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Calorie Watching in 1973

I recently took a close look at an old cookbook, copyright 1973. Between the covers of this now unbounded tome…

Macho Macho Man

I was all ears as CBC Radio’s call-in show discussed men’s mental health last Sunday. I just can’t get enough…

Taking the Long Shot

On a recent night, according to forecasters, there would be a good chance of seeing the northern lights – weather…

Hey you, with the Concrete Shoes!

I’ve recently put the lid on a couple of stressors. Phew! That took some weight off my shoulders. Picture my…

Whatever it is, it’s not permanent.

Twenty years ago I felt a lump in my breast. It felt just like what my sister described years earlier…

The Disconnect Between Intentions and Actions

It’s hard to stay committed to healthy eating when the party season is upon us. That’s what my clients are…

Swim or Sink

It’s been about 20 years since I’ve had a video game controller in my hands. I was pretty useless at…

Believe What You Want

Instead of lip-smacking envy, I was met with disgust when I boasted to my friends about the Thanksgiving dinner I…

Mental Health Day

Did you know the World Mental Health Day is October 10th? It’s really important to create awareness, so here I…

Eat Whatever you Want

Yup. You can eat whatever you want. You can have ice cream for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can stay…

10 Ways to Splurge that don’t Involve Food

Last weekend I enjoyed my annual mountain getaway with girlfriends. As we were forced to find different accommodations this year…

Minimizing Temptation by Managing your Environment

You know your favorite indulgence is sitting in the pantry. How long will it last? You probably won’t stop thinking…

Tuning in to your Body’s Intelligence – Three Ways

Many years ago, on a trip to Saskatchewan, I shared the back seat of the car with my young nephew.…

The Courage to Commit

I’m on the fence about a lot of things. I’m not very political. I’ve never marched in a protest or…

Coping Strategies that Help

We all have coping strategies that get us through the day. You might not realize they’re coping strategies. Biting your…

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