goal setting

January 14, 2021

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 explain how […]
December 11, 2020

Lunch ideas for when you are in Zoom meetings all day

Recently, I spent the day in online appointments. My sessions were stacked back-to-back, starting at 7:30am. I ate breakfast, came to my office with a cup of coffee, a glass of water in hand and got started. By noon, I was ready for lunch but had nothing organized or prepared. […]
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 […]
January 9, 2020

What is your one word or phrase that captures your intention for 2020?

Happy 2020! While there is nothing magical about the start of a new year, many people find January is like a clean slate – a chance to reflect on where you are in your life and where you want to go. Choosing a word or phrase to anchor you into […]