Exercise with a New Born

By | January 22nd, 2017|Exercise, Health|

Exercise with a New Born As an expecting parent, a question that has been raised in our house lately, is how are we going to exercise with a new born? Being a health professional, you would expect that I am an active person.  Currently, my weekly exercise consists of a combination of gym, running and [...]

New Year’s Resolutions

By | December 31st, 2016|Health, Mindset|

New Year’s resolutions As 2016 ends, the new year begins tomorrow.  There will be many making a new round of New Year’s resolutions.   I know I did not achieve all my health and fitness goals for the year, so how about you? Are you already thinking about your 2017 New Year’s resolutions?  What is going [...]

What is best? Health or well-being?

By | February 18th, 2016|Health|

Health or well-being? Health and well-being are combined frequently to be one topic.  Being separate terms should we be striving for health or wellbeing?  So lets look at each of these terms to see which one is better and which ne we should be aiming for. Health Health is defined in the dictionary are WHO [...]

Detox Myth

By | January 31st, 2016|Diet, Health, Myths|

Detox Myth Have you done your post Christmas detox? A detox is promoted as an antidote for our over indulgences over the holiday period.  In our quick fix society, a detox seems like a great way to undo these over indulgences.   Since the start of the new year I’ve been seeing various articles such as [...]

Improving Willpower

By | January 11th, 2015|Diet, Exercise, Health, Mindset|

Willpower As another year starts, you like many, may have already made your new year’s resolutions for your health and well-being. Unlike last year, you are really determined and this year is going to be different! Unfortunately, your willpower is already being tested and you are not even close to achieving your goal. Why does [...]

Creating Small Wins

By | June 5th, 2014|Diet, Exercise, Health, Mindset|

Creating Small Wins How do you eat an elephant?  One small bit at a time.  Just like eating an elephant, tackling big health and wellness goals can be approached the same way by creating small wins.  When attempting to achieve any health and fitness goal most people want to get it down ASAP.  The unfortunate [...]

Physical Challenges

By | May 29th, 2014|Exercise, Health|

Physical Challenges I'd just been for an easy walk and had stopped at a bench next to the beach to have a stretch.  Down the beach was a boot camp, and the trainer had the participants pouring buckets of water over their heads.  I could not help but have a laugh to myself!  At first [...]

Self Talk and Health

By | May 1st, 2014|Health, Mindset, Weight Management|

Self Talk and Health "No matter what I do, I cannot lose weight." "I've tried every diet but nothing seems to work for me." "I don't have time to exercise." These are amongst many others phrases I hear over and over when talking to people about improving their health.  I do not hear many positive [...]