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YOU are no ordinary writer. You have a special calling to share your pearls of wisdom, experiences and guide others on their journey of exploring the elements for a healthier life. We are the teachers, coaches, gurus, individuals with first-hand knowledge of what it feels like to be out of synch with life and immersed in true joy.

Our words have power. Your story matter.

A Note From C.K. Kochis, Publisher

I am honored and appreciate you are taking the time to learn more on how to share your personal stories of transformation, profession-type articles, and recipes with our global audience.  Elements For A Healthier Life offers a unique collaboration of nonfiction health and wellness articles, stories and recipes. Together we inspire people to feel better and find balance with our pearls of wisdom for those ready for personal growth.

We are committed to supporting, inspiring and educating writers by providing them with a place that is both heart-centered and informational.

We’d love to have you participate in our networking community (join here). Once you join the Contributor Writer Networking Community, you will be able to set up a personal profile page you can use to connect with other contributor writers, submit your articles/stories/recipes and participate in our forums.

“May the voice within your words flow from your heart & guide the pen to paper.” -CK Kochis

The First Issue

Elments For A Healthier Life Magazine Categories

The editorial categories of Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine and UnBox Your Kitchen Journal speak to the essence of the authentic self. We strive to bring inspirational, informative content to support our audience personally and professionally. No matter where anyone is on their journey, it is our greatest desire to offer guidance, resource tools and wisdom.

The Workplace

We spend most of our waking hours focused on our jobs and the work place. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, executive or a work-at-home mom, the articles and stories in this section will offer examples of finding balance between work and home, how to get ahead in the workplace, and starting and maintaining a business. Share your ideas on how to support individuals in their desire to thrive in their workplace.

Relationships

Our relationships bring us our greatest blessings as well as our greatest challenges. We welcome positive, heart-centered stories and articles ranging from family, intimate relationship and friendships. Share the pearls of wisdom you have learned and hopeful experiences.

Body Movement

To some exercise is a dirty word; to others it is a way of life. Share with our audience your triumphs, struggles, wisdom gained, resources and the tips you’ve learn on the journey to move that gorgeous body of yours.

Spirituality

We find peace of mind when we feel connected to the divine (God/Spirit/Universe). Spirituality is about loving and having compassion towards our self and others. Explore various ways to experience peace of mind, mental relaxation, personal discovery, trust your intuition and develop a deeper sense of self-love (please note: this section is not intended to convert or alter anyone’s beliefs or religious practices).

UnBox Your Kitchen Journal

We have a complex, yet simple, relationship with food. It is the energy that fuels our life. I am strong believer in one man’s food is another person’s poison. This is broad subject, and a delicious one at that. How did you change your meals to be healthier? How did an illness affect your dinner plate? Did your overcome a sugar addition; how did you do it? We turn to food for many reasons. Share your story; you could help someone to find the encouragement for wellness, feel less alone in their situation, or simply add some pizzazz to meal-time. You are invited to share your favorite ‘unboxed’ recipes with our readers.

UnBox Your Kitchen Journal is an expansion of the In The Kitchen category that previously appeared in Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine.

Audience Interests

  • Improved relationships
  • Holistic well-being
  • Deeper connection to self
  • Yoga and fitness programs
  • Healthy recipes and cooking methods
  • Nutritional information
  • Self-improvement
  • Conscious travel
  • Spiritual practices
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthier home and work environment

Publish Dates

1st of January, March, May, July, September, November

Distribution

Subscribers – Email with dedicated publication link

Digital Newsstand Location – ElementsForAHealhierLife.com, Joomag Newsstand, social media sharing, additional C.K. Kochis publications

Access Devices – Computer, mobile devices operating IOS or Android

Our Readers Are...

On average, women between the ages of 40 to 60+ years with a strong desire to participate in their life. They are making their health and wellness a top priority.

We have male subscribers that are also enjoying the variety of information, blend of expertise with the success stories of changing life habits as well as the delicious recipes.

Deadline

Submission deadline is on the 1st day of the month two months prior to publish date (example: March 1st for May edition)

Audience Interests

  • Improved eating habits
  • Weight loss
  • Healthy recipes and cooking methods
  • Nutritional information
  • Reduce/eliminate consumption of anufactured foods
  • Reduce/eliminate consumption of refined sugar
  • Holistic well-being
  • Deeper connection to self
    Self-improvement
  • Learn how to prepare homemade meals
  • Explore various diets (paleo, vegan, vegetarian & etc)
  • Healthier meals for family

Publish Dates

1st of February, April, June, August, October, December

Distribution

Subscribers – Email with dedicated magazine website link

Digital Newsstand Location – ElementsForAHealhierLife.com, Joomag Newsstand, social media sharing, additional C.K. Kochis publications

Access Devices – Computer, mobile devices operating IOS or Android

Our Readers Are...

