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Here you will find conversations on topics that matter; nutrition, stress, sleep, relationships, movement and my favourite topic, habits.

You Can’t Talk Your Spouse out of an Addiction

You Can’t Talk Your Spouse out of an Addiction

If your partner is struggling with drug abuse, normally just talking to him or her isn't enough. I see it over and over that partners seem to live on 'hope' for so long before finally being able to draw a line in the sand. Normally separation unfolds. Whether or not...

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Having Difficult Conversations are Necessary in a Relationship

Having Difficult Conversations are Necessary in a Relationship

Many of us feel the need to play it safe. We don't want to 'rock the boat'. The problem with this is that your relationship stays stagnant. I would say that 80% of couples come to me stating they have difficulty communicating to one another. Stepping into safety by...

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How to Attract a Partner Who Wants What You Want

How to Attract a Partner Who Wants What You Want

At some time in our lives, we have gone through the process of trying to figure out why this person broke up with us. We go through the last few interactions with this person (if it was a new relationship), and question if it was something you said, or didn’t say, did...

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Being Judgemental of Yourself and Others

Being Judgemental of Yourself and Others

Do you sometimes catch yourself saying words like ‘ I don’t get why he is so ….’ Or ‘ if he could only be …’. If you do, stop yourself right there and ask yourself these questions instead: What could I have said instead to not have made our discussion go south? What...

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When Your Partner Craves a Substance More Than He Craves You

When Your Partner Craves a Substance More Than He Craves You

If you are someone who has been in a committed relationship in which your partner is struggling with substance abuse or misuse, you will certainly relate to the words on this page. No one wants to compete for attention with a drug or behaviour, whether it be cocaine,...

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Resentment

Resentment

Build-up of resentment is extremely common in any relationship. The problem is that it will never go away unless you bring your attention to it. You need to get rid of it before it creates a wall between you and your partner. If years go by with built-up resentment,...

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Why You Cannot Push Past Perpetual Problems in Relationships

Why You Cannot Push Past Perpetual Problems in Relationships

Most couples in a long-term relationship will be able to list at least one perpetual problem to which they seem to never find a solution. There is usually an ‘underlying current’ streaming below the relationship that is the basis for the conflicts. For example, one...

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What Body Shaming Does for You

What Body Shaming Does for You

I took a photo of the tree in this post this past weekend at our lakeside cottage. While looking at the tree's curvature, I couldn't help to notice it was different. But what really struck me was how a tree can grow as it did on the rock. How beautiful nature really...

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Dotting the i’s – Monthly Newsletters

Power of Self-Determination – November 2020 Newsletter | December 11, 2020 | Read more

Meet Anna Hunter and Luke Palka | October 2, 2020 | Read more

I believed in myself | September 3, 2020 | Read more

Happy Terry Fox Day | August 3, 2020 | Read more

Jardins St-Léon Gardens | July 4, 2020 | Read more

Interview with the de Luca family from Winnipeg and all about EVOO | May 7, 2020 | Read here

Meet Lia Anderson and all about Green Tea | April 7, 2020 | Read here

 

General Newsletters

Functional Medicine | March 5, 2021 | Read more

Ask me Anything | March 2, 2021 | Read more

Ask me Anything | February 9, 2021 | Read more

Ask me Anything | January 22, 2021 | Read more

Just a quick update | January 15, 2021 | Read more

Happy New Year | January 1, 2021 | Read more

Happy Holidays | December 24, 2020 | Read more

Happy Canada Day | July 1, 2020 | Read more

Opt-in/out for newsletter: Guidance, Insights, Success Stories | June 13, 2020 | Read here

Oh Canada – A Patriotic Moment | April 7, 2020 | Read here

A Challenge for You | March 29, 2020 | Read here