I am on a mission to empower YOU to live fully and enjoy a healthy, active, abundant and resilient life!

We try to stay healthy as we age - what goes wrong? healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free Nov 28, 2021

I’ve been writing for a while now about topics and ideas that I’m passionate about, and they all basically boil down to the health of our bodies and minds.

  • How can we be healthy despite our modern lifestyles?
  • How can we be resilient?
  • What can we do to “turn back the clock on...
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Will you eat your way through the stress of the holidays? healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation real food resilience stress-free sugarfree Nov 21, 2021

If you’ve done any shopping recently or strolled down the business district wherever you live, you know that the “holiday season” is upon us.  Stores are selling “must have” gifts and festive decor items, holiday music is playing, children are SO excited as they...

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Now that Fall is upon us ... healthy eating healthy living meditation morning practice phoenix rising yoga therapy resilience stress-free Oct 18, 2021

It’s the week after Thanksgiving here in Canada, and Fall has definitely arrived.  The leaves are turning and the night-time temps are dipping down, flirting with the frost that will finish off the remaining summer plants and flowers.  Time to harvest the herbs still out on my...

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7 Strategies to Enhance Your Natural Immunity healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation morning practice phoenix rising yoga therapy real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Sep 26, 2021

Part A - But first of all - what is Immunity?

The human body is a marvellously complex, biochemical system that evolved over the past 200,000 years or so.  It is an organism that relies on homeostasis, which is a self-regulating process by which each of the biological systems maintain...

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Small Habits, Big Results! healthy eating healthy living meditation phoenix rising yoga therapy real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Sep 13, 2021

I’ve been writing for a few weeks now on some of the food and lifestyle habits and practices we can all follow to create a more resilient life - full of health, vitality, energy, adventure, connection -- all the things that can become more elusive as we age.

But how do we make those healthy...

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The Microbiome-Gut-Brain Axis: What you need to know for brain, gut and overall health healthy eating healthy living meditation morning practice phoenix rising yoga therapy real food resilience stress-free sugarfree Sep 05, 2021

Until recently, we didn’t know how much our gut and brain interacted. Some people thought that our brains (that tissue between our ears) controlled everything we did, consciously and subconsciously.

They were wrong!

Some of us have a sense that there is a connection between gut and brain...

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Fight the one-two punch of inflammation and aging - Inflammaging! healthy eating healthy living meditation morning practice real food resilience sleep sugarfree Aug 29, 2021

Imagine yourself 10 or 20 years from today. How do you feel? Is your life happier, healthier and more fulfilling than ever? What personal goals have you reached? How many lives have you touched? Perhaps you’ve been able to spend more time with friends and family? Maybe you’ve finally...

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Top Twenty Proven Sleep Strategies for Better Health and Resilience (Sleep, Part 2) healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation real food resilience sleep sugarfree Aug 22, 2021

 

Did you miss Part 1? Check it out here!

 

The one thing you may be missing in your daily routine for greater health and wellness is restful, restorative, resilient SLEEP!

More and more research shows that sleep is the one thing that can help you feel better, get better, and stay...

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Chronic Stress - Is this the New Normal? meditation morning practice phoenix rising yoga therapy real food resilience sugarfree Aug 01, 2021

STRESS. You can’t avoid it these days - it literally surrounds us in everyday life and virtually no one is immune to it. However, a little bit of stress is actually a good thing!  It keeps us, and our neurological systems, on our toes. 

And the Buddha believed that being stressed,...

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Introducing Radical Resilience! healthy eating meditation morning practice real food resilience sugarfree Jul 19, 2021

~ A weekly natural health and wellness blog of powerful habits, practices and ways of being that will strengthen your body, mind & spirit to take control and create resilience!

As we age, we may be finding that we, and our friends and family, are being affected by debilitating conditions like...

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7 Ways to Set Up Your Day With a Great Morning Practice! healthy eating healthy recipes meditation morning practice real food resilience Jan 26, 2021

No-one really likes to drag themselves out of bed and straight to the coffee machine to wake themselves up for their day, but that’s what many of us need to do to get going in the morning.

Rather than coffee or other stimulants, why not begin with some cleansing thoughts and habits that...

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