What’s Your Brand?

By Peggie Arvidson What’s your brand? This topic has been floating around my head for a while now. It started when I got a call out of the blue to apply for a contract at a big employer in my hometown. I’ve worked for myself for 13 years and the idea of working for a […]

Parallel Bar Dip

By Ryan Unverzagt Welcome to another edition of From the Trainer! This month’s exercise is the Parallel Bar Dip. As I have mentioned in previous columns, body weight training can be just as effective as using dumbbells and weight plates for resistance. The dip is as “old school” as jumping jacks, sit-ups, pushups, and chin-ups. […]

Re-do Your Routine

By Nicole Flanagan Re-do Your Routine Spring is on its way. The days are getting longer and warmer and everything is waking up from winter. With springtime comes a new energy to evaluate and recommit to fitness plans. It is almost like a second shot at a New Year’s resolution. Maybe you need to set […]

Full Plait

By Genevieve LeFranc After bone dry winter weeks of resorting to messy buns and wool caps to mask lifeless, static-stricken locks, everyone is ready for a new hair look. Temperatures are fluctuating and spring is right around the corner, but I just can’t wait to give my favorite transitional season look a go…..the braid.   […]

Do You Ever Feel Like You Can’t be Your True Self?

By Peggie Arvidson Do You Ever Feel Like You Can’t be Your True Self? I read hands and have been a professional palmist for more than 13 years. I also talk to animals, listen to messages from Nature, meditate and have a deeply personal practice with A Course in Miracles. These are not necessarily things […]

Exercise with your Sweetheart!

By Ryan Unverzagt If you’ve been following any of my advice, you may have discovered that exercising with a friend is a fun way to get that not so easy “chore” done and over with. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and would provide that perfect opportunity to exercise with your sweetheart. I have […]

Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits by Nicole Flannigan Now that the New Year is in full swing and we have all climbed back on the treadmills and weight machines, it’s time to make sure we can keep going.  The most difficult part of changing your habits is the change itself. The best way to make a lasting difference […]

Y – O – U – N – G!

By Kim Putens Y – O – U – N – G! You haven’t found the fountain of youth yet, but you’re afraid to go under the knife.  You sit in wonder of how to keep your skin looking young, particularly during these harsh winter days.    Many people ask me how I keep my […]

31 Wishes for 2017

31 Wishes for 2017 By Peggie Arvidson I wish you a year of joy in all circumstances. I know this is a tough wish. And you may not want it for yourself and that’s okay. I wish for you a year with the inner space to know what you want, why you want it and […]

Laugh it Out! And Other Stress Busters!

By Ryan Unverzagt I hope all of you had a memorable holiday season and happy new year! After all of the hustle and bustle that the holidays bring (gift returns, credit card bills, writing thank you notes, tolerating shopping crowds), it’s very easy to accumulate stress.  Everyone has their own unique way of handling stress, […]