Health & Wellness

I love people. I love getting to know them and understand them and figure out their quirks and what makes them tick. It’s my passion, and it also makes me really good at my job. With 46 years of this passion for people under my belt, here’s what I know for sure: We are all…

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Health & Wellness

Personal Growth in Recovery Requires A Commitment To Change More Than Will Power

With personal growth comes change. The process of personal growth in recovery has more to do with change than it does with will power.  The readiness for personal growth and change is a personal destination. Some are there, some are on their way there, and some are not even close to being there. To experience…

By Rachel Graham |
Health & Wellness

Choosing growth

My friends, this is a scary time for most of the world and it’s hard to envision how we’ll look as we emerge.  I know, I’m stating the obvious and saying what you hear every time you read an update on your phone or turn on the news.  We don’t know what’s next and such…

By Natalie Mendez |
Health & Wellness

The Growth of a Therapist

Why do therapists do the heart-wrenching work that we do?  David Treadway, a renowned psychotherapist, says that for about 80% of us our calling comes out of our own childhood experiences and trauma. I was my mother’s therapist.  She was a young woman from the Appalachian Mountains who gave birth to me when she was…

By Judy Bennett |
Health & Wellness

Growing Down

We hear it from the time we’re little – “What do you want to be when you grow up?” We hear it when we’re embarking on our journey – “You can be anything you want!” We hear it when we think we’ve arrived – “There’s always room for improvement.” What we hear is meant to…

By Dr. Jordan Adams, DC |

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Plant Power Your Immune System

I was an early adopter to being prepared for a possible pandemic. I bought sanitizing wipes, about 10 pounds of different kind of beans, brown rice, canned baked beans, canned tuna, frozen veggies and frozen fruit. My second round of shopping produced nuts, peanut butter, milk, and eggs, plenty of produce, and a *cork screw….

By Bridget Swinney, MS RD |
Health & Wellness

YOU’VE GOT THIS!

Stress is like flatulence, it is unpredictable, it can cause discomfort, and it stinks! Unlike flatulence, that has over-the-counter medicine options that can relieve gas instantly, stress doesn’t have that “quick fix” or does it? I handle stress in several different ways. Some conventional and some unconventional. Prior to a major life altering event 30 years…

By Tracy Meyer |
Health & Wellness

Stress kills

Why managing daily stress is essential for your mental health and well-being: Stress is defined as the state of mental and emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. It is the way your body manages external, mental or physical pressures. When humans faced the threat of lions on the African savanna, their…

By Rachel Graham |
Health & Wellness

4 Ways to Build Inner Resilience

The past few weeks, as the world seems to revolve around the new coronavirus pandemic, have most certainly brought upon us new levels of uncertainty, fear, stress, misfortune, change, and more. Beyond just the recent weeks, the demands of modern life had already left many of us with a dis-regulated nervous system. All of this…

By Dr. Jordan Adams, DC |