Here you will find conversations on topics that matter; nutrition, stress, sleep, relationships, movement and my favourite topic, habits.
The formula to bring more joy in your life is super simple. Here it is. Move away from things that cause you distaste and do more things that bring you joy. How is that for some mind-blowing insight? As you can see, you don’t need a PhD to figure this out. So why do...
I don’t normally plan my posts. When I allow my mind to wander, it plans my posts for me. The title ‘stop making it so personal’ is what that voice in my head often speaks to me, both on a personal level and for all the complainers around me. Hey, not to say I too can...
With a new year shortly around the corner I think a lot of us like the idea of starting anew or approaching the year with a fresh start. I felt it would be appropriate to write about ‘getting out of a rut’ and building new habits in 2022. First, a little note about...
When you press rewind on your tape recording of life, do you notice how you may have branched off and explored another faculty of yourself only to later realize it was possibly not the best decision? There is nothing wrong with this and, in fact, I think it is great....
I recently read one in five Americans have experienced some degree of sexual abuse as a child. Even as a therapist, that statistic shocked me. Yet, even though sexual abuse is more common than we want to realize, it is by far only one of many forms of trauma...
By now I think we have all heard something about the gut/brain connection. That is, how the food you eat affects your thoughts and emotions and how your thoughts and emotions affect the health of your gut. How is this possible? There are a few ways. One of the main...
First, please take note of the choice of words within the title, ‘when you fear’. This is an important distinction to make from, ‘when someone you love has distanced themselves from you’. Hence, this is the crux of this post. Fear is the basis of stress and is often...
;I can’t remember the last time I was sick, or to be honest, even experiencing a headache. So, maybe this is why the higher powers felt it might be appropriate for me to be reminded of how fortunate I am to be healthy – to give gratitude at the end of the day that you...
I am going to apologize ahead of time because this might get too sciencey at times, but bear with me please. In summary, there is a lot more we can do to treat anxiety and depression than traditionally thought. Psychotherapy and medication have been the two most...
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
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