Are You Being Fooled by Your Eggs?

To say that the egg industry is a big business is an understatement. According to a recent Globe and Mail Article, The cage-free egg trend: Is it just a shell game? Every year, there are 40 million boxes of eggs laid – equivalent to about 600 million dozen. In recent years, eggs have become 'good [...]

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6 Ways to Avoid the Dreaded Afternoon Slump

Ever wonder why you experience that afternoon slump. You could be having the most productive day ever and suddenly around 2-3pm you find it hard to keep your eyes open, let alone be productive. It’s actually pretty normal to experience an energy dip around this time. According to ayurvedic and circadian rhythm principles, energy levels [...]

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5 Ways to Exercise & Feel Like a Kid Again

“Life is like a bicycle, to keep balance, you must keep moving.” (author of quote unknown) Daily movement is one of the key principles to staying healthy, but should movement always be going to the gym? While structured movement several times a week is ideal, it can also get boring and become hard on the [...]

4 Reasons Comparing Yourself to Others Stops You from Achieving your Goals!

I’ve lived a big part of my life doing this one thing. This one thing that literally destroys self-confidence and takes you so far away from valuing who you really are and what you have to offer to the world, that it stops you cold from taking action on so many opportunities. That thing I’m [...]

5 Advantages of Working Out in the Morning

So you’re not a morning person and the idea of getting up to workout seems like absolute torture. But guess what, most of those crazy people you know or have heard of that wake up at goodly hours to workout, did not begin that way. Most of them were once just like you, snuggling in [...]

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Thinking of a Juice Cleanse this Year? Find out if it’s the Best Choice for You

Juice cleansing is a wonderful way of getting some much-needed vitamins into your body, detoxing from most common allergens and giving your gut a rest. Many people that go on a juice cleanse, report feeling wonderful; lighter, better skin, more energy. But the big question is, do you really need to do a juice cleanse [...]

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Not What You Eat, but How You Eat – Could Save You From Gaining Weight Over the Holidays!

We all hear what to eat tips all the time. From specific foods we should be eating to what proportions of macronutrients we should have at every meal. While all of this may be great information and can certainly help you feel better and get healthier, it may all be in vain without looking at [...]

Exercise & Essential Oils: Why you need them!

Today's guest blog post comes from a good friend of mine Barney Kuntze. He's a serious essential oil user and will share with you how he uses them to energize, and optimize his workouts, as well as how to use them for recovery.  Feeling slouchy and like you want to skip your workout altogether? There's apparently [...]