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Tuning In to Stressing Out

Everyone has stress. But not everyone is aware of what the stressors are, or when the feeling of distress occurs,…

Why Give Thanks?

Frankly, there is a lot to be upset about right now. I don’t need to remind you what’s wrong with…

Cultivating Creativity during Covid

Though I’m from Saskatchewan, believe it or not I don’t like curling. My authentic Saskatchewan friend, who loves it, reminded…

You Can’t Always Get What You Want

To put it another way, you don’t always get what you expect. How do you handle a setback? Do you roll…

Self-Sabotage for Safety

As I’ve written before, there are many factors that influence weight. Genetics, sleep, stress, hormones, disease, medications, our culture and…

Forget about Improving your Self-Esteem

Overweight clients often disclose that improved self-esteem is a desired end result of weight loss. The truth is that if…

Lessons from Tomatoes

Every year I put a giant stake in the ground for my little tomato plants. The intention is to pinch…

What Happens When You Tap on Cravings

In every workshop I’ve ever done that addresses food cravings I see the same thing happen time and time again.…

Living Proof

I was so pleased so see my friend radiating good health. She looked much younger, her complexion firm and glowing.…

Weighing Risks and Benefits

Who would have ever guessed it would be decreed that on a certain day you could no longer go to…

Letting Go

Mine has been a tiny bubble since the onset of Covid-19. With my sister’s persistent invitations, notwithstanding a tiny dose…

Visualize to Realize

It’s not uncommon for people to live small due to the discomfort or shame that accompanies being large. Covid-19 aside,…

The Important Purpose of Relaxation

Do you race around like everything is urgent, taking on everything that comes your way, and then some? Could you…

The Balancing Act

Everyone’s talking about work/life balance. We all want it. What is it anyway? Now with the new work-at-home approach for…

Eating Alone. Is it Good, Sad or a Secret?

Because my husband is away I actually went to a grocery store and have been cooking dinner for myself. It’s…

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