Health & Wellness

Women today, are making a point of supporting and empowering other women. When coming together in support of other women, we demonstrate and become a powerful force that benefits us all. Women are creating a movement and culture where we are encouraged to support our peers, encouraging the pursuit of all dreams and goals. Sheryl…

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WOMEN LIFTING WOMEN

When I think of women that purposely “walk the talk” on lifting other women to a better place in life, my thoughts recall an amazing group that began as the “Dallas Thirty.”  In 2004, a group of Dallas women CEO’s, civic leaders, philanthropists, doctors and attorneys made a journey to the Highlands of the poorest…

By Tricia Medrano Bridges |
Health & Wellness

Be-Attitudes: A Nurse’s Sacrificial Attitude

This month I want to write from my heart to my professional nursing peers. Shakespeare said, “To be or not to be, that is the question”, but what was the brave bard telling us? If there actually is a connection between our being (our essence or beliefs) and our attitudes: when we are scared, are…

By Cindy Carter |
Health & Wellness

New Thoughts on Addiction

We are used to referring to addiction as a disease, but Dr. Daniel Sumrok (Director of Center for Addiction Sciences at the University of Tennessee) says that is wrong.  It should be called, “ritualized compulsive comfort-seeking” he states.  Dr. Sumrok says it is a normal response to adversity experienced in childhood, just like bleeding is…

By Judy Bennett |
Health & Wellness

Soften Into Resistance

Prior to becoming a wife, mother, and business owner I found the rhythm of my life generally effortless. Prior to the heightened demands and responsibilities of those roles, it was easier to focus my attention on the present moment and to allow myself to observe and respond to what was happening as opposed to engaging…

By Dr. Jordan Adams, DC |

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Self-connection: the six self-care types to emotionally connecting to self and why this is so important

First, it is important to know what is meant by “self” before one can work towards being self-connected.  For the purpose of this discussion, self is a unique reflection of an individual’s consciousness.  Self is autonomous and separate from others, it is how a person experience themselves. In order to feel connected to others, it…

By Rachel Graham |
Health & Wellness

Fasting or Feasting: Time for a Budget

Three years ago, I changed my lifestyle to incorporate varied fasts and adopt a low carb diet, hoping to avoid health problems and complications that have plagued other family members (as I’ve shared in previous articles). Since the word “breakfast” literally means “to break the fast” (from supper to the next morning), I began to recognize…

By Cindy Carter |
Health & Wellness

Find Healing in Connection

Connection is something we all long for.  We were not created to be islands unto ourselves–we were made to be in community. For those who grew up in a loving, nurturing family, connecting with another feels “normal.”   For those who grew up in dysfunctional families, where the air they breathed was confusing or scary,…

By Judy Bennett |
Health & Wellness

2020 Diet Trends to try that are Actually Good for You!

Diet trends come and go. Many are too good to be true. But sometimes we try them anyway, always eternal optimists when it comes to quick fixes and health. This month, I bring you some diet and health trends that really are good for you—and there’s science to back them up! Move Over, Meat! People…

By Bridget Swinney, MS RD |