I help women over 50 who have been dieting most of their life lose the weight permanently, naturally and without the obsession... so that they can live the life they deserve.
Are you exhausted from yo-yo-ing- being all in or all off and wish you had more willpower?
Are you tired of quitting on yourself?
Are you terrified that you’ll look back on your life and regret fully living because you were spending so much energy on food, diet and your body?
Do you crave a peaceful, natural relationship with food?
Do you long to ENGAGE in life instead of watching from the sidelines?
Sounded like me too.
The realization that I was wasting so much of my life fighting unwanted eating habits, fearing food, judging my body or in the never-ending pursuit of perfection hit me.
It hit me hard.
At the end, the very end, I want to look back at my life and know that I loved, lived, played and engaged in life.
I wanted to take all that wasted energy and redirect it to being vibrant, energetic, passionate, confident and to fully show up in life.
And that’s why now i’m relentlessly focused on helping others feel GOOD in their body. To help others find that peaceful, balancanced relationships with food so they can start saying YES to life.
That means feeling comfortable in your body. Appreciating and loving your body. Being free and relaxed around food. To stop fighting food and my body and to start getting on your own side. Practicing self compassion and self acceptance and yes, self love.
So does that mean you can ‘eat whatever you want?’ and ‘give up the gym?’
Self compassion does not mean resignation.
You don't need more information.
Diets and most fitness coaches/ nutrition coaches tell you what to eat and when to eat it. Except the ‘knowing what to eat’ is such a small part of our problem. Right now, there are probably at least 10 things that you KNOW you can be doing differently to improve your health.
The answer is simple, consistent action.
Learning to work WITH your body instead of against it.
Learning how to THINK differently so that taking great care of yourself is the natural choice.
Learning to eat well is just the beginning. It’s the start of a radical SHIFT to live a full, vibrant life and to truly feel GOOD in your body.
The journey showing up authentically in life, to be vibrant and confident, and to present yourself as the beautiful, amazing person you are is not a sprint. It’s a rocky road of learning about yourself, and many ups and downs. It may not be as sexy as the promise of shedding 5 or 10 pounds with an eat-this-not-that plan or three week cleanse.
But it’s so worth it. You’re worth it. And I’m on this journey with you.
If you’re ready to be inspired, to wake up each morning feeling excited for life, and to love your body, join me in this fun, transformational journey to a vibrant, energetic and confident you.
I believe in you.
And a bit more about me:
I’m a west coast girl, born and raised in British Columbia, Canada. I feel most alive when I’m love hiking in nature or staring at just about any body of water, from the Pacific Ocean to the Vedder River (that flows through my current home, Chilliwack). I also love my morning coffee.
My formal education is from the University of VIctoria; I have my Bachelors of Kinesiology (graduated in 2004). I also completed the Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Training (2017) and am a Certified High Performance Coach (2018) through the High Performance Institute.
When I’m not writing, podcasting, speaking on stage or in workshops, continuing my own education, running my health and wellness studio in Chilliwack, and working with my amazing clients, I am…
- Hanging out with the family! That could mean skiing, going for mini-hikes, baking cookies, a dinner at my mom + dad’s, or an indulgent date with my husband, Keith
- Going for a walk by the Vedder River, usually while listening to an audiobook or podcast or talking with a friend or my sister.
- Doing ANYTHING active. Daily movement is non-negotiable for me- hiking, yoga, paddle boarding, Wednesday morning HIIT workouts with friends, cycling, and strength training (also a non-negotiable- though I prefer going outside!)
- On an adventure. I LOVE Hawaii- and BC. As a family, we spend a lot of time camping in our trailer, Carl.
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