Author Archives: Dr Michelle Durkin ND

5 simple habits to reduce technology stress

Just because technology makes our lives easier it doesn’t mean that it makes our lives less stressful. In fact, it can be quite the opposite. We are digitally connected to work and each other like we have never been before. Technology has created the expectation that we should be responded to immediately and tasks should…

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What I learned about life by climbing Gros Morne Mountain

As many of you already know, I decided to take a month off this summer. If you missed this article you can still read it here: Why I’m taking a month off Part of this break from my workaholic tendencies was a trip to NewFoundland. It was a province I have never been to and…

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Put this in your lunch box for afternoon sugar cravings

  Are you trying to get off sugar? Still craving that sweet snack in the afternoon? Here’s what I use as a healthy alternative when I’m looking for a sweet treat. They are great to pack in kid’s lunch boxes as well. The serving size for this recipe is two poppers so try not to…

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Video episode – What can you pack for a healthy kid’s lunch?

Have you been missing your Doctor as Teacher Tuesday episodes? Well no need to worry…school is just around the corner so I’m baaaaack! One concern that comes up for parents at this time of year is what to pack in their kid’s lunch. You want it to be healthy but convenience tends to be the…

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Video episode – If an eight year old can make this recipe, so can you!

One of the things that really trips people up about healthy eating is that they think for it to be healthy, it’s going to be complicated. And once that thought creeps in, they don’t even try. Has this ever happened to you? I know it’s happened to me (refer to the homemade salad dressing episode!).…

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