Before, During and After: Preparing for The Year of the Rat

Before, During and After: Preparing for The Year of the Rat

  Entering a new decade, 2020, also begins the Year of the Rat, the number one position in the Chinese Zodiac cycle. In order to take full advantage of the upcoming year, there are several things to be done prior, during, and after the New Year clock strikes...
Remove the Stove

Remove the Stove

  Kind of a weird title for an article, don’t you think? Follow my track and you’ll get it, I promise! When I first relocated to the beach I lived in the perfect modern condo, close and convenient to restaurants, shopping and community activities. But, there was...
Re-Invention of Self

Re-Invention of Self

As we travel through the journey of life we tend to measure milestones reached according to the dictates of our personal success and visions for the future. But, what happens when those intentions change with circumstances? Or, the vision for your future takes another...
Intuitive Eating Aided by Nutribullet

Intuitive Eating Aided by Nutribullet

  As a die hard “gadget girl” who strives to eat intuitively and healthy, my Nutribullets are like my best friends, always there to go for a spin, reliable and ready to assist me to be the best I can be. – Jillian Maas Backman   Ok, true confessions...
The Opioid Crisis in South Carolina 3-Part Podcast Series

The Opioid Crisis in South Carolina 3-Part Podcast Series

  One of the most significant things I’ve done recently is accept an invitation to host a 3-part podcast series on the opioid crisis as it applies to South Carolina. The series was sponsored by the FBI Columbia, SC Citizens Academy Alumni Association as a...