MY BLOG

 

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

The Best Ways of Releasing Trauma

The Best Ways of Releasing Trauma

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...

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New Ways of Dealing with Stress

New Ways of Dealing with Stress

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...

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The Many Gifts of Suffering

The Many Gifts of Suffering

;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...

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Did you take your Vitamin N today?

Did you take your Vitamin N today?

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...

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The More I Learn, the Less Interested I Become

The More I Learn, the Less Interested I Become

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...

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My Life Sucks!

My Life Sucks!

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...

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Do you have a food addiction? (Part3)

Do you have a food addiction? (Part3)

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...

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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