Here you will find conversations on topics that matter; nutrition, stress, sleep, relationships, movement and my favourite topic, habits.
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...
We all need it, and when you were young, you craved it daily. That magic little green pill. NATURE! If I think back to when I was a kid, most of my memories were of being outdoors. I was either playing with friends, siblings, animals, or an imaginary friend. I was so...
As a society, I think it is nearly impossible not to feel overwhelmed with information. More and more of my clients come in complaining of symptoms of adult ADHD (poor working memory, brain fog, difficulty reading or staying on task). Where I personally experience...
These are the words that are resounding around my house…coming from the mouths of my 18- and 20-year-old children. And my response? It sure does. With the third wave of lockdowns just coming to surface, I am really starting to feel for these kids. They have entered a...
I once read in order to develop a habit, success is the secret sauce. I believe this to be true with many bad habits we want to drop and new habits we want to create. This can work with food as well, but it depends on the intensity of the signal sent to our brain...
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
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