Motivation, Habits & Lifestyle Change

Motivation, habits, lifestyle change

March 25, 2021

Motivation tips to help you do things you know you “need” to do but don’t want to do or never feel like doing: how to achieve your goals

We all have things that we know we “need” to do, but never can quite find the right time, energy or motivation to do them. For some of us, that might be going for a walk even though it is cool or rainy outside. For others, it is creating some […]
March 1, 2021

How this midlife dietitian can help you find your healthy in midlife #FindYourHealthy

In midlife, you’ve tried various food and nutrition approaches over the years. Some worked, for a time, others didn’t. What is good for others may not be “good for you”. Now what? In midlife, it’s time to find your healthy. This year’s Nutrition Month theme is Good for you: Dietitians […]
January 14, 2021

Motivation tip: Thinking differently about your diet, nutrition and lifestyle goals will help you be more successful

After the year we all had in 2020, many of us have turned out attention to thinking about our future and how we want 2021 to be different. I’d like to help you be successful with your goals for this new year. In this post, I want to share motivational […]
November 27, 2020

Basic self-care strategies to help you get through the Covid-holiday season + contest

After this week’s announcement in Alberta about further lockdown, I am feeling empty and lost for inspiration. We’re all living through a tornado of polarized opinions. The tension is thick. And during a season where we naturally gravitate toward each other, we are unable to do something as simple as […]
June 1, 2020

How to get back up after you have fallen: A summary of Dr Robyn Hanley Defoe’s webinar from the Dietitians of Canada National Conference held virtually

“We can do hard things… The practice of continuing to push forward, even when it is hard, is a choice…The difference between those who can keep getting up after adversity and those who struggle with it is knowing how to draw on this resource (resiliency) in times of need…” Dr […]
January 27, 2020

Are you setting the wrong kind of goal?

If you think you need more self-discipline in your eating and lifestyle, then you are probably setting the wrong goal! Most of us set what are called “should goals” – I should eat more salads, I should go to bed earlier, I should drink less, I should snack less, I […]