All Together Now: Virtual Hugs and #31DaysOfWellness in Review – Day #28

Contributed by Suzi Craig, Chief Strategy Officer Being around others is good for your health. In 2018, Cigna released the findings of a research report surveyed more than 20,000 adults to study the impact and root causes of loneliness. The survey determined that loneliness is an epidemic in the U.S., particularly with younger generations. That… Read more »

The Power of Words – Day #27

“Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.” – Yehuda Berg Do… Read more »

Telling Tales: Sara – Day #26

Contributed by: Janet Reynolds Sara defined herself as a writer before she joined Write On! An experienced poet, she performed her works and had been writing regularly for years. But Write On!, she says, opened her eyes to a different way of writing and a new way to look at her own life story. “I… Read more »

Memorial Day – Day #25

The origin story of Memorial Day goes back over 150 years and is still unclear to this day. Several communities across the nation may have independently started memorial gatherings yet one of the earliest commemorations was organized by a group of nearly 10,000 freed slaves in Charleston, South Carolina in 1865. Less than a month… Read more »