It’s estimated that nearly half of all Canadians over age 50 may be at risk with their bone health. And countless others of all ages are not getting sufficient bone-building nutrients in their diets and the physical activity needed for bones strong enough to last a lifetime.

Thursday, 15 June 2017 14:37

Should you be worried about Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease Treatment and Prevention Tips

Lyme disease is a intricate infection that is caused by bacteria that’s spread from a tick or insect bite. Most cases of Lyme are due to a bite from a type of deer tick known as the black-legged tick, which can transmit and pass on bacteria known as borrelia burgdorferi.  According to the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation, more recently it’s also been established that other insects can also spread Lyme disease or cause similar infections — including other types of ticks, mosquitoes, and possibly spiders or fleas.

If there's one confirmable truth I've learned about weight loss over the last several years it's this...

 Unless you change how your brain is wired, dieting won't work for you as a long term solution.

 It's frustrating and annoying ... but it's true... 

 You see, according to Stanford University, 97% of people who lose weight regain it, and more, within 3 years.

Willpower is one of humans weakest of mental forces. We often think of willpower as an aspect of our moral character, or as a tool that gets better with age or more effective with practice. This common myth reveals our preconceived notion — it suggests that all the willpower we need is there, waiting for us to muster, rally, raise us, and we can summon it at a snap of a finger. If we fail on our diet, then shame on us.

But willpower isn’t what you think it is and doesn’t work how you think it works.

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 17:52

Chocolate, Hazelnut & Ginger Bars

These are no ordinary chocolate bars.  They’re guilt-free with a ginger kick that will give you the afternoon pick-me-up you’re looking for. Hazelnuts for protein combined with the good fats of coconut oil and cream make this not only a healthy treat but a complete snack!

 

We have all purchased the diet books, the diet plans and joined diet programs that were supposed to make us skinny and change our lives. All these purchases promised you and made you believe they have the magic formula. Eat what they say, and losing weight will be easy and quick. 

I believe in two things: good life strategies and perspectives. This piece is about our perspective. 

How is it that you can place two people in similar situations, and one is miserable as the other is happy? Perspective. 

Monday, 13 March 2017 13:25

Is Life Coaching for You?

What is the Difference Between Counseling and Life Coaching?

Coaching and therapy are different in many ways and it’s important to draw a clear line between them. 

Thursday, 09 March 2017 16:12

Do you self-sabotage your own success?

I sometimes humorously label the voices in our head as "internal terrorists" who sabotage all of your best efforts. Unfortunately, you can't go in and arrest the "terrorist" because it's a part of you that needs to be developed, trained and integrated rather than destroyed.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 12:19

One Thought That Can Defeat Procrastination

Did you know that one single thought can have a powerful effect on how you perceive change?

Friday, 27 January 2017 17:36

Taco Salad in a Jar

Mason jar salads are not only beautiful, they’re also convenient. I think this salad really brings out the beauty of what a Mason jar salad can be: appealing to the eyes as well as the stomach. With this Mexican– inspired salad you get flavor, protein, and just enough spice to be a very satisfying lunch.

Canada, like the United States, has seen an astonishingly rapid rise in pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes over the last decade. According to a recent report, more than one-third of Canadian adults are now pre-diabetic.