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Wellness

FOK at Kennedy

Forks Over Knives Raises Awareness About Health

Published on July 15th, 2012 | by Todd Smekens

Muncie Voice was happy to co-host the first viewing of Forks Over Knives in the Muncie, Indiana area with the Muncie Public Library. As highlighted in previous articles, Forks Over Knives is the critically acclaimed food [&hellip... Read More


Wellness

ChooseMyPlate

10 Nutrition Tips from MyPlate

Published on July 7th, 2012 | by Todd Smekens

Muncie Voice has been asked to be a Community Partner in the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion Network. One of our goals is to promote a healthier lifestyle for citizens of this community since our [&hellip... Read More


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YMCA Should Fund Community Wellness Programs

Published on April 9th, 2012 | by Todd Smekens

After the previous articles written about the YMCA, we’ve received many positive responses within the community by citizens who also believe the Y no longer represents the best interests of our community. However, as we’ve indicated, [&hellip... Read More


Fitness

YMCA Downtown

Where is the Parity at the Muncie YMCA?

Published on March 22nd, 2012 | by Steven N. Tomboni

According to Webster’s dictionary, parity is defined as, “the quality or state of being equal or equivalent.” Based on my recent experience, I question whether the Muncie YMCA has this quality. The 2nd annual Shamrock 5k/10k [&hellip... Read More


Wellness

YMCA Downtown

YMCA Not Deserving Charity

Published on March 14th, 2012 | by Todd Smekens

Sometimes it can be very unpopular to point out that the Emperor really is naked, or the sacred cow doesn’t pass the sniff test. Yet, one of my favorite quotes was from Dr. Seuss and his [&hellip... Read More


Culture

Well-Being

Well-Being Index for Muncie Area Residents?

Published on December 13th, 2011 | by Todd Smekens

Thanks to some savvy readers, Muncie Voice learned of a third index used for measuring how well our community is doing in health and wellness. Last week, top public and private sector leaders in Muncie gathered [&hellip... Read More


Government

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Resident Accuses Parks Board of Unfair Treatment

Published on November 15th, 2011 | by Todd Smekens

  This past year has been a shaky one for the City of Muncie’s Parks Board, and tonight’s meeting was no different. City resident, Wayne Scaife, complained to the Board, and more specifically to Parks Board [&hellip... Read More


Culture

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Community Gardens

Published on November 2nd, 2011 | by Todd Smekens

Planting seeds in Neighborhood Garden Surviving 1918 and 2011. Did you know that Muncie/Delaware County has an impressive and fascinating past of surviving through a WW1 by means of community gardening? According to the book “Delaware [&hellip... Read More


Wellness

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Seven Quick Fixes to Feel Better

Published on November 2nd, 2011 | by Todd Smekens

Getting Back to Wellness Anxiety and fear dissipate quickly when countered with conscious breathing. The signals our bodies use to tell us we need to cleanse ourselves physically, mentally, and emotionally are multifaceted and often mirror [&hellip... Read More


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Making Life Yours – Perception

Published on November 1st, 2011 | by Todd Smekens

A simple shift in attitude can help us recognize the hidden potential for fulfillment in every event. There is no secret recipe for happiness and contentment. The people who move through life joyously have not necessarily [&hellip... Read More


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