Hard-wired for Health

Why am I so WIRED today?  Well, it wasn’t from too much coffee. It definitely wasn’t from energy drinks (NEVER!!!!). It wasn’t even from a rush of adrenaline…  It was in fact, literally being wired-up to check my heart health!

This wasn’t the topic I was going to write about this week, but after I left my doctor’s office today I was thinking about how often I’ve seen posts & articles about how women often miss the signs of serious health issues.  I’m not gonna lie… I’ve pulled the old “oh, I’m sure it’s nothing,” or “it will pass,” routine more than once in my lifetime. Continue reading “Hard-wired for Health”

It’s Not as Simple as just “Good” & “Bad” 5 Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead


Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderlining obsession) about cholesterol, right?


Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Continue reading “It’s Not as Simple as just “Good” & “Bad” 5 Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead”

How I Found Yoga & 10 Great Benefits

Yoga found me the summer I turned 9… it was a rainy, cool summer on the west coast and I was getting bored.  Back then, “kids” TV shows were only on after school and on Saturday mornings (seriously!).  Tired of reading, friends away on vacation, I turned on the TV without much hope and started switching through the channels. I stopped on a show where a sweet, soft-spoken woman named Kareen was instructing viewers how to do a breathing technique – it was like nothing I’d seen before!  I kept watching, then I started trying to do it myself, and after a summertime of doing Kareen’s Yoga I was hooked (as weird as that was for a 9 year-old kid in suburban Victoria) – I FELL IN LOVE WITH YOGA! Continue reading “How I Found Yoga & 10 Great Benefits”

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