“Eat food. Not too much. Mainly plants.”
— Michael PollanRead More
My challenge to you here is to celebrate the change of seasons by trying something new. It doesn’t have to be earth-shattering — just pick a place to start and give it a go! The suggestions provided are fun, quick, and simple. The idea is to start small, gain some momentum, and build up to bigger and better challenges. My hope is that you’ll push outside your comfort zones, have fun, face your fears, get healthier, learn a little, and embrace the personal growth that results.Read More
Instead of “eliminating” the foods we love, it can be fun to play around with some healthy & tasty alternatives.
For for my first healthy swap post, I thought I’d look at alternatives to white rice.Read More
One thing I noticed after posting my last Fave Five was that all three of the featured recipes were chocolatey! Now perhaps that's not surprising given that it was written over the Christmas holidays, but I figure a little green action might be in order for January. Check out this post for some tips on eating, drinking, and living “green”!Read More
Happy January! Hope you enjoyed the holidays and have had a good start to the New Year. This Fave Five email is all about setting goals, realizing our dreams, and living with purpose and intention for the coming year and beyond.
“You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream.” - C.S. LewisRead More
This email is all about connections. And by this, I mean real life connections.
As many of you know, I spend a lot of time on social media. In fact, at times, I have been guilty of allowing it to have a negative impact on both my sense of self-worth and my family life. In this, I know I’m not alone. Periodically, it’s important that we take a step back and take stock of where we’re at — to make sure we’re engaging in social media with what Dr. Sherry Turkle calls “a spirit of self-reflection”. Because we all want digital technology to enhance our lives, not limit them.Read More
This is the first “Fave Five” Sunshine email. In these emails, I share five of my current favourite things with you — from life hacks, recipes, podcasts, exercises, quotes and medical facts to the questions & concepts I’m pondering and am truly excited to talk about. They are typically centred around one main theme, with the focus here being motivation.Read More
Vitamin D is essential for bone health and osteoporosis prevention. There is emerging evidence that it also has an important role in mental health and helps to protect against numerous illnesses and infections including influenza, asthma, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and cancer.Read More