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Anti-Diet is NOT Anti-Nutrition

Anti-Diet is NOT Anti-Nutrition

One of the biggest misconceptions I hear from people around Intuitive Eating is that it's a "junk food free-for-all" (aka Anti-Nutrition). The concern is usually phrased something like this: "If I give myself permission to eat any food I want...I'll just eat...all the...

Walking is Awesome – and so are you!

Walking is Awesome – and so are you!

Several times in the last week I’ve had clients say to me (in various forms), “I just can’t seem to get out for a run or do a workout…so I’ve just been walking.”
This is usually said with a tone of guilt and an air of “not-enough-ness” that breaks my heart. My response is always … “Don’t just yourself! Walking is awesome! It’s more than enough and for many reasons it may be perfect form of movement right now! But most importantly you’re moving your body – and that’s what counts!”

Be Healthy on Your Terms in 2021

Be Healthy on Your Terms in 2021

It's already begun. My news feed is already populating with sponsored posts telling me it's time to "get healthy." That it's time to "lose that COVID/ Christmas bulge" and get "on track." The core message: my body is not ok as it is. To be honest, the core message...

A Guilt-Free Holiday (my holiday gift to you)

A Guilt-Free Holiday (my holiday gift to you)

I've got a really important holiday message for you. It has the potential to totally shift how you view the next few weeks of your life (possibly longer). And massively increase the joy you experience. Who doesn't need a bit more joy right now?! Am I right?! This is...

COVID-friendly holiday ideas

COVID-friendly holiday ideas

I want to just acknowledge that in BC (and across the country) it's becoming abundantly clear that this holiday season won't be the same. And that's tough. Really tough. And while the optimist in me wants to say, hey, but look at all the things we CAN do, first I want...

My Top 10 Body Positive Health + Fitness Books

My Top 10 Body Positive Health + Fitness Books

I love to read books! Especially health and fitness books. But I also get that not every book is for every body. My goal in offering this list is to give you the broad overview of my top picks so I might help you pick the book that would best serve and support you...

Break the Rules, find freedom.

Break the Rules, find freedom.

There's a story making it's rounds on Facebook that really spoke to me (and a lot of others). Here's the gist: In a counselling session a patient is relaying to their counsellor that they're struggling. And the counsellor asks, "What are you struggling with?" Through...