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Two life-saving tips from a breast cancer survivor

Did you know that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime? Breast Cancer is one of the leading causes of death facing women today. I spend a lot of time working with women, coaching the Women’s Jiu Jitsu team at Evolve Training Center and...

How to Be Aware and Prepared

How to Be Aware and Prepared

Words have power.They can be used to build someone up; they can offend people. We have reactions to them. We use them to educate and to connect. Our first interaction with words as children is typically the adults in our lives explaining how the world...

Take Time for Yourself!

Take Time for Yourself!

In my work at The Women's Wellness Center I spend a lot of time encouraging people to take some time for themselves. We’ve mentioned before that there are 1440 minutes in a day and we encourage people to try to carve out some of those minutes for...

Perfect Plans to Go to Pieces

Perfect Plans to Go to Pieces

I am a planner, through and through. I like to know what my week looks like ahead of time. I love lists, check-lists, grocery lists, follow-up lists. I like to review restaurant menus before meals. I feel a sense of comfort in knowing what to expect.Life doesn't...

Embracing Our Personal Power

Embracing Our Personal Power

It’s no secret that one of my life’s passions is empowering women to know that they matter. That is really the core essence of my work at The Women’s Wellness Center. We are a safe haven for women to be their raw, authentic selves and become beacons of light in the...

The Importance of Being Honest

The Importance of Being Honest

Can I get real with you all? Sometimes life is overwhelming. Don’t get me wrong, I feel blessed to be busy, because it means I am needed and I am contributing to the world. But sometimes we just have hard days, or weeks, or periods of time where the...

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

By guest blogger and You Matter Meet-Up host, Leslie LewSelf-care is a process and one that requires you to make a conscious choice to do it. Plain and simply, it is knowing when your internal batteries are running low and stepping back to replenish them...