Bronwyn's Blog

Prebiotics

Jan 19, 2018 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
We hear quite a bit about probiotics these days. Everyone recommends we eat them, but what, if anything, do THEY find to eat in there...?

Humility and the Labyrinth

Jan 12, 2018 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
“I’m getting a lot of conflicting information.”

Give Yourself This Gift

Dec 17, 2017 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
Most of my patients express an earnest desire to develop a meditation practice, but a common roadblock they share is a lack of free time. We’ve all heard the recommendation to begin a practice, but the time commitment can be overwhelming. Even so, there is a solution: consider giving yourself the gift of 15 minutes per day, because that is truly all it takes.

Acupuncture for Anxiety and Sleep

Dec 01, 2017 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
With the busiest season of the year just around the corner, the number of patients arriving at the clinic exhausted and frazzled has increased exponentially: in bed late, up early, frantically meal/gift planning during your breaks at work. If this sounds like you, it may be time to revisit your acupuncturist for some much needed, rejuvenating sleep.

Recipe for Men

Nov 17, 2017 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
Ignoring the double entendre of this blog title, I endeavour to move forward in Movember fashion with a simple but powerful recipe. For men. A food recipe that is good for men’s reproductive health, to be clear, not a list of ingredients that make a man; everyone knows they’re made of puppy-dog’s tails.

Homemade Personal Care Products: It's the dry shampoo!

Nov 10, 2017 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
If you are anywhere near as big a fan of The Baroness Von Sketch as I am, then you’ve definitely seen

Homemade Lotion

Nov 03, 2017 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
In my continued effort to make a world where more people make their own basic self-care products, I will describe my most recent foray into homemade lotion.

Mud-puddle-icious

Oct 26, 2017 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
Despite the biblical rain, there are still those of us who endeavor to get onto a bicycle everyday.

Homemade Deodorant Recipe

Oct 19, 2017 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
Not long ago I posted an article on the importance of cutting down unnecessary chemicals in our environment in order to support health and fertility. My hope is that you will be exposed to non harmful compounds only. To follow up on that, I’ve decided to do a series of blogs outlining some of my favourite home-made basics; a toiletries kit for beginners. These are not theoretical for me. I actually use these products and have thus cut most store... Read more

Acupuncture For the Relief of Pain

Oct 12, 2017 | Bronwyn Melville, R.TCM.P, FABORM, B.A.,
I have a confession.

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