It worked for me

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Have you accomplished a health goal or made a lifestyle change you’re proud of? Tell us about it and you could have the opportunity to inspire women across Canada and be featured on our site.

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"I reduced my cholesterol."

How Carolyn Trono of Winnipeg reduced her cholesterol through simple lifestyle changes.

How Naturopathy Helped Me

"I beat stress with naturopathy."

Tracy Visser was running her life on high-speed—and an empty tank. A naturopath helped her reassess her priorities and gain an overall sense of health.

Lesley Taylor - ironman

"I became an athlete (and lost 75 pounds)."

A newfound addiction to running (and competing) helped this Toronto woman lose 75 pounds—and gain mountains of confidence

Naomi Sanderson

"I ran a half-marathon and lost 75 pounds."

Persistent knee pain and a scary asthma attack pushed Naomi Sanderson to lose weight—and run a half-marathon

AnnieCurran-after"I lost 76 pounds."

One woman’s triumph over obesity


"How I quit smoking."

A health scare convinced Wendy Fox it was time to quit smoking; a popular book helped her achieve her goal


"I walk 10,000 steps a day!"

Dating again encouraged this 53-year-old mom to shape up—and drop 28 pounds

Banks-After"I gained a new attitude—and lost 20 pounds!"

Putting perfectionism on hold helped this Calgary manager cope

Bermyn"I’ve taken charge of my mood swings."

Mindfulness has enabled this 35-year-old to stay calm, despite a debilitating endometriosis diagnosis

Anderson - after“I dropped four dress sizes in six months!”

Weight Watchers helped this Laval mom tackle her emotional eating

St-Denis: After

"I quit smoking and dropped 35 pounds!"

Acupuncture and exercise helped this 38-year-old kick some bad habits

A 54-year-old survivor puts herself first—and loses 20 pounds "A heart attack saved my life"

One woman’s triumph over depression, a breast-cancer scare and infidelity

Genevieve Charette "I beat anxiety with yoga"

One woman’s triumph over depression, a breast-cancer scare and infidelity


"I ran my first marathon at 43!"

A daughter’s diabetes diagnosis got this mom running

SusanCheyne "I lost 26 pounds!"

Weight-loss tips from a 44-year-old mother of three