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Self Care Through the Holidays

Last year I wrote a blog post on staying healthy throughout the holidays. This year, I want to focus on something that often gets lost, even if you’re eating healthy foods and hitting the gym in December: self care. Read More

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5 Free Workout Ideas to Get You in Shape for Summer

Summer is right around the corner, and with that comes lots of outdoor activities and fun at the beach. If you don’t own a surfboard or kayak, there are still lots of easy ways to get toned for summer. Give these a shot and watch your body feel stronger, leaner, and more capable going into summer! Read More

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10 Health Tips for Busy Professionals

Life gets busy. Let’s face it: a lot of us have demanding schedules, and finding the time to “be healthy” can be tough. But there are small habits you can start incorporating into your daily life that will make you healthier, even when you’re on the go or working long hours. Read More

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Busyness, Growth, Intuition: A Man's Perspective (Pt 2)

Hey Readers! Jason again. Last time, I shared my perspective of the Whole 30 experience. I talked about fears and letting go of certain parts of yourself in order to move forward. Getting into it with Elisabeth, I realized there is a deeper disconnect between the prevailing North American culture and just straight up being human. Read More

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A Post for all Mothers (Biological or Not)

On Mother’s Day we honour our incredible, strong, caring, imperfect, beautiful mothers. I’m so incredibly grateful for my own, and for all she’s done for me throughout the years. Of course now I have a mother-in-law to be grateful for as well, and the beautiful son she raised on her own. But today I’m also thinking of all women - the ones who mother their friends, their pets, their nieces and nephews, their students, and their own children. Read More

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What's in Season this Spring

Hello May! Houston has been deluged by flooding rains these past few weeks, but hopefully things will settle down and brighten up soon. Spring is one of my favourite times of year, probably because it follows the long, cold winter, and brings with it new life and new opportunities. I love the feeling of expanding my own potential in the spring, and coming out of my cocoon, so to speak. Read More

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Why I'll (Probably) Never Do Whole30 Again

I’m wrapping up my Whole30 this weekend, and if I’m being honest, I’m so glad it’s coming to an end. Read More

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A Man's Perspective on Aging, Fear, and Letting Go

Elisabeth has asked me to write a guest blog post again this week. We quite often discuss our unique perspective on the U.S.A., being from a neighbouring country and all. Though some of you might think that Canada is just America-but-north (North?)... well, you'd be wrong - for reasons I’ll get into later. Read More

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How and Why I'm Spring Cleaning my Diet this April

Spring is the perfect time of year to spring clean not only your house, but also your diet. If you’re anything like me, you probably indulged quite a bit over the holidays last year, and you may not have “gotten back on track” since then. With the (hopefully) warmer weather of April, foods like salads, smoothies, and fresh seafood will start to look more appealing. Read More

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10 Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about organic shopping for beginners. The thing is, eating whole, organic, fresh foods CAN get pretty pricey. Right now, unhealthy foods are heavily subsidized, and this creates an incentive to buy them. But we all know that this has long-term side effects, including higher health-care costs and a lower quality of life. So this week I want to share some tips with you on how to maximize your pocketbook and your health. You don’t have to give up one to have the other! Read More

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