Community

Pillars of Health: Community

Community is the part of your everyday environment that is filled by friends and family, your local neighbourhood, along with your work colleagues and acquaintances. As social creatures (even if you’re an introvert), community is a much-needed aspect of our lives. Supporting others with their goals and ambitions is just as important as having others…

Pillars of Health: Sense of Self

Health starts and ends with your Sense of Self. In layman’s terms: You are no good to anyone else if you don’t take care of yourself first.  A lack of Self- and ensuing self-care- tends to be an area of opportunity for many: When you are constantly prioritizing the needs of others or other tasks…
Move Daily Pillars

The Move Daily Pillars of Health

Back in my college years I remember a professor asking the class: “Who here is healthy? Raise your hand.” It was a great question, and although many students raised their hand, most did so with hesitation: “I think I’m healthy?” was the overwhelming sentiment of the half-cocked arms in the room. As defined by the…
living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS)

The Benefits of hEDS

Living with a syndrome that challenges the structural integrity of every tissue in the body can make it hard to look on the bright side, let alone focus on any small benefits of hEDS (Hypermobility Type Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome). As with everything in life however, managing hEDS can be made easier by having a quality sense…

Hypermobility EDS & HSD Support Strategies

Ehlers-Danlos Hypermobility or Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders can be complex and confusing at the best of times. What worked yesterday as a strategy for symptoms may not work tomorrow and vice versa. That said, family and friends can play an immensely helpful role in pain & symptom management simply by being there. The following 5 key…