On average, women between the ages of 35 to 55 years with a strong desire to eat and feel healthier. They are making their health and wellness a top priority.

UnBox Your Kitchen Journal entices readers to discover the joys of home cooked meals with our easy to prepare recipes, helpful kitchen tips and articles.

Deadline

Submission deadline is on the 1st day of the month two months prior to publish date (example: April 1st for June edition)

Inspire someone to explore the Elements For A Healthier Life
with your pearls of wisdom, articles and stories.

Write For Us

Editorial Themes

The editorial theme for each issue naturally occur in our heart-centered publications. We learned that setting specific themes worked as a guideline, but rarely was the outcome. It became clear we do things a bit different than what most are accustom. Trusting in the process and allowing the divine messages to appear has brought a greater product than we could have planned.

C.K. Kochis, Editor and Publisher, is a strong believer in ‘following your heart’; especially when it comes to writing. The Writer’s Inspiration page offers a variety of ideas and motivation. When you sit down to write, and inspiration fills the pages – that’s what you are meant to submit. Those are the submissions we are seeking to publish. #WriteOn!

The Elements For A Healthier Life networking community is dedicated to sharing first-person stories of transformation, wellness tools, professional insights and delicious recipes.

Writer’s Guidelines

General Agreements & Policies

We are committed to supporting, inspiring and educating writers by providing them with a place that is both heart-centered and informational.

CKKochis, LLC does not compensate for editorial content. Submission of stories, articles, recipes, and confirmation of receipt of article is not a statement of acceptance that the story/article/recipe will appear on the Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine, UnBox Your Kitchen Journal and/or associated publications. It is understood that in submitting an article for consideration does not guarantee it will be published.

Together we can build a tribe of readers with the intent of sharing kindness, love, and support.

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Content & Tone

Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine and UnBox Your Kitchen Journal are life enhancing, health and wellness publications dedicated to encourage our readers to explore ways to balance the workplace, relationships, spirituality and body movement – health and wellness is not only about the food we eat. We do not accept infomercials or sales pitches. All promotional material(s) for a product, services or business submitted for editorial content will be considered advertising and will be billed accordingly.

The voice of Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine and UnBox Your Kitchen Journal is casual, loving, somewhat sassy, uplifting, informative, and encouraging.

Publication & Editing

It is your responsibility to submit publication-ready articles/stories/recipes.   Please proofread and edit your work before submitting.

It is understood that submissions considered for publishing may appear in Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine and/or UnBox Your Kitchen Journal. All accepted submissions are subject to editing.  The Editorial Team reserves the right to edit all writer contributions for clarity or length. Changes (sentence structure, punctuation, spelling, grammar, syntax, lengths) will be made at the discretion of the editorial team. Submissions may be edited as necessary to comply with our editorial standards. All headlines, subheads, table of contents copy, captions, and other miscellaneous related editorial copy may be written and edited with our editorial standards.

We publish original, first-run articles and stories in Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine and UnBox Your Kitchen Journal.  If an article submitted to Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine and UnBox Your Kitchen Journal has appeared in any other publication in the past year please note that in your submission. Only nonfiction articles, stories, and recipes are considered.

Your voice is authentic, and we will do what we can to maintain your authenticity.

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Length

The total length of the stories and articles submitted for consideration in Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine and UnBox Your Kitchen Journal should be 100 to 2,000 words (including sidebars).

Expectations of Contributor Writers

Please read before submitting.
By submitting your article, story and/or recipe to be published in Elements For A Healthier Life Magazine, UnBox Your Kitchen Journal and/or posted recipes on website, you agree to share multiple posts in your social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest) throughout the month, and at least one promotional mention in your newsletter, if your submission is accepted.

We value and respect the collaboration partnership and support of our writers.

Submit Your Story

Please submit your story, article, or recipe by completing the following form; photographs are to be emailed to writetocindy@elementsforahealthierlife.com.  All photography must include the name of the photographer and their permission to publish it.

Biography

Contributing writers are provided the opportunity to have their 75-word* (or less) biography with one web link to appear in the issue article/story is published. As a courtesy, your biography (with one web link) will be added to the Contributor’s page for a minimum of three months after the most recent published article date.*

Biography includes: your name, business name (if applicable), your title/role, brief description of your services and what you do for a living, titles of the books you’ve published, website or blog.**

*Individuals contributing a recipe without an article or accompanying story will have a bi-line with the article.
**Please note: the Editor has the right to edit, and refuse, biographies for content, spelling and grammar errors, number of words and etc.

Please note: the editing team will edit biographies longer than 75 words to fit our format.

Thank you.

 

Please note: The rules, guidelines, and policies on this page may change without notice.  Be sure to review this page each time you submit an article, story or recipe.

Please note: The Editorial Team has full right to deny any submission for any reason.

 

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