Through the years of my own self-discovery, one of the biggest insights I’ve had is that while we may be on a journey with our weight, we never fully arrive. For years I would focus on how life would be different and better when I hit my goal weight. However, in 2008 that dream came true, yet life wasn’t easier and I still wasn’t happy with my body or my weight. In the past I have opened up about my challenges with maintaining my weight and I fully admit that I still have challenges. In all honesty it’s difficult to admit that I still have my struggles. However, I want to share more about my journey in case you feel the same way so you know you aren’t alone.read more
What’s a Health Coach?
If you feel like you could use more support and accountability to help reach your goals, you’ve come to the right place.
For over 16 years I struggled with my weight and always thought it was lack of self-control. Over nine years ago I lost 60 pounds (27 kgs) and have kept it off since. I’m now here to help others on their journey.
If you’re sick of being stuck in the same cycle of dieting and then falling off track, I’ll provide the accountability and support you need toward making small, sustainable changes without deprivation.
“Laura is skilled at offering ideas and challenging you in a way that makes you want to step out and be the best version of yourself. Working with Laura is well worth the investment!”
– Sara F., Vancouver, BC
Yogurt is a popular breakfast due to its convenience and belief by many that it’s a healthy option. While it is healthier than some breakfast options, do you know how much sugar is in your yogurt? If you eat a flavored variety, you may want to check the label. Some brands have as much sugar in them as a Twinkie! Yes, you read that right, a Twinkie! This article from Huffpost shows the comparison of yogurts and the amount of sugar in each.read more
Recently you may have seen an article that was released about a study conducted by the American Heart Association stating that coconut oil isn’t as healthy as we thought. In fact, the article published by USA Today had an alarming headline, “Coconut oil isn’t healthy. It’s never been healthy.” However, I have noticed that articles are written about studies and when you dive deeper into the study there is a lot of context and information that is typically missing.read more