7 Day Stressed Self to Best Self

Are you ready to join me for The 7 Day Stressed Self to Best Self™ Challenge? Although I’m calling it a “challenge”, I really want it to be an invitation for you to re-visit some old, plus create some new powerful habits that will help you be happier, healthier and more successful – in all areas of your life! When …

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 …

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 …

How to Harness the Power of Visualization

What do Olympic athletes, Tony Robbins, Oprah and astronauts have in common? They all use the power of visualization to achieve their goals! Visualization, also known as mental rehearsal or visual motor rehearsal, is a powerful tool that can really quantum leap you to where you want to be. It’s been used widely in sports psychology for decades as well …

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 …

Sitting is the New Smoking

Have you seen articles online saying sitting is the new smoking? Everyone is aware of the health risks of smoking such as cancer, heart attacks and stroke. Smoking can also cause emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and even low back pain. But did you know that sitting too much is also hazardous for your health? Research that came out in 2015 revealed …

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Remember the classic 80s Tina Turner song? “What’s love got to do with it? …What’s love but a sweet old fashioned notion.” Well it turns out that Tina was actually wrong about love, at least as far as heart health is concerned. Everyone knows that regular exercise, good nutrition and getting enough sleep are important for taking care of your …

Acupuncture Effective for Migraine Prophylaxis

Translation = acupuncture helps prevent migraines! According to a study that was published earlier this year in the JAMA internal Medicine (Journal of the American Medical Association) acupuncture is helpful in reducing migraine frequency, number of days with migraine and pain intensity. For anyone who has already tried acupuncture their response to the above would likely be “duh, tell me …