fbpx
Intuitive Movement and Goals: can they co-exist?

Intuitive Movement and Goals: can they co-exist?

Can you be goal driven and still practice Intuitive Movement? The short answer is YES! Absolutely. As long as you pursue goals with body respect at the forefront, they can be a great source of inspiration. And also, it's complicated. Why so complicated?! Because so...

Bring Joy, Move More!

Bring Joy, Move More!

I know, right now isn’t a particularly “joyful” time for a lot of people. I feel it too. This is tough. But here’s what I know, when I find the joy, I’m more inspired to move. And when I’m inspired to move, I feel more joy. It’s a beautiful cyclical relationship.

Unexpected Lessons from Wild Swimming

Unexpected Lessons from Wild Swimming

When I joined my friend Dee in November for a hike and dip in Departure Bay, I had no idea it would be anything more than just something fun to do with my friend. Little did I know it would become the start of a really empowering ritual that has been a godsend to me...

What Cultural Norms are you Normalizing?

What Cultural Norms are you Normalizing?

As you know, I'm passionate about helping women have a healthy relationship with their body. Through the work I do as a coach, I have the distinct opportunity to encourage women to stop, reflect and consider whether their priorities, values and beliefs around their...

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!”