She STOLE From Me.

Last week, one of our Exhibitors in The Healthy Brain and Body Show forwarded me an email. It was from another show organizer, asking if they would like to be a vendor in a new wellness expo coming to Ottawa. I am always happy to see new health shows entering the market, and so what…

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People Don’t Decide; Habits Decide.

I want to stay awake when it comes to the way I live my life. I tend to examine my habits as a way IN. I take inventory of them regularly, to ensure they are taking me places I actually want to go in my life. Take my posture, for example. I have struggled with…

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Making Decisions.(FREE GIFT)

If you’ve been with me for any length of time, you’ll know I am a huge fan of making decisions. Four years ago today, I made one that has had a dramatic ripple effect throughout every facet of my life, and I have YOU to thank. Four years ago, I launched this blog and posted…

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How Do YOU Define Success?

I don’t believe it should be considered ”normal” to have to come home every day and “take the edge off”. What’s normal, to me, is choosing to create a life that doesn’t feel so hard and sharp, but rather a life that feels softer and gentler. I think it all comes down to the way…

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Treat Yo Self!

“Treat Yo Self!” I see this slogan on everything from ice cream shop A-frames to memes on Facebook where people are gobbling up slabs of chocolate cake or guzzling back entire bottles of wine. And I GET it. I mean, I used to BE one of those people telling people, “C’mon…just one won’t hurt” or…

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Mothering. And Gratitude.

Roger and I want to simply say, “thank you”, for the gift that is The Healthy Brain and Body Show. We birthed this baby back in 2017 and we couldn’t have imagined all it would become until it hit toddlerhood. This year was the most INCREDIBLE year yet, and I cannot begin to count the number of deeply…

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Our Baby Turns 3!

I love children. I find them funny and adorable and interesting and wise. They have a way of always being in the present moment that inspires me, and I genuinely enjoy the company of children. As a teen, I was the neighbourhood babysitter that every family wanted to hire. I made a lot of money…

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The REAL 5 Alive!

As a kid, my mom rarely allowed us to have pop. When we did, it was a special treat. Once in a while, usually when my parents entertained, my mom would buy some “5 Alive” as a treat for the kids. I LOVED the citrusy-sweet-bubbly combo and now that I’m an adult, I still like…

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The HEALTHIEST Brownies EVER! (Recipe: Easter is Coming!)

Eeeeek!!! You are in for a treat!! I have been making these brownies for a little while now, and Roger has been in his element as I have been in recipe-testing mode! With Easter right around the corner, I thought it was the perfect time to reveal it to you. As you know, I have…

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Hacking Our HEALTH Habits with Dr. Nathalie!

If you have been following me for any length of time now, you will know I am a HUGE fan of Dr. Nathalie Beauchamp and her no-nonsense, “get-it-done” approach to health and wellness. She has put out her most recent book called Hack Your Health Habits which is like a cross between a memoir, a guide…

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