SelfCare Sunday – A Walk in the Woods
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SelfCare Sunday – A Walk in the Woods

For many folks, including the family I was raised in, Sundays are a traditional time of rest and reflection.  I wanted to incorporate this tradition into my busy modern life by aligning my self-care and spiritual practices on Sundays.  In my ongoing struggles with mental health & recovery (anxiety, depression, OCD, post-concussion syndrome) I have learned … Continue reading

Fitness Friday – Exercising with IBD or GI challenges
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Fitness Friday – Exercising with IBD or GI challenges

Over the last few years I’ve been developing ever-worsening symptoms of a gastrointestinal (GI) disorder.  About 18 months ago I was given a preliminary diagnosis of irritable bowel disease (IBD) and over the last number of months I’ve been working through a number of elimination diets as well as the diagnostic process for Crohn’s disease. … Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday – Healthy Holiday Goals
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Wellness Wednesday – Healthy Holiday Goals

  As I briefly touched on yesterday: I’ve been doing yoga daily at Karma Teachers yoga collective in the downtown eastside, where there truly is a Karma Revolution happening!  This is hands down the most welcoming, loving and genuinely special yoga space I have ever been in and one of the most incredible communities I’ve … Continue reading

Wellness Wednesday
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Wellness Wednesday

A few weeks ago, I introduced some of my wellness goals, including my mantra for recovery which is: EAT SLEEP BREATHE!  Working on the ‘eat’ component lately, I’ve been asking my friends for basic, healthy, easy and affordable recipe suggestions. Tawnya‘s suggestion was less of a recipe and more of a statement: “Breakfast for dinner? Eggs, toast, … Continue reading