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Vicki Griffin MPA, MACN

Director of the Lifestyle Matters Health Intervention Series, Director of Health Ministries for the Michigan Conference, and the Editor of Balance magazine and Balanced Living tract series. She has authored numerous books and teaching materials for community health education, including three cookbooks which feature easy, fast, economical and nutritious plant-based recipes. Vicki is a yearly guest professor at the School of Osteopathy at Michigan State University, and has guest lectured on nutrition and lifestyle at Michigan State University Medical School, Cornell University, Loma Linda University Heart Institute, and Andrews University.

The Power of Forgiveness

There is an old saying that “when you forgive, you set a prisoner free— that prisoner is you.” Forgiveness is defined as “giving up resentment, granting relief from payment, or ceasing to…

Rest for the Stressed

How can we tune the deadlines, noise, and daily pressure out?

How Food Affects Your Brain

Dietary choices affect health—or lack of it. That is not news to anyone. So often when we think of certain problems such as obesity, heart disease, or diabetes, we think merely of…

Exercise: The Mind-Body Connection

Achieving “fitness” is different than just being active. Activity means moving about, burning so many calories when doing a certain task. That is good, but fitness yields even more benefits. Fitness, specifically…

7 Steps for Setting and Reaching Goals

Ever been on a diet—just one diet? Not likely. The pattern is more like 20 or 30 diets, often gaining a little “interest” in weight—and discouragement—after each attempt at paring those pounds.…

7 Tips to Keep Healthy During the Holidays

Special occasions, and especially the holiday season, can be a time of happiness, fellowship, refreshment, and spiritual renewal. But all too often the flurry of high-geared activity results in stress, overspending, overindulgence,…

Keeping Sane and Rested When Your Schedule Is Booked

Keeping Sane and Rested When Your Schedule Is Booked

We live in a busy world.  In fact, business has become such a part of our lives that we oftentimes view business as productivity.  For many of us our jobs have become…

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