Jamie’s Feel Good Challenge
Let's start 2021 in an awesome, kick ass, positive way! Use this calendar to do something to make yourself feel good every day in January!
Top Five Ways to Stay Active During a Pandemic
It's often hard enough to stay active everyday, let alone during a time when we are encouraged to stay in our homes and gyms are closed. In this post, l share five ways I've been staying active during COVID-19 times.
10 Ways to Spend a Fall Day Filling Your Soul
Go to a Pumpkin Patch. Enjoy and afternoon picking out a perfect pumpkin. Pumpkin patches are also a cool spot for a little photo shoot. If you’re feeling really adventurous, treat yourself to a pumpkin spiced late on your way home! Apple picking! Take a little picnic to enjoy among the trees, and spend the afternoon filling up your bags with different kinds of apples. If you are the baking type finish your day using your apples to bake a sweet treat like apple crumple. Go for a walk on a wooded trail. What better way to enjoy the changing leaves! There is something about the leaves changing that really…
Keep It Real, Ladies…
In my teens, I was a total wannabe. I looked at other girls who seemed to have it all – the boys, friends, fashion and popularity. I faked it until I turned into someone that I wasn’t. In my twenties, I was insecure and desperately trying to create a picture perfect life other women would be envious of. In my thirties, I have failed, fallen and risen to the occasion. It took accepting some hard truths for me to become happy, as well as some dark moments. Here is how I have been keeping it real in my 30’s: 1. Take a good hard look at the relationships in your…
Five Healthy Meal Ideas
Nutrition is 80% responsible for your overall fitness and weight loss. Coming up with meals high in nutritional value that also taste delicious can be daunting. Below you will find 5 of my favourite healthy and easy meal ideas. 1. Pita Pizzas! I love pizza. Substitute crust with a whole wheat pita, load it with some veggies, and poof – you’ve got yourself a kid friendly meal ready in 20mins. 2. Pesto Chicken Bake and a Mixed Fun Salad. Pesto chicken is so easy to make! When I make a side salad anything goes. I add egg, grapes, nuts, cheese, peppers, and basically anything else of nutritional value in my…
Getting Active After Baby
Motherhood is an amazing journey from that first pink line on your pregnancy test all the way to the first steps. Each moment is absolutely incredible! Who am I kidding, being a momma is hard. Our bodies, moods, and schedules change. I am not denying that throughout all of the chaos there are magical moments that make it all worth it, but I think Mommas deserve a huge round of applause for bringing a little human into the world and caring for that wee one while they find their new normals. One aspect of this change many of us struggle with is losing baby weight. I’m not going to lie,…
Making Working Out Work For You!
We can all find countless excuses and reasons to skip our workouts. Kids, work, busy, schedules, gym cost, or even not knowing where to start. It’s time to stop letting excuses get in the way. The trick to becoming healthier and achieving fitness goals is easy: it is time my friends to make yourself a priority! Not 4th on the list after your kids, marriage, and work. I’m talking Number 1 on your priority list. By doing so you will be happier and healthier which in turn will make you a better employee, mom, and partner. Start by defining your fitness goals. If you dream of walking onto a big…