Our Secrets Keep Us Sick

Inspirational Speaker and Trainer Brendon Burchard believes that at the end of our lives, we will ask ourselves three questions: “Did I live?” “Did I love?” and “Did I matter?” Oprah talks about the need to be seen…really seen. As in “do you see me?” Do you hear me?” “Does what I am saying matter…

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Eat As Much As You Like! (well, almost) ;)

One of my faithful followers has asked that I write about portion sizes. This post has taken me a while to put together, because I really don’t control my portions in an overly strict way. I do not concern myself with calories; I do not like to feel hungry or deprived; and I do not…

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Sharing My Story With The World

Last week, I appeared on Rogers Daytime to share my story. I was afraid to do it, and so I figured that was a really good sign that I should. I used some of what Kathie Donovan taught me when we sat down to talk about her book Inspiration In Action: A Woman’s Guide To…

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My Father Always Taught Me That Failing To Plan Is Planning To Fail

This past weekend, people everywhere were celebrating Father’s Day. It is often a time to honour the “unsung heroes” in our lives, our Dads, and it’s often a time for favourite meals, relaxation and sports of some kind. I hope you enjoyed Father’s Day weekend in whatever way is meaningful to you. Father’s Day was always special…

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We Take Care Of The Things We Love

Think of the brand new car that we keep clean inside and that we take to the car wash. The car that gets regular oil changes and maintenance checks. The car that gets fed the proper gasoline, even before the light goes on. Inside this car we clean up our messes, and we always know…

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Healthy Juice Boost!

If you followed me on my trip to Costco, you’ll have noticed that I talk a lot about smoothies, and since that post, I’ve been getting requests from people asking what I put into mine. I’ve been making smoothies for my breakfast for years, and lately I’ve started making a vegetable smoothie as an afternoon…

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Getting Inspired with Kathie Donovan

If you’ve been with me from the start, you’ll know that much of what I aim to do with this blog is to help people to know that they are not alone. Sharing our stories takes courage, but it is so freeing when we share ourselves with others. I am so grateful that Kathie Donovan…

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Healthy Shopping at Costco!

  I am so excited to take you with me on my weekly shopping trip to one of my favourite places….Costco! (To view this video in “high definition”, select the “gear” to the left of the “YouTube” icon and select 720pHD from the “Quality” drop down menu). Watch this video to join me on my trip…

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My BIG News!

Finally! I am so excited to share my big news with you!  I love that I get to fill you in on the big picture stuff and also the details, so, first, a little back story. If you’ve been following along with my journey, you’ll know that today, Roger and I work together in the…

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The One Strategy That Keeps Me Sane

Back in 2009, I looked out over that canyon and told myself not to settle; To go out and live my dreams; To find that thing that only I can give to the world. Standing there, taking it all in, I didn’t know where my journey to health would take me, but launching my blog by…

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