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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…

The Secrets to Good Health

You may have heard this before. Don’t smoke. Eat well. Be physically active. Get the sleep you need. Limit alcohol.…

You Deserve a Reward.

When I explore the source of emotional eating with clients, one of the common themes that come up is reward.…

From Desperate to Moderate

Every once in a while I come across someone who is desperate to lose weight. They’ve made their weight the…

The 7 Real Reasons We’re Depressed and Anxious

Lost Connections, Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions is an interesting book by Johann Hari.…

Your One Life

“No, thank-you” means “Yes, please” in Italian. These are the words of a client lamenting how his Italian heritage conflicts…

Navigating the Not-So-Super Market

There are about 20, Tide brand, laundry detergent options at my local supermarket, as well as other brands. Laundry detergent…

The Best Way to Get the Most out of Everything

On the odd occasion a client will call me for their appointment while driving. Sometimes they’re washing dishes. These are…

Wealth or Health – Finding your Motivator

I’ve never been motivated by money. Not that I don’t appreciate money and, like most people, wouldn’t mind a lot…

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