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Lindsay’s Food Tips, #1 of 8: Everyone Loves Chocolate

You know that cook who always seems to know how to prepare delicious food with ease? That’s our Lindsay Ford, RD, Skyterra’s Dietitian. For the next eight days, she’ll be sharing some of her favorite tips and tricks. Today she talks about everyone’s favorite, chocolate! It is hard not to love chocolate. Chocolate contains antioxidants…

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When I Rise, let me Rise

When i rise, let me rise Like a bird, joyfully And when I fall, let me fall Like a leaf Gracefully, without regrets And when i stand, let me stand  Like a tree, strong and tall And when I lay, let me lay Like a lake, peacefully Calm and still And when I walk, let…

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May We Grow Back

May we grow back Not to what was But instead towards What we can become   — From Radici Studios Sign up to be notified of new Daily Inspiration posts:

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Skyterra LIVE again this week, right in your home. All for FREE!

All this coming week we’ll be going LIVE on Facebook with classes and webinars to bring health and wellness right to you at home. Here’s the schedule (all Eastern times): Monday, May 18 at 11 a.m.: Live fitness class with Executive Director Jeffrey Ford Tuesday, May 19 at 11 a.m.: Live nutrition webinar with Dietitian Lindsay Ford…

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Live Beyond Your Limits

At the age of 19, the day after I graduated high school, I moved to a place where it snowed and I became a massage therapist. With this job all I needed were my hands and my massage table by my side and I could go anywhere. For the first time in my life, I…

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Still I Rise

Still I Rise By Maya Angelou  You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ’Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells Pumping in my living…

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Make Rewarding Yourself an Attitude

Take time to reward yourself. Let it become a deliberate and practiced habit. It is one thing to mentally congratulate ourselves for a job well done. It is another to take the time to actually, deliberately, and specifically reward ourselves. How many years do we have to live before it’s time to treat ourselves? How…

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Never Take Things for Granted, a Poem of Collective Wisdom

Never take things for granted. Don’t be so judgmental. We are all in the same boat but we don’t all have the same oars. Kindness, understanding and non-judgement.   Slow down and focus on what is truly important in my life. Being alone does not mean being lonely. Be still, be at peace with myself.…

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Quarantine Day #4,676,341: How to be the Captain of your Fun Ship

By now, you have been home for weeks (or months) with your kids, grandkids, or any other family members. Or maybe you’re by yourself. After quarantining for so long, you may be running out of things to do for entertainment. We’re here to help! Below are some ideas, and hopefully some fresh, new things to…

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Reality Check: The Truth About Chance

In February 2016, my wife Lindsay and I officially moved to Western North Carolina. We sold our home, loaded up the contents into a large sized U-HAUL, and left our old life and close friends behind. We made the decision to move to western North Carolina to take a chance on Skyterra. As I reflect…