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November 20, 2017
Want Your Best Winter Ever? Start the New Year on December 1st

Hate winter? Do this one thing. As a chiropractor in downtown Ottawa, I endure long, cold winters. I can’t count how many times I hear from my patients “I hate winter”, or “I’m not a winter person”. Let’s change what we are telling ourselves and embrace winter for what it really is – an opportunity! … Continued

June 13, 2017
Eleven Things My Dad Taught Me

  Here are just eleven of the many things my Dad taught me over the 30 years I was blessed to spend with him. I hope they serve you as well as they’ve served me. #1. Pursue what you love and who you love, and don’t ever stop! This includes: -the things you’re gifted in … Continued

May 29, 2017
Moms: The Secret To Leaving An Impact And A Legacy

Moms are generous givers of themselves.  So when our moms are healthy in body, mind, and spirit, we all reap the benefits. Their presence has the potential to impact generations — and so does their absence. Poor health is a thief that robs moms of the power of their impact by either relegating them to … Continued

April 17, 2017
The Weather Isn’t The Cause of Your Migraines

  As much as you may be appreciating the arrival of warmer temperatures here in Ottawa, migraine sufferers can find this time of year particularly challenging. The frequent swings in atmospheric pressure that come with the changing weather systems at this time of year can have sufferers reeling. “But didn’t you say migraines aren’t caused … Continued

January 22, 2017
Success Comes From Keeping it Simple

Welcome to a new year, a clean slate, a fresh start. Yes, these phrases may have become clichés but the reality is this can be your best year EVER if you commit to doing the small things well and consistently. Let’s keep it really simple. What matters most to you? What do you want to … Continued

October 2, 2016
Happiness: It’s All In The Process

As your Downtown Ottawa chiropractor, my passion is to see you living your life to the fullest. A natural side-effect of living well is more happiness. (Notice I said side-effect.) I find it interesting that in this ongoing experiment of life we’re all a part of, it turns out that there are truths we always … Continued

April 9, 2016
Protect Your Dreams (Beware the Banana Bread Ploy)

I remember as a brave little boy telling my mom I was planning to run away. She responded calmly to my statement because she had a plan. First, she asked me a few questions about the details of my proposed trip. These questions were meant to help a little boy ponder the consequences and create … Continued

March 7, 2016
From Dreams to Reality

Okay. You’ve got your ‘Be, Do, Have’ dream list completed and it’s now time to take the most important dreams from up there in the ‘I wish’ clouds and bring them down to the ‘ I do’ steps to bring them into reality in your life. The simpler this step is, the better. That’s why … Continued

January 13, 2016
A New Year: Dream and Write it Down!

It’s 2016. Have you set some goals? Do you want this year to be the starting point of something that’s truly amazing? Or do you find yourself feeling reticent, or even avoidant of setting goals? Although resolutions are commonly mocked, goal setting and achievement is a requirement for us to be able to live and … Continued

November 24, 2015
A New Beginning

Wow!  Writing my first blog for my new chiropractic clinic is a huge dream come true!  Ascension Chiropractic Health Centre took only 6 months to build, however, was born out of a vision and revelation that has been growing over decades and merely waiting for the right time.  This is the time! I’m so INCREDIBLY excited … Continued