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

Betrayal No. 2 A Non-Sexual Affair

Betrayal No. 2 A Non-Sexual Affair

I love John Gottman’s work on betrayals in general, but especially in relation to non-sexual betrayal, or what many of you might call emotional betrayal. He makes it super simple to distinguish between what is platonic and what is not. This post relates a lot to last...

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Betrayal No. 1 Non-Commitment

Betrayal No. 1 Non-Commitment

In John Gottman’s book What Makes Love Last, he describes 10 ways to betray your lover. I am going to get you up to speed on ways your partner may be betraying you – without you even realizing it. By the way, I chose husband in the title, but it goes both ways…read on...

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I know relationships are supposed to be hard work, but…

I know relationships are supposed to be hard work, but…

Are they supposed to be this hard? I may not get that exact question asked of me, but I certainly know it is prevalent amongst my clients. And now as we step into the holiday season, relationships tend to become more strained. Personally, I see the older generation of...

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The Motivation for Change

The Motivation for Change

There are very few things I am certain about in life, but this next statement is one I can make with a great level of certainty: no one finds it easy to make a change. Why? Change removes a sense of automaticity in behaviour, which equates to energy conservation,...

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How to Stop Stressing Over Things You Can’t Control

How to Stop Stressing Over Things You Can’t Control

This topic comes on the heels of last week’s blog post relating to the hormone cortisol. If we minimize stress, we are going to minimalize cortisol. And, if we are able to modulate cortisol, it will have a Goldilocks effect on us – not too much, not too little, just...

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Emotional Health

Emotional Health

I’m back! Whether you like it or not, here I am again in your Inbox. Actually – not true, you can unsubscribe at any time! There is one thing you can guarantee from me in the coming months however…in my blog posts you will never read ‘in these unprecedented times’....

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Why We Need to Pay More Attention to our Mental Health

Why We Need to Pay More Attention to our Mental Health

I would like to start this off by apologizing that I haven’t posted for a couple of weeks. I decided to take a break from writing so I could spend more time studying for an exam occurring mid-November. However, I couldn’t help but to sit down and write this morning. I...

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The Power of Hypnotherapy

The Power of Hypnotherapy

This is a topic I rarely bring up in my office. Let me explain to you what it is exactly and who is the best candidate for it. I think you will find it interesting, so please read on. I first came across the notion of becoming trained in hypnotherapy in 2017, when I...

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To Say I Love You in a Romantic Relationship

To Say I Love You in a Romantic Relationship

…. can mean very different things at different stages of a relationship and when you say it in a heterosexual relationship can be quite different according to gender. Studies have shown men tend to say it earlier than women in a relationship, which could date back to...

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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