Weekend Routine – How Do I Avoid Sabotaging My Progress?

It’s the weekend! One of the most common issues with women I talk to is how to manage the weekend so that any progress through out the week isn’t sabotaged. The weekend can be a great break from your every day routine, but if maintaining your health is your goal, then it’s important to stick … Continued

10 Ways to De-Stress

Stress! What’s it doing to you? How can you de-stress? Cortisol the ‘belly fat storing hormone’ is increased when you’re under stress. I’m sure increased belly fat is NOT a useful way to handle stress for you as it once was. In the caveman days, increased belly fat was a survival mechanism because back then, … Continued

Is it Really Menopause?

Many times menopausal symptoms are confused with symptoms of other health issues. The good news is that you can ‘fix’ these issues and end some of the suffering! Insulin resistance Many women are suffering needlessly because a lot of menopausal symptoms are actually confused with insulin resistance. What is insulin? Insulin is a hormone produced … Continued

TOP Tips for Better Sleep

Getting the rest you need isn’t always easy. Sometimes your hormones make it difficult to get the shut eye required for your body to recover so you feel energized and ready to face your day. While you may not be in control of some of your age related hormone shifts that interrupt sleep, there are … Continued

Menopause or Thyroid Issues?

Many times women think they are suffering from ‘menopause symptoms’ when in fact they have thyroid issues. How do you know if your thyroid is working optimally? Can your doctor help? If you go to your own doctor, often times your doctor will tell you that your levels are ‘normal’ based on the testing that … Continued

How to Look 10 Years Younger

Want to look 10 years younger? Me too! I’ve got some surprising anti aging tips for you… You are stronger and more beautiful that you think. Be kind to yourself and get in the habit of finding something POSITIVE to say to yourself when you look in the mirror rather than finding any flaws.   … Continued

Lose Your Menopause Belly – Book Launch Party

It almost didn’t happen… Calgary is known for it’s crazy weather. The day before my book launch party, we enjoyed 25C and it was blue skies and sunshine. The day of the event, temperatures plummeted and it started to snow and blow. In the midst of a spring sleet/snow storm, I prepared for my first … Continued

Are My Abs Even Working??

If you feel like you’re doing everything right, you’re exercising, doing ‘ab moves’ and NOTHING is happening to your belly, you might just not be contracting your belly at all… If you’ve had any abdominal surgery or trauma, your ‘transverse abdominus’ may not be firing. This is one of the four abdominal muscles and it’s … Continued

Lose Your Menopause Belly

I had the good fortune to be interviewed by Mike Koenigs for ‘The Mike Koenigs Show’, take a look: Mike: Tell me what got you started and why you do what you do? Me: We have a real problem.The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data found that: 68.1% of women ages 40-59 were classified … Continued

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