Food for thought

The Joy of Biking

I’ve been an avid bike rider off and on for many years.  However, I haven’t biked in probably 10 years since moving from the east to west coast of the US and finally Canada.  I enjoyed biking as a kid and would spend many happy hours riding around my neighbourhood without a care in the world. I got away from biking during my college years and the early part of my professional career.  When I got into my 30s I got reintroduced by some friends and soon realized just how much I missed it. The sheer joy and simplicity of...

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Ready, Set, Go No more resolutions, excuses, or delays - Your year for achieving the best possible year is here!

Are you constantly making resolutions, and frustrated that you can never accomplish them? Every year on New Year’s eve, I would make a resolution to lose unnecessary weight, to learn a new language, etc. Yet, despite the best of intentions and organization, I always failed year after year. Why? Most times, when things are not going their way will often blow it off, rationalize it isn’t the right time and decide to do it later. If this sounds familiar, take comfort that this is a common struggle. There will always be a reason not to lose weight or try something...

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Why did you fail at Keto Before? What Stopped You Before?

This is the moment to recognize that one way or another, your whole life has been a series of steps toward or farther away from the you that you were always meant to be. Right now, at this moment you have a unique opportunity to go through a curated, guided  process, to identify once and for all who that new YOU really is. This blog was written for people like you, by people like you, to help you evolve and grow into that person.  The first step is simple and easy for some and quite challenging for others.  Depending on...

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What is the Mind-Body Connection, the Secret Sauce to Success?

What exactly is the Mind-Body connection?  In my opinion, your thoughts determine how you treat yourself.  If you have a negative self image you don’t take care of yourself, but a positive one can mean just the opposite.  Some say it’s the power of positive thinking  or mind over matter, but these proverbs are way too simplistic. I think a positive self image and feeling of self worth are essential to meeting personal health and fitness goals. A negative or defeatist attitude combined with short-term thinking leads to a vicious cycle of self abuse. It often takes the form of...

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