NAMI Mississippi 2019 State Conference

CONFERENCE SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT: Katrina Kimble is a speaker at the NAMI Mississippi 2019 State Conference! Katrina Kimble is a consultant and health and wellness expert for Awaken Wellness Consulting, where she develops programs, designs wellness trainings and more. She has more than 20 years of experience in community health, human resources, project management, and health and wellness.…

YOU Make the World Better

Self-care means asking yourself what you need and following through on the honest answer. Self-care can be as simple as getting to bed earlier on a work night, or as hard as taking a look at some of the habits you’ve created for yourself and their long-term effects. Self-care is essential. It’s human work we…

Practicing Forgiveness with All Your Heart

“Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.” Cherie Carter This week reflect on our need to overcome a tendency to protect ourselves in order to be able to both forgive and seek forgiveness. Today’s quote reminds us that holding on to anger when someone has hurt us actually…

The Intentional Pause

Why do we hate silence? Why do have a need for constant sound or noise? Whether it is listening to music, tv, audible book or conversation, we have an excessive need for sound. We are constantly batting two types of noise; Outer Noise sounds from the environment (ex. Tv, workplace, home, traffic, etc.) Inner Noise…

Emotional Bank Account

As a culture, we clearly value expressing our love for each other this time of year. This includes the expression of all kinds of love, not just romantic love. Valentine’s Day is also an opportunity to tell friends, relatives, colleagues, and classmates (Remember exchanging cards with everyone in your classroom when you were a child?)…

Rock Your Red for National Wear Red Day!

Rock Your Red – Friday, Feb. 1st – National Wear Red Day! Heart disease and stroke is the No. 1 killer in women, and stroke disproportionately affects African-Americans. Importantly, African-American women are less likely than Caucasian women to be aware that heart disease is the leading cause of death. What’s more, African-American women have almost…

A Prayer About Character

With the new year still fresh, we want to be intentional with our words, deeds and thoughts. A prayer about Character. When I find myself wanting to be a woman whom others admire. Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised. Proverbs 31:30 O…

Be Whole, Not Perfect

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! We are so grateful for every person with whom we’ve come in contact with through Awaken Wellness Consulting. You have given us so much over this past year. You are our motivation. Awaken Your Journey to Wholistic Wellness. Be whole, not perfect.