Is Fear Holding You Back?

Fear is a powerful motivator to force you to take action, but it can also make you sit and do nothing. When people start thinking about working out, especially if they’ve never gone to a gym, or have never been active people, that fear is often there, and that fear is often driven by a … Continue reading Is Fear Holding You Back?

Non-Food Rewards

The idea of food as punishment and reward has been reinforced over and over in the movies, and in families around the world. When you were a kid, how often were you told you couldn’t have dessert until you cleaned your plate? How often were you taken out for ice cream at the end of … Continue reading Non-Food Rewards

Ten Non-physical Benefits of Exercise

We talk a lot about the physical benefits of exercise, but did you know that there are other reasons to work out that don’t include losing weight, gaining cardiovascular health, or building muscle? It’s true! Here are just a few: Increased mental clarity, and improved memory. Exercise tends to not only make your muscles react … Continue reading Ten Non-physical Benefits of Exercise

Self Care During a Pandemic

I think we can all agree that Covid-19 has created a lot of panic, misinformation, and frankly, unease. Personally, I live in a house with someone who is immuno-compromised, so I’ve been watching the virus, its movement, and the steady progression closely. Watching new cases, including one in my own neighbourhood, develop, Is disconcerting. My … Continue reading Self Care During a Pandemic