MY BLOG

 

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

What I Realized When I Searched for a Therapist

What I Realized When I Searched for a Therapist

So, this was a first for me. Well, sort of … I did search for a marriage therapist about 10 years ago, which I may write about in another post. This time it was for my 15-year-old son and with most emotional health issues, it came on slowly. So slowly, that you don’t...

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Might you be depressed?

Might you be depressed?

How recently have you heard someone mention depression? Likely not that long ago. Perhaps you’ve seen a Facebook post or read about it in an article. It is hard to go a week without mention of it.  Decades ago, people would have experienced bouts of low mood during...

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It Sucks When…

It Sucks When…

You get up in the morning with a dull headache. OMG! You had plans to conquer the world today. Well, it happened to me last Saturday morning. My Saturdays are designated to either indoor house chores or outdoor garden work. This particular Saturday I had a list of...

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Do You Need Something in Your Relationship? Then Ask For It.

Do You Need Something in Your Relationship? Then Ask For It.

The majority of the clients walking into my office are selfless individuals. Are you surprised? After all, a selfless person is a happy person. Right? Selfless individuals often tell me, “I do more for others than myself because it makes me feel good”.  Hmm…does it...

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What You Need to Make Change Happen

What You Need to Make Change Happen

In order for us to provoke any sort of action (creation of habit) or inability to act (ending the habit), we need to first peel back a few layers and think deeply about how you identify with yourself. A simplified way of knowing how you identify as a person is by...

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The one action you might be missing when trying to end a habit.

The one action you might be missing when trying to end a habit.

Last week I told you I would be discussing habits – and if you didn’t complete that 3-question survey – please do so now at the bottom of this email. It’s three seconds of your time! Come on…help your fellow readers see where they are at in comparison to you. But...

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Reflection sprinkled with a dash of hope

Reflection sprinkled with a dash of hope

Okay, I must apologize right now because you might have expected me to talk about habits in this post, and I did in fact have it all ready, but felt it was more pertinent to make this post today instead. There are a few reasons, but I think we can all agree that we...

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Stop putting others before yourself

Stop putting others before yourself

What is it about you people pleasers? Yes, you…I am talking to you obligers! Problem: I can’t stop putting other people’s needs before my own. Awareness: At the time of doing an act such as giving up your time, space, or material possessions, you may not be so aware...

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Dotting the i’s – Monthly Newsletters

 

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

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