This is an {un}blog, and not really a blog (because I never really do anything completely conventionally), but I certainly do have a lot to say and share (for those of you who know me, you did not need me to spell this out). I’m SO fortunate to be able to connect with people, products, and ideas that I find incredibly inspiring every day, and I hope to use this virtual space to give you an inside look into what’s going on in my (crazy) world…which, I share with you.

Along with my small but mighty team, we will be posting content under 3 main departments, and encourage you to share with us as well. If something excites or outrages you, if you have a product or service that we should know about, or should you have any comments, complaints, criticisms or compliments please be in touch.

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support a business

How to Support a Business without Spending Money

Buying a product or retaining a service is an obvious way to support a friend or family member’s business, or a company you admire, but there are other ways to offer your support without making a purchase.

Reflections from Expo West 2018

After spending four days walking the trade show floor of the 38th annual Natural Products Expo West in March 2018, the world’s largest natural, organic and healthy products event, I was completely charged. (more…)

back to school, lisa borden

Healthy Back to School : How to have your best year yet!

Labour Day is not only the final weekend of summer holidays, but it also signals the beginning of something new for so many – it can be a new grade, a new work schedule, a new family routine, or even just a time to commit or recommit to healthier habits. (more…)

IWM: Marsha Fenwick

We spoke with Marsha Fenwick, a Certified Holistic Nutritionist and Certified Cancer Coach who uses the power of food to help optimize your health and improve the symptoms of disease and illness. We found out how to choose the right nutritionist, why the latest food trends won’t work for everyone, and how to deal with cravings in healthy and delicious ways (more…)

Chill Out

How to Chill Out + Keep Your Cool

This summer has been super heated, and if you are anything like us, well, we’re just trying our best to keep our cool. There are infinite healthy reasons why we all need to chill out – both physically, in this sweltering summer heat, but mentally as well. (more…)

All About Trees

There is something very grounding about trees. They are solid, stationary and huggable at all times. And, with deep roots firmly in the soil and branches reaching out and growing, trees are a life force and we have a lot to learn from them. (more…)

tampons - not all equal

Not All Tampons Are Created Equal

Tampons are convenient, discreet, and easy to use, wear, and dispose of. But…


IWM: Patrick Harrison

We spoke with Patrick Harrison, CEO of CoreChair, an ergonomic, active sitting office chair that encourages movement and mitigates the impact of inactivity. We found out why he wanted to redesign the traditional office chair, how he created the healthiest chair you can sit on, and why it took almost a decade to take it to market. 

Social Media Report

How to Create a Social Media Report

You’re active on social media, your website is live and doing what you want it to, you’ve created compelling content, and you’re sharing, engaging, and building community online. But, how do you know if it is working? How do you measure it all?

Healthy Snacks

We always advocate for fresh and unpackaged food for both health and environmental reasons, but, snacks in packages that are well labeled and full of good, healthy ingredients can ensure everyone’s safety and health, and satisfy our occasional cravings, too. (more…)