A Fitness Plan to Win the Fight
Reflections from a Finalist: Take the Risk
A cardio party is taking fitness center floors by storm.WERQ pronounced “work,” is a dance fitness class based on pop, rock and hip hop music.
While it helps participants get and stay active – fitness instructor Liz Adams decided WERQ could be used for another positive purpose.
Reflections from a Finalist: Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking
Life is full of risks. Sure, they’re scary.
But I believe if we don’t take risks, then we’re not growing personally. We’re not developing new skills or learning new lessons.
Taking risks can be rewarding.
From Normal to National: Mellissa's Wheel of Fortune Journey
The 2016 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking is over.
The stage lights are dim.
The ballroom is empty.
Stress levels are lower.
I can eat real meals again.
Like many Toastmasters who’ve returned to their homes around the globe, I too have made it back to the Midwest.
Now, I have to admit - waking up at home felt good…but there was also a sense of emptiness.
100 Priceless Gifts, in Pints
Some might call her a wordsmith. Others might argue she’s a puzzle solving pro. No matter which way you “spin” it, Mellissa Wahl is one lucky lady. This month she’s showcasing her letter lingo on the nationally tele
Music, a Movie, and a Nod to Route 66
For the past few decades…it’s safe to say, 66-year-old David Messenger has been on the American Red Cross radar. That...and its speed dial. Messenger’s blood type is O positive—the most common according to the American Red Cross. Recently, it’s been in the headlines due to a large shortage in its blood supply.
Tall Girl Appreciation Day - Views from "The Top"
She’s been retired for more than a decade, but a local woman with strong artistic passion is busy working on a project she hopes is destined for the big screen.“I promised myself before retiring, that I’d explore creativity in all aspects of my life,” said Terri Ryburn...and she has.
In honor of #TallGirlAppreciationDay (January 4, 2016)… I was a shy kid. Never spoke much in school. But by sixth grade, I had a major growth spurt. With each inch I grew, my confidence began to shine more and more. I eventually broke out of my shell. Sure, I was taller than practically everyone in my class…but made the decision to hold my head high, (and take short dates to school dances).