Health & Wellness

Courage over Fear

By Natalie Mendez |

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…

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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 |
Health & Wellness

Self-Doubt- My Middle Name

Self-doubt?  That used to be my middle name! In spite of many successes throughout my life, when a new challenge came my way, along with the excitement came the sinking feeling that “this time I will fail.”  I felt I had been lucky so far, but this time people would know that I was a…

By Judy Bennett |
Health & Wellness

How Our Beliefs Can Fuel Illness

Remember back in middle or high school science class learning about the placebo effect? The placebo effect is what helps one recover from an illness simply based on believing a fake or sham cure will work. In research studies with new drugs for example, it’s common practice to give some of the study participants a…

By Dr. Jordan Adams, DC |

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Your human connections help develop the best version of you

How does social capital and powerful connections help you to be the best possible version of yourself?  The power in YOU is connected to human connection, within your community, your family, your school, and your work.  Your social connections can be one of your most powerful assets. Four ways to grow your human connection Anticipate…

By Rachel Graham |
Health & Wellness

Holding Space

Here we are again…me and the little Word Doc cursor that blinks expectantly on the screen. She and I make quite a pair. She just blinks, all the while I sit for roughly 42 minutes in front of a blank white document and write nothing. But still that cursor blinks on. I admire her patience….

By Rebecca Liston |
Health & Wellness

FINDING MY VOICE

Which voice?  I have spoken with numerous voices during these many years. My first voice was that of a peacekeeper.  I learned unconsciously as a child to say only “pleasing” things.  “If you can’t say something nice, then don’t say anything at all,” was the mantra in my home.  That meant anger or questioning or…

By Judy Bennett |
Health & Wellness

Better Together: Good from COVID?

How different our world looks than just a couple of months ago! It is so staggering, it can definitely make your head spin. For most, we are still in the middle of various struggles, and we can’t see any end in sight. There is also no way to adequately express our condolences to all of…

By Cindy Carter |