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About 2018-10-31T10:50:53+00:00

A Functional Life is a Healthy Life

Personal freedom. I worked for 20 years to find it by restoring my health. It lead me to become a successful functional medicine practitioner who helped people on a profoundly deep level. I accomplished my goal of becoming healthy and restoring my personal freedom and realized that I finally had a choice to choose what I truly wanted to do to help people.

Craving a simplified life, I made the switch to functional life coaching and I couldn’t be happier about it. Now I help clients listen to themselves to uncover their true goals and chart a course to achieving them.

In my spare time I create trails in the forest near my home, spend time with my amazing husband and family and savour the freedom I’ve worked so hard for.

Education

Kresser Institute ADAPT Framework Graduate (Chris Kresser’s Functional Medicine Training Program)

Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Toronto, Ontario

Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance at St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Certificate in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy Facilitation, Centre for Mindfulness Studies, Toronto, Ontario

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The secret to positive change

How many times have you tried to positively change your life? How many times did that positive change stick? Dan Millman wrote a book called Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book that Changes Lives. Socrates, a character in the book reminds us to focus our attention on building the new, rather [...]

Winter flu remedies

So, you did everything you could and still came down with the flu. It happens to us all. Including me, I was sidelined last year and it was a tough go. These natural remedies cushioned the blow reduced how much over the counter medication I took. Conventional Medications: NSAID medications like [...]

Why and how to make bone broth

What is Bone Broth? Bone broth is a traditional food found across the world that is prepared a variety of ways. Generally, it involves boiling animal/fish bones and joints in water for a number of hours with an acid added to extract minerals. The resulting broth is used for soups, consumed as [...]

Is coffee healthy?

Coffee! There can be misconceptions about what I do. Sometimes it really surprises me. Recently, I found out that some people might not want to become a patient because I might tell them to stop drinking coffee, even though they'd really like help with their health concerns. Coffee has become such a contentious [...]

Dr. Hennigar’s Favourite Books for Health and Mind

One of my favourite things to keep me grounded and focused on my goals is by reading something a few times a week before bed. I usually choose a book or magazine that would fall into the "self help" category. A lot of people are wary of self help books. This could be [...]

Lifestyle alters DNA activity through epigenetics!

Our DNA is the same in all our cells, yet some cells look and act different because of epigenetics. Read on to find out how epigenetics controls what your genes do. Most importantly, you’ll learn how to make sure you pass on a healthy genetic code AND epigenetic picture to future generations. [...]

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