Abundant Health Blog

Obesity, The Diet Trap And Entrepreneurs

Recently the obesity rate of the US adult population was reported to have increased to 42.4%. That’s nearly half of all adults in the US! It’s scary considering all of the associated health risks. For a business owner experiencing obesity, being overweight or a downward trend with your health there are additional factors that can increase those risks considerably. Entrepreneurs tend to face a significant amount of stress. That stress may come from uncertainty in your industry or the economy or other factors beyond your control.  Business owners tend to be private, guarded people who keep things inside for a …


Benefits of Enjoying the Outdoors

I love being outdoors. In fact as I write this I am sitting on my back deck enjoying the warmth of the summer sun, the sound of a squirrel chirping, and the clean fresh air. There are so many great benefits of enjoying the outdoors but I sometimes find it necessary to remind myself of them because I can get caught up in the daily grind of work like you or many others might. I often speak about things like renewing your energy on a regular basis, taking micro breaks, nurture days, quarterly retreats, and going on vacation. But why …


Edmonton Trails For Walking, Hiking, Running, and Cycling: Brents Favourites

Edmonton trails in our river valley and beyond are some of the most beautiful trails in all of North America. The Edmonton trails include the largest stretch of urban parkland in all of North America! That’s over 150 kilometres of trails. It’s 22 times the size of New York’s Central Park. With all of that green space at our disposal, and accessible most pretty much all year long, there’s no excuse not to get out and be active. Thought I’d share a few of my favourite spots that might just motivate you to get out, enjoy nature, be active and …


Establish Your Self Care Routine With These 3 Simple Steps

Self Care Routine

How has your self care routine been going? Started but then slid off track? You’re not alone. Sometimes, despite your best intentions and efforts, things get in your way or derail what you started. These 3 simple steps that will help you establish your self care routine by creating time, being conscious of your intentional steps, and having the support to stay on track. To Establish Your Self Care Routine Do This! Step 1: Create Time For Your Self Care Routine Stephen Covey’s book, First Things First, highlights 4 quadrants in which you spend your time. Quadrant 4 is the …


Introverts Social Distancing – Not As Easy As You Might Think

When you think of introverts social distancing you might instantly think it’s natural for them. Easy peasy. A slam dunk. This is what they crave and want… all the time, right? There have been a ton of social media posts jokingly suggesting how perfectly suited introverts are for this COVID-19 pandemic. In some respects perhaps that’s true but because of how this has all panned out so far… no, not so much. I am an introvert but one that has learned to shift towards the middle and be more extroverted when I need or want to. At the same time …