3 Things I DON’T Do For My Health(and 3 Things I DO).

I receive a lot of messages from people asking me “how to get and stay healthy”. My health story has evolved over the course of my lifetime, and what I’ve learned in my 18+ years of seeking optimal health is that getting and staying healthy is simpler than we may even realize. You see, we…

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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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Our HUNGRY Brains.

If you’ve been following me for a time, you are likely familiar with my story; how I went from being a nightly, blackout drinker to being someone who values her health and now spends her life spreading the word to others. In my work, I meet a lot of people who have struggled with their…

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Let’s Talk Food.

While I have about a million things I want to talk to you about since returning from vacation on Vancouver Island last week, I realize it’s been a while since we talked about food. And that’s a problem, considering the name of my blog. Today, I thought I’d address something that’s been kind of bothering me…

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The Truth Is…I Lied.

With the dawn of a new year, people are often looking to make a change.  Over the last few months, I have received several messages from people asking me how I quit drinking and how I continue to stay sober. It’s a tough question for me to answer honestly. To be honest, I don’t think…

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Happy Holidays! (Plus 6 Strategies I Use To Stay Sober)

Today’s post is simply my way of saying thank you and a chance to wish you a happy holiday season. I want you to know how much you mean to me. Without you, there would be no reason for me to share these posts, and so I want to personally thank you for being here…

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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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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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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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