Celebrating Momentum Health and Wellness

It’s almost been 5 YEARS since I started my company, CRAZY! Here is how my company started and how life, children and my passion for fitness didn’t stop me from chasing my dreams. The job I had when I got pregnant with our first daughter didn’t allow me to return back part time after she was born. […]

Postpartum Depression … You Are Not Alone

Becoming a new parent is mentally and physically exhausting for both parents.  Sleep deprivation, hormone imbalances and the pressure of being a parent is overwhelming and causes parents to have mood swings.  One moment you might be so happy, the next sadness and than possibly anger and resentment.  These feelings are sometimes called “baby blues” […]

24 – Hour Movement Guidelines to Optimize Your Child’s Health

The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) came out with the new Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth (5 to 17 years old). According to this guideline, “for optimal health benefits, children and youth (aged 5–17 years) should achieve high levels of physical activity, low levels of sedentary behaviour, and sufficient sleep each […]

Canada: How much does our health care cost?

I remember sitting in my Physiology class in University and listening to my professor rant about our health care.   He estimated that the cost of health care in the next 20 years will be ridiculously high.  His solution … the government should just buy everyone a treadmill which might help reduce and prevent some […]

Incorporating a Health in All Policies Approach in Canada

Canada … we need to learn more from Finland and work harder into implementing the Health in All Policies in Canada. Health in All Policies is an approach to public policy development that encourages governments to systematically consider how policy decisions may affect the health of a population – See more at: https://nurseone.ca/en/tools/health-in-all-policies-toolkit/toolkit#sthash.MexrJsnw.dpuf.  Our health is […]