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The Most Important Decision You Make Every Day

The most important decision that you make every day is what you decide to put in your body. Your food has the power to transform your physiology, your health, your local economy, our medical institutions, and our...
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Eating Healthy on a Budget, Farm and Garden, Health, Nursing, Nursing Student, Raw food

The Most Important Decision You Make Every Day

Massage In The Hospital Setting

10 Reasons Why I Get Massage Every 2 Weeks

If you go to the doctor they will tell you to take these antibiotics 2 times a day for the next 10 days.  If you go to the physical therapist they will tell you to...
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Health, Massage Therapy, Northwest Arkansas, Nursing, Nursing Student, Running, Spa

10 Reasons Why I Get Massage Every 2 Weeks

Massage Therapy for Mental Health

I just finished up a clinical rotation in Mental Health this semester.  It's enough to make you suffer from depression!  Or at the very least need a massage for your Mental Health. Our instructors and books...
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Farm and Garden, Health, Massage Therapy, Northwest Arkansas, Nursing, Nursing Student, Shop Local, Small Business, Uncategorized

Massage Therapy for Mental Health

Fayetteville Skyline Love

Ben Climbs Cross in the Skyline When you have a small business and you are a full time nursing student and you have four sons, it's important that you grab every moment...
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Community, Northwest Arkansas, Nursing, Nursing Student, Parenting, Spiritual, Working Mom

Fayetteville Skyline Love

Hot Nurses, Sexism, And The Culture Of Silence #Metoo

Hot Nurses, Sexism, and the Culture of Silence #metoo

I wrote this post last year and never published it.  Since then the #metoo movement took off and more women have been speaking up about sexism and sexual harassment.   The culture of silence. "You have to pick...
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Nursing, Small Business, Stories, Uncategorized, Working Mom

Hot Nurses, Sexism, and the Culture of Silence #metoo

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Meditation for Anxiety

I teach a dance class with my friend Nicole on Fridays at 7:45a.m. at Be One Yoga Studio. We were talking at class last week and we both have kids who experience Vasovagal Syncope.  If they...
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Community, Family, Health, Massage Therapy, Meditation, Nursing, Yoga

Meditation for Anxiety

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Hidden Pathways

Sunflower My mom has lived in the same cute little house for about 15 years now.  Out her back door there is a cute little patio.  She was trying to decide what...
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Community, Farm and Garden, Health, Nursing, Raw food, Travel

Hidden Pathways

Thai Massage, stretching, yoga

Need Awesome Continuing Education Hours?

Thai Massage Class in Ft. Smith Statues from Wat Pho demonstrating Stretching Techniques Traveling to Thailand has spoiled me for traveling to other countries.  The culture is rich and...
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Education, Massage Therapy, Stories, Travel, Uncategorized

Need Awesome Continuing Education Hours?

Wailing Days I

Today’s trail run was a wailing day.   Mt. Kessler Trail The first time I ever experienced wailing was in the arms of my good friend Candace, at the funeral for my other friend Jennifer’s 5 year old daughter Elleya.  Candace held me in her arms and what came out of my

Women’s Cycling Community

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There is a women’s cycling community here in Fayetteville that I have stumbled across while trying to branch out from running so much.  I’ve been following @thefinncycle on Instagram and saw that she was with The Bike Route, hosting a beginner’s bike ride on Monday nights at 6pm.  I’ve known Finn for

Why do you run?

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I’m a runner.  I ran in high school for a short period of time when I was going to Monterey High School.  I went to 4 different high schools growing up so it was hard to get into anything for long enough to figure it all out.  I remember wearing Reeboks, having