Category Archives: Wellbeing

Track your way to better health – symptom tracker for chronic illness

How long have you been trying to get well? How many medications, diets, and life hacks have you tried without much success?  How many hours have you spent going to different doctors, therapists, nutritionists, and more?  And now the final question, how can you possibly keep track of all this?  I’ve been there. I tried…
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How to Keep Your Pelvic Floor Healthy

The pelvic floor muscles help us control our posture and urinary and bowel movements. As we age, our pelvic floor naturally weakens, and this is compounded by pregnancy and childbirth. A strong pelvic floor can help counteract issues like incontinence (involuntary peeing, like when you have a powerful sneeze). How to keep your pelvic floor healthy isn't…
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The best resources for work and travel

Do you want to work and travel around the world? Or maybe you’re looking for a bit of extra online income to save for your next trip? Whatever your goals are for working while travelling, this list will provide my best resources for work and travel whether you’re just starting out, or are looking to…
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Best books on health and healing for chronic illness

“We read to know we're not alone.” ― William Nicholson Reading the stories of people who have suffered from chronic illness and found a way to thrive or recover always inspire me. Reading healing books were also immensely helpful to me in my own recovery journey. While visiting a doctor or holistic therapist, we are often bound…
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Lessons from 2018

Happy new year! I started 2019 with a trip to the Galapagos Islands that I’ve been dreaming about for over 10 years. While swimming with sea turtles and lazing on the beach with water iguanas, I took some time to reflect on what went well, and what went not so well, over the last year.…
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5 benefits of working with an online counsellor

When I first started having problems with my health, my appointments with doctors would often end with a referral to a psychologist or counsellor. I hated it. Didn’t they know I had something wrong with me physically? I didn’t need someone to talk about my feelings with. And I certainly wasn’t depressed. Then I went…
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The Healthiest Countries To Visit In Europe

When I first started studying yoga, I was amazed at how much about my health I discovered that no doctor had told me. There were healing traditions from different parts of the world that were effective in treating chronic illnesses. But my doctors either didn’t know about them or didn’t believe in them. When I…
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Staying Active With A Chronic Illness [VLOG]

Growing up, I was on every single sports team my school had. I was also a competitive swimmer and loved being active and outdoors. When I got ill, it was really tough for me not being able to do the activities that I loved. It wasn't until I found yoga that I was really able…
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Yoga, Anger, And Activism

This has been a tough post for me to write. It took a couple of weeks for me to get it on paper (or screen), and these are thoughts and feelings I’ve been grappling with for the last couple years. The reflections on here have inspired some of the work that I’m doing to support…
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How to Plan a Vacation When Living With A Chronic Illness

The holidays are over; the snow is ever-present, it’s the perfect time to cozy up with a cup of tea and start dreaming of warmer places. I’m enjoying the snow in Canada right now but I know I’m looking forward to heading back to Spain in the spring for some sunshine and beach yoga. However,…
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