Cassandra Hope

Musings on a healthy lifestyle

Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better.

I've been thinking about you guys a lot and the upcoming New Year's pressure to reinvent oneself. Wouldn't you agree that there's an annual expectation to come up with grandiose goals that will catapult you into the next year with laser precision while leaving a...

Why You Need Community Now More Than Ever

Here we are. December 2017. We're about to enter another year where things will evolve, including our DNA. We are changing as humans by putting so much pressure on our bodies, inner-selves and the environment. If you sit back and reflect on what has happened...

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...