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Adaptogens 101: Part of Natural Stress Management

If you haven’t heard of adaptoens, you’re in for a treat! This is one group of…

3 BIG Mistakes When Trying to CALM a Racing Mind and What to Do instead (hint: it’s NOT meditation)

You’ve had a long day and you finally climb into bed. Just as you take a few deep breaths and…

How to Handle a Massive To-Do List Without Feeling Like a Failure

I can still remember a time when my life felt like a game of whack a mole… I would knock…

The BIG Lie That Keeps You From Feeling Like the Boss In Your Life – And How to Get Past It

When I first started my business I was thrilled to have the freedom to work whenever I wanted. Yet there…

How to Be Consistent with Your Health Habits

For the longest time, I felt extremely frustrated with myself and actually a bit ashamed that I couldn’t seem to…

Food Colours & Dye: Are they safe? Should you avoid them?

It’s the time of year where busy parents get even busier- back to school. Suddenly there’s…

Are Nutrient Deficiencies Causing Your Health Issues?

You’re living a fast-paced life and it seems like you’re always being pulled frome one thing…

The Stress Avoidance Cycle

Stress, like the rest of life, happens in cycles. When problems occur in cycles it makes them much easier to ignore,…

Secrets From the World’s Longest Lived People

This month on the blog we’ve been talking a lot about exercise… what to eat before…

Exercise – How it Impacts Your Energy Levels

Continuing on our summer theme of exercise on the blog, this week we’re looking at how…

HIIT workouts: what are they – and are they the best for fat burning and stress management?

Working out has benefits for stress-relief and your waistline. I see many of my clients push…

Low Carb Diets – What’s the difference between HFLC (High-Fat Low-Carb) vs. the Ketogenic Diet?

I’m addressing this blog post to anyone who is “keto curious” because I know there are…

The Truth About Daily Weight Fluctuations

In my opinion, we’re a little too obsessed with the scale. We all want our weight…

What to Eat Before, During & After Your Workout

I see this all too often… You’re starting to fit workouts into your routine and you…

Regular vs Diet Soda - is one really healthier than the other?

Attention soda lovers! Further to the Pepsi vs Coke debate (which, if I had to weigh…

6 Simple Ways To Eat More Mindfully

Of all the nutrition recommendations I give my clients, changing what they eat isn’t usually as…

Top Protein Powder Picks

Convenience is one of the main motivations driving food choices. I believe that healthy eating can be quick and convenient.…

Should I Do a Low Carb Diet?

The popularity of diet trends astounds me. To me, it’s a sign that we’re all…

Red Wine: The Real Health Benefits

Hey all you wine lovers, this one’s for you. I read food logs and talk with…

5 Benefits of Yoga and Nutrition Together

My personal healing journey started when I first discovered yoga. At the time I was under…

Tired? 5 Natural Ways to Beat Fatigue

The most common complaint I hear from the ambitious professionals I work with is “I’m tired.”…

Omega-3’s: A Superfood for Mind and Body

For a lot of people, when they hear “Omega 3’s” they think—fish! As a nutritionist,…

5 Ways to Beat the Negative Self-talk That’s Holding You Back

April is Stress Awareness Month and we’re celebrating in the Simple Stress Reduction Facebook group with…

Can't Meditate? Here are 9 Other Ways to Break Free From Stress

I hear this often “I can’t meditate,” or “I’m just not good at meditation.” I get…