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  • Hello, I wanted to say how much I loved Joan Weirs class. After spending the day with her my perspective was changed for the better. We need more Joan Weir through out our 3 year course, especially when trying to keep yourself together during 2nd and 3rd year. Also, today's...
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  • I am writing to express my gratitude for being able to attend and take part in your wonderful in class program at CCHM.  The whole process from beginning to end what a long one for me, but the last 3 years of class have flown by. Before choosing a school...
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  • I wanted to pass along some feedback from the weekend courses. Monica is wonderful, her presentation helped everyone in the class and her way of narrowing down the case symptoms was very helpful. Joe on Sunday introduced us to a way of studying the remedies that worked for me very...
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  • This was one of the most amazing lectures offered by CCHM (Kanan Patel’s Post Grad lecture, 2018)! I wasn't bored for 1 second; it was interactive, integrative, informative and absolutely mind-blowing...

  • This is my testimony about the live classes at CCHM. Date: 8-15-19 My first experience with homeopathy was the immediate eradication of mastitis. Then I took our 5 kids. I felt called to homeopathy to share healing that I had experienced and tell my fellow man, woman and child about...
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  • I wanted to email you to let you know that i am FINALLY a registered homeopath! It took awhile, but I finally made it. I just wanted to thank you so much for all your support, encouragement and kindness. The constant support you gave me through the years I was...
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  • "I am extremely grateful for the experiences I gained in just two years of learning, and also for having a very helpful, bright and kind group of classmates. I couldn’t have done anything without their support and non-judgemental opinions. I appreciated their warm welcomes and cheers every time I entered...
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  • Thank you so much!  I just returned from Hawaii and can’t wait to get started. I asked Kim Elia to lecture for the organization that I am president of, (The International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists).  He knocked it out of the park!  Totally Awesome!  Several of my Canadian pharmacist...
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  • I am practicing in the suburban Chicago area, working out of a holistic MD pediatricians office. (A connection I made thru my local health food store where I've been going for years)  The doctor trained thru CEDH USA and stocks and sells Boiron low potencies and uses homeopathy for acutes. www.wholehealthmamapediatrics.com .  It’s instant...
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  • After the abrupt closure of the prospective program in homeopathic studies that was to be offered at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario, I wanted to spread some light for this school, that has done the same for me each and everyday. Though that program was pulled, and without real reason...
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From Professional Soldier to Holistic Practitioner

From Sarah M., Owen Sound

                                                                                                                                  Picture taken in Afghanistan, courtesy of the author of the blog post.

I AM. Two of the most powerful words, for what you put after them shapes your reality…

I’ve spent my 30’s trying to recover from my 20’s, mentally, physically and emotionally - with good reason. My past career was a tougher one, a more demanding one and one I loved for all of those reasons and more. I spent 11 years in the Canadian Military as a Medic, retired in 2013 a mere few days before the birth of my 3rd child. Who I was then, often surfaces and provides me with some of the best qualities to help guide me through life as of now, but I am surely a changed woman.

 

In the past I have done everything from running sick parade for the wounded, to section attacks as a soldier, minor surgery in the middle of the Afghan desert, to teaching weapons handling drills to Officers. Whatever I start, I finish to the best of my ability, and then some. I was a professional soldier, and I loved it.  I have endured pain and anguish as I’ve buried brothers and sisters in arms and I have felt as proud as one can, saluting my country’s flag. I carry my wounds inside and out, which is why I have a love / hate relationship with Western medicine.

        Picture taken in Afghanistan, courtesy of the author of the blog post.

The last 10 years in summary have been around constant growth, education and life. I have wed, divorced and wed again. I have birthed 3 children and have a wonderful step son as well. So 4 young children (ages 2-8-9-10) and 3 wild pups make our home ever-loving and always filled with joy. I have owned several homes, taken trips to enhance my life and overall have enjoyed being me. However, who am I really if not always growing?

 

In regards the last 2.5 whirlwind years since retiring - rewind to early 2013 - 3rd trimester with my son and I was preparing for my gentle home water birth. Right then and there I knew I possessed a passion for the more sacred and healing side of life. I took my Birth Doula training and felt instantly alive, surrounded by all things glorious. At the same time I enrolled in the 2 year Justisse program to become a Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner wherein I am honoured to fill the gap of education for women of the masses. I bring Fertility Awareness knowledge and body literacy to their lives to better empower them with regards to their own reproduction. It has been an honour to educate myself and to then share that with women from all walks of life. 

I feel overjoyed knowing I am reaching women of the masses! I am now a  Doula Instructor, teaching women all over Ontario how to become Birth Doulas. as well.  I believe that birth is beautiful but educating about birth is a necessity!

 

Whatever I take on, I set the goals for continuous completion. I have had a growing business with plenty of clientele and learning since this all began a few short years ago. I have come leaps and bounds as a woman, mother, wife and human being while on this journey… and yet I await and welcome more.

 

I don’t recall having to dwell on the decision to become a Homeopathic Practitioner, I think it just came to me - I felt the spark and I leap at anything that causes a spark. I feel

passionate about healing the masses in a holistic way and more so about educating the need. I live holistically, treat my family the same as well. However, that being said I am wise to know when I must step outside of that bubble and seek help elsewhere. I believe in homeopathy 100%, how could one not? It must be balanced with the forethought of health in mind as well. Should homeopathy be the norm, yes. Should Western medicine rule the world, no. See the balance?  Be light in your thinking, we wise in your steps.  I aim to follow some of the great by attending the Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine this Fall, enhance your life and the lives of others…join me!

 

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