Cassandra Hope

Musings on a healthy lifestyle

Finding Comfort During the Holidays

For many the holidays are a time to get incredibly excited about. Warm lights during dark evenings, comforting food and drinks, gatherings with your favourite loved ones and family and childhood memories of everyone putting in so much effort to make others feel loved and...

What Is The Best Diet For Weight Loss?

I recently did a video on this topic and loved sharing my thoughts on this. It's an important topic and I encourage my clients and audience to ask as many questions as possible, because no two bodies or health situations are the same. I encourage...

A Letter To My Mother …

Dear Mum, Today is Mothers' Day. As I surf social media, walk my dog passed brunch spots and visit the local park I read posts about how much people's mother's mean to them, what they're grateful for and see mothers and daughters sharing a meal, a...

My 8 biggest lessons after 8 years in business

I was 19 years old, had just returned from travelling Europe for several months with my best friend and it was my first time ever leaving Toronto. To say I was experiencing culture shock is an understatement. I was so in love with everything Europe...

I Used To Walk Out Of Yoga Classes…Now I Namastay.

I was to stay there 4 days, and volunteer in the kitchen. I needed time, silence and space to sort out my head. I was turning 31, and I was nowhere near where I wanted to be in life. My dream of being a mother...

Wild Foraging + Intuition + Gut Healing Tonics – Meet Moonbrew

There seems to be a fair amount of equal intimidation and curiosity surrounding fermented foods and beverages these days. Often, you might hear that making your own kombucha, nut cheese or yogurt is simple, though I see often in practise, people wanting to source pre-made...

Anxiety…What you’d never guess, and generally won’t be told.

There's a special kind of silence anxiety is suspended in. It's quiet and time slows down, similar to the experience when plunging into deep waters. Your eyes struggle to stay open and make sense of the world beneath the air. Difficult to speak, breathe. Anxiety, for...