Let’s Prevent Forward Head Posture

As a Registered Massage Therapist it’s common to see patients complain about head, neck and shoulder issues. Before treatment I typically do a postural assessment to understand the source of pain and far to often I see what is called forward head posture. Forward Head Posture is a common problem for a lot of people, […]

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Sugar, Sugar!: Amy Deacon on Sugar Addiction & Anxiety

I have a full blown sugar addiction.  I have for years, and I’m sure that if sugar were taken as seriously as heroin, I would have been admitted into rehab years ago.  What also makes my sugar addiction a real addiction is the SHAME.  Holy Moly. Just to highlight the lengths I would go to […]

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Loving Your Libido: Women’s Sexual Health & Intimacy Workshop

Ladies, are you interested in prioritizing your sexual fulfillment and learning more about relationship dynamics, self-love, and so-called “normal sex”? Join Naturopathic Doctor Kate McLaird ND and Mental Health Therapist Amy Deacon for this informative, fun, and free workshop all about women’s sexual health and intimacy!   From culture and consent to porn and masturbation, […]

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Free 15-Minute Counselling Consults with Therapist Amy Deacon at the Toronto Wellness Centre

Starting therapy can be daunting, especially as how you fit with a new counsellor is of such great importance on your journey. We are pleased to give you the opportunity, without booking in advance, to have a free 15-minute consultation here at the Toronto Wellness Centre. Visit us at 12 Wellesley St. West on Tuesday […]

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The Heart of the Matter

We go to physicians to examine our bodies; dentists to inspect our teeth; chiropractors to explore the curvature in our spines – but what about our hearts?  When was the last time your heart had a check up?  When I speak of heart, I’m referring to the centre of you as a person; the space […]

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New Years Resolutions Goal Setting Guide Free Download

Happy New Year! 2018 is going to bring new changes and challenges, and luckily the team here at the Toronto Wellness Centre is here to help! If your resolution is to get more Me-Time, our Registered Massage Therapists Nick and Almarielsa are the best place to start. If back, knee, or neck pain is standing […]

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Banish the Holiday Bloat! Tips from the Toronto Wellness Centre’s Naturopath Dr. Kate!

We have all been there, with an endless supply of wine and cheeses, family members encouraging thirds of Christmas dinner, or the cornucopia of decadent desserts, eventually your digestion system will tell you “enough is enough” and make it known its not too happy with what you are putting it through. Despite the endorphin release from indulging in your favourite foods, bloating, flatulence, excess abdominal fat and indigestion often ensue to help steer you towards more health conscious choices.

Here are few of the main culprits that can be behind your bloated belly and a few tips to help your body cope:

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