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Throwing stones and releasing the day

Throwing stones and releasing the day

Do you ever have one of those days you just need to "shake off?" Yup, me too. A few weeks ago I'd had one of those days, so I decided to do a little shake off the day, bump my endorphins pre-dinner stair workout. As I was headed out I asked the kids if they wanted to...

5 Strength Exercises to Help You Run Strong!

5 Strength Exercises to Help You Run Strong!

I firmly believe that ALL runners benefit from doing regular strength work. Before you freak out - this doesn't mean you need a gym membership OR a complicated program that takes you a lot of time! A simple program with basic total body strengthening is great! But...

Lessons from my Orchid

Lessons from my Orchid

What if we all need a “dormant period” in order to bloom? What if the “pandemic pause” is actually exactly what we needed to pause and take stock of our priorities. For me this pause has been incredibly powerful. Read on for more on why…and what’s shifting as I move forward.

Top 10 Tips for New Runners

Top 10 Tips for New Runners

You can run. Really, you can! When you’re first starting I know it can feel overwhelming. If you go to Google there is so much information, and it’s easy to get stuck in information overload or analysis paralysis and do nothing at all! So you don’t get stuck in either of these traps I’ve got my Top 10 Tips to help you ROCK your Run and have FUN!

Grace, Space + Permission Slips

Grace, Space + Permission Slips

In this world of highlight reels and high expectations there is a lot of “should-ing” going on. I “should” do this. I “should” have that. I “should” ______ (fill in the blank whatever you’re feeling guilt about). And it all adds up to a lot of pressure to do more, have more, and be more. Permission slips is a beautiful antidote to all this pressure. Learn more about this strategy and how to use it to take yourself out of the “should” pressure cooker and back into living life!

Breathe in Body Gratitude

Breathe in Body Gratitude

When’s the last time you thanked your body? Don’t feel bad if it’s been a while. You’re not alone! We live in a culture that colours our perspective to focus on what is wrong with our body. Tone this, shape this, fix this, tighten this, colour this, refine this, plump this…I could go on, but you get it. But here’s the thing. Your body. It does a lot of GOOD stuff! This blog is all about a simple practice I use to reconnect to the “good stuff” and find body gratitude.

Mango Coconut Sorbet

Mango Coconut Sorbet

Chase saw the idea for this on a kids cooking show called "Cooking with Amber" on Epic (kids reading website). He was so pumped to make it, how could I argue!? Ingredients: 5C frozen mango1 can of full fat coconut milk3/4C sugar (I thought this was too sweet, so I'd...

Super Vegan Tacos

Super Vegan Tacos

Super vegan and super tasting that should say! These tacos got a 4 thumbs up from the Goerzen clan. And I feel like that’s saying a lot given the base is refried beans!