Why does Winter give me the blues?

Our clocks were turned back this past weekend & that’s nothing new, since the Western world has been participating in Daylight Savings time since 1918. You can see many historical facts about DST here if you like. Interestingly, however, there is a large number of people who begin to feel more down now that this […]

EP6 MENTAL HEALTH in an UNCERTAIN WORLD

In light of the events that occurred in Ottawa (Canada’s Capital City) last on Tuesday October 22nd 2014 #Ottawastrong, Dave and I will be digging through the intense topic of Mental Health (Depression, Schizophrenia, etc…) We dive deep down the rabbit hole on mental health & also talk about the relevance of these “traits” to your […]

Negative Automatic Thoughts

Whether you’re aware of them or not, we all have automatic thoughts that we think in response to an EVENT (any occurrence, interaction, etc… that requires interpretation by our brains).  These are aptly labelled automatic thoughts (AT).  They can be both positive or negative, but it’s often the negative ones (NAT) that we are unaware […]

We need to grow a pair!

Hi Everyone! Yes. I’m walking the line of crudeness and suggesting we all grow a pair because I’m fed up!  Honestly, if I hear one more client say that it’s okay that they’re having the bag of chips because they are made with whole grains, I’m going to lose it! Honestly, how do you expect to […]

How to Heal your Gut & WHY!!!

The one thing that has been missing from discussions and education about healthy lifestyles is the how critical it is to heal your gut & make sure it stays that way! There is more and more research suggesting that a “leaky gut” could be the underlying cause of many diseases that face modern humans and […]

Hunger. The Primal Trigger!

I was listening to a podcast by Maximusmark and he was interviewing Art De Vany, who I like to call the Godfather of Paleo/Primal! Anyway, they were discussing some of the concepts in Art’s book The New Evolution Diet, and talked about hunger as a motivation for exercise. Art described studies on mice and how […]

Metabolism and Mental Health

Hi everyone! I’m back from some time away and am thrilled to announce the birth of our second daughter Kathryn!  Kudos to my beautiful wife who delivered her naturally and has been an amazing trooper plowing through breast feeding challenges! Let’s just say, there’s not a lot of sleep to go around in our home […]