July Update 

Damn, it feels good to be back! I know, I know – I only took like, a one week hiatus from blogging. But Standing Strong Wellness is my baby, and not being able to focus on it was rough. I had a great reason though, and those of you who follow me on Instagram already […]

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Make it Happen Monday

Hey Strong Babes! I’m back with another video for Make it Happen Monday. My final exam for my Holistic Nutrition Certification is exactly one week away –  so now more than ever I need to stay on it! I needed this today, I thought you might too:     Have a great Monday and an […]

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Canada Food Guide is Under Review: Positive Changes Coming?

Many have been calling for a change to the Canada Food Guide, as the scientific evidence released over the years has changed what we know about food. You can get adequate protein from plants when combined properly, dairy isn’t a necessity, and vegetables are, to put it plainly, awesome. As our society shifts towards a […]

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Pesto Potato Salad 

This ain’t your mama’s potato salad! No really, it’s not – it’s my mama’s. Well, that’s where this idea came from anyways. My mom stopped by to give me a hug the other day (she’s amazing and always stops by for hugs) and she shared this idea about a potato salad that was a little […]

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Make it Happen Monday 

Thank God it’s Monday! A lot of people love starting a new week because it means it’s their chance to start over. But guess what? You don’t need a Monday to start fresh. You can start fresh every day. You can wake up and leave yesterday behind – and every part of it that didn’t […]

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My First Float Experience 

On the surface, stepping into a float tank might seem a little ridiculous for someone with anxiety to do. I mean, why would an anxious person want to be alone, in the dark, with nothing but their thoughts, encased in a float pod and losing awareness of their own body? Half that stuff I do […]

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Make it Happen Monday

Hey Strong Babes – I’ve just finished taking the weekend off – operating without a schedule or any specific goals in mind. After a crazy last 9 months of being in school, I needed it. But it’s also so easy to fall into that pattern. To let my responsibilities, and my goals, to fall to […]

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Chickpea Nuggets

The other night I had a wild hankering for chicken nuggets. The problem? I’ve recently made the decision not to buy any meat unless it’s been ethically raised. Yep, it’s been a big leap for me! Maybe more on that in another post. But back to the nuggets: so going out for these or picking […]

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How to Get What You Want

If you’re stuck right now, and you feel like the cards are stacked up against you, this post is for you. I’m going to be sharing with you a huge secret to success – one major tip that’s going to help you get what you want. Listen up. Yesterday was a long day at the […]

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Make it Happen Monday

Purpose is so important to me. It gets me out of bed in the morning – it really does! Without it, I think I would press the snooze button over and over again… because everything else can wait. I was really inspired by this video I came across the other day that is all about […]

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