• Blog,  Exercise,  Goals,  happiness,  Nutrition,  Sleep,  Stress Management,  Women's Health

    How to Conquer Stress and Put the Joy Back in the Holidays

    December brings festive parties, fun times with family, favourite traditions… and stress. How much stress? According to a Healthline survey, the combination of joy and pressure that makes up the month of December means that more than 60% of us find the holiday season somewhat to very stressful. Considering the many factors that make up holiday stress: the tricky family politics, the joys of winter weather, busy schedules getting in the way of regular exercise, the endless appetizers, and of…

  • Blog,  General,  Goals,  Nutrition,  Sleep,  Stress Management,  Weight Loss,  Women's Health

    Keep Your Metabolism Strong Over The Holidays

    Do you have big plans for January? Many of our patients say they’d like to take control of their health in 2020. That often includes losing some extra pounds. However, it’s always important not to get caught up in the numbers on the scale. Instead, a good alternative goal is to focus on lowering your body fat (but only if that would help your general health) and raising your energy levels. In other words, your goal should always be to…

  • Goals,  Nutrition,  Stress Management,  Weight Loss,  workshop

    Healthy Mind, Healthy Weight Workshop

    Are you frustrated with feeling like you have all of the tools to be healthy, but nothing sticks? Are you tired of gaining and losing the same 10lbs? Are you fed up with emotionally eating, only to then feel the cycle of guilt and shame? I hear you. I have been coaching in the nutrition and lifestyle space, with a focus on weight loss for the last 15 years. Every day I see people that have all of the motivation…

  • Blog,  Goals

    The “NEW” New Year’s Resolution

    Are you tired of setting a New Year’s Resolution and not being able to stick with it? How many of you have been part of a change process? And for how many of you was that process not as effective as you hoped? Do you feel like you have all the nutrition and exercise tools, but for some reason just can’t seem to consistently implement them? You are not alone…change is hard! According to 2018 statistics, over 50% of people…

  • Blog,  Goals

    What’s on your Summer Bucket List?

    Last year my family planned 2 bigger vacations so this summer we are spending it a little closer to home. That doesn’t mean I don’t intend on enjoying every last minute. I am actually pretty excited about having a “low key” summer but have learned the lessons many time over of how “time flies when you are having fun”. It does fly and with Canadian summers seeming so short, we should enjoy the sun and the relaxation.   That’s why…