REALTalk On INCONTINENCE.

In case you missed Sunday’s episode of REALTalk, I wanted to share the show here. It was a powerful hour talking about a topic that’s often overlooked due to shame and embarrassment–we talked INCONTINENCE. Derick Fage shard his own personal and powerful story of being born with a medical condition that rendered him fecally incontinent,…

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REALTalk On CAREGIVING.

As more of us are becoming caregivers to aging loved ones, I wanted to have an honest conversation about the impact caregiving can have on our health and what we can do to prepare ourselves better for this life event. Pierrette Raymond and Sue Liko of Moving Forward Matters help us navigate this challenging time…

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REALTalk On SEX.

On Sunday, I had Sex Educator and dating coach Marie-Claire (“MC”) Thauvette on to help us navigate “sex through the years”, where she highlighted the challenges and opportunities to cultivate a healthy sex life at every stage of life. It was an open discussion about sex and we used all of the proper terms, so…

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REALTalk on WOMEN’S HEALTH (Hormones).

Hormones are like the CEO of our bodies and in the latest episode of REALTalk With Sarah, I had the always incredible naturopathic Doctor, Sarah Vadeboncoeur back on to help us understand the role of hormones on women’s health. We’ll walk through the various stages of a woman’s life, from pubescence to childbearing years, perimenopause…

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When Things Fall Apart.

In Pema Chodron’s work, When Things Fall Apart, she reminds us that life is only a struggle when we seek to resist the inherent nature of the chaos that is life. If you haven’t yet read it, I highly recommend. It’s a powerful reminder that life IS change. Life is a series of things falling…

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REALTalk on Healthy Posture!

How is your posture? Do you suffer with headaches? A sore back? Do you stoop when you stand? Do people tell you to “stop slouching?” On Sunday, we delved deep into the topic of healthy posture with kinesiologist and exercise physiologist Sarah Zahab of Continuum Fitness as she helps us correct poor posture, and later…

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REALTalk on GARBAGE.

On Sunday, my guests NAILED it on the garbage crisis and I want you to take the 48 mins (you can skip through the commercials here!) to learn how we can ALL play our part in protecting and caring for our shared planet. I had Duncan Bury of Waste Watch Ottawa giving us an overview…

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The BIGGEST Lesson Learned in 47 Trips Around The Sun.

Thursday will mark my 47th birthday. I love birthdays. And I love getting older. I realize that the alternative is death, and I don’t want that for many, many more years. As Roger and I finish getting settled in our new home on Vancouver Island, I’ve had the chance to reflect on some of the…

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REALTalk About Alzheimer’s Disease.

On Sunday, we delved into the topic of Alzheimer’s disease with Melissa Snyder, PhD, of The Ottawa Memory Clinic, who helped us understand the disease better while also sharing the research being done to find a cure. And later, naturopathic doctor Sarah Vadeboncoeur delved into the main dietary factors that can improve our overall brain…

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REALTalk About INFERTILITY.

On Sunday night, we went deep into the topic of infertility. If you or someone you care about has experienced a miscarriage, struggled to conceive, or is planning on having a family in the future, then you won’t want to miss this episode! I sat down with Naturopathic Doctor, Priya Prakash and fertility expert Olga…

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