Lessons learned after close to 20 years as a dietitian If you’ve felt stuck when it comes to knowing you should eat better but struggle to start or sustain changes in your diet, you are not alone. After close to 20 years of experience as a Registered Dietitian, I’ve had the chance to observe thousands […]
Finding Food Freedom and Combating Unnecessary Diet Rules I recently watched a strong woman in her late 70s step on the scale before heading to her water aerobics class, scold herself and mumble the words “not good.” She then shared with her friend that she had to get back on her low-carb diet. I wondered […]
Favourite Things – Heavy Lifting Being a self-proclaimed gym rat, getting myself to the gym is not usually an issue for me. My favorite thing to do when I get there is definitely to lift weights (with proper form learned over years of training)! Nothing feels better than to start or end a day with […]
A few weeks ago I wrote about rekindling my practice of meditation after taking many years off in my post “Why do we stop doing things that are good for us?”.
Despite wanting to develop a regular mindfulness meditation habit, it has NOT been easy. As a working mom I told myself there wasn’t enough time, it was not the “right time,” or that I was too tired. Other days there was no excuse and I just simply did not want to do it. …READ MORE