Your Financial Health: Give Inflation a HAND

As of this writing, the Federal Reserve has increased the federal funds target rate by 0.75 to curtail inflation. What…
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Developing Your Intuition

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | I spy with my little eye…
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A RAD Reflection

Do you listen to podcasts? I listen to a variety of podcasts so when a common theme surfaces seemingly serendipitously,…
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Here’s to a great year of getting to know you!

I started seeing psychics at eighteen years of age. My mother took us to a tarot card reader named Suzanne…
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Cathey Bolton & the Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Whether it’s creating beautiful handmade pottery, developing recipes for her restaurant or curating a vast selection of high-quality olive oils,…
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Bulgur Lentil Bowl

As a plant-predominant eater, lentils are a staple of my diet. With protein and carbohydrates, plus plenty of vegetables, this…
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Transcendent Wisdom: Hang Loose

When I was a little girl my sisters and I would sometimes descend upon my mother needing her to solve…
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How to Celebrate the Fall Equinox

Today, Sept. 22, marks the Fall Equinox, one of two days during the year when the day and the night…
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Supporting Pollinators in Frog Level

They are more than just a pretty space. Gardens with native plants are life support systems. People must have nutritious…
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Why Meditate?

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | I wrote an article called Meditation: why time & place matter that you can find on…
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How to Stop People-Pleasing

Are you a people-pleaser? Do you give so much of your time, love and energy to other people, you’re physically…
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Finding Refuge

I did hard things last weekend.I put myself in an unfamiliar and uncomfortable situation with no idea of what to…
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Iron Skillet Frittata

An iron skillet frittata is one of my favorite healthy, low-carb, gluten-free breakfast dishes. It's fun to experiment with various…
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Coeur-age

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | “Life shrinks or expands according to one’s courage.” - Anaïs Nin
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Sylva Pride Festival

The second annual Sylva Pride Festival will take place this weekend, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at…
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A Different Kind of Labor Day Celebration

For me, the Labor Day holiday usually includes being with friends and family, barbecuing, consuming too many hard seltzers, playing…
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Chart a Course for Adventure

By Sabrina Mathney • Rumble Contributor | “Astro*Carto*Graphy is a method of locational astrology by which geographic locations are associated with…
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Thundercat

By Daley Hooten • Rumble Contributor | Going to a concert with my friends was the best way to end the…
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Blaze on Muzik Bash

A celebration of life music festival is being held in memory of Kristian “Blaze” Keith on Aug. 28, at the…
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Financial Well-being: 3 Ways to Destress with Debt Management

When I was a college student in the late 90s, I worked part-time at a women’s clothing store in the…
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Our Future is Electric

"Nature never did betray the heart that loved her." -- William Wordsworth, 1798 “OurFuture is Electric” read the banner William…
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Psychometry

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | Pick a hand… any hand!
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3 Cantaloupe Recipes

This time of year is arguably the best for fresh produce. Gardens and farmers markets are overflowing with tomatoes, squash…
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It Is Mine

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor| Up, up, and away! 
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Asheville Comedy Festival

The Asheville Comedy Festival will take place Aug. 10-13 at Highland Brewing Company and Diana Wortham Theater.
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Asheville Comic Hits the Big Stage

Each year, hundreds of comedians from across the country compete for the chance to perform at the nationally acclaimed Asheville…
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Pendulum: Yes or No?

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | A pendulum is a weight attached to a string that can be used in…
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The North Wind is Calling

By Sabrina Matheny • | I remember standing outside in my yard of my dream home, a house I thought I…
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Travel Through Space

See and celebrate the images from the James Webb Space Telescope projected onto the big screen. 
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Learn to Can Tomatoes

Wondering what to do with all those tomatoes from your garden? Participants in two upcoming classes will learn how to…
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Cucumber, Tomato & Dill Summer Salad

With summertime comes a lot of tomatoes and cucumbers, either from your own garden or a garden of a friend…
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Black Sheep

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | We are all familiar with the expression “so and so is the black sheep of the…
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Darnell Farms - Fun for Everyone

There are only a few more weeks of summer break. My two boys have been busy attending various camps and…
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On the ROAD to Financial Health

Financial health includes recognizing the decisions you make about your money and how those decisions impact you physically, mentally, emotionally,…
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We Won't Soon Forget

The fact that it was after midnight, two members of our party had been traveling for most of the day…
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Frenemies

I carry a little anxiety. When I say a little, what I really mean is that I carry a lot of anxiety.…
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Five Female Owned and Operated Businesses in Asheville, N.C.

Women of all ages are opening and expanding small, medