Photo by Sara x Phil for Christy Dawn If you’ve been paying any attention at all through any portion of your adult life, you’ve heard all the experts weigh in on the importance of rest.Neuroscientists tell us brains deprived of...
You’d think a mandated Stay at Home Order would be this introvert’s dream. A few months ago, as Joe panicked about not being able to venture out of the house, I smugly thought to myself, “I was made for...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 11, 2020 – The Grand Rapids Downtown Market today announced the “Feed the Family | Feed the Frontline” initiative, a program that contributes meals to families in need and essential frontline workers during the COVID-19...
Photo by Sacha Verheij on Unsplash You have to text Rachel today, I tell myself. It takes, oh I don’t know, maybe fifteen seconds to send the text; it’s a few fingerprints on my phone which is very likely in my hand already....
Photo by siyan peng on Unsplash We grieve differently. We see the world differently. We heal differently. We open our hearts differently. We are different because we, ultimately, must be. Sameness, the whole humdrum operation, wouldn’t serve us anyway. It shouldn’t be difficult to...
Photo by Caleb George on Unsplash Have you ever felt like you’ve got everything in order, you know what you want to do with your life and have an idea of how you’ll get there—and then everything changes? Like the world is testing...
Image Courtesy of Hanna Voxland Author’s note: If no one’s relayed this information to you yet, breastfeeding is really, really hard for some people. Luckily, there are plenty of lovely folks out there whose job it is to make it...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 5, 2020 –Spectrum Health Innovations, Rapids Venture and Ghost House Technology have joined forces to produce an alternative breathing support device in just 10 days. Designed by Ghost House Technology, the Emergency Ventilator Kit is not a replacement for...
How Hunter McGrady is taking care of her body and mental health during the pandemic Sundays are a day to recharge and reset by hanging with friends, turning off your phone,...
Photo by Lucas Mendes on Unsplash Here in Minnesota, we’re rounding the corner into week seven of social distancing (or longer, or shorter, depending on who you ask). If you’d have told me back in the middle of March that...

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