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The Sounds of Silence – My Experience at a 10-Day Silent Meditation Course

I’m recently back from a 10-Day Vipassana silent meditation course. It was one of the hardest things I‘ve ever done and one of the most cathartic, profound and valuable. I shared my experience with a few close friends and family members and decided I should probably write about it – as a way to process […] Get the full post here

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Do Instead

I’m sure you are aware there is a bit of an over-emphasis (borderline obsession) with cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol Cholesterol is a molecule, not a substance that sits around in […] Get the full post here

Ketogenic Diet 101

The ketogenic diet is a very low carb, very high-fat diet. It has recently gained a lot of popularity in wellness circles because of some of its health benefits. A ketogenic diet has been shown to help some people lose weight (yes, even with high fat). It can also help improve certain health conditions, like […] Get the full post here

Sneak Peek of Fall Cleanse – Early Bird Ends Tonight

Are you on the fence about signing up for my 7-Day Fall Cleanse? Maybe you’re ready for a change, but perhaps it feels a bit scary to jump into something new when you don’t know what to expect? And, if you’re like me and you’ve tried lots of different diets, you may be wondering if […] Get the full post here

Three tasty summer zucchini recipes (including brownies!)

Our garden went mad while we were on vacation this summer. When we came back our veggie boxes were overflowing with three types of lettuce, bok choy, swiss chard, kale, and for the first time, zucchini. It was so exciting to see so many big orange and yellow flowers decorating the tips of these perfectly […] Get the full post here

5 Tips for coping with vacation temptations

I’m just back from an amazing summer vacation in New England with stops in Watch Hill, Rhode Island; Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard; and Cambridge, Boston. I believe we should enjoy our vacations and all the delicious delights that come with them – the food, drinks, treats, people, places and activities. With that mindset, I indulged, imbibed […] Get the full post here

5 tips for better sleep (and a recipe)

Have you said goodbye to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and a yummy recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing. I’ve been speaking to more and more of my clients these days […] Get the full post here

Want to be a health coach?

I get inquires on a weekly basis about my training as a healthy coach and the school I went to. If you are someone who is interested in a career shift, becoming an entrepreneur and having a rewarding career helping people live healthier lives, then please read on to learn about a special enrolment bonus my […] Get the full post here

Get a sneak peek (doors closing soon)

Are you on the fence about signing up for my 7-Day Spring Cleanse? You’re ready for a change, but perhaps it feels a bit scary to jump into something new when you don’t know what to expect? And, if you’re like me and you’ve tried lots of different diets, you may be wondering if this […] Get the full post here

Enjoy a low carb Easter!

As we head into the Easter weekend I’ve got a few tips and suggestions for getting through the chocolate onslaught without completely sabotaging your good healthy efforts. I’ve curated some online resources for Easter dinner and sweet treat Easter goodies. Typically, it isn’t the actual dinner that gets us into trouble but the chocolate, candy, snacking, desserts and fancy […] Get the full post here