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The Serving Size To Know

The Serving Size To Know

Quick Quiz: How many portions are in a bag of snack-size whole grain crackers? Or a small bottle of locally-pressed juice? Or a lunchbox pack of granola bars? Hint: it’s not “one.” Often, the above products contain two or two-and-a-half servings per package. Can YOU...

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Super Boost Your Salad

Super Boost Your Salad

When you think about healthy eating, salads and green vegetables usually come to mind. But how about adding a little more variety to your plan? Roots like carrots, sweet potatoes, and turnips, are a rich source of nutritious complex carbohydrates. Instead of upsetting...

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Balance. A Myth?

Balance. A Myth?

“Work-life balance was a mistake from the start. Because we don't really want balance. We want satisfaction.”—Matthew Kelly, author Balance is a sticky subject among many people. We have careers, partners, children, family commitments, charity work, classes, hobbies,...

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What’s For Breakfast?

What’s For Breakfast?

The report is due in two hours. Or perhaps you’re in the middle of a mid-term exam. Or you’re making sales calls. Suddenly, bam! Around 10:30 a.m. you hit a wall. All you want to do is look out the window. Hmmm…what did you eat for breakfast? I hate to say, “I told...

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How Full Is Your Glass?

How Full Is Your Glass?

Picture a big glass goblet filled to the halfway mark with water. How do you see it—half-full or half-empty? Consistently finding the glass half-empty—and the world as a difficult place— is a hallmark of negativity. Research has found that a negative outlook can...

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Plant Power + Cooking Tips!

Plant Power + Cooking Tips!

“I was determined to know beans.”— Henry David Thoreau, The Bean-Field How about you? How well do you know beans? Creamy cannellinis, meaty garbanzos, sweet adzuki, tender pintos, and so many more—beans are one of the most powerful, nutrient-dense plant foods around....

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Your Mid-Year Evaluation

Your Mid-Year Evaluation

Resolution Solutions: Your Mid-Year Evaluation Has it really been a new year, new you? Have you stuck with your resolutions? June is the perfect month to re-evaluate your New Year’s resolutions. It marks the half-way point through 2020. And while this year hasn’t been...

Ditch The Diet!

Ditch The Diet!

Tips to lose weight the healthy way in 2019 and beyond. Let me guess… Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to lose weight – eat healthier, look better, feel sexier? Time to cut the crap! Now I’m not just talking about the food that is sabotaging your diet. I’m also...

Ups + Downs of Sunshine

Ups + Downs of Sunshine

The Ups and Downs of Sunshine      Summer is upon us! And so is the summer sun.      While your initial instinct may be to go bask in the warm light rays, there are a few things you want to keep in mind before doing so.     Yes, the sun is good for you. Yet, there are...

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A Healthier Christmas!

A Healthier Christmas!

Christmas is the time to indulge, but don't let this be the time to overindulge. Enjoy this year's season in a healthy way. Use my top 10 tips for a healthier Christmas: Stay hydrated - Drink at least two litres of water throughout the day Avoid too much alcohol...

Fat. Good Or Bad?

Fat. Good Or Bad?

Dietary fat: is it good or bad? Both. You see, not all fats are created equal. The Skinny on Fats Heavily processed, hydrogenated “trans” fats used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging to the body. They can compromise the cardiovascular system, immune...

Clean Sweep For The New Year

Clean Sweep For The New Year

Bring time, space and joy into your life. A New Year, a new beginning, a fresh start, a clean slate. Why not take the opportunity at the beginning of this New Year to get rid of all that’s weighing you down? This includes clearing up your environment, tying up loose...

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A Healthier Christmas!

A Healthier Christmas!

Christmas is the time to indulge, but don't let this be the time to overindulge. Enjoy this year's season in a healthy way. Use my top 10 tips for a healthier Christmas: Stay hydrated - Drink at least two litres of water throughout the day Avoid too much alcohol...

My Get-Happy Formula

My Get-Happy Formula

What makes you smile? Laugh? Go giddy with glee? For some, it’s a walk barefoot through the grass. For another, it’s a spin on a roller coaster, a solo movie date, or a perfectly ripe mango. So… when was the last time you did something that makes you happy? If it’s...

Clean Sweep For The New Year

Clean Sweep For The New Year

Bring time, space and joy into your life. A New Year, a new beginning, a fresh start, a clean slate. Why not take the opportunity at the beginning of this New Year to get rid of all that’s weighing you down? This includes clearing up your environment, tying up loose...

How Full Is Your Glass?

How Full Is Your Glass?

Picture a big glass goblet filled to the halfway mark with water. How do you see it—half-full or half-empty? Consistently finding the glass half-empty—and the world as a difficult place— is a hallmark of negativity. Research has found that a negative outlook can...

Prioritize Using The 80/20 Rule

Prioritize Using The 80/20 Rule

The rule that could help you big time to maximize your time and achieve your goals. Hi there! I’m just checking in with you. Last month I shared with you my 9 steps to master time management. Have you incorporated some of my tips? If so, how have you been doing since?...

Ditch The Diet!

Ditch The Diet!

Tips to lose weight the healthy way in 2019 and beyond. Let me guess… Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to lose weight – eat healthier, look better, feel sexier? Time to cut the crap! Now I’m not just talking about the food that is sabotaging your diet. I’m also...

Your Mid-Year Evaluation

Your Mid-Year Evaluation

Resolution Solutions: Your Mid-Year Evaluation Has it really been a new year, new you? Have you stuck with your resolutions? June is the perfect month to re-evaluate your New Year’s resolutions. It marks the half-way point through 2020. And while this year hasn’t been...

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My Get-Happy Formula

My Get-Happy Formula

What makes you smile? Laugh? Go giddy with glee? For some, it’s a walk barefoot through the grass. For another, it’s a spin on a roller coaster, a solo movie date, or a perfectly ripe mango. So… when was the last time you did something that makes you happy? If it’s...

Forgiveness Helps You Heal

Forgiveness Helps You Heal

Have you ever downed an entire package of chips, crackers, or cookies? Ate pizza or cake until you felt sick? Drank more coffee or wine than your body wanted? Do you remember how you were feeling at the time? I ask because sometimes we overeat to help distract us from...

Clean Sweep For The New Year

Clean Sweep For The New Year

Bring time, space and joy into your life. A New Year, a new beginning, a fresh start, a clean slate. Why not take the opportunity at the beginning of this New Year to get rid of all that’s weighing you down? This includes clearing up your environment, tying up loose...

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A Healthier Christmas!

A Healthier Christmas!

Christmas is the time to indulge, but don't let this be the time to overindulge. Enjoy this year's season in a healthy way. Use my top 10 tips for a healthier Christmas: Stay hydrated - Drink at least two litres of water throughout the day Avoid too much alcohol...

My Get-Happy Formula

My Get-Happy Formula

What makes you smile? Laugh? Go giddy with glee? For some, it’s a walk barefoot through the grass. For another, it’s a spin on a roller coaster, a solo movie date, or a perfectly ripe mango. So… when was the last time you did something that makes you happy? If it’s...

Clean Sweep For The New Year

Clean Sweep For The New Year

Bring time, space and joy into your life. A New Year, a new beginning, a fresh start, a clean slate. Why not take the opportunity at the beginning of this New Year to get rid of all that’s weighing you down? This includes clearing up your environment, tying up loose...

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