Tag Archives: motivation

The Ride: Muskegon Stationary Bike Race Raises Money for Mercy Health Heart Programs

Fred Reichert may have been dressed up like a clown, but the fact that the 56-year-old Rothbury man was happily pedaling away on a stationary bike was no joke. About five years earlier – December 27, 2009 to be exact…

Fitness

4 Changes Women Should Make for Their Heart’s Sake

Although deaths from cardiovascular disease have declined since the mid 90s, it’s still a sad fact that one in three women will die of the disease. Cardiologist Joni Summitt recently gave a heart health talk at Al!ve in Charlotte, as…

Fitness

Walk and Talk with a Doctor: Educating and Inspiring Lansing Area Residents to Move

Stop “shoulding” yourself Dr. Maude Guerin wants people to stop “shoulding” themselves, as in, ‘I should eat better,’ or ‘I should exercise more’. While everyone knows those two lifestyle changes can improve health, Guerin explained that wanting to do something,…

Fitness

 

10 Uplifting Quotes to Say to Yourself Every Morning

You probably already begin the day with a hot shower and an eye-opening cup of coffee, but here’s something else to add to your morning routine: Repeating an inspiring quote to yourself. A pep talk is an easy way to help you…

Mental Health

WMCAT Celebrates a Decade of Empowerment at Upcoming iBall

When Melinda DeVries was widowed, she was left with no way to provide for her three children. “It was difficult to find jobs to support my family,” she said. “It was very discouraging. I knew I needed to make a…

Healthy Community

Banquet Honors “Giants” in Grand Rapids’ African-American Community

Recognizing individuals and organizations who contribute to a better Grand Rapids is the aim of the Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) Giants Awards. Presented by GRCC’s Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Diversity Learning Center, the awards celebrate the contributions of African-American…

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Mob Squad Special Appearance at GR Drive Game

If you can watch the Detroit Pistons Mob Squad perform one of their high-energy, hip-hop dance numbers and not want to move, you may have no rhythm. This talented group of young athletes is headed to Grand Rapids for a…

Healthy Community

Tigers Offer Advice to Young Fans at Northern Michigan Stop

It’s pretty tough to upstage a room full of professional baseball players, but six-year-old Blake Helsel found a way. During an appearance by Tigers players and staff at the Grand Traverse Resort in Traverse City, attendees were invited to ask…

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Young, Fabulous, and Broke: A Beginner’s Guide to Beating Budget Stress

Your twenties: You’ve flown the nest, secured your first real job and have the paycheck to show for it. If your budget doesn’t match your expectations about your lifestyle needs at this age, you might be tempted to take out…

Mental Health