Health

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Essential Oils

I used to think that all fragrances in personal care products were bad, but then I learned about essential oils. Essential oils are concentrated liquids that contain the strong aroma compounds of various plants. They are typically extracted from the plant through distillation and give a highly fragrant scent if […]

A Journey to Myself

Today’s Guest Post is by Alanna Bergquist.  This journey of inner development is wonderful.  Hope you are as inspired as I am. Marie ********************************************************** I’ve come to a place in my life where I can appreciate that the best way to connect to those I love is to first connect […]

Laboring Under an Illusion Film Screening and Fundraiser

JOIN US… Time : Saturday, June 11 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm Location : Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Regina, Sk. Laboring Under an Illusion – Mass Media Childbirth vs. The Real Thing [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9Gd7pqeESE] Anthropologist Vicki Elson explores media-generated myths about childbirth. As a childbirth educator for 25 years, she observes daily how […]

Yay for Oxytocin

Most of you have heard me going on and on about the power of oxytocin in healing, bonding and labour. As you might recall, oxytocin is the “love hormone,” but it is also referred to as the “anti-stress” hormone. This morning I was sitting at home enjoying a quiet moment […]