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Back to Reality + Back to Routine
Beach days and sunrays and being totally unfazed.  That has been summer for us.  It has been blissful and so needed! I hope you all had similar opportunities to unwind even just a little. It seems strange to think that we are already thinking of fall routines and back-to-school... Read more
How do you know WHICH vitamins and supplements to take?
We know a lot about vitamins.  We know they have proven positive effects on our health.  We know that different vitamins are beneficial to us in different ways.  We know we should be taking vitamins and supplements daily. BUT… We also know there are SO MANY vitamins and supplements... Read more
Healthy Family Expo 2017 (Coupon + GIVEAWAY)
The countdown is on until Spring! While we still have snow in the forecast in Vancouver (what the?), I’m starting to get excited about wearing less layers, waking up to less darkness and getting outdoors more. I’m pretty much fair-weather everything, so when it rains (or SNOWS!) for days... Read more
SWEAT Vancity: Why TRX?  
Welcome to SWEAT Vancity studio. Who are we you ask? We are the North Shore’s Premier TRX and Small Group Training Studio. Since June we have been building an incredible Community and currently offer six styles of classes ranging from beginner fundamentals to advanced cardio and suspension training sets. What is the TRX?... Read more
It’s Eczema Season- How to Beat The Winter Itch
As the weather cools down and we move indoors and turn up the heat, the dry air can wreak havoc on sensitive skin. Here are a few tips to get your child through the winter more comfortably. Moisturize! Applying a moisturizer helps to restore the barrier function of skin.... Read more
Choose your sunscreen based on these 3 things…
Depending on where you are in Canada, you may be experiencing record highs or in the case of those of us in Vancouver, record lows and rainfall!  Either way sun protection is a “hot” topic this time of year and a great time to gather information and tips on... Read more
I FINALLY discovered how to UNBLEMISH my bad skin!
I have struggled with acne since my teens! I have tried EVERYTHING including accutane which totally wreaked havoc on my whole body, inside and out.  All I have ever wanted was nice, UNBLEMISH’d skin.  It has always felt like such a huge ask, because nothing I have used has seemed... Read more
Our new favourite all-natural sunscreen for kids!
It’s one of those things that boggles my mind when I discover an amazing new product and I had never heard of the brand before.  And that’s why I have no idea how I had never heard of Arbonne!  In case you haven’t either, you’re in for a real treat!... Read more
Top Tips for Successfully Completing a Juice Cleanse
Oh my goodness.  I DID IT!  Last week I completed a full 3-day juice/soup cleanse with North Shore Juice Company and I didn’t cheat ONCE!  Because juice cleanses are a commitment physically, mentally and financially (and so many seem to be hesitant to give it a go) I am... Read more
Sweating for a good cause
A couple of weeks ago, I had the great opportunity to do my first workout with Colin of Fit For life.  Colin put together this fundraising initiative where everyone who came for a workout donated $10 to Basics for Babies.  It was Fit for Life’s first fundraising event and... Read more