20 Simple Stress-Busting Tips for 2018!

Happy New Year, amazing woman! Life is too short to always be stressed, and stress can actually shorten your life. The American Institute of Stress estimates that 75-90% of primary care visits are stress-related. Yes, let that soak in. Stress kills. So…...

I Believe… A Brief Reflection on Advent

Advent Wreath at Mayodan Moravian Church, Mayodan, NC (Photo by Cindi Oakley Johnson) “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” I can listen to Andy Williams sing that song on the radio over and over during the holiday season, and it always puts me...

Be Still and Know… It’s Important

  There’s a truly beautiful woman I know who, up until a few months ago, always gave me the same reply or a slight variation of it whenever I’d ask how she was. She’d respond, “Oh, busy, busy!” or “Busy, busy, busy!” One day I...