By Lori Zybala | Featured Contributor
Calmly – you push back the linen curtain
Filtered light brushes along your face
Stillness greets the day
Pericardium envelopes the heart
One step back
Taking in your surroundings
Nowhere to be, but in the present
this very moment!
Continue reading “Quiet Heart [a poem]”
By Brandon Koebernik | Featured Contributor
My medication is wearing off,
It’s no longer protecting me.
My demons begin to scoff,
As I try to make a plea.
They found a way through,
The chemicals weren’t strong enough.
I’m lost without a clue,
How am I supposed to rebuff?
Continue reading “Climbing [a poem on mental health]”
Vitamin D. Do you ever wonder if you are getting enough of it, whether you should be taking a supplement, or why vitamin D is even important? In this article, I will discuss everything you need to know about this essential nutrient and hormone—how to get it, what foods have it, and how to choose and take a vitamin D supplement if you need it.
Continue reading “Vitamin D Foods & Supplements: A Definitive Guide”
My wish for you is that you continue.
Continue to be who and how you are,
to astonish a mean world
with your acts of kindness.
Continue to allow humor to lighten
the burden of your tender heart.
Wishing each one of you a wonderful weekend.
By Terin Marlae Benavente | Featured Contributor
Not long ago, I had a critical yet honest conversation with my mother. During this conversation, she mentioned several times how now, at the age of 61, she feels she missed out on certain parts of her life. As the eldest daughter, I not only must listen with an open heart but truly understand her as a friend and confidant. While this may seem easy for some, it has been hard to step out of my comfort zone and respond from two very different perspectives. But this has been long overdue since her best friends in life (her sister and mother) passed away just eight years apart.
Continue reading “Yes, You Are More Than Just a Mom. No, You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty”