Hack to Stop Overeating

Did you know that it takes 20 min for your belly to tell your brain that it’s full? An easy hack to get in tune with your body then is to simply SLOW DOWN when you’re eating. Sometimes you may overeat just because you’ve taken in too much food in too short a time. You’re … Continued

Menopause Motivation Hack

Change happens when you feel good. Celebrate. Find all the small wins along the way. And celebrate often. Menopause offers all kinds of challenges… But you’re more likely to stay motivated & keep going when you’re feeling good about the process. Happy to help! If menopause has got you down, let’s talk about small changes … Continued

Cravings Got You Like…

Do you have voices in your head too? The best way to combat them is to avoid starvation diets in the first place. Getting too hungry leads to binge eating. If that voice keeps tempting you, take 5 minutes. Sometimes you’re not even hungry. Often you may eat because you’re angry, lonely, tired or stressed. … Continued

Tip to Reaching Your Fitness Goal

Feeling frustrated that you haven’t achieved your fitness goals? Instead of focusing on where you want to be… Focus on the baby steps each day to get there. Get a coach to guide you. And you’ll achieve more than you can imagine. I can help! (Just like my awesome physiotherapist, Juhi, helped me!). Even tho … Continued

Lesson From My Hospital Bed

I just had hip replacement surgery & it got me thinking… Are you putting off self care? Like eating well or exercising? I can tell you that I’m grateful for my healthy lifestyle (even tho i wore out my hips from lots of movement) Because recovery is going to be a breeze. You never think … Continued

Hack to Overcome Temptation

Try this strategy when temptation hits. What’s YOUR best strategy to overcome temptation from your guilty pleasure? If you need more support or tips to overcome your guilty pleasures where health/fitness are concerned, let me help. Let’s talk: https://tinyurl.com/talktoshawna

Trick to Overcome Temptation

Temptation is the universe’s way of helping you make a better choice. Putting some time & space between you & your choice helps you act with more intention. Every time you make a healthy choice, it makes dealing with temptation a little easier the next time… Build up your wins! If you need more support … Continued

Tough Love Weight Loss Question

Stop being so hard on yourself… If you’re a healthy human with a little extra weight, focus on all the healthiness & not the extra weight. Your life won’t be DRAMATICALLY different a few pounds lighter. Yes, there can be an improvement, but if you’re miserable now, you may not be able to fully appreciate … Continued

How NOT to Celebrate Your Weight Loss Win

Change happens when we feel good! It keeps you motivated and ‘on the path’. That’s why celebrating small wins on your health journey is important. Too often you can tell yourself: I deserve this [insert guilty pleasure]. So you can sabotage results with the wrong kind of celebrations. Consider non-food celebrations. Treat yourself to something … Continued

Menopause: Losing Your Mind? 3 Tips

Forgot your keys again? Or why you came into a room? Forgot your co-workers name? Brain fog is real & a frustrating symptom of menopause for some women. 60% of middle-aged women report difficulty concentrating with memory issues spiking in peri-menopause. Research suggests that foggy thinking can be related to fluctuating hormones, but the good … Continued