While many of us are sheltering in place it has been incredible to see how creative people and businesses have been while adapting quickly to a new way of life. As a way to provide support to you and your family, I’ve pulled together the below guide of different resources from a variety of local, small businesses who are now offering services virtually.
What’s a Health Coach?
If you think about food constantly and don’t know why, 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 10 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 in the same cycle of dieting and then falling off track, I’ll help you identify what’s keeping you stuck & will support you in 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
- A Guide for Staying Occupied and Taking Care of Yourself from Home
While many of us are sheltering in place it has been incredible to see how creative people and businesses have been while adapting quickly to a new way of life. As a way to provide support to you and your family, I’ve pulled together the below guide of different resources from a variety of local, small businesses who are now offering services virtually.read more
- Why We Self-Sabotage Even When We Know What Makes Us Feel Better
How often do you experience pain or stomach discomfort and figure it’s just part of life? There are many symptoms we have normalized because they come on gradually and are livable. We may not even fully realize them because they aren’t that bad and things could be worse. Some of my clients have even said when they share what they’re experiencing they’ve been dismissed by people in the medical profession saying it’s all in their head. I’m definitely not a doctor and I don’t diagnose people but I do know that food and lifestyle can play a big role in how good (or bad) we feel. Take food sensitivities or intolerances as an example.read more
- Laura B. Folkes March 2, 2020Mainstream Media’s Coverage of Weight Loss Beyond Food Restriction & Diets
In January as resolutions got underway, the Today Show followed Valerie Bertinelli on her journey of making 2020 a year for her to choose happy. Valerie opened up about her weight struggles over the years and talked about how she has been consistently struggling for the last 50 years with weight gain and weight loss. It’s been a constant cycle she describes as torment. Throughout this journey, she has started to realize that her weight issues are deeper than just the weight and there is an emotional component. She realized she uses food as a way to not feel her feelings.read more