Hi there! I am Michelle.

I value working with individuals and companies that incorporate a healthy, corporate culture and are focused on improving their productivity and performance. Change is my middle name. I have a strong passion for teaching, knowledge translation, and the communication of ideas. As an educator I am skilled in creating an engaging learning environment featuring thematic units with integrated curriculum, hands-on interactive lessons and mult-media technology. Through my online courses and speaking engagements I bring sanity to diabetes and help you move from overwhelm to taking concrete steps to reverse diabetes and transform to a healthier and productive you.

 My values are the cornerstone of who I am.

  • Embrace Knowledge
  • Do the right thing
  • Seek adventures and smiles
  • Healthy hearts and heads
  • Pursue opportunity
  • Build community

Incorporate the right strategies, to reverse your diabetes and live your life’s purpose.

My philosophy

My personal mission is “To inform, inspire and equip you, so that you can be freed from the obstacles that prevent you from realizing your health and wellness goals.”

Background Highlights

• Experience based knowledge of workplace health & wellness program design, delivery and measurement
• Serving people to realize their potential of achieving personal, career and health goals
• Results-oriented Facilitator with the ability to drive change while managing various stakeholder expectations


Excellent listener, creative, organized, detail oriented, motivated, innovator, collaborator, analytical, big picture thinker and adaptable.

The greatest gift you can offer the world is a healthy you!

My Résumé


  • Masters in Education & Curriculum Planning, Simon Fraser University – 2016
  • University Teaching and Learning Certificate, Simon Fraser University – 2015
  • BC Provincial Instructors Diploma,Vancouver Community College – 2010
  • Fine Arts Techniques, Emily Carr University, 2009

Productivity & Performance

  • Enhance Your Productivity & Performance – 2010-Current

    In this workshop I teach management and staff, how to collapse disempowering behaviours and habits to improve productivity and enhance performance. So that the organization can be more productive and profitable.

Health & Wellness

  • Reverse Your Diabetes With Healthy Food Choices – 2010-Current

    In this workshop participant will discover how to
  • take action to reverse diabetes in simple, inexpensive and non-intrusive ways. 
  • Feel energetic, loose excess weight and lower blood pressure.
  • Create low fat, delicious, nutritious meals suitable for those with nut and gluten allergies.

Food Addiction & Recovery

  • Go From Stuck To Unstoppable – 2010 – Current

    This one day workshop is designed to help young and mature adults to quit addictive, disempowering behaviors and habits, such as smoking, drinking and over-eating, to manifest positive change.

Publications: Books I have authored:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Is A Choice
  • Healthy Footprints
  • Conscious Cuisine
  • Savory Macarons
  • Savory Cookies

Publications I have co-authored:

  • Health Promoting Universities: Shifting from health education to social innovation.Fourth Edition. Canadian Scholars’ Press Inc. Toronto. 2017
    Coauthored a book chapter with Ardiles P, Hutchinson C, Stanton A, Dhaliwal R, Aslan M and Black T. In Rootman I, Dupéré S, Pederson A, and Dupéré, S.

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