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The Wisdom of Fear

The Wisdom of Fear

"The only way to ease our fear and be truly happy is to acknowledge our fear and look deeply at its source."- Thich Naht Hanh Welcome to the wisdom of fear, an emotion many of us seek to ...
Be-Friending Your Body

Be-Friending Your Body

And I said to my body, softly, "I want to be your friend.It took a long breath and replied, "I've been waiting my whole life for this."- Nayyirah Waheed While we all desire to be loved ...
The Wisdom of Love

The Wisdom of Love

With February being dedicated to heart and cardiovascular health, Wear Red Day (Feb 13th in Canada) and of course Valentine's, I thought it appropriate to dedicate this newsletter to LOVE, ...
Dreams and Visions: A Powerful Distinction

Dreams and Visions: A Powerful Distinction

I love powerful distinctions. As one of my teachers, Leza Danly of Lucid Living shares, they open up pathways to new possibility and lost power. One such distinction that Danly shares, is the ...
The Wisdom of Hope

The Wisdom of Hope

Welcome to the wisdom of Hope. There's something fresh and energizing about new beginnings and new years. However, after two years of COVID and everything that that's entailed for ...
3 Antidotes to Foreboding Joy

3 Antidotes to Foreboding Joy

In my last post, I shared a little about the wisdom of joy - its' function, message, need or "ask", and some questions to help you explore it further. I also shared a little about the tendency ...
The Wisdom of Joy

The Wisdom of Joy

Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.– Joseph CampbellJoy is a fascinating emotion that we're often in tension with. On the one hand, we want it, desire it, ...
The Wisdom of Sadness

The Wisdom of Sadness

There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well.– Nicholas Sparks Sadness ...
The Wisdom of Emotions: An Intro

The Wisdom of Emotions: An Intro

I'd like to first share something that surprises most people… When I ask groups what they think people are MOST afraid of, whether they're cancer patients or survivors, groups of coaches, ...
The Moments That Matter Most

The Moments That Matter Most

This past year, I cared for a friend with terminal brain cancer. During this sacred, heart-wrenching and beautiful time, I was reminded yet again of a simple, yet powerful and all too easily ...
A reflection: International Women’s Day

A reflection: International Women’s Day

The rumble of the soul says it's ready to RISE The last show ended, the credits rolled, and I was totally fired up. The last “The Morning Show” episode was p-o-w-e-r-f-u-l. Far from the funny, ...
Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 5 of 5)

Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 5 of 5)

Habit change isn't easy, but specific strategies can certainly make them easier. Research shows that when we make the desired-habit easier to do than not, we raise our rates for successful, long-term habit change dramatically. As obvious as this may sound however, this is not what people tend to do. In fact, most do the exact opposite!
Ignite Your Vision Workshop

Ignite Your Vision Workshop

Ignite Your Vision in this 1-day workshop. Nestled in Canmore at the stunning Silvertip Golf Resort, turn inwards, and allow the majestic views to inspire your most captivating 2020 vision.
Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 4 of 5)

Habit Change: break those nasty habits once and for all! (part 4 of 5)

The science on habit change tells us that that’s pretty much us: we’re the microorganisms, and our environment is the Petri dish. The above may sound more silly than insightful, but all too often, intelligent people try to thrive in nutrition-deficient Petri dishes. Just as failure to thrive in a Petri dish is less about the mircoorganism than the culture, the same is true for us. So, let's refocus on you now...
The Power of A Personal Manifesto

The Power of A Personal Manifesto

Do you ever fall into the New Years reso trap? Or perhaps you've had so much experience that you no longer write those nasty things? Either way, you likely have an area of your life that you'd like more competence, joy, peace or flow with. And you likely have deeper desires for your life that you're not fully in touch with. Here's where a Personal Manifesto can really turn up your personal power. It carries the power to remove what's standing in your way and open flow in a way that no to-do list or action plan can touch.
The Physician-Patient Relationship and Burnout

The Physician-Patient Relationship and Burnout

Inability to establish strong doctor-patient relationships as physicians did in the past, is revealing itself to be a main factor of physician burn-out today. Enhancing the physician-patient relationships within our current health care system isn't easy at the individual physician level, but possibilities still exist. 
Coaching: Your Personal Lighthouse

Coaching: Your Personal Lighthouse

Although coaching is for successful people committed to excellence and growth, there is always a reason we're not advancing in the way we desire - and it often stems from emotional and ...
Are you a Grasshopper or a Master?

