Tag: wellness

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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Five Easy Tips for Beating the Winter Blahs! #Bayer

| January 31, 2018 | 9 Comments
Five Easy Tips for Beating the Winter Blahs! #Bayer

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. With February just around the corner, and the excitement and buzz from the holiday season now long gone, it’s easy to start feeling the “Winter blahs” from our dreadful Canadian winters! All this snow, […]

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A Simplified Approach to Achieving Your Fitness Goals

| January 15, 2018 | 12 Comments
A Simplified Approach to Achieving Your Fitness Goals

A Simplified Approach to Achieving Your Fitness Goals Here we are, 2013, a brand new year. A time when we reflect on the past year and think about what we want for the year ahead. Some of you may set New Year’s resolutions while others might have given up on that a long time ago. […]

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Restore Balance this New Year with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/26

| December 28, 2017 | 49 Comments
Restore Balance this New Year with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/26

Restore Balance this New Year with DK Canada The New Year is all but here. The start of a new year signals a fresh start in our lives in one way or another.  I usually feel a little off balance at this time of the year and love looking for ways to gain some balance […]

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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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5 Easy Tips to Stay Healthy & Active this Holiday Season #Bayer

| December 11, 2017 | 8 Comments
5 Easy Tips to Stay Healthy & Active this Holiday Season #Bayer

Disclaimer: This post was sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. If you’re anything like me, trying to stay healthy can seem like such a chore during the holiday season with temptations seemingly looming around every corner! It’s so difficult to resist those seasonal […]

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Stay Active and Comfortable for the Holidays with Gaiam Canada #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide

| December 5, 2017 | 82 Comments
Stay Active and Comfortable for the Holidays with Gaiam Canada #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide

Stay Active and Comfortable for the Holidays with Gaiam Canada   Keeping fit and active during the holidays is a goal of mine this year. I am used to the warm weather, and the dropping temperatures make me feel less inspired to want to venture outside of my home to stay as active as I […]

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10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy

| November 15, 2017 | 16 Comments
10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy

      10 Ways to Stay Stress Free During Pregnancy Pregnancy can be very exciting – but for many women, it can also be stressful. Constant worrying can have an adverse effect on your health, and it can even cause behavioural issues and other problems for your baby after he or she arrives. While […]

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4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Back to School Germs!

| November 9, 2017 | 14 Comments
4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Back to School Germs!

4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Fall Germs!  The leaves are creating a colourful patch work blanket on the ground. The air is crisper. The kids are have their back to school routines down to a science. These are just a few tell-tale signs that fall is here to stay. You know what else happens during […]

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How to Train Yourself to Wake Up Early

| October 30, 2017 | 15 Comments
How to Train Yourself to Wake Up Early

    How to Train Yourself to Wake Up Early Genetically speaking, human beings are wired to get up as the sun rises, and to go to sleep as it sets beyond the horizon. However, because of a huge advancement in technology in just the last hundred and fifty years and of our modern, hectic […]

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Six Tips for Symptom Relief this Cold and Flu Season #Printable #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/24

| October 18, 2017 | 113 Comments
Six Tips for Symptom Relief this Cold and Flu Season #Printable #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/24

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.     Ah, Fall! Truly the perfect season for bundling up in sweaters, cozying up by the fireplace as a perfect escape from the cold, picking pumpkins and/or apples at your local farm, and…..achooooo! […]

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A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life

| October 9, 2017 | 19 Comments
A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life

A Dash of Sweetness To Your Life     So, how do we care for our whole selves when, as mothers, we lead busy, other-focused lives? We start, little by little, weaving true sweetness into our days. We choose to honour all the parts of ourselves with small tokens of acknowledgment. And the beautiful thing is, […]

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Breast Isn’t Always Best: A Breastfeeding Failure

| September 27, 2017 | 11 Comments
Breast Isn’t Always Best: A Breastfeeding Failure

