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AGEING AND WEIGHT LOSS

I often hear how difficult it is to lose weight after a certain age. While a lot of it has to do with what we eat and our lifestyle choices, there are a few natural processes that make it more difficult to […]

DETERMINATION vs MOTIVATION

We often mistake these words to mean the same thing, but they are actually different. Determination is the resolve one has deep within to achieve the desired goal. Motivation, on the other hand, is what drives us to achieve that goal (e.g. […]

BELIEVE

We only let ourselves have what we BELIEVE we deserve. I recently heard this in a podcast and it really resonated with me. For the past four years, I’ve been on a personal journey of growth, checking in with myself and examining […]

DO YOU PLANK?

Planking is a great core exercise that builds stability and total body strength. Strong abs and glutes not only look great but also improve your posture and help support your back. The best part is that planking requires no equipment and can […]

COLLAGEN

Now here’s a topic that’s near and dear to my heart.  Collagen is a protein made by the body and is in our skin, hair, nails, bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles. It is the most abundant protein in our bodies—about a third […]

REDUCING OUR FOOTPRINT

It’s been so nice to get out into nature and enjoy the outdoors again. But it feels different—a bit cleaner, greener and brighter. ️ Lockdown has given Mother Earth the reset she’s needed for far too long. As we slowly get back out, […]

BOOSTING IMMUNITY

Our immune system is our very own built-in front line worker ready to defend 24/7. It’s sophisticated and efficient, but it sometimes falls short. There are a few steps you can take toward naturally keeping your immune system strong and healthy. 1. […]

I’M ON A DIET

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve said this to myself or how many so-called “diets” I’ve been on. I’ve probably gained and lost hundreds of pounds over my adult life! Our obsession with dieting can be attributed to the industries […]

LET’S TALK ABOUT SPUDS

Over the years, fad diets have both glorified and demonized carbs, leaving us wondering – are carbs good or bad? Here’s the truth: carbs in the form of whole foods are generally good for us. The problems begin when we process these […]