Perfectionism is Stealing Your Power

Perfectionism is Stealing Your Power

According to a new large scale meta-analysis of nearly 25,000 subjects perfectionism has increased substantially since 1990. And it’s affecting men and women equally. I read an article about the research in a recent article by one of the researchers, Simon...
Why I LOVE Canada’s New Food Guide

Why I LOVE Canada’s New Food Guide

Health Canada recently released their long awaited update to the Food Guide and I could not be more excited. Not only have they done away with confusing portions and servings (that no one can remember anyway), they’ve incorporated some of the very important...
The Practice of Being Present

The Practice of Being Present

I’ve got a few balls in the air at the moment. And they’re awesome, and exciting and I’m so seriously pumped about them all….but in all my excitement sometimes I can fail to stop and just be.   A dear friend lovingly called me on it the other...
Listen to Your Body – Honour Your Body

Listen to Your Body – Honour Your Body

When I teach fitness or coach clients I often encourage them to listen to their body. The other day a client said back to me – it’s telling me to eat ice cream when I get home from class. We chuckled. I knew she was saying it in jest (though frankly, if...