Spring Cleanse, Pole Walking, Somatics, Stress Relief

What are you plans for this spring? Register now for some inspiring renewal and movement to get yourself in shape for summer.. APRIL The Reset Spring Cleanse April 17TH to April  23RD Spring is the season of renewal. press the reset button and invite in renewed wellness, leaving the heaviness of winter behind. Treat yourself…

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A New Brain Fitness App For Women!

I’m not one for personal apps to monitor my daily life. I tried using a Fitbit and it faded after a month. I’ve used a few food apps which were also short-lived, and I’ve even tried playing video games for no reason at all. When I think of brain training games, my mind goes immediately…

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The Six Pillars of Stress Relief

We all live with stress, Stress is our psychological, physiological, and behavioural response to change, trauma or injury. How we perceive a stress promoting event and react to it, determines its impact on our health. It can be a positive motivating experience or an overwhelming feeling that can manifest into an illness. I often hear…

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The Power Of Somatic Movement

The Power of Somatic MovementHow do you move when walking? Do you feel stiffness in your pelvis or neck? Is one side more flexible than the other? Thinking about how your body moves walking, sitting, lying down or standing, daily stressors or traumas effect specific muscular reflexes which the body holds in memory, locks into…

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7 Ways to Calm The Mind Before Eating

7 Ways to Calm The Mind Before EatingImagine….. Arriving at a table of delicious food prepared with the dishes you love. You take the time to scan the table, noticing the array of foods, colours,  preparation, the smells, textures and anticipating the flavour of each food before you sit down to eat. You sit at…

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How Stress Can Make You Sick + Recipe Included

How often have you planned a long-awaited vacation and when you finally got there and relaxed you suddenly came down with a cold or fever? You may not have thought it was stress since stress is a contributing factor to many illnesses. I often get sick when I’m stressed! Unfortunately, it has morphed into chronic…

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The Number One Missing Ingredient For Health

r You are doing all the right things eating a clean diet, exercising regularly, monitoring your sleep but still you feel something is amiss. You continue feeling tired in the morning, holding extra weight on your belly or your biological functions are not in sync. I hear this all the time from clients something is…

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Today Is Blue Monday, Celebrate The Winter Blues!

As winter descends into longer grey days, with less sunlight exposure, our natural circadian rhythms may shift from its regular cycle causing more restless sleep, mood fluctuations, and reduced energy, essentially being in a mental funk! Today, IS BLUE MONDAY, a designated day (not an official holiday), that resonates with many people who struggle with…

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5 Ways Movement Reduces Pain

Maybe you feel this way in the wintertime, when there’s less incentive to go outside and be active. You move less and complain of sore and achy joints in the feet or knees. You may feel tenderness around the breasts and experience some weight gain. Contrary as it may seem, moving your body and activating…

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7 Ways To Reduce Your Stress

7 Ways To Reduce Your Stress Getting back into a regular routine after days of rest and relaxation (the holidays), you may notice how calm you feel away from the stress of everyday life. It’s a mindset shift to get back into the structure of things, work, and activity. Humans are wired for stress, and…

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Feeding Your Wellbeing with Gratitude

This time of year is frantic! There is so much going on between work, year end commitments, holiday parties, shopping for gifts (if you do that), cooking, planning and preparing for family holiday celebrations. What is feeding your sense of well-being? What we ingest affects our health and well-being – not only in terms of…

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