Health & Wellness

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Are you a fan of reality shows? Would you love to go to an exotic destination and participate in a survivor challenge? Even the latest craze for adults and kids alike (i.e. escape rooms) points to the fact that Americans simply love to confront the unknown, to prove to ourselves that by using our wits,…

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Health & Wellness

What Are the First Steps to Recovery?

For some people, just thinking about trying to overcome addiction frightens them. They usually feel this way because they don’t know where to begin. No matter what kind of addiction they suffer, there are a few steps to recovery that work for everyone. Understanding and following these steps can give them the push that they…

By Rachel Graham |
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Health & Wellness

The Faces of Christmas

Contrary to the songs of the season, not everyone will have a White Christmas (especially not in Texas). For many, it won’t be The Most Wonderful Time of the Year. And for some, they won’t Be Home for Christmas! Such is the reality of healthcare. Hospitals don’t necessarily empty out at Christmastime. In fact, with…

By Cindy Carter |
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Health & Wellness

Invest In Experiences, They Win Every Time!

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.”  - Mark Twain We are bombarded by the news and social media by success,…

By Rachel Graham |
Adri Kyser
Health & Wellness

Being Ok With People Not Liking You

Today, Yoga Teacher, Wellness Coach and Energy Alchemist, Adri Kyser, addresses how to be OK with people not liking you or not liking what you have to offer. Adri is the founder and creator of Inner Beauty Wellness and Enlightened Alchemy™ which is designed to help women achieve positive transformations by releasing energy blocks, limiting beliefs…

By Adri Kyser |

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Look Up

Join me in the final quarter-mile of the Comrades Marathon, the world’s oldest and largest ultramarathon. The Comrades is a race of nearly 90 kilometers, run on roads between Pietermaritzburg and Durban in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. The event is steeped in tradition and is a cultural touchpoint for South Africans. Widely considered the greatest…

By Karen Shopoff Rooff |
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Health & Wellness

So, What Now?

Okay folks, let’s be honest. We have all compared ourselves to others at one point or another. The reason the phrase “I’ll have what she’s having” (from that fabulous movie When Harry Met Sally) resonates with so many…is that it is not ONLY about what Meg Ryan was acting out!! HA! We compare and contrast…

By Kristin Kaufman |
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Health & Wellness

Thankfulness: A Season or An Attitude

Where does thankfulness originate? Is it something we celebrate once a year with stuffing and turkey and all of the fixings, or does it truly begin the in heart?  A particular Scripture that I’ve often pondered is from I Thessalonians 5:18, “In everything, give thanks, for this is the will of God for you in…

By Cindy Carter |
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Health & Wellness

Four Keys to Intentional Living

Intentional living is one of those phrases that sounds like a new-agey mantra that doesn’t really mean anything. I mean, really: does anyone *not* live intentionally? Absolutely. So many of us go through life on a path someone else has laid out for us. We are so busy just doing the things we do to…

By Karen Shopoff Rooff |