Aurora’s Testimonial

It’s my cancerversary this month. Twice. I was diagnosed with uterine cancer two years ago, and last year with stage 3 triple negative infiltrating ductal carcinoma metastatic breast cancer. Isn’t that a mouthful?  Translation: tumors in my left breast and cancer that had spread to my lymph nodes and potentially my chest wall. The uterine […]

Suzi’s Story

When I received the biopsy results for the lump in my breast late one Friday afternoon, I sat calmly, no tears, and, really, no immediate fear. I trusted the radiologist who gave me the news and could feel her compassion and support through the telephone.  She had been a consummate professional who described everything she […]

Michael Pollan: Mushrooms are Mysterious

MUSHROOMS ARE MYSTERIOUS   I put that knowledge to good use the following week, when I returned to the oak tree near my house and found beneath it a gold rush of chanterelles. I hadn’t thought to bring a bag, and there were more chanterelles than I could carry, so I made a carrier of […]

A Caring Touch

  My name is Jannifer York, I’m the owner and aesthetician of Caring Touch Aesthetics in downtown Roseville. I became a licensed aesthetician in 2013 after working for the same corporation for 19 years.  I wanted a career which allows me to give back and make a positive difference in the lives of others.  Helping […]

Wellness Within Video

Please take a moment to view our 2017 video.

2017 Gala Results

It has been our longtime goal to raise $100k at the gala, and this year we did it! Our final total raised was $100,537, with the “Fund the Mission” raising $24,000 of that total. Many thanks to our hardworking volunteers, board, and staff – and also to all of you- for making this happen. We consider this not just our success, but the community’s […]

Morning Rituals

We are honored to have Tanmeet Sethi, MD as our guest on our newsletter. Dr. Tanmeet Sethi is on the faculty of The Center for Mind Body Medicine, where I received my certification in mind body medicine. I have been inspired by many of the faculty @cmbm.org. I hope you enjoy her wisdom and insights […]

A Bump in the Road

In October, 2014, I was diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening pancreatic tumor.  Like a grain of sand in the oyster, I believe the tumor grew out of my work experiences. The pancreas relates to the sweetness of life. During the last few years of my corporate career, the sweetness had all but disappeared. The Universe intervened, and […]

How They Found Their Hill

  We live in an area where there is a rich abundance of freshly grown food. When we met Shanon and Michael last year at the Auburn Farmers market, we were so inspired and excited by the work they do, that we wanted to share their story (and faces :-)) with you. They, like many […]

Time for Change

Earlier this year we held our annual overnight retreat. We were awed and touched by the heartfelt and moving sharing that came out of the Expressive Writing session. Below is a piece that one of the participants gave us permission to share with you all: Now is the time for change Accept change and be […]