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Tips from a Health Coach

Think of this as an open journal where I share my learnings, mindset and favorite things to feel my best.

This is meant to be a humble and safe place to inspire you and give you some tangible, easy-to-implement lifestyle hacks to elevate your life and wellbeing.
There is no method to my madness here. I use this blog to drop some nuggets of information that worked for me and my family.

What Are Natural Wines and Why You Must Try Them

Sep 04, 2021

My husband and I have been drinking mostly organic wines for a couple years now.

When moving to the Okanagan region of BC we suddenly became surrounded by wineries and learned more about the winemaking process. At the same time, we became more...

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Get your free Call to Nature Meditation

May 04, 2021
Vanessa Grutman, IHP
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There is no doubt that the pandemic is starting to hit us all hard with social restrictions, zoom meetings after zoom meetings and the inability to travel.

When you feel the stress build up, I highly suggest you take 10 minutes to yourself to...

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Dressing for the Weather to Enjoy Nature in Winter

Jan 31, 2021

I've never been a winter person. Let's be honest; going outside in winter takes effort.

I had to warm up to it 15 years ago when I was a Cardio Plein Air instructor. Teaching outdoor workouts 365 days per year in Montreal...from +30...

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5 Reasons Why Living in Nature During a Pandemic Is a Game Changer

Jan 25, 2021

We left the city and moved closer to nature at the end of the summer of 2019.

There was no pandemic in sight then. There was, however, already a movement of city exodus slowly starting to take place.

A movement towards space, nature, lifestyle,...

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5 Ways to Practice Grounding

Dec 27, 2020

Grounding....all year round!

What is grounding anyway?

Grounding or earthing means to connect yourself to the Earth's natural energy to rebalance your body's systems.

It's a technique gaining traction in the health space as it's been shown to ...

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What Living Closer to Nature Means for Us

Oct 16, 2020

I always thought I was a city girl.

Probably why nature living seemed like an intimidating concept at first. I was raised in a suburban area of Montreal, QC . My grand-parents had a farm and we were visiting every weekend so I suppose I got a...

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4 Ways Nature Healed my Foggy Brain

Oct 16, 2020

I know this, you know this. Nature is an undoubted mood booster, stress healer and anxiety diffuser.

The impact is immediate and it works on everyone (even faster on kids!). Just think about how you felt after that afternoon apple picking or that...

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Why I needed to leave the City (and I didn't even know it!)

Oct 13, 2020

Here's the thing: we traded our city life for a lake life back in September of 2019.

I guess you could say it had been a long time coming.

Our pace of life wasn't sustainable. We were BUSY and just couldn't switch if off. To add to the mix, we...

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