Meditation & Emotional Health

By now we’ve all come across the list of benefits associated with a regular meditation practice. Meditation decrease blood pressure, lowers levels of anxiety, reduces insomnia, helps bring greater mental focus, increases our sense of well-being, helps us to relax, and increases our energy.

When I embarked on my meditation journey I started to experience that meditation is also one of the many ways that we can rewire our brain and condition our mind!

Breast Cancer Series (Introduction)

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This post introduces readers to some of the available treatment options for all phases of breast cancer.  I present my method of treatment but there are numerous therapies and modalities available to patients.  If natural therapies are of interest, I suggest trying a few different kinds to determine the right fit.  I address the physical & mental aspects to recovery but by no means am advocating that this type of work is necessary for all

Self-Massage For Breast Tissue

The mobility of your breasts is a central component to keeping this area healthy and symptom-free.  Lymphatic drainage, optimal circulation, and healthy fascia are directly connected. 

I will dedicate a future post to fascia and why it is so important, but for now here is a basic

An Important Tip For Pain Relief During Exercise

40-60% of women experience breast pain during exercising, so much so that some avoid exercise all together. Yet regular workouts are a crucial part of maintaining optimal health in the entire body.

Here Dr. Jenny White discusses the link between breast pain & exercise and how an adequate

BRA Day 2014

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day or #BRADay2014 was held in Toronto on October 15th.

Women came together to learn about their Breast Reconstruction options and help each other through the Show & Tell Lounge. This was where women with various reconstructive procedures showed other women the results of their breast reconstructions and discussed