Tag: stress

5 Tips to Relieving Anxiety

| May 21, 2018 | 4 Comments
5 Tips to Relieving Anxiety

Did you know that up to 70 percent of adults in the Canada acknowledge that they experience bouts of anxiety on a frequent basis? The truth is that anxiety is a common experience for a significant number of people. Anxiety typically makes you feel like you are stuck and have no idea how to feel […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Your Post-Pregnancy Body

| February 20, 2018 | 7 Comments
5 Things You Need to Know About Your Post-Pregnancy Body

5 Things You Need to Know About Your Post-Pregnancy Body A woman’s body is designed for pregnancy and birthing, right? So why do so many mommas tell me their backs hurt, their knees are shot, their stomachs are full of stretch marks, they’ve had c-sections and episiotomies, and they can’t stand their mummy tummies and uncontrollably […]

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7 Simple Strategies to Help You Reduce Christmas Stress

| December 12, 2017 | 24 Comments
7 Simple Strategies to Help You Reduce Christmas Stress

    7 Simple Strategies to Help You Reduce Christmas Stress Did you catch yourself cursing at the driver who just snagged the parking spot you’ve been waiting patiently for? Are you impatient with your kids? Your spouse?    Are you completely overwhelmed trying to make Christmas a memorable and magical moment for your loved […]

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How Stress Can Show Up In Your Life  

| March 16, 2017 | 22 Comments
How Stress Can Show Up In Your Life   

Let’s face it, our mommy lives can get pretty darn hectic, which can make us quite stressed out. Some amounts of stress can be healthy, but when we are stressed out for long periods of time, our body will start showing signs that we need to slow down, take a deep breath (or two) and […]

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May Your Days Be Merry and Bright And a Macaccino Recipe

| November 25, 2016 | 22 Comments
May Your Days Be Merry and Bright And a Macaccino Recipe

  It is all too easy to truly miss enjoying the magic of Christmas. Everything leads up to that one special day, and within the blink of an eye, it is vanished until next year. All the stress over shopping, cooking, receiving guests, card sending, fending off a seasonal cold, can propel us into a […]

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Staying Calm in the Midst of Kid Chaos

| August 29, 2016 | 6 Comments
Staying Calm in the Midst of Kid Chaos

    Staying Calm in the Midst of Kid Chaos For most moms, life is hectic. Shuffling kids today care, school, sports; running to the grocery store; making breakfast, lunch, and dinner; not to mention making a living. Stress abounds, and it is very difficult to keep your cool when your daughter is crying because […]

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12 Tips to Improve Your Sleep and Prevent Adrenal Fatigue

12 Tips to Improve Your Sleep and Prevent Adrenal Fatigue

What is stress? Any life change, whether positive or negative is a stress on the body.  The adrenal glands which sit on top of the kidneys pump out cortisol, also known as adrenaline, in response to stress. Normally cortisol is higher in the morning and lower at night.  It peaks in response to stress to […]

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The Big Move…

| November 20, 2013 | 5 Comments
The Big Move…

So a few months ago, I got the bug to snoop around for better houses. Now there was nothing wrong with the house we were in if you like a shared hallway with noisy, pot smoking neighbours. It was high time we look for somewhere else. I had my eye on a certain area for a […]

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Just Call Me Gumby Momma!

| October 23, 2013 | 10 Comments
Just Call Me Gumby Momma!

There are few things I know for sure, and one is as our family grows the need for flexibility has become essential to our survival and necessary to thrive. I like tidy. I love organization.  Family with young children is naturally neither. We had the pleasure of spending some time with family in the Maritimes […]

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How to Lose Weight Without Exercising~ Tuesday Tips

| April 16, 2013 | 5 Comments
How to Lose Weight Without Exercising~ Tuesday Tips

How is it possible to lose your post-baby belly when there’s no time (or willpower) to exercise? After months of trying then giving up, I accidentally stumbled upon the solution… work/life stress. I’ve lost 6 pounds since returning to work over 8 months ago. But first, a disclaimer. We all know that the best weight loss […]

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A Circus Act at its best – The joys of work life balance!

| April 3, 2013 | 4 Comments
A Circus Act at its best – The joys of work life balance!

Work life balance has such a lovely ring. As a full-time Mom, with a slice of small business on the side, it certainly is what I strive for, but let’s face it, if you’re striving you can bet it doesn’t necessarily come easy. Things were different when I was paid by the hour. The position […]

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