How to Stay Healthy this Winter

This blog/video is inspired by chapter 7 in my book Stressed Self to Best Self™. I am going to focus on 5 powerful things to help you stay healthy this winter. The reason people get sick isn’t because of bacteria and viruses. We’re exposed to bugs all the time. Every time we use the door handle going into an office …

Hiking the Skyline Trail

The Skyline Trail is a hiking trail in Jasper National Park renowned for its beauty, it is commonly referred to as on of the 10 best hiking trips in the Canadian Rockies. It starts at Maligne Lake and progresses (predominantly above the tree-line) back over 3 passes and 50km towards the Jasper town-site. It is typically completed over 3 or …

Why Failure is a Good Thing

What do the Wright brothers, the creators of the Chicken Soup for the Soul books and Ellen DeGeneres all have in common? They all experienced failure on a grand scale before they achieved success! Not only that, it was their failures that played a key role in helping them be successful in their respective fields. While we were all taught …

Mindset in Business

How you approach your life and your business has a huge impact on the level of your health, happiness and success. This is also known as mindset, a word that’s used a lot in the business world. In this video episode of Your Best Self Minute, I examine the difference between being driven vs being inspired. While they may look …

Sleep Your Way to Health and Success

HOW TO USE THE POWER OF SLEEP FOR HEALTH AND SUCCESS Sleep is one of the most underrated and overlooked keys to health, happiness & success. I know I’ve been guilty of not giving sleep the attention it deserves. This edition of Your Best Self Minute is inspired by Chapter 4 in my book, Stressed Self to Best Self™: A …

Are You Firing Up More Than Your BBQ?

BBQ’d cheeseburger on a whole wheat bun, anyone? Maybe an ice cream sundae for dessert? Sounds like wonderful summer fare doesn’t it? Well, for those of us in the nutrition-know, we may be screaming, “Don’t do it!” While you might equate firing up the BBQ with yummy eats, what you may not know is that the grilled food you’re eating …

Protect Against Ticks in Alberta

What you should know to protect against Ticks in Alberta The incidence of ticks are rising in Alberta, but don’t let that spoil your fun outdoors this spring and summer. What you should know about Ticks and Lyme disease and how to protect yourself and your loved ones from the pesty critters while enjoying the outdoors. Ticks are parasites that …

How To Fuel Up for Long Term Success

Let’s face it. There are a ton of books out there, plus live and online courses, geared toward helping you achieve success. Whether it’s creating a successful business, happy relationships or your ideal bodymind health, there’s lots of information out there to help you attain your goals. However, what happens once you get there? We’ve all seen pro athletes reach …

How To Never Feel Rushed Again

Do you always feel like there’s never enough time? Are you always rushing through your day? Everyone is busy with career and family obligations. Even just the busyness of the day to day can get to you. This type of chronic stress really wreaks havoc on your health. Constantly feeling like there are never enough hours in the day can …

How Much Can Physical Fitness Improve Your Quality of Life?

As a multidisciplinary clinic our practitioners have a number of common threads in the recommendations for our patients. The most common one is physical fitness and we all practice what we preach in different ways. We have skiers, hikers, bikers, joggers, spinners, deep water runners, weight lifters, exercise video junkies as well Pilates devotees amongst us. We all acknowledge the …