  Breast Isn’t Always Best: A Breastfeeding Failure     Breastfeeding: Nature’s way of making you feel like a maternal failure. Since the dawn of time, women have produced life-sustaining nourishment for their babies. This nourishment helps a baby grow, creates a bond between mother and baby, alleviates financial stressors, and is said to have […]

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6 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginseng

| August 23, 2017 | 20 Comments
6 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginseng

    6 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginseng Whether you prefer Asian, American or Canadian ginseng, using it as part of your health regimen is beneficial to both your mind and body. These are just a few of the great health benefits of ginseng.             Helps Manage Diabetes Ginseng has been shown to lower fasting […]

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Setting Personal Boundaries

| May 10, 2017 | 22 Comments
Setting Personal Boundaries

Setting Personal Boundaries Within the context of my practice, many of my clients often have issues regarding personal boundaries and responsibility to others.  We are seeing more and more social media and reality shows which often encourages and entice people in accepting all sorts of behaviours from others.  I have personally seen this constant type […]

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5 Workout Essentials to Embrace Spring with Gaiam Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/02

| May 2, 2017 | 55 Comments
5 Workout Essentials to Embrace Spring with Gaiam Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/02

  5 Workout Essentials to Embrace Spring with Gaiam Canada! Spring is a time of renewal and regeneration. Some people choose to this season of change to physically improve themselves.  Gaiam Canada would like for you to embrace spring this year with a bevvy of products you can use to rejuvenate yourself and help you […]

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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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Ways to Stay Fit, Trim, and Healthy Over the Winter

| November 7, 2016 | 23 Comments
Ways to Stay Fit, Trim, and Healthy Over the Winter

  Ways to Stay Fit, Trim, and Healthy Over the Winter Fit, Trim, and Healthy. Though these three concepts are commonly related, they do not all describe the same experience. Those who are healthy are not always fit or trim. Those who are trim are not always healthy. Not all of us want to be […]

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4 Tips to Help Manage Menopause #AchieveComfort

| October 26, 2016 | 9 Comments
4 Tips to Help Manage Menopause #AchieveComfort

Menopause. It is a transition women go through that signals change in our lives. Some of its symptoms are more unbearable than others. Need a few ways to help get through this time of your life? Here are four tips that will help you manage menopause. Working it out     Keeping your body physically […]

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Look & Feel Good with Gaiam Pro Apparel! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/11

| October 6, 2016 | 52 Comments
Look & Feel Good with Gaiam Pro Apparel! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/11

  I made a vow to myself to start getting in shape to make me into a better me this year. One of the methods I am using to achieve this goal is by becoming more active by doing yoga.  I realized that having clothing that fit well make all the difference in how well […]

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Feel More at Home with Dyson! #Contest #DysonHumidifier ~ CAN 10/28

| September 29, 2016 | 174 Comments
Feel More at Home with Dyson! #Contest #DysonHumidifier ~ CAN 10/28

THE CONTEST HAS NOW ENDED! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT HAS PARTICIPATED!   Fall is here, and the temperature is beginning to drop. Soon, we will be turning on the heat to keep is warm cozy and at home. This creates dry air that can cause issues such as dehydrating skin and increase the chance […]

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4 Fabulous Benefits of Owning a Dyson Humidifier! #DysonHumidifier

| September 21, 2016 | 13 Comments
4 Fabulous Benefits of Owning a Dyson Humidifier! #DysonHumidifier

The dog days of summer have passed us, ushering in cooler days with dryer air for us to experience. The cold and flu season is also on its way. Now that all three of my kids are in school, there is the chance that more sick days will be had in or home. For days […]

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2 Radiant Oral Healthcare Products to Add to Your Regime! #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 09 /30

| August 31, 2016 | 61 Comments
2 Radiant Oral Healthcare Products to Add to Your Regime! #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 09 /30

  Brush. Floss. Smile. This is the pattern many Canadians use in order to look after their oral healthcare and hygiene. Arm and Hammer™ Dental knows the importance of this daily routine, and wondered what Canadians thought about caring for their mouth, teeth, and gums, and commissioned a study to find out how Canadians think […]

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