Are you a Grasshopper or a Master?

The answer is "both". In some areas, you're a master. In other areas you're a grasshopper. And when you think about the areas of mastery you have (like walking or talking for instance) vs. ...
A Sacred Day: Opening Unseen Doors

A Sacred Day: Opening Unseen Doors

You know those sacred days that feel a bit different than the rest? Perhaps it's a birthday, the first day of school or a new job, a birth, or the anniversary of a loved one’s passing. Today is ...
Surf Retreat

Surf Retreat

Women's Wilderness Surf Retreat, Tofino BC  - SOLD OUT - Contact Rebecca for cancellation list opportunities.   This surf retreat is based on Brené Brown's book "Braving the Wilderness: The ...

Inner Peace Isn’t Found

Why does inner peace come so easily in the mountains or while on vacation, but elude us so often in every day life? Our peace of mind is impacted by so many factors... our ...
Ignite Retreat

Ignite Retreat

The Ignite Retreat combines just a few of my MOST favorite things! This year's retreat is hosted at the world renown, and often sold-out, Mt. Engadine Lodge! Nestled in the solace of nature and ...

Stylesheet

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Inspired Vision Board Workshop

Inspired Vision Board Workshop

Reignite your passions and dreams, and return to your soul's calling. Be rejuvenated in a space of inspired creativity and leave with a  beautiful keepsake that will keep your goals and dreams alive all year.
Precision Nutrition

Precision Nutrition

We work with your body type, your goals and your lifestyle. But we always start and end with love. I'm thrilled to offer the Precision Nutrition ProCoach body transformation program - a comprehensive, fully supported online habit-change nutrition program.
Nourish Recipe Book

Nourish Recipe Book

One of my greatest joys is sharing delicious, nutritious and vitalizing food with loved ones. When I host friends for dinner, just as important as the flavors is how they’ll feel when then ...
Dare to Lean In – A Twinkle in the Darkness

Dare to Lean In – A Twinkle in the Darkness

Sometimes life can be tough. Overwhelmingly tough. It can feel too heavy to push through, and anxiety, panic, despair and hopelessness can suck us into a void all too easily. Yet deep within ...
New Year Reflections

New Year Reflections

Creating A Fulfilling & Vibrant 2017! Good-bye 2016 and hello 2017!  As we close a year and welcome a new one, now is a perfect time to harness the wisdom from the year and it’s ...
Rising Back Up

Rising Back Up

Are you sighing with relief to be closing this year too? This year had with more highs and lows than I can remember of any single year before, and happily, it’s time to bring it to a close and ...
Living to inspire YOURself

Living to inspire YOURself

When I was much younger I used to dream about being a motivational speaker or author. I fantasized about being on stage in front of a crowd of people opening their minds and touching ...
Reflections for Welcoming Your Best Year

Reflections for Welcoming Your Best Year

Good-bye 2015 and hello 2016! As we close a year and welcome a new one, now is a perfect time to harness the wisdom from the year and it’s milestones, celebrations, successes, missed ...
Nutrition & Weight Loss Backfires (Part VI)

Nutrition & Weight Loss Backfires (Part VI)

COUNTING & RESTRICTING CALORIES Have you ever counted and restricted calories to lose weight, or at least have thought you should? I don’t count my calories, but used to when I ...
You’ve Met Your Goal.  Now to Maintain It!

You’ve Met Your Goal. Now to Maintain It!

Vibrant health is a lifestyle, not a deadline.  But "deadline" is so often how we treat it. We set deadlines to achieve a certain weight, lift a certain weight, race within a certain ...
‘Cheats’ and ‘Treats’

‘Cheats’ and ‘Treats’

The Connection Between Language and Your Relationship with Food Language is tremendously powerful, and so is the language we use around food. I have found language to be a fairly accurate ...
Nutrition and Weight Loss Backfires (Part IV)

Nutrition and Weight Loss Backfires (Part IV)

When it comes to your nutrition and weight loss endeavors, are you a wagon-rider? Do you ever catch yourself sharing that you’ve fallen off the “wagon”, or committing to getting back in the ...
Are You Really Coping as Well as You Think?

