More Eating Myself Crazy Recipes

It has been two years since my release of Eating Myself Crazy and readers have been asking when I am going to publish a cookbook. They are hungry for more recipes! Well sadly I won’t be working on a cookbook anytime soon. But the good news is that I will give you a couple staple […]

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Women Inspiring Women

This past week had me engaged and attending events that celebrated women and the contributions they made to our community and, ultimately, to our society. I was very fortunate (and grateful) to be recognized as someone who makes a difference in other people’s lives at the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards this week. Now I […]

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4 Pressures Putting Kids in Crisis

Adults may think that teens today have little reason to complain as they seem to have everything they want or need. The truth is, teens may actually have it harder as current societal expectations, cultural trends, modern technology and mixed messaging are putting our youth under tremendous pressure. They are at a higher risk of […]

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Dying With Dignity Shouldn’t Be A Lot to Ask For

This past long weekend had me thinking about the End-of-Life-Care Bill (Bill 52) that was passed last year in Quebec and hoping that other provinces will consider following suit. I would never have even given it a second thought if it wasn’t for seeing my own father’s declining health and witnessing my husband’s father and […]

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How 7 Habits Improved My Life

I stumbled across a blog on Mom.me called ‘7 Habits of Happy Women’. After reading it I have to agree that these habits do help promote happiness. I had learned to practice these seven habits on a regular basis. They have attributed to a fuller, happier and more satisfying life. This is how I feel I […]

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How Justin Bieber Can Turn His Life Around

I know what you are thinking…why in the world would I be writing about JUSTIN BIEBER?? I ask you to hear me out as it does tie into the topic of healthy adolescent development and behavior and the importance of role models and supportive networks. I just recently watched the Roast of Justin Bieber and […]

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Are You Suffering From Adrenal Fatigue?

Are you one of the thousands of people who have gone to a doctor with lackluster energy, low moods, and chronic ailments only to be passed off as mildly depressed and prescribed medications? Have these medications only made you feel slightly better? There are many people frustrated because they can’t pin down why they are […]

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Perfectionism: A Recipe for Teen Burnout

This past week I had the pleasure of speaking to a few Grade 6, 7 and 8 classrooms about the new world they are currently entering – adolescence. I had just released a new book called Am I The Only One? Struggling Being A Teen and wanted to share with teens in an informal presentation […]

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The Modern Woman’s Dilemma

International Women’s Day is a day where we celebrate and reflect the contributions women have made globally since time immemorial.   It is also an opportunity to acknowledge where improvements need to be made. In North America women are moving towards equal opportunities in regards to employment and careers, however, it seems to come with another […]

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