Issue 03 | July 2016

Tae Lynne, the Kindness Junkie, graces the cover of our July issue and Making A Difference series. Kat Tozier shares her journey with yoga, Kate Clarke simplifies the Buddha Bowl, Taunia May’s experience with an elimination diet, Reba Linker is tuning us into our hearts, Natasha Botkin takes us to the farmer’s market, Rachel Kieffer provides healthy travel tips, Lore Raymond is BBQ’ing social media, Patricia Young offer five ways love ourselves, and Peggy Nolan questions if she needs more blue.

Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine was published as a digital magazine from May 2016 to the May/June 2018 issue. The program used to display the publication on the internet was used to design the layout. In converting the digital editions to .pdf format, some of the layout elements were altered and misaligned. 

Publisher & Editor
Cynthia (C.K.) Kochis

Editorial Assistant
Jenn Ryan

Natasha Botkin
Kate Clarke
Rachel Kieffer
C.K. Kochis
Reba Linker
Taunia May
Lore Raymond
Kat Tozier
Patricia Young

Cover Photograph
Leslie Conway,

Contributing Photographers
Kate Clarke
Joan Harwood
Rachel Kieffer
C.K. Kochis
Reba Linker
Tae Lynne
Peggy Nolan

Making a Difference

One Act of Kindness at a Time withTae Lynne

“It became an eight month journey of getting out of bed, going to a doctor’s appointment, or having blood work done, and trying to figure out what was going on with my body,” Tae Lynne, the Kindness Junkie, shared with me in our interview. “It’s a diagnosis of exclusion. That’s what they call it.” Tae used to be a Type-A, vivacious woman dedicated to her career, volunteering at animal adoption locations and with the elderly. Running, canoeing, exercising, and reading filled her waking hours when she wasn’t at the office. Everything changed in 2009 at the age of forty-four. “I figured it was the flu…

In Her Words...

  • What life was like before and after her diagnosis
  • How a blind woman helped her find her purpose
  • Offers ways you can learn to appreciate what you can do
Together we are inspiring a supportive community, a tribe of women, with a desire to change the world starting with Self. Generation after generation we learn from each other through our experiences and stories. Elements For A Healthier Life is a life enhancing website encouraging readers to explore ways to balance the work place, relationships, spirituality and body movement – health and wellness goes beyond the food we eat.