Health and Wellness

BEST OF 2021 – HEALTHIER YOU!

BEST OF 2021 – HEALTHIER YOU!

Good nutrition, more exercise, and self-care are all excellent New Year's resolutions. LKNConnect works with nurses, nutritionists, and exercise gurus — all to help you feel better and have a healthier lifestyle. Here's a look at the best Healthier You columns from...

RESILIENCE: Depression Part 2 – Take Action!

RESILIENCE: Depression Part 2 – Take Action!

Kick Depression Out the Door! Acknowledging that you are depressed is your important first step to winning against depression. (In Depression Part I, we discussed the signs and symptoms.) Now, it’s time to move to the next step: the time to TAKE ACTION! You have many...

LKN HIDDEN TREASURE – Lake Norman Salt Spa – Cornelius

LKN HIDDEN TREASURE – Lake Norman Salt Spa – Cornelius

Do you daydream at your desk, or in front of the laundry basket, of being at the beach, hearing the ocean waves, leaning back in your beach chair for that blissful moment of relaxation? Is it that time of day when your energy is lagging, and you think coffee or...

RESILIENCE: Are You Depressed?

RESILIENCE: Are You Depressed?

We often don't recognize the signs and symptoms. Beware, depression lurks in the shadows of grief and loss, waiting to pounce and feed on your weakened state, leading you into the deeper waters of despair and hopelessness. After the loss of a loved one You have been...

RESILIENCE: Finding Joy

RESILIENCE: Finding Joy

After the trauma of loss: it's not easy, just keep looking. “Really, JOY has never left, it's waiting for you to notice it again — around the next corner or behind the next door.” One good way to find JOY is to LOOK for it! If you have lost a loved one who brought you...

RESILIENCE: Notes to Self

RESILIENCE: Notes to Self

Looking Back: Ask Yourself If You Knew Then What You Know Now, What Would You Tell Yourself? “Enjoy the life you have. Discard what’s not working. Celebrate your best life.”— Cheryl A. Barrett The learning curve The quote above is good advice and helps put things into...

RESILIENCE: Write A New Story

RESILIENCE: Write A New Story

Who Do You Want to Become After a Life-changing Event? There is a common thread among those who have had their lives changed drastically. Whether they lost a spouse, a child, a parent, were divorced, lost a job or suffered an illness. They shared that they were not...

RESILIENCE: Wisdom for Moving Through Grief

RESILIENCE: Wisdom for Moving Through Grief

RESILIENCE: Words of Wisdom for Moving Through Grief and Loss Cheryl A. Barrett has words of wisdom for moving through grief and loss, whether it is a national tragedy like the upcoming 20th anniversary of 9-11 or a personal one. We hope this article offers some...