A Little Bit Of Fall Love

A Little Bit Of Fall Love

Fall is hands down one of my favorite times of year. From the colors, smells in the air to the temperature outside. With the cooler temperature comes layered fall fashion and warm drinks. I love it all. The only problem is that fall is way to short. If feels as though, that as soon as [...]

How To Maintain Naturally Fabulous Hair

Having fabulous hair is a must to feel your best and shine your brightest. When you have a beautiful head of locks, you just feel more vibrant. Once upon a time I used to take ages to do my hair, maintain my hair, and make sure my hair was 'just so'. Nowadays though, I have [...]

A Day Of Pampered Bliss At Soma Spa

Hammam massage. Just the name makes me feel like I am traveling once again. I was lucky enough to come across Soma Spa here in Calgary, and learned they are in fact the only spa in Calgary to offer Hammam massage. With that being said, I was in! In fact I was in for a few other [...]

 Loved Week 6 Of My Orange Theory Fitness Challenge

 Loved Week 6 Of My Orange Theory Fitness Challenge

6 weeks and feeling stronger every day! It's incredible really. I am loving the changes I am feeling in my body. It is almost like an addiction now. I am happy to report that I set out to do 4 Orange Theory workouts a week during this challenge, and so far I haven't missed one. [...]

How To Rock Your First Spin Class

I have always wanted to attend a spin class, and having a long time friend, Michelle, whom I haven't seen in a few years instructing at Spoke(N)Spin here in Calgary - made for the perfect opportunity for a reunion and a workout. The studio is quaint, and the space inside is utilized very well. I [...]

Revitalizing myself in a Float Pod

Revitalizing myself in a Float Pod

I had never envisioned myself immersed in an enclosed pod containing 1200 pounds of Epsom salts and 11 inches of water? Nor was I aware of the health benefits of it until I discovered Float Life in Calgary. Apparently floating has been around since 1954.... So where the heck have I been? Well other then [...]

3 Steps to take when your locked in an Outhouse

3 Steps to take when your locked in an Outhouse

First of all, how in the heck do I end up these situations?! Really now, the most random situations always seem to sneak up on me. It's either the most incredibly amazing things, or the most ridiculously random. There seems to be no middle ground. So yes, in case your wondering, I did get locked [...]

4 Steps to take when you find yourself with Liquid Stevia in your eye.

4 Steps to take when you find yourself with Liquid Stevia in your eye.

First of all, liquid Stevia in the eye?! Is that a thing? What are the chances. Except when it comes to me. Typical Petrena, always gets into the most random situations. One way or another. They always find me. I literally just got home from enjoying some work on a writing project, feeling all happy [...]

Cycling, and appreciating the beauty of life

Cycling, and appreciating the beauty of life

A sunset cruise along one of my favorite coastlines on this planet.❤️ Mallorca, Spain. This island is just as incredible as ever and I can't get enough of the endless cycling here. Mallorca is an avid cyclers dream. No matter where you go on the island it's pretty much all accessible by bike. Not to mention, [...]

Healthy treat anyone? A day with my dehydrator.

Healthy treat anyone? A day with my dehydrator.

Putting healthy and whole food in my body is just something I can not live without. If you don't love your body, it ain't gonna love you back.  True story. I am a huge believer in treating myself and my body as good - if not better as I treat other people.  It is so [...]