Author: Breanne Helaire

Marcia Fine: Educating Through Storytelling

Some people create change through acts of services, and then some people use their gifts. Writer, Marcia Fine is using her voice to not only educate her readers, but to also motivate them through her story telling. Fine shared, “My goal is to continue learning and sharing motivational family stories, especially with new scientific information about genetic memory and the stain trauma leaves behind for us.” In speaking with Fine, she stressed the importance of having text that doesn’t simply just share a story, but truly captures it and educates her audience along the way. Fines new book Hidden...

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Chase For Business:Equipping small business with tools to succeed

Yesterday Chase Business Banking and their small business clients gathered for a conference in Phoenix. Chase for Business conference provided financial insights and mentorship to help their clients understand what keeps a business successful. Chief Economist of Chase Business Banking Anthony Chan shared, “ I think the small and medium size businesses play an important role. Many studies do show that they can create as many as 80 percent of all the new jobs that are created. So policies that don’t provide full support for small or medium size business, therefore are not as supportive for the US economy....

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Bringing Awareness to Family Caregiving

For many, the month of November is the beginning of their holiday season. As shared by the Caregiver Action Network, the month of November is also a time to celebrate family caregivers across the country, “ Celebrating Family Caregivers during NFC month enables all of us to: raise awareness of family caregiver issues, celebrate the efforts of family caregivers, educate family caregivers about self identification, and increase support for family caregivers.” According to The National Alliance for Caregiving, twenty percent of the US adult population serves as a caregiver for a family member. They went on to share that...

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Behind Closed Doors: The Struggle to Conceive

As women we are valuable beyond measure. Not only do we have the ability to create life, but we also carry life within us.  Being able to bring another life into this world is what makes a woman’s anatomy so unique. Unfortunately many women don’t get to experience the beauty of pregnancy. According to Resolve, “1 in 8 couples have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining pregnancy.” Within the past few weeks, a couple of celebrities have been very transparent about their struggles to conceive. Earlier this month actress Gabrielle Union revealed in her tell all book, We’re Going to Need...

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Bloom365: Healthy Relationships For All

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men have been a victim of domestic violence in their lifetime.” Can you imagine these statistics, but in a middle school classroom? Our youth, victims of dating abuse. Teen dating abuse is very relevant, but often overlooked or not spoken on. For one organization in the Valley they’re not only speaking up on behalf of our youth, but they’re also equipping them with the resources to create change. Late last week, Blooming Point had their campaign kickoff. This provided them with the opportunity...

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Arizona Taco Festival 2017

What is it about food that brings us together? Chef, Aaron Sanchez once shared that, “we are able to share our culture and heritage through food.” As the holiday season approaches, we can expect to see many events bring the community together. This provides families and people from all different walks of life, the opportunity to bond over food and entertainment.  For many Arizonians this past weekend Scottsdale offered just that, as people gathered at Salt River Fields for the Arizona Taco Festival. If you are a taco lover, then you would have appreciated the AZ Taco Fest. This...

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