Are You Really Coping as Well as You Think?

You’re feeling stressed, and barely keeping your head above water, but you’re coping. When friends ask how you’re doing, you say “good” or “okay”. You’re stressed, but you have it under control. ...
Why People Hire Coaches

Why People Hire Coaches

Have you ever wondered why people hire coaches?  As a coach, I get this question fairly often. My simple response is that when it comes to the complex nature of expanding one's potential or ...
Tuesdays With Georgia

Tuesdays With Georgia

Just a week ago, I faced a tough truth that I have a 4-month old niece, Georgia, and a sister that I live only minutes away from, whom I’ve only been seeing at most a few times a month. As they ...
8 Tips for a Bulletproof Nutrition Plan

8 Tips for a Bulletproof Nutrition Plan

So, You Want to Eat Better… 8 TIPS TO BULLETPROOF YOUR NUTRITION SUCCESS Although the #1 New Year Resolution is to eat better, few people achieve success (or at least long term success) in ...
There Exists Only Two Main States: Love and Fear

There Exists Only Two Main States: Love and Fear

Unconditional love isn’t always roses, it’s rarely the fantasy the storybooks raise us to seek out, and yet deep down it’s exactly what we all desire. It’s so easy to LIKE those who like us ...
The Awakening

The Awakening

“A time comes in your life when you finally get it…when, in the midst of all your fears and insanity, you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere the voice inside your head cries out… ...
Without Change, There Would Be No Butterflies

Without Change, There Would Be No Butterflies

"Without change, there would be no butterflies." -  Abhishek Tiwari Did you know that struggle of the butterfly out of the cocoon develops the wing strength needed to fly? If the cocoon is ...
Inconvenience and Wholeheartedness

Inconvenience and Wholeheartedness

Today I was beautifully surprised to come across the below passage by Canadian Buddhist nun and author, Pema Chodron on the inconvenience of living authentically and wholeheartedly. I love her ...
A Special Grace For The Best Meal of Your Life…

A Special Grace For The Best Meal of Your Life…

Thanksgiving is a sacred time for gratitude, grace and nourishment. Often however, our focus is more on the feast than the gratitude, so this weekend, I offer a powerful experience of “grace” ...
The Instant Gratification Generation

The Instant Gratification Generation

I just read an article exploring habits of most successful people. When sharing some unique training habits of Sugar Ray Leonard, the all-time pro boxer, he stated "My generation isn't used to ...
What Would My Future Self Thank Me For?

What Would My Future Self Thank Me For?

I celebrated a birthday over the weekend and am in awe at how fast time flies. It seems only yesterday I was still in university focused on my studies, my sports, meeting friends and trying to ...
My Growing Pet Peeve About the Fitness Industry

My Growing Pet Peeve About the Fitness Industry

Ok, I can’t keep it in any longer… One of my greatest peeves in the fitness industry is this brainwashing misunderstanding that excessive fitness, leanness and being ripped is the look of health ...
A Question that Shifted My Life

A Question that Shifted My Life

Years ago I used to wonder how I could inspire others. I wanted to be inspirational to people in ways that would open people’s hearts, bring tears, and shift lives, like the inspirational ...
Effortless Weight Loss

Effortless Weight Loss

If extreme diets and high intensity exercise are not the answers, what are? As a trainer I've seen all too many times the ineffectiveness of high intensity exercise programs, extreme diets, and ...

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Retreats

Dip into nature, be pampered and nourished, and create a vision board to anchor into your passions and soul’s calling for the year.

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Mastery Life Coaching

Shift patterns and awaken passion, freedom of being and lightness of spirit. RISE up and meet your calling.

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Nutrition

Forget dieting, counting calories, depriving yourself, over-exercising, and struggling alone. Instead, nourish yourself from the inside out.

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Fitness

Strong bodies give us the vitality and freedom to be at our best, radiant and alive. Build your best self and say good-bye to diets forever.