The Back Story

I'm excited to introduce you to a completely new format for the Wellness Made Simple blog: annebacher.wordpress.blog. This new site takes the place of my website and offers you access to lots of content and a quick, easy way to let me know what's on your mind. I invite you to like, follow, and share… Continue reading The Back Story

The Gift of Exhortation

Are you familiar with the concept of spiritual gifts? Christians believe that the Holy Spirit gives one or more spiritual gifts to each and every believer to equip each one to strengthen and uplift other believers and to build up the Church (people, not buildings) for daily life on planet Earth and in preparation for… Continue reading The Gift of Exhortation

The Golden Rule

When I was growing up, I was taught to live by the “golden rule”: to treat others as I would like to be treated by them (found in the Bible at Matthew 7:12 and Luke 6:31). This post is about what I have learned along the way. To my young mind, the golden rule sounded… Continue reading The Golden Rule

A New Season

How is your 2020 going so far? Have you made one or more resolutions for the New Year? Here are a few reflections on what is happening with me. It is my heart’s desire that you will share your journey with me as well, so that we can encourage each other. CELEBRATING Three years ago,… Continue reading A New Season

How to Avoid Career Burnout

This week's blog post is a guest column by George Mears, a brain fitness expert, educator, and counselor. One of his primary areas of study is neuroplasticity, the brain’s ability to change and improve over one’s lifetime. He believes in the power of games, puzzles, memory activities, and other brain boosting practices to encourage brain… Continue reading How to Avoid Career Burnout

Roses in December

An important part of wellness is being able to cope with grief in a way that allows life to continue and healing to come at whatever pace it is meant to come. For this week’s post, I have invited Kristina Risinger, an accomplished grief counselor and author, to give words of comfort to those who… Continue reading Roses in December

Healthy Networking

Healthy Networking This may seem like a strange concept, but read on! What I want to offer for your consideration is the idea that networking can be a wonderful way to improve the health and well-being of your mind, body, and spirit. What do I mean by networking? At its most basic level, networking simply… Continue reading Healthy Networking