Cooking with Vegetables & Healthy Recipes

A couple of years ago, I really got into cooking. I made it a weekly thing. It was my date night with myself and I looked forward to it every week. Once a month, I would stop by the liquor store and buy a few bottles of wine. I used to work in a liquor…

Inner Reflection and Harmony

As some of you know, in my day job, we work with Indigenous Elders. There are days when I feel truly blessed to have this job. I have learned so much about myself since I started working here. I feel like a completely different person compared to what I was three years ago. I’m more…

Fitness: The importance of sleep – and tips to help you rest well

Regulating sleep schedules without the use of medicine or supplements Sleep plays a vital role in our overall health. Not only is sleep crucial for daily life, but it is also an important part of weight loss and fitness. In continuation of my fitness challenge theme; and this week’s goal to improve my sleep habits,…

Fitness Challenge: Week 2 Goals

It’s Sunday morning and I’m awake much earlier than normal. I’m a night owl which means I’m accustomed to keeping some pretty weird hours. I really hate that I get up in the morning with just enough time to get ready for work and head out the door with just enough time to get to…

Fitness: Measure your weight loss – sans scale

Well, that was a huge disappointment. I finally bit the bullet today purchased a replacement battery for my Weight Watchers scale. I’m inclined to think that the scale is not accurate. I know I’ve lost weight. I can feel it in my clothes. I know my bath towel feels a lot bigger around my hips….