Can you be plus-size and healthy? Nike’s new mannequins spark debate

There has been soooo many conversations around the new Nike Plus Size Mannequin.  Before press blew up I had made a post on both my Sarah Taylor’s Journey and Fitness By Sarah Taylor’s Instagram accounts with why this was such a big deal for me… “JUST LIKE ME! Growing up I never saw a manequin that looked like me. I …

Plus Size Fitness on Breakfast Television

Growing up I never saw representation of my plus size body in fashion or fitness so I was elaited when Breakfast Telvision invited me to do a fitness segment on their show!   It was such an amazing experience and it was so imporant for me to showcase some of my amazing clients as well and show how plus size bodies …

New to working out? Here’s how to overcome exercise anxiety

Global News caled and asked what I thought about how to overcome gym anxiety.  Here’s some of my favourite parts of the article … “While working out is a stress reliever, getting to the gym can cause some people a lot of anxiety. The fear around working out often stems from not knowing how to use certain exercise equipment. Others feel judged …

Loving the Reflection looking back at you

Last week I talked about affirmations on the blog – if you missed it, check it out HERE.  But you know what my hardest affirmation was… I am Beautiful. All my life I was told I was pretty but….I needed to loose weight, or I needed curlier and longer hair, and the list when on.  Basically people would tell me …

The Power of “I AM”

I hated myself, I didn’t like anything about me – except my hair.  I always had great hair.  But, that was it – or so I thought.  I had a negative tape that played through my head that told me I was fat, ugly, not enough, I had no value, I wasn’t worth anything, I wasn’t good at anything and …

My Before Picture

I bet you clicked on this blog thinking you were actually going to see some kinda before picture…but…The best way for me to talk about the reason why the Journey to Self Love is so important to is paint a picture of what life was like before I learned to love myself and then give you a glimpse in how …