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Responsibility

Motivation: What Is It and How Do We Acquire It?

by Kim Bielenda

“What did you learn today? What mistake did you make that taught you something? What did you try hard at today?” –Carol Dweck Introspection Introspection is an act of self-care that often goes overlooked when we consider our goals and… Continue Reading →

Chronic Stress and the Love of a Good Dog

by Tom Ersin

Fido Dog Years ago, our family moved back to Michigan from North Hollywood, California, a suburb of Los Angeles. My wife, Norma, was in our Dodge Omni with the two kids. I was leading the way in a giant U-Haul… Continue Reading →

Spring Clean Your Kitchen With a Pantry Purge

by Maya Munot

Spring is just around the corner (starting March 20), which means it’s that time of year to start your spring cleaning. The start of a new season can be inspiring enough to declutter and reorganize. So, why not get rid… Continue Reading →

So — You’re Still Smoking?

by Tom Ersin

I THOUGHT you looked older than your age. “Don’t forget, you’re smoking for two now.” This is the old wry twist on the exhortation of pregnant women to remember they’re eating for two. “Eating for two” is a reminder to… Continue Reading →

Lettuce Grow Together

by Jessica Malen

At Asset Health, wellbeing is more than a job, it’s a way of life. So this past spring and summer we started a garden at our Troy office, not only to add some beauty to our grounds, but to offer… Continue Reading →

How to Fight Seasonal Blues and Stay Active Throughout the Winter

by Jessica Malen

The colder, darker months of the year can be a trying time since access to the outdoors and sunlight can become limited. But that doesn’t mean winter has to be dreary. Read on to check out our guide to help… Continue Reading →

The Farm-to-Table Lifestyle Is Thriving at The Root Restaurant & Bar

by Jessica Malen

“We like to say around here that ‘delicious is the only rule,’” said Nick Rodgers, executive chef at The Root Restaurant & Bar. “As long as it’s delicious, it’s allowed.” It was 12:30 p.m. and he was seated at the… Continue Reading →

Fresh Cut Detroit Is Encouraging Detroit to Bloom

by Jessica Malen

 “We can offer a different type of romance, a unique product based on solely local flowers.” – Sarah Pappas, owner of Fresh Cut Detroit. In the heart of Detroit, a not-so-secret garden sprouts sustainably grown seasonal flora to provide the… Continue Reading →

The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative Is Helping Detroit Grow

by Jessica Malen

When you think of a city – an urban jungle filled with concrete, traffic and all walks of life – chances are farming isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Yet the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is positioning itself… Continue Reading →

Healthy Traditions Network: Connecting Local Farms to the Community

by Jessica Malen

If you’re searching to learn more about the farm-to-table lifestyle (learning where your food is coming from), the Healthy Traditions Network might be the right resource for you. The Healthy Traditions Network is a nonprofit organization that connects individuals and… Continue Reading →

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