gave me a tiny wee seedling back in the spring and as anyone who has grown squash before knows, we now have LOTS of squash!  I've never cooked or tasted crookneck squash before and I was delighted to discover after doing a google search that [...]

By |2020-09-15T22:46:10-07:00September 15th, 2020|Food & Nutrition|

Strawberry Almond Milk with Rose Water

I made this recipe today for the first time and it was SO delicious.  Partly because the strawberries are the last of the harvest from our garden (I love eating the food we grow so much!) and also because I adore rose water.  Any time I can infuse something with the smell or taste of [...]

By |2020-08-07T14:21:26-07:00August 7th, 2020|Food & Nutrition|

We know how to do this

"When a widespread difficulty like the Coronavirus pandemic grows, it becomes important to draw on our inner strength. It is the time to pause, reflect and bring wisdom, courage and care to ourselves and those around us. We human beings have survived for a thousand generations, helping one another and inspiring each other. We know [...]

By |2020-03-22T12:52:52-07:00March 22nd, 2020|Mindfulness, Uncategorized|

Your help is needed. Period.

Periods might be tough to talk about sometimes, but they are just a fact of life. Monthly menstruation products are a basic necessity. Nobody should have to pick between feeding their family and being able to afford basic hygiene products. But if you’re living in poverty, access to products can be challenging. For homeless youth [...]

By |2020-03-01T20:57:35-07:00March 1st, 2020|Women's Health|

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common condition affecting 10%–15% of women between the ages of 24 and 40. It is caused by the endometrial tissue, which normally lines the uterus, growing outside the uterus. Endometriosis may contribute to the following symptoms: Pain during menses Pain with intercourse Infertility The common treatment approach is to stop pain, regulate [...]

By |2020-03-01T16:10:06-07:00March 1st, 2020|Pain, Women's Health|