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I became a marriage counsellor between my body and brain

There was a time I dreaded going out. I would do anything I could to come up with a reason to avoid it. Every time I went out I had to deal with the anxiety of not knowing how my guts would behave. It was a bad relationship I had with my body. I have […]

Why kids need to learn to cook (PSA from a junior high kid)

I have a guest blogger today! My son, Liam. He wrote a mini essay/speech for school on the importance of kids learning how to cook. He did really well on the project and so I asked him if he’d like to turn it into a blog. So here it is, his very first blog on […]

The downside to a break. What it can do to your path in life and purpose.

It’s always a good thing to take time off and relax, but what happens when there’s too much relaxing? If you’re one of the lucky ones you are able to take time off for Christmas or even get a vacation for more than two weeks out of the year. I am grateful to be one […]

Creating Calm During Chaos

I had a wee bit of a meltdown. The plastic food containers in the cupboard would not cooperate. I was upset because once again, the kids had simply jammed the containers in the cupboard. Just heaved in there because I asked for the dishes to be put away. I fix that particular cupboard every week. […]

Strawberry Protein Yogurt Pops

I love summer. I’d be happy if it was summer every day. No snow, no ice, no biting winds. But, I live in Alberta. Don’t get me wrong, I adore living here, but for me, summer is what makes it such a beautiful place. Besides the glorious long nights, the hot-but-not-too-hot temperatures, the sun, the […]

The biggest mistake when doing a cleanse

Have you ever done a detox? I’m talking about the kind that resets the body, aids in getting rid of toxins, or helps with weight loss. Presuming you’ve chosen to do a gentle program to help break unhealthy patterns, do you know what the most important part of a cleanse is? What is the most […]

The fastest way to calm down so you don’t lose your sh*t

  As I write this, I’m sitting stranded in my car. I’m not a car person. I have no idea why it’s not going. I turn the key and no vroom vroom happens. Of course things like this only happen when you are on your own, or it’s damn cold outside. Thankfully it’s a beautiful […]