Tangible Need Or Crisis?

Life is made of moments. It’s the people we meet and the choices we make which create those moments. Recently, those three ingredients, people, choices and moments intertwined in my life bringing me full circle.

There are several different routes I could have driven home. And many different times I could have left. Further still I could have made a pit stop but instead I went directly home. What all of those have in common? Each is a decision that had to be made either consciously or subconsciously.

Each decision I made that evening brought me to a blocked intersection late…

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Summer Travel Tips

Summer Travel Tips

It’s July and in the middle of summer! I know many of you are traveling for vacation, mission trips or visiting family and friends. The question has been asked several times, “How can I continue to create a healthy lifestyle while traveling?”

First of all, I hope you have a wonderful trip! And enjoy some of the unique foods that will be available. I recommend that you have the goal of maintenance during this time. And commit to getting back on track when you get back.

Here’s 5 tips how to retain your progress while you’re gone:

  1. Don’t feel…

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Grief Strikes Without Warning

My dad called me last week and asked, “Bri, it’s been a few days since we talked. In your world that’s an eternity. How’s it going?”

Once my burst of laughter dissipated we took advantage of my drive time and got caught up. Though he was joking, his point is true. I often move through stages and emotions quickly. I’ve learned how to hold on to lessons learned and let go of hurts. And, I’ll seek help when I can’t figure it out on my own. Still, I can only shake my head and laugh because for months, there’s been…

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