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What Tantrums Have Taught Me

As a busy, working mother, putting yourself first can often be a challenge.For many women we put everyone and everything else first until we become so burnt out and depleted that we can’t even think or see straight. I realized a long time ago when my oldest child was having a tantrum on the floor that we all experience this …

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Making Your Health A Priority

Recently I had the pleasure of being interviewed by video strategist, Sheryl Plouffe on a topic I am very passionate about. Everyone of us has the opportunity every single day to make hundreds, if not thousands of choices each day, many of which impact our long term health and life. Do you struggle with your health and habits around health? …

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IT’S NOT TOO LATE FOR YOUR RESOLUTIONS

We are almost at the point in time where many New Year’s Resolutions have been forgotten, but seeing as I am an enthusiastic, positive and glass half full kinda girl, I want to cheer you on if you are still rocking those resolutions!! Although I personally believe that every day of the year provides the opportunity to begin a new …

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5 HEALTHY HAPPY HOLIDAY TIPS

Here are 5 Healthy Happy Holiday Tips to get you through the season in a healthy way to begin the creation of a true lifestyle change for the new year!! You don’t have to push away all of the desserts (it is the holidays after all), but try to push away at a minimum the equivalent of one full sized chocolate bar …

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WHICH FOODS AID IN WEIGHT LOSS?

Weight loss is such a hot topic these days because so many people are eating an enormous amount of food that generally is too high glycemic (spiking the blood sugar) and contains very little nutrients. The body craves nutrients. I have been supporting people in their weight loss journey through coaching on better nutritional habits (ie. understanding the process of …

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EXERCISE FOR WEIGHT LOSS

What is your exercise plan during your weight loss program? Do you have one? Three of my favourite options effective for weight loss include treadmills, the elliptical and skipping ropes. Here is why. It is important that we compare the information so you can determine which option is the best fit and how you might use a mix of these …

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THE HEALTHY WEIGHT LOSS APPROACH

Perhaps you are someone who has tried a few weight loss programs with no success and the extreme desire to lose weight has begun to take over. This causes the former ‘healthy approach’ mindset to recede further and further into the background. Where are you are at? The majority of people do not take their weight loss to the extreme …

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7 STRATEGIES FOR GETTING MORE SLEEP

We can all use more sleep in this hectic world! Here are a few of the strategies I use to get more zzz’s. Go to bed earlier.  Try this at least once per week if possible and make it a priority more often. Buy a noise maker. Get rid of electronics near the bed. Don’t look at a screen for …

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TRUST THE SCIENCE: CHOOSING A MULTIVITAMIN

I trust the scientists to tell me which products are safe. This is the reason I absolutely love this book and recommend it to anyone who is interested in learning about what their multivitamin has to offer. The Comparative Guide to Nutritional Supplements is a great resource in its 5th edition. It is a compendium that is based on scientific guidance and knowledge from numerous …

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FIT INTO YOUR DREAM DRESS

Are you a bride-to-be looking to lose the last 5 lbs before your big day? Are you sick of the unhealthy options for weight loss that lurk around every corner? Join the Reset Revolution (#ResetRevolution) and kiss the weight goodbye! This 5 day program is low-glycemic, with the power to help cut your carb cravings for good. TRUE STORY!! So many …