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Calm SAP

One of our favourite products at the clinic is Calm SAP, which promotes relaxation. Mood imbalance and associated disorders have become increasingly common worldwide. Various factors can contribute to mood imbalances, such as food and environmental factors, age, occupation, and previous illnesses or surgeries. Calm SAP is a natural, therapeutic approach with little to no side effects compared to antidepressant medications. Several herbs have been used in traditional medicine and clinically studied for their benefits in the management of mood imbalances. Calm SAP contains evidence-based botanicals that can promote healthy mood balance, relieve sleep disturbances, and provide a calming effect on patients. 🌱😌

Mental Health Services For Northern BC

Remote Northern BC Communities are now providing mental health services via a retrofitted ambulance🚑

This mobile unit will travel to remote communities near Terrace and provide direct access, education, and support to those who may face barriers to get the help they need. The unit will also supply naloxone kits, basic wound care, and assistance with social support resources for housing, finances, employment, health cards, and dental/eye care.

 

What’s Trending – Mindfulness Apps

As mindfulness continues to grow with popularity, we’re sharing our favourite free apps for your smartphone! 🤓💭
The health benefits from mindfulness include reducing stress, managing anxiety, improving sleep quality, and sharpening concentration.

1. Headspace
2. Calm
3. Buddhify
4. Smiling Mind
5. Insight Timer
6. Aura

Looking For Anxiety Relief?

Lavender SAP🌱 is used for stress and anxiety relief as well as sleep support. Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) has been traditionally used in herbal medicine for centuries for its anti-anxiety and calming properties. The lavender is obtained from steam distillation of the flowering tops of L. angustifolia.

Are You Stressed?

Dealing with stress? 🐶
#Stress is an inevitable part of life and affects everyone differently. Be aware of what triggers stress for you. Once you are able to recognize these triggers, you may be able to avoid some of them, or be better prepared to handle them when they arise. Also be aware of how you manage your stress. There are unhealthy and healthy stress management habits. Find a healthy way that works for you, or reach out to people who can help you create healthier habits. Talking to a Naturopathic Doctor is a great place to start.

Ways To Avoid Burnout

#WatchWednesday 👩‍⚕️🌱

Q: What are some tips for stress management and ways to avoid burnout, especially during this time of year?

A: Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic discussing ways to avoid burnout by taking Vitamin D, getting enough sleep, listening to our bodies, and not eating too much sugar.

Free Mental Health Services For BC Parents

We are excited to share that FREE Mental Health Services are coming for BC parents who have children with anxiety. 👶🏼👧🏼 The program is set to launch late this month and is designed to help adults with children aged 3-12 who have anxiety that impacts their development and day-to-day happiness. Services will include educational videos and weekly coaching sessions over the phone. Visit the article from CTV News for more information.
https://bc.ctvnews.ca/free-mental-health-service-coming-for-b-c-parents-of-kids-with-anxiety-1.4357942

Support For Children’s Stomach Pain (From Anxiety)

Q: What are some ways to support a child with tummy pain due to emotions, stress, and anxiety?

A: Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic sharing how the nervous system works and what happens when they’re out of balance in relation to our digestive system.

Need A Boost During Exam Season?

Dr. Alison Vandekerkhove from A New Leaf Naturopathic Clinic suggesting her favorite ways to boost energy for students, especially during crunch time.