October 2016

Issue 07 | November 2016

Katt Tozier, featured on the November cover, is Making a Difference One Indomitable Woman at a Time. Rachel Kieffer writes about one woman’s story of healing. Peggy Nolan offers tips to de-stress the holidays, Ruthie Lewis reminds us our feelings are real. We witness the seasons with Jen Flick. Natasha Botkin shares how we sense our guidance, and Reba Linker writes about loving life. Jenn Ryan helps us to keep the blues away. In the Kitchen, find delicious recipes to satisfy your hunger.

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
Sheryl Cook
Jen Flick
Rachel Kieffer
C.K. Kochis
Ruthie Lewis
Reba Linker
Peggy Nolan
Debra Oakland
Jenn Ryan

Cover Photograph
Tori Duprey

Contributing Photographers
Doug C.
Tori Duprey
Rachel Kieffer
C.K. Kochis
Peggy Nolan
Debra Oakland
Katt Tozier

August 2016

Making a Difference

One Indomitable Woman at a Time

“I’ve often said I spent my teens rebelling, my twenties repressing, my thirties imploding, and my forties healing. I know that means my fifties (and beyond) are for sharing.” – Katt Tozier

Our personal stories are written by our experiences. The good times. The bad times. The moments of celebration. The turmoil of painful situations. All of this impacts who we are. It’s what we do with the wisdom gained along the journey that influences the direction(s) we…


“The difference is that I don’t have YOUR answers; you do.”
-Katt Tozier

“Flora’s situation with her children was particularly difficult to change.
She saw herself as a “good mother” and saying no
to her children’s demanding needs was…”
-Rachel Kieffer

“Life is in constant metamorphosis. In order to grow we much
honor each of our seasons, and flow with the cycles of change.”
-Jen Flick

“Of course, none of us want pain, but if you want the fullness of
joy and true healing and well-being, you can only experience
it when you feel all the feelings to their depth.”
-Ruthie Lewis

“Many women dread holiday meals or regard them with guilt;
but the holidays do not have to mean a departure from health.”
-Rachel Kieffer

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.