3 Ways to Naturally Increase Dopamine

Have you ever just woken up one morning and thought: Where did my gusto go? My get out of bed and go? Why do I feel so unmotivated? A lack of dopamine could be the culprit! Dopamine is a neurotransmitter responsible for pleasure, reward, and motivation. Yep, it sure makes you feel good. And when […]

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Make it Happen Monday

If you are new here, welcome! If you are back for yet another Make it Happen Monday, then hello again. If you don’t know already, you will quickly find what I’m all about: spreading love, light, positivity, and ending the stigma against mental health. When this song was shared with me the other day, my […]

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Anti-Drug? Nope – I’m ON drugs. 

Getting into the holistic health industry is nothing short of fascinating, and on a personal level this journey has changed my life. The learning curve has been more of a steep hill, but I’ve managed it. I’ve made changes not just in food, but also in my routine , and this has given me a […]

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Warrior Wednesday: Lauren

Today for Warrior Wednesday, I am so proud to share with you guys this snippet of my sister’s life. For those of you still getting to know me, I have a twin sister. We both have anxiety, but interestingly enough I find our experiences of it to be so different. Lauren first experienced a panic […]

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Warrior Wednesday: Me

Hey Strong Babes! In honour of May being Mental Health Awareness month, I’m doing a new series each Wednesday in May called “Warrior Wednesday”. I am going to be sharing the “war stories” of mental health struggles – funny, sad, serious, embarrassing as hell, and everything in between. Talking about mental health is so important […]

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Why are you Depressed? 

Like many other things in mental health, depression is multifaceted – there are many signs, symptoms, explanations, and origins behind depression. It cannot be explained simply. It can’t be encompassed simply, and it shouldn’t be treated simply. So why are you depressed? A lot of the stigma that still has a stronghold on mental health […]

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Anxiety made me Successful

I know you think that the title is a far stretch, but trust me, once you read this post you will be a believer. I’m stubborn in my ways and always have been. I attribute this to my early anxiety, which manifested itself mainly in my need to control things. Ask anyone who knows me […]

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Anxiety: What an Adventure

The other day my boyfriend sent me a text, which read “Do you want to go to the gym later? I’ll wait for you”  Bless his heart for being so considerate. It had already been a morning of classes, and I was on my way to work, so he would have been waiting awhile. Unsure, […]

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Broiled Blood Orange with Coconut Cream and Black Tahini

I have to say, I feel pretty lucky that my S.O. has been willing to embark with me on this nutrition adventure over the last year. Most of the changes I’ve made, he’s more than willingly gone along with. We drink more, good quality water. We’ve eliminated dairy, and upped our whole foods. We eat […]

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February Update

  As we near the end of this month, I realize that I have been avoiding writing this post. Why? Because I still struggle with facing the truth, and the truth is that I still struggle sometimes. My life is so perfectly imperfect, and to update you all in a genuine way means to be […]

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