Speaker, Consultant, Author
Specializing in Stress Relief and Nutrition
According to research by the Ontario Ministry of Health’s Healthy Kids Strategy Report, we need to do something to stem the current
Keeping your child chemical free is a good first step to keeping their brains and bodies healthy. According to the Journal of Epidemiology 2002, in the past 50 years, over 3,500 chemical additives have been added to our food supply. This is in addition to the pesticides and herbicides that may have been sprayed on fruit and vegetables. Think about all the chemicals in cleaning supplies, chemical scents indiscriminately sprayed around homes and even scented
Today’s young people face a constellation of social, health, financial, school and career pressures and choices that are weighing down their minds at the same time that diet, stress, poor exercise habits and environmental toxins are affecting their bodies. The result is a generation of children and teens at increased risk for mental illness.
From ADHD and depression, to anxiety and schizophrenia, mental illness affects as many as one in every five youth — making
It was the summer of 1989. Our son was on a youth tour in the Middle East with his high school friends. Three weeks into the trip we received a startling phone call, the organizer telling us that our son had fainted on the top
Teens need exceptional nutrition – their bodies are still growing and maturing and so are their brains. Poor nutrition can lead to mood swings, especially for teens when hormones are changing (and raging). Too many chemicals, high sugar products plus not enough nutrients in their bodies are a bad combination. Without good nutrition, teens will have acne, weight gain, mood swings, anger or low energy. This will hinder their ability to concentrate on their studies.
How you’ll be helping
Your donation will make a life-changing impact on children and families coping with mental illness. Mindful will create an information-rich website that allows families to learn about their support options and connect with health professionals. We will organize events to educate the public to this critical yet often overlooked issue. Your donation will also fund our ongoing efforts to provide physicians with