Health & Wellness

The most influential negotiator that helps you achieve your absolute best life is the one inside your head. Let’s face it, we all negotiate with ourselves. You are familiar with that voice inside your head that you war with, that perpetuates all that is familiar and habit. Your inside negotiator tells your old story to justify the…

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Health & Wellness

It takes Courage to Eat Healthier

There’s lots of courage showing up right now from first-responders, health care workers, and even the cashiers who are there to ring up our purchases, knowing they may be exposing themselves to a risky disease. Without sounding trivial, this led me to look at the it takes courage it takes to eat well and stay properly…

By Bridget Swinney, MS RD |
Health & Wellness

Courage is Nothing Without Vulnerability

There is no such thing as courage without vulnerability and being vulnerable is the only way to live life ‘all in.’ What do you think when you hear the word vulnerability? This word may make you feel weak and fearful, or it may trigger past feelings of hurt and betrayal. Revealing vulnerable parts of yourself…

By Rachel Graham |
Health & Wellness

And then what happened?

I don’t know about you, but lately I have been feeling a bit like I am reading a book to a toddler. You know how you’d reach the end of the book, close it, and declare: “The End!” And the toddler, desperate not to have to go to sleep, would keep talking to keep you…

By Rebecca Liston |
Health & Wellness

Forge Your Path

Courage?  My heart skips a beat at that word, and I envision mountain climbers scaling mount Kilimanjaro, hands pumping in victory!  I see someone hang gliding over a cliff and I can hardly breathe! But I have come to believe that big Courage with a capital C is not what courage is always about.  I…

By Judy Bennett |

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Seeing the World in Living Color

How are you adapting in this rapidly changing environment? In the midst of this time of upheaval, I have  found myself reflecting on lessons I learned from my father. Our father joined the United States Army Air Corp when he was only 17 years old, the same year (1934) that his father died. He was…

By Cindy Carter |
Health & Wellness

Courage over Fear

The day was beautiful.  The temperature was perfect, the sun was shining brightly, and the scenery was breathtaking.  You could feel the excitement and adrenaline from the group as the guide explained our adventure.  We would be scaling up a cliff wall, wire walking across a canyon, bungee jumping off a rock platform and then…

By Natalie Mendez |
Health & Wellness

How to Overcome the Very Human Response of Self-Doubt?

  It is important to remember; everyone experiences feelings of self-doubt.  The successful and most confident ‘looking’ people are indecisive and have moments of regret just like you.  Self-doubt is a very human response to life’s challenges, and there are ways to overcome the insecurities that hold you back. The first step in overcoming self-doubt…

By Rachel Graham |
Health & Wellness

Sewing Together: Anchor in COVID Storm

In early April when the CDC announced that every citizen needed to start wearing a mask in public, the seamstresses of America stepped up to the plate and started making homemade masks. I also felt called to join that effort, so I took inventory to see what I had available. I found multiple packages of…

By Cindy Carter |