At 6:30 a.m. on December 31, 2016 I deactivated Facebook. The election posts really put me over the top. There was so much hatred, lack of respect and unhealthy debating that I found myself getting anxious just scrolling through friends’ posts. I decided I needed to change, but I didn’t know then that I would […]
“Well darkness has a hunger that's insatiable, and lightness has a call that's hard to hear.” — Closer to Fine by the Indigo Girls.
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), one in five adults in the United States — which equals 43.8 million or 18.5 percent of the population — have experienced a mental illness over the last year. I am amongst that one in five adults. I have lived through insidious bouts of depression for […]
When we think of health and wellness, dieting and exercising are normally the first things to come to mind. However by definition, wellness means the state or condition of being in good physical and mental health. Mental health is sometimes the missing piece in the health and wellness world. I know I personally am at […]
The Community Housing Network (CHN) is moving forward with plans to build a 40-unit apartment building on an empty lot at 546-558 East Rich Street Downtown. The $6 million project, called Hawthorn Grove, was given the go-ahead last week by the Historic Resources Commission. CHN Development Manager Ryan Cassell said that they plan to take it […]