Aspire Health Blog

What the world needs now…is LOVE… sweet LOVE

With the tragic events and current upheaval in the world today, it is my strong belief that our response should be love. Anger is paralyzing. Love is freeing. In many ways we are responding with love, ie The Woman’s March, mourning together over the tragic events in Quebec, standing up for one another in our

The Languages of Love

Love is more than a feeling. It is a language, and not everyone speaks the same one. Falling in love is intoxicating. Literally. The hormone cocktail your body produces at love’s first blush is the chemical equivalent of being high on cocaine. And as anyone who has been in a long term relationship can attest,

5 Tips to get your child to take medicine!

Is it difficult to get medicines into your child? Well, you are not alone!   Some children are content with any food you put in front of them, while others put up a huge stink whenever you encourage them to eat a healthy snack. It can be difficult to get your child to consume nutrient-dense

A New Face At Aspire Health – Erin Enns, Naturopathic Intern

Hi, I’m Erin! I am a playful yogi, chocolate fanatic, and Naturopathic Intern at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. I love spending time with my family, being outdoors and empowering individuals to achieve and maintain sustainable lifestyle changes to optimize their health. I am thrilled to be joining Aspire Health on January

New Beginnings: Starting the Fertility New Year Right

The Fertility Journey is often faced with many challenges. Here are my top 5 Fertility Lifestyle tips for keeping motivated in 2017:   New perspective. If you have been working with a fertility doctor for a lengthy period of time you may want to consider a second opinion. Each fertility doctor has their own unique

“Tis the Season to be Jolly”…unless of course it isn’t…

If you believe the songs, the Holidays are supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year”. We are asked to “roast chestnuts by open fires”, “jingle our bells” and rejoice because “Santa Claus is coming to town”. This joyful season for MANY can be one of the most challenging times of the year.

Good vs. Evil – Adventures of Elf on the Shelf

It’s that time of year again – yes – it’s time for our cherished Elves to return from vacay in the North Pole to our home for the Holiday season. For those of you who may not be familiar with this new Christmas tradition, the Elf on the Shelf is based on the 2004 book

Tips for Conscious Gift-Buying

The holidays are here again and so we are ushered into shopping season. I thought I would share some of my tips for gift-giving to help promote a more relaxing and conscious holiday spirit. Clean Cosmetics I like to focus on what I think people need with a touch of something they don’t need. For

Toxic Masculinity

On Breakfast Television, a young boy from Montreal was reviewing toys.  He could not contain his excitement for one toy in particular – a giant pink Barbie plane, complete with true to scale seats, drink/snack trolley, seat trays – you name it! The host of the show made two attempts to redirect this boy’s attention


Superfoods for a Healthy Prostate

Did you know that prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men? With November being prostate cancer awareness month I wanted to share with you my top Superfoods to boosting your prostate health at any age! Colourful Berries Brightly coloured berries – strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries – are high in antioxidants,

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