The Power of Watsu (Water + Shiatsu)

By Valerie A. Kremer, 1st Year Naturopathic Doctoral Medical Student, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine I woke up to the ringing of my phone alarm at 7:00A.M. to do something incredible and disturbing — get out of my comfort zone. As I got up out of my sleeping bag in our wood cabin and started… Continue reading The Power of Watsu (Water + Shiatsu)

Staying Open to the Journey in Med School

By Valerie A. Kremer, 1st Year Naturopathic Doctoral Medical Student, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine Nervous. Anxious. Excited. Fearful. Sometimes a combination of all of these. This definitely describes my emotional whirlwind during the first week of naturopathic medical school. It seems like I have a thousand questions zipping through my mind every minute. “Will… Continue reading Staying Open to the Journey in Med School

Preparing for Naturopathic Med School

By Valerie A. Kremer, 1st Year Naturopathic Doctoral Medical Student Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine I sat on the beach in Florida last May, not sure what to do with my life. I watched the gentle crashing waves and felt the soft sand on my toes and heaviness in my heart. I was working as a… Continue reading Preparing for Naturopathic Med School