1N5 Partners with Anderson Mental Health Collaborative for Speaker Series

Next week, the Mental Wellness Speaker Series will continue with a conversation about The Role of Nutrition and Fitness in Mental Wellness. The talk will take place Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 6:30 PM in the Anderson Center on Five Mile Road. Amanda Porter of the Lindner Center of Hope and Lisa Coors of Coors Core Fitness will lead the discussion. …

Appreciating Delayed Gratification

So many of us often seek out instant gratification. We want results and we want them immediately. It happens when we go to the gym to get more fit and get frustrated when we don’t see progress in a few days. It happens when we start therapy and expect to figure out our entire struggles after just one hour session, …

The New Queen of Self-Care

Y’all, did you see the news this week? We have a new “Queen of Self-Care”—the one and only Megan Markle. This past week, she and Prince Harry made a decision to “step down” from the senior management of The Royal Family. What does that mean? Well, I love this perspective:  Matt Haig on Twitter said, “I think Meghan Markle is …

Learning to Love Yourself Outside of a Relationship

I often think about my journey with self-love and how most of my life has been spent void of self-love and depending on others for my sense of self-worth. I was deeply reminded by this after listening to Demi Lovato’s song, “Tell Me You Love Me”. I remember when I first heard this song and how I felt like it …

Strength Kept You Fighting Through 2019

This is my last blog post of 2019 and my 52nd blog post this year. Each post shared a different moment—whether happy or sad—of my life to help spark discussions for you with other people or within yourself. Within those blog posts was a life that I lived everyday, full of both blessings and pain. But I’m sure it was …

It’s Okay if You Need a Break from Social Media

It often feels like there is pressure to always be posting on social media, especially if your job requires you to have some type of social media presence. I was actually applying to speak at a conference, and one of the questions asked me what my social media following was, and because of that question, I decided to close out …