Catherine Morris is an award-winning journalist with a bad case of wanderlust and a passion for all things health and wellness. Originally from Northern Ireland, she worked as a news and feature writer for media outlets in the UK, South Africa, France and the Caribbean before settling in Canada. Catherine now lives in Alberta with her husband and rescue mutt and spends her time happily exploring the great outdoors with both.
Why You Should Be Eating Purple Food
Turn Your Plate Purple - Why You Should Eat Purple Foods If you grew up in a household like mine, you were probably told to “eat your greens”. Turns out, there’s more to eating healthy than simply eating your greens. You need all kinds of colours in your diet, all ...
The Wellness Trends We Loved In 2020 – and What We're Excited for in 2021
2020 put a strain on everyone, for sure. The good news is that health is now firmly in the mainstream conversation and most of us are focused on wellness heading into 2021.
Beating Belly Bloat in the New Year
‘Tis the season for over-indulging. You may have had more than a few holiday treats by now. If the constant onslaught of rich meals, sweet treats, and decadent desserts has your stomach swelling, you're not alone. Bloating is a very common problem which occurs when the digestive system fills up ...
Timing is Everything – How to Lean into Your Body Clock for Better Health
Timing is Everything – How to Lean into Your Body Clock for Better Health When people talk about the biological clock it's usually in reference to reproduction, and if you're a woman over the age of 30 you're probably sick of the phrase. Your internal clock doesn’t really have anything ...
Collagen 101 — Why and How to Take This Super Supplement
Collagen sales soared this year as the trendy supplement hit headlines—endorsed by celebrities from the Kardashian clan to Jennifer Aniston.
6 of the Caribbean Bush Medicine Tradition's Most Potent Plants
In the Caribbean, there's a tea for everything. Sip a lil fever grass for the flu; try some steeped cerasee for your sore stomach; boil a brew of moringa for that migraine.
Christmas in the Time of Covid—How to Cope When the Holidays Get Hard
Stop me if this sounds familiar—you rang in 2020 with cheers, merriment and champagne fuelled excitement; almost 12 months later, you're sitting in your sweat pants staring at the calendar and wishing the days away until this annus horribilis is finally done. Many households are running low on Christmas cheer ...
Celebrating the Solstice — How to Embrace the First Day of Winter
The darkest day is almost upon us...and I'm not speaking metaphorically. On December 21, the sun will rise for the shortest day of the year and that means winter's officially begun (November snow storms notwithstanding). This year’s Solstice is particularly special thanks to some unique planetary shifting. Jupiter and Saturn ...