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Posted on 12. Dec, 2013 by Phyllis.
Year End: A Great Time to Look Ahead! I love the end of a year as much as I love the start. You see the end of the year is a great opportunity to look back and reflect on three really important questions we must all ask ourselves. #1 What do I want to continue doing? […]
Posted on 13. Nov, 2013 by Phyllis.
Say No To That Which Is Good In Order To Say Yes! To That Which Is Excellent! With Thanksgiving behind us we know what lies ahead- Christmas! This celebratory time brings many opportunities to indulge in more food and drinks than one truly needs! How did you manage yourself over Thanksgiving? Were you able to enjoy without […]
Posted on 27. Sep, 2013 by Phyllis.
Being stuck is a state of mind, Taking action is a state of mind! Have you ever felt stuck? Do you have great intentions but can’t get yourself motivated? You are not alone! Many of us suffer from what I call the Triple S Syndrome: Stuck, Stalled and Stumped! For the most part, why do […]
Posted on 26. Aug, 2013 by Phyllis.
Step Outside your Comfort Zone: Do one uncomfortable task every day! As we settle into summer with all the wonderful activities that are unique to it, we often don’t stop to think about the need to step outside of our comfort zone. What with the weather being so much warmer, fruits taste so much sweeter; […]
Posted on 30. Jul, 2013 by Phyllis.
Look for ways to appreciate those around you! Birthdays are important milestones that we should not let go by lightly. Just as we celebrate Food Day Canada with great local BBQ, perhaps a few fireworks, everyone gets the day off work, we wave the flag proudly and eat wonderfully delicious foods all to commemorate and […]
Posted on 25. Jun, 2013 by Phyllis.
The weather and your mood As we come out from what seems to me one of the longest winters I have ever experienced in this beautiful province of ours, I have been noticing how people’s mood and overall demeanor tend to fluctuate with the weather. On the days we have the brilliant, awesome sunshine, warm […]
Posted on 09. May, 2013 by Phyllis.
Mom and Daughter Relationships My mother turned 81 April 16th and she is fit as a fiddle! I have always enjoyed a very close, loving, supportive and mutually respectful relationship with my mother. I noticed as we both grow older we have become more like really close sisters (though she tends to still mother me […]
Posted on 16. Apr, 2013 by Phyllis.
Who are you when no one’s watching? Recently, I was asked by a client who is a healthcare professional to provide some Dietitian coaching for him. You see, he had recently undergone significant surgery due to being diagnosed with cancer, had gone through all the treatments and now is back at work. Needless to say, […]
Posted on 12. Mar, 2013 by Phyllis.
This month, Dietitians across Canada are celebrating Nutrition month, a very exciting time for us Dietitians. As well, March 8 was recognized as women’s day internationally. Why am I sharing this with you? I see a connection between the two events and this month’s topic: Why set challenges for yourself? Women have always been the […]
Posted on 06. Feb, 2013 by Phyllis.
Is the New Year squeezing you? Having weathered the holidays and now facing the New Year even the calmest among us will likely feel squeezed at times. What with the challenges of paying the bills from the holidays, having to possibly mend strained relationships damaged over the holidays and facing the New Year with its […]