HEALTH & WELLNESS
The more we learn about micronutrients and how essential they are to our overall well-being, the more we are able to recognize the impact of deficiencies and its contribution to chronic illnesses and poor health.

5 Steps To Happy Winter Skin

Friday, 27 January 2017 12:01 Written by
We all know when this time of year rolls around, issues around dry, itchy and flaky skin become common for many of us.
Within the black community, one aspect of health that rarely gets discussed or even given any real attention, is the big “M” - Mental Health.

5 Ways To Kick Your Sugar Habit

Sunday, 30 October 2016 09:42 Written by
We are officially into the fall, but for lots of people this is often a second shot at all those resolutions set back in the New Year.

Will We Ever Be Happy With Our Bodies?

Saturday, 22 October 2016 13:11 Written by
I was watching one of those late night shows and Khloe Kardashian was a guest. Let me get to the point quick. 

Why You Need A Professional Scalp Detox

Saturday, 22 October 2016 11:41 Written by
We spend so much time, energy, and products on the hair on our heads but we forget that our scalp is living and breathing, and it is basically skin that needs cleansing.

Let's Call This 'The Naked Challenge'

Saturday, 24 September 2016 11:39 Written by
How much control do you really have? A lot of us think we have much more control than we really have, but how many of us are really dependant on outside sources.

Top 10 Stress Busting Tips

Sunday, 18 September 2016 08:28 Written by
Getting sick more often than usual? Not sleeping well? Gaining weight yet eating less? 
With millions of Canadians having tuned in to the Rio Olympics, many have seen their favorite athletes covered in bright coloured tape or covered in welts that resemble circular bruises as seen on American swimmer, Michael Phelps.

You Need A Mini Trampoline In Your Life

Sunday, 14 August 2016 18:24 Written by
Rebounding or mini trampolining is not just for kids and it’s not just for fun. This fun and effective way to exercise produces feel good hormones (endorphins), increases the metabolism and creates health benefits that are numerous and long lasting.
If you grew up in the Caribbean you probably have memories about having to use castor oil as a laxative at some point in your lives.

How A Nursery Rhyme Can Improve Your Squat

Saturday, 06 August 2016 21:49 Written by
Remember when you were a kid and you sang this song? “Head and shoulders, Knees and toes, Knees and toes, Knees and toes”. 
The number of young people suffering concussions has been steadily rising. In 2015, Statistics Canada reported that 23 per cent of adolescents had sustained a head injury. With the increase of media coverage, concussions in sports has been getting a lot of attention. 

6 Ways To Take Control Of Your Health Right Now

Thursday, 07 July 2016 14:23 Written by
There's not a day that has gone by recently where I don't hear about someone getting sick or being diagnosed with yet another disease. We're a society that appears to be getting sicker and sicker and yet the power is in our hands to change it. 

What Does Fit Look Like?

Thursday, 09 June 2016 06:18 Written by
I really appreciate the feedback and sharing of my last article on being told “Don’t put on too much muscle”. 

Managing PMS Without Medication

Tuesday, 07 June 2016 03:23 Written by
While on a tea date with a friend last week our conversation landed on managing PMS symptoms and how we can rid ourselves of them completely.
My strength, muscles and men’s view of them, seem to be the running theme this week. Why are men still so surprised when women are strong? I’ve had male clients look at me like I’m insane when I do a move or lift a weight that they apparently didn’t think I should be able to perform or lift.

What You Need To Know About Sugar (Part One)

Friday, 06 May 2016 21:19 Written by
It's delicious isn't it? That feeling that you get when you bite into a fresh pastry. There's nothing like it. 

5 Ways To Detox This Spring

Friday, 01 April 2016 14:01 Written by
Spring is upon us! Now is the prime time for detoxes!

No One Size Fits All To Fitness

Monday, 28 March 2016 16:27 Written by
The fear of success has run rampant. I still struggle with it. I still see it in my clients.

Co-Washing: Does It Really Work?

Friday, 04 March 2016 15:56 Written by
I never heard about this until I became natural.

Reading Product Labels Could Save Your Life

Sunday, 28 February 2016 14:59 Written by
Instead of writing about delicious winter comfort food, I'm taking a moment to look at something that has been brought into the spotlight this week. 

7 Tips For Getting A Good Night Sleep

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 17:49 Written by
Sleep is often an overlooked part of any healthy living plan.

From Meatatarian to Vegetarian

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 16:15 Written by
I was the biggest meat lover around.

Food To Fuel Your Body

Monday, 01 February 2016 11:32 Written by
With the longer nights and shorter days, more often than not our energy is lower than what it is during the sunnier months.
We have just started a new year and I keep hearing these talk show hosts/comedians making fun of people who still make them, assuming that they are going to fail. 
If someone were to ask me what is the number one key to healthy hair my response would be moisture.

Choosing The Right Shoe For You

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 22:15 Written by
It's that time of year again when gyms are packed with new year’s resolutioners looking to get back in shape.

Food Bullies Are The Worst This Time Of Year

Thursday, 24 December 2015 20:37 Written by
It’s the holiday season. It doesn’t matter your religion, you can’t escape it. And it seems like over-indulging in food and drinks is expected of you.

Healthy, Meat Free Options for Your Turkey Table

Thursday, 24 December 2015 20:15 Written by
Over recent week I've been searching for recipes that would be great additions to the turkey table that bring something different to the table.

Getting To Your Happy Place

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 13:05 Written by
I have been thinking about what to write this month for my fitness article and for some reason I keep coming back to one repeated warning that my parents drilled into my brain.