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We ALL have mental health. For most of us, that simply means that some days are better than others—just like with our physical health—and some people experience better mental health in general than others. Some people are wired for mental illness and others experience incredibly traumatic events that impact their mental health in profound ways,…

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Hack YOUR Cravings! Tips for Sugar (and Alcohol) Cravings (VIDEO)

Last week, I was interviewed by Dr. Nathalie Beauchamp on her “What The Hack” podcast where I shared some of my journey with alcohol addiction and how, after I quit drinking, I began using sugar in a very similar way. I would love for you to check it out, as I share some of my…

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Vanilla: What You NEED To Know.

As you know, I traveled back to Mexico this Christmas, and something that is found EVERYWHERE there is “Mexican vanilla”. It is sold in bottles and the purveyors promise that it is the REAL deal with artful labels that state it and ingredients lists that tout only one: pure vanilla. Now, here in Canada, a…

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Where MOST People Fail On Holidays.

We are now over a week into 2019 and I hope that you are already getting excited about this fresh, new year. While I don’t make “resolutions”, I do like a new year to remind me of what I value most: my health. Thing is, our bodies really don’t care what date is showing on…

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Combat SUGAR (and Alcohol) Cravings! 10 New Year’s Tips.

Happy New Year! I always love this time of year, as I close the chapter on a year gone by and look to the next with anticipation. If 2018 was any indication of where my life is headed for the next 365 days, I am already feeling excited! I hope you, too, are looking forward…

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REALTalk Season Finale & Happy Holidays!

****Pic of Roger Deveau, me, and my director & producer, Sean Augstman   Sunday was the Season Finale of REALTalk With Sarah and WHAT a season it’s been! I had my partner, Roger Deveau, on as my guest to take a walk down memory lane and pull out some of the highlights of each episode.…

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REALTalk On Chronic Pain

Last Sunday on REALTalk, we tackled a topic that approximately 20% of the population is dealing with: chronic pain. I really can’t believe the number of people in my own life who have at one time or another lived with chronic pain, and I wanted to spend the hour learning about the bio-psycho-social effects of…

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REALTalk on STRESS.

Last Sunday, I had naturopathic doctor Sarah Vadeboncoeur on the show to talk about the ways stress impacts our lives. If you are secretly wondering if stress is at the root of your health concerns, then you will want to watch this episode where she shared hidden stressors, ways to manage stress, lessons on how…

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REALTalk About Concussions.

Last Sunday on REALTalk, we covered the topic of traumatic brain injury. Specifically, in the form of a concussion. I am blown away by the number of people I know personally who have been affected by a traumatic brain injury, and so I wanted to share ways that people can identify, manage and heal from…

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REALTalk about Grief.

It’s not easy to lose a loved one. And grieving can be so painful. But what I’ve learned from the process of grieving is that we can do it in a way that honours our loved one…and affords us an opportunity to grow. So many of you are handling the loss of a loved one…

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