Here’s to the Coach

Here’s to the Coach

By Lana Turnbull Every year hundreds of thousands of American kids take to the soccer and football fields, the basketball courts, the baseball diamonds, the tennis courts, golf courses…the list goes on and on. One thing these sports all have in common is a coach, a leader, a mentor – an adult who teaches the basic rules of the game, encourages good sportsmanship, and praises effort and accomplishment. As a woman who Read more »
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September 16, 2014
A Prescription for Laughter

A Prescription for Laughter

“You don't stop laughing when you grow old, you grow old when you stop laughing.” ~ George Bernard Shaw By Lana Turnbull For anyone who grew up with Reader’s Digest around the house, the popular section in each issue, “Laughter is the Best Medicine,” will sound familiar. It was always the first feature my dad and I turned to in each new issue and we would laugh together (or I would giggle Read more »
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July 11, 2014
“Freedom’s just another word for…” being disagreeable?

“Freedom’s just another word for…” being disagreeable?

By Lana Turnbull Forgive me Janis, I realize this isn’t exactly how you sang it. Celebrating the 4th of July, Independence Day, our day to embrace freedom, has gone the way of so many of our holidays. It’s often reduced to an excuse for another retail sale, to eat too many burgers and hot dogs, to bedeck the house with red, white and blue and to threaten the neighborhood with fireworks. Read more »
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July 11, 2014
You, Too, Can Survive Post-Traumatic Camping Syndrome

You, Too, Can Survive Post-Traumatic Camping Syndrome

By Ernest Herndon When Well-Being Managing Editor Lana Turnbull asked me to write a column on my first campout, she didn’t realize she was dealing with a victim of Post-Traumatic Camping Syndrome. My two older sisters, older brother and I are still in recovery from a trip that took place more than half a century ago. My parents grew up in southwest Mississippi during the Great Depression, when people warmed themselves by Read more »
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May 16, 2014
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