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Our network providers are experts in helping people live happy, healthy & thriving lives. We hope you will enjoy their words of wisdom. Our attorney wants us to share this: You Define Wellness is simply a conduit between the consumer and the practitioner, and it is the consumer's responsibility to gauge all advice as appropriate for their own wellbeing. You Define Wellness provides this information as a courtesy to the public only.

How to Keep your Wellness Program from Failing

by Denise O’Malley, founder of You Define Wellness

Last week I heard this from a Human Resources professional, “We tried a wellness program with our staff.  It didn’t work.”

This wasn’t the first time I’ve heard this statement or some variation of it and it begs the question…

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Social/Belonging Dimension of Well Being

Featuring Dena Adams of Seek Defeat Design, LLC

Dena Adams, owner of Seek Defeat Design in Fort Collins, CO is our guest as we discuss the importance of Social/Belonging in the Dimensions of Well Being.

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Chiropractic for Dimensional Wellbeing

What does chiropractic have to do with emotional health, pre-natal, babies and toxins in our environment?

Watch this interview between You Define Wellness founder and Dr. Shalom Samuel, DC of Shalom Family Chiropractic to find out!

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Let’s get serious: A word about ‘Wellness Woo’ and Susceptibility to Misinformation

by Denise O’Malley, Founder of You Define Wellness

In my role as founder of You Define Wellness, you will rarely find me talking publicly about health related conspiracy theories, (mis)information, or wellness ‘bunk’.  

There is a reason why I don’t go on the record and talk about these subjects, and today I’m making an exception.

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You Don’t Hold the Market on Grief

Peggy Green - Thee Grief Specialist
Written by Peggy Green Thee Grief Specialist
I’ve been in a funk lately wanted to blame it on my grief and loss.
However, a dear friend challenged the way I was thinking. It has been two years since losing her husband, so she too travels the last journey. She simply stated, “You do not have the market on grief”. Wow, talk about an eye opener. This simple yet very truthful and insightful statement applied to where I was, what I was thinking and what I was feeling. While loss is devastating it is not the only cog in my wheel of emotions. There are other parts that contribute to whether my wheel is in balance or needs some work. I looked at my daily routine and realized that my positive habits had fallen to the wayside.
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Get Through a Tough Day

Peggy Green - Thee Grief Specialist

By Peggy Green of Thee Grief Specialist

In just a few days I am attending a memorial service for Sam (his name has been changed for privacy). Sam was a young man in his early twenties….


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Mindful Minute: Brain Detox

by Natalie Forest, PhD, of Natalie Forest International

Would you like to feel calm and focused?  Check out Dr. Natalie’s Mindful Minute on Brain Detox!

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FEAR is running your life without you even knowing it!

by Terry Sayre & Kelly Fox of Fearless Generations

Have you ever felt the haste to make a decision?

Have you ever felt resistance to do something you really wanted to do?

Do you have something on your to-do list that keeps getting pushed to the next day?

Do you ever beat yourself up or doubt yourself?

This is all fear. Come learn how to identify the fear, become friends with it, and move past it. You’ll be expanding your comfort zone in no time.

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Pillars of Purpose

by Heather Holmes-Lonergan of Conscious Connections Coaching

Your purpose is within you. You don’t have to wait for the lightning bolt to strike, or for your

purpose to appear in a dream or a vision. It’s already there, waiting for you to discover it.

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Gorgeous, Brilliant, Talented, Fabulous!

by Tracy Revell of Embodied Confidence

We are all born KNOWING that we are Gorgeous, Brilliant, Talented and Fabulous! What the heck happens to THAT being? Ready to reclaim your bright and shiny? Purposefully uncovering and living your favorite YOU full on will return you to your birthright.

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