“Walking through the grieving process has taught me some of the grandest lessons of love and compassion.”-CK Kochis I look in the mirror and most days I barely recognize myself. The eyes reflecting back at me are my father’s; the same empty stare he had as his dementia transformed into Alzehiemer’s. Lost, yet aware enough […]
Life experiences lead us on a winding and twisting journey. We think we know where we are traversing, however circumstances crop up and, oftentimes, we go into unfamiliar territory.
“My personal motto is ‘Every obstacle is a doorway.’”-Reba Linker It has been said that creative people dance to the beat of a unique drum. As self-confidence develops, they realize the rules of others don’t resonate with them, and a sense of freedom blossoms as they follow their passions. Reba Linker is applying, what I […]
"Life is Delicious. Devour it with joy in every cell of your body, mind and spirit. You will see its perfect qualities reflected back to you in many ways, seen and unseen.”-Debra Oakland “I've been writing my whole life,” Debra said, “and putting it under the bed and hiding it. I didn't think of myself […]
“It's about coming back to your nutrition. It's not about the rules of nutrition, but the way you see your nutrition and, finding what works for you – the bio-individuality.”-Kate Clarke “I love uncovering a shift in mindset that unlocks the power that's in you, rather than something else that makes you change. It's amazing […]
“The difference is that I don’t have YOUR answers; you do.”-Katt Tozier “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. […]
“Don't be afraid of marketing, because marketing is how you get your message out there.”-Jill Celeste Marketing is either a grand opportunity to be creative or it's a daunting task that gets put off until another day. For many new and well established entrepreneurs, it's the latter. They see the value in it, but question […]
Written by Jenn Ryan “My 'art' was also in the way I cooked, the way I tried to cultivate a bohemian lifestyle and environ, wherever I found residence.”-Jenn Ryan As a young girl, I was a creative thinker and writer. My third grade teacher at Taft Primary Elementary assigned my friend Heidi and I as […]
“I really think of massage as preventative maintenance; preventive medicine.”- Lisa Wamsley, CMT, LMT The human touch has a healing quality unlike any other. It can bring comfort to someone feeling lonely, depressed, and sad. It has the power to release tension and calm aggression. It enhances joy, love, celebration and appreciation. It can also […]
“My mission is to show others who are suffering with chronic illness that they can live a meaningful, purposeful life.”- Tae 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,” […]
“There's a lot of times, that if our creativity is not expressed and if our talents are not used, we are going to go to food to compensate.” - Rachel Kieffer When do women place themselves on their priority list? Is there a love of self? What are the feelings women have about body-image? These […]
“I took my fear by the hand, eyes closed, head bowed, and I whispered, “I respect you, Fear. You are very powerful, and I honor your presence in my life right now. Walk with me, Fear." - C.K. Kochis Our story is our voice. We may not tell the story the same way twice; our […]
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