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This is a guest post by Cori-Leigh Mann. Life becomes out of balance when we find ourselves stuck in a constant state of stress. In the long-term, continual stress wreaks havoc on both our minds and bodies. While we can't avoid all stress much of it can be diminished....read more
This is a guest post by Renee Tarantowski Baude. When I look back I can easily see how I was practicing mindfulness. I didn’t call it that? I used words like centering, peacefulness, beauty and ease. This is part of a post that I wrote in 2013. Five years ago seems...read more
This is a guest post by Brandon Weldy. Running is my jam. I also listen to my jams while running. I guess that means I jam to my jams doing my jam. Ever since I ran track in the eighth grade I have been hooked on the sport. I took pride in my ability to perform well...read more
This is a guest post by Michael Shook. There is no doubt the digital world we live in is taking a toll on our lives. The energy we invest into keeping up with our emails, texts, and social media notifications comes at the expense of the other more “real” parts of our...read more
This is a guest post by Teresa Colon. Summer is right around the corner, conjuring up images of kids running through sprinklers, ice cream smeared over laughing faces, and kids riding bikes through neighborhoods with their friends. No matter what your visions of...read more
Here’s how we downsized and earned a wad of cash My family is leaving to hike El Camino. To get ready we downsized our possessions until they fit in a storage unit because we're not sure when we'll be back. Do you have extra stuff laying around? Some of it is holding...read more
This is a guest post by K. Kris Loomis. Art by Mike Brennan I recently posted a picture of myself on Facebook, a picture of me in a yoga posture. I rarely post pictures of me doing yoga because I figure most people are about as interested in seeing pictures of my yoga...read more
What makes a person happy? 350 million people live with depression according to the World Health Organization. Sixteen million adults in the United States have an episode with depression each year. That’s 6.9% of the population living in an unhappy state of being....read more
Forty-four million people worldwide have Alzheimer’s, 5.5 million of them live in the United States. Of these numbers, most are over age 65, according to the Alzheimer’s News Today. An Alzheimer’s diagnosis brings emotion and stress for the patient and the caregiver....read more
Finances can set you free or enslave you. They set the tone for your health and wellbeing. When your relationship with money is good, it spills over into your people relationships and how you empathize with others. Money cannot be the root of evil if it’s used well....read more