Wellness

Wellness Wednesday: Sleep Well

Wellness Wednesday: Sleep Well

So I’m beginning a new segment called Wellness Wednesday where I discuss all things about wellness (mind, body, and spirit). Today I want to start with something that is crucial to overall health and that is directly affected by diet. INSOMNIA For years I used […]

From Killer to Green Thumb

From Killer to Green Thumb

I still remember the first time I tried to grow something. It was a complete and utter EPIC FAILURE! I used to tell people that if it’s green and growing… If I so much as look at it funny – it will die. I’m mean seriously… […]

Love Yourself… I Dare You!

Love Yourself… I Dare You!

One of the most difficult things, yet the most important thing you can do for your health is to love yourself. I know what your thinking… what does loving yourself have to do with your health? We live in a world where photos are tweaked […]

Why You Need A Health Coach!

Why You Need A Health Coach!

Medical doctors, GPs, dieticians, nutritionists, and nutrition coaches… When it comes to your health and weight there are so many people to choose from. Who should you see? Which one is best suited for your needs? Well, let’s break it down for you and maybe […]

Sugar & Fatty Liver Disease

Sugar & Fatty Liver Disease

We often eat without really thinking about what it is we are consuming to fuel our bodies, as such, we don’t think about the effects our food is having on our overall health. Some people just don’t care, some people care – but not enough to […]

Why I’m not vegan…

Why I’m not vegan…

I feel like I have to talk about this. Some people may be confused. While I fully support the vegan lifestyle and I love everything about it, I’m a bit paradoxical in the sense that I am not vegan. It is a personal choice really. […]

Total Nutrition = Total Health

Total Nutrition = Total Health

Being healthy doesn’t necessarily mean having 2% body fat, wash board abs and a work out routine that would put Arnold Schwarzenegger to shame. If you want to go that route, all the more power to you! Being healthy simply means eating right and getting […]

The Key To Exercise

The Key To Exercise

There are some people out there who loathe exercise. There are others who practically live in the gym. If you are someone who doesn’t particularly like the idea of going to the gym, or maybe there is something that’s stopping you from doing high impact […]

The Food:Body Connection

The Food:Body Connection

We love our food. We love everything about it. It can change moods, flash smiles and create memories. It comforts us after a long day at work, it fills your belly and it feels wonderful! We are so highly addicted to food, it’s scary. We […]

The Common Denominator

The Common Denominator

When I listen to clients who are struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues, there is (every single time, without fail) always the same two denominators. A negative mind and the inability to let go of the past. Now, I get it. I’ve been […]

Focus On The Positive

Focus On The Positive

The secret to happiness is focusing on the positive. The key to good mental health is also focusing on the positive. It almost seems that we are indoctrinated at a very young age to only focus on the negatives of life. We bitch and complain about […]

The 3 C’s of Life

The 3 C’s of Life

There are millions of people out there suffering from depression, anxiety, stress, and general unhappiness. Most people look outward for a source of happiness without realizing that the true source of happiness comes from within. If you’re looking for a way out of the misery, […]