“Motherhood is a choice you make everyday, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is…and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.” ―Donna Ball In honour of Mother’s […]
By: Erin Treloar
What if I told you those cravings that are haunting you or that stomach ache or your out-of-control eating habits are actually a really good thing?
When we are in pain, craving things we wish we wouldn’t (hello chocolate, sugar and caffeine) or finding it hard to break unhealthy cycles like overeating or negative self talk it’s really hard not to get frustrated with our body. It feels like we’re not in control and thoughts like, “If only I wasn’t so…” or “why can’t I be more like…” or “I hate that I feel this way.” start to sneak in.
The symptoms, cravings and behaviours you are experiencing all have a positive intention for you. They’re not bad at all and in fact, they’re just trying to help you even if it doesn’t feel like they are. (more…)
An Orchard Summer Brunch This summer we teamed up with The Bachelorette, Kaitlyn Bristowe and Petite Pearl Events to host an intimate summer brunch in support of youth media literacy and positive body image program, Free To Be. Forty incredible women and men joined us at The Orchard for delicious soul food, raw conversation and […]
Everyone knows you’re supposed to drink about 8 cups of water a day, but how many of you aren’t meeting that quota? I get it, you’re busy and that next jolt of java is your number one priority. If you’re really serious about improving your health though, the habit of hydrating needs to be at […]
To celebrate the launch of our #BeyondYogaxRAW capsule collection we were honoured to invite a group of game-changing women to an intimate dinner to discuss women’s representation in media. Conversation included dialogue about social media, advertising, pop culture and our commitment to creating a better world for the next generation of girls. Our culture has tattooed a […]