Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask First

If you are on an airplane in an emergency situation, you may not save yourself or help anyone else if you don’t put your own oxygen mask on first. And the flight attendants remind us of this on every flight. But are we really listening? Do we know we have to take care of ourselves […]

Gala Tickets & Auction Item Samples

  French Dinner for 8 Estimated Value: $1,000 French Dinner for 8 in your home cooked by Chef Troi.   Business Video Estimated Value: $15,000 Boyte Creative will film on location for one day, edit and produce a brand video for your business. (Clients include Callaway, HGTV, US Olympic Committee, Honda, MLB…) http://boytecreative.com/ Amethyst & […]

Lessons from the Garden

When Zen teacher Karen Maezen Miller and her family land in a house with a hundred-year-old Japanese garden, she uses the paradise in her backyard to glean the living wisdom of our natural world. Through her eyes, rocks convey faith, ponds preach stillness, flowers give love, and leaves express the effortless ease of letting go. […]

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I Can Face This

HERE’S MY STORY: I have always loved being active, enjoy being outdoors, living life to the fullest, as an adventurer. I challenge myself to be the best that I can be and have been blessed with a great attitude and energy level to accomplish things I have desired to do. AND THEN, In September 2013 […]

Carriers of Light

“What is going on with you?” Eleanor softly inquired. Pacing, cupping the side of my head I stopped mid-step, responding with a deep sigh. “I don’t know, something is missing for Friday night’s gala.” “What?” “I want to mention the significance of ‘our light’ when I speak to the audience.” “Really! Please tell me more.” […]

Meet our Newest Yoga Instructor

We are so excited to have Adrian Carrera officially join our yoga team here at Wellness Within! We are sure you will enjoy his kind and warm presence too. Adrian found yoga on a whim thanks to a Friend’s gift of a free month of yoga.   He went and was immediately hooked.  One of […]

A Deliberate Gift

First I dropped my keys… then a water canteen… and finally a bag of mandarins slipped from my arms while transitioning from my car to the back door of the Center. Watching my recent farmer’s market produce roll under my car, I paused. A deep sigh proceeded as I detected a pattern as of late. […]

Honor the Hero Within

My recent contemplations since meeting Patti Brown, Director of Wellness Within, have centered on how the body can be a resource when a person has been diagnosed with cancer.  I bow to all persons touched by cancer as I too grappled with the emergent crisis upon hearing the diagnosis of cancer of a family member.  […]