I’ve subscribed to Ramit Sethi for a while now and have been following his work. I like his honesty and punchy emails. Today’s email was “10 extravagances people pay for.” He had asked his readers to submit their answers to this question with an explanation. There was one in particular I LOVED that made me… Read More Organic Stores are a Better Deal Than Big Box Stores in Some Ways. You Just Have to Think Differently.
I’ve been on a pretty major health / lifestyle overhaul the past few years and it has been the most fascinating (and challenging) growth experience. Last summer, I rejoined Weight Watchers. I’ve had success on it before and it’s a short, beautiful walk from my house. The ritual of the weekly weigh in, the outstanding… Read More How to Handle Food Saboteurs and People Who Don’t Support Your Lifestyle Change
Three days ago I had one of the most important surgeries of my life! A long-awaited breast reduction surgery. Before I get into what the surgery was like, in my next post, I wanted to share the background on my “why.” Having breast reduction surgery isn’t the end point of a long, tumultous journey with… Read More Growing up With Big Ol Boobs and My Decision to Have Breast Reduction Surgery.
On my last blog post, I began to talk about the journey I have taken on my third maternity leave to rebuild my body. One of the first things that I did was take stock of my body. I talked about free writing, or journalling, to understand not only your areas of discomfort and pain, but also… Read More Fixing my Body After 3 Babies – Pelvic Floor Physio, Mindsets and Empowerment.
You may be familiar with professional coaching, which has been well established for some time now in the executive and leadership space. Coaching standards are high and we have an international body to regulate the quality, ethics, and professional standard of coaching (as well as coach training programs.) I myself am a professional coach and… Read More An Explanation of Health Coaching – Repairing my Body After Three Babies (Part 1)
In my final weeks of maternity leave I have been making sure to focus on some “me” time and schedule some really lovely days while the older kids are in dayhome. As I write this I have a sleepy 3 year old on one arm and a baby army crawling across the rug toward my… Read More First Time Mountain Biking in West Bragg Creek x How to Climb Out of a Funk.
Early motherhood is busy. There is a hell of a lot of stuff to do on the surface, and in the day-to-day. I said to my husband the other day that just managing the clothing (washing, putting away, picking up) of two toddlers and a baby is fully a part-time job that takes up at… Read More On Figuring out What Your Greater Purpose is, or Finding the Meaning of Your Life.