Why Collagen Matters for Health

Why Collagen Matters for Health

What is collagen? Collagen is one of the most important proteins produced by the human body. It is a structural protein found in skin, bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage – it comprises three quarters of your skin and a third of the protein in your...
Adaptogen Use in Skincare

Adaptogen Use in Skincare

WHAT ARE ADAPTOGENS OR BIOADAPTIVE PLANTS? Adaptogens, most often found in food or supplements, are substances that help the body adapt to, or resist, varying types of stress—physical, emotional, environmental. These substances usually come from botanical sources....
Stress Creates Time-Emphasis

Stress Creates Time-Emphasis

I’ve been reflecting on why I felt hurt on New Year’s Eve and it’s taken me three weeks to process.  My family got together for the holidays. Mom agreed to stay with my son on NYE so that my husband and I could celebrate with my bothers and the rest of the...
Changes to BC Autism Funding Catastrophic

Changes to BC Autism Funding Catastrophic

The B.C. government recently announced that it would phase out individualized autism funding for children under age 19 by 2025, to be replaced with “one-stop family connections hubs”. My son will only be eight years old by that time. The loss of individualized funding...

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