Yoga Pose for Against Comparison Game

Ever found yourself standing up for a friend’s sabotaging self-talk – or your own inner dialogue? Especially when the weather gets warm, we find ourselves watching every other body around us in an effort to compare it to our own. And not in a good way! Before I get into this pose, I’d like you…

Yoga Pose for Dehydration Headache

What does too much time in the sun and having too many drinks have in common? Dehydration! That’s right! Too much of both can cause a pounding headache if you haven’t prepared with water and/or a refreshing electrolyte drink. So how does yoga come into play? With deep breathing and one single pose (ok, so…

Switch up Your Deodorant Game with routine. cream

I’m going to get a little personal. For a sweaty Betty like me, who works out HARD but also sweats while sitting in the shade on a warmer day, my priority has always been to find a deodorant that has some antiperspirant properties. Most of my post-pubescent life was spent in the search of something…

Calendar of Events – February 2018

The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival – Jan 20 – Feb 14, 2018 The Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival returns this month bigger and better than ever. Yet even after 8 seasons, it remains a truly local celebration, as no commercial chocolate manufacturers or national coffee chains dominate the program. For its fans from around the world…

Health Takes the Centre Stage at the Wellness Show

For the past 26 years, The Wellness Show has been on the cutting edge of the latest health and wellness trends, bringing them to the residents of the Lower Mainland. This year’s show takes place February 17 and 18, 2018, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The show includes exhibitors, speakers, and demonstrations on a diverse…

Love your Knees with the New Bracelayer KXV Pants #Contest

I love Bracelayer pants. If you read my review from earlier in the year you know that I fell in love with the functional pants that have that extra brace support for my knees and it band to allow me to do high impact workouts and teach classes without worrying about my chondromalacia patella acting…

Escape to Tulalip Resort and Casino in Washington

Jake and I have had just celebrated our 18th wedding anniversary. Can you believe it? We wanted to do something special, but we’re still hesitant to leave Dylan (our four-year old) behind. We love being a family, and we do a lot of things together. However, sometimes a couple needs time to reconnect and relax….

Press the “RESET” button for your Soul

We all have struggles – big, small, any size. And I’m pretty sure that, at one point, we’ve reached out to someone in our support system to either lend us an ear or help us take action. Something as small as calling a friend may have been the impact needed to spark a change in…

Running motivation with RockMyRun

It’s finally spring in Vancity and I’m finally able to start running again! I’m not much for the treadmill, but I do love venturing outside for a short (or long!) run quaint or shine. It’s funny for me to say this because, before 4 years ago, I’d never been caught saying that I couldn’t wait…