April Update

Hello everyone! I’ve missed you all so much this month! I haven’t been able to connect with you as much as I’d like. But if I were to have any reason, I hope a vacation in Mexico is good enough! Vacations are funny. For me, they take a decent amount of preparation beforehand, and then […]

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Breakfast Rice Pudding

I’m coming up on my second year of going dairy-free. It’s been one of the best changes I’ve made for myself and my health – and even though I was forced into it via adult onset allergies, I’m glad it happened. Going without has pushed me to get creative in the kitchen, making and creating […]

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Anxiety: How Long Does it take to Heal?

Confession: I read a lot of other people’s blog posts about anxiety. To be honest, even though most are complete strangers, it makes me feel connected in a way I can’t find elsewhere. I feel like we all share in something – something awful, but special – something that only if you’ve lived through it […]

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Are you High in Estrogen? 

The role of our hormones are way underplayed when it comes to talking about health and wellness. And they shouldn’t be! Our hormones are so powerful. We have hunger hormones, sleep hormones, and sex hormones. The best way of thinking about hormones plainly is thinking of them as instructions that tell our body what to […]

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Make it Happen Monday

Monday! My favourite day of the week. Why? Because I love getting super-charged for the week on a Monday. Hence why I post a Make it Happen Monday every Monday here on Standing Strong Wellness! I don’t think being motivated is something that always happens naturally – sometimes we have to work at it. I […]

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Raw Raspberry Mousse Truffles

I know it’s fall, aka the season of pumpkin spiced everything, and I love it as much as the next basic beauty – but today I’m taking a break. The other day I was perusing the produce at the grocery store, and I noticed a huge container of raspberries on sale. You know, I love […]

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#betterskin Challenge – Final Update 

Hi guys! Last we left off on the #betterskin Challenge – week 4 – I really didn’t feel like I was where I wanted to be. You know why? Because good skin isn’t made overnight or errrr, even in 4 weeks! It takes time, diligence – perseverance! But the patience pays off, I promise you! […]

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Pumpkin Pie Pancakes (gluten & dairy free) 

I am your typical late-20’s-year-old who *looooves* fall – and proud of it! Sweaters are comfy and awesome, fuzzy socks make my day, warm beverages are my jam, and bring on the pumpkin cause yep – I love that too. Pumpkin is awesome you guys. And before you roll your eyes – let me explain! […]

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#betterskin Challenge – Week 3

Hey Strong Babes! Thanks for joining me for another #betterskin Challenge update! Who ever thought that making small changes could be so tough? These past couple of weeks have helped me realize that new habits are hard to make – I feel like I underestimated what an undertaking this would be. To recap, I’ve worked […]

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What to do when Opportunity Knocks 

I had an opportunity come my way recently that was practically begging to be taken. But even knowing this, I found my reaction to it somewhat intriguing. You see, instead of being excited, or even motivated, I was quite the opposite. I was terrified. Terrified that I wouldn’t be good enough for it. Even more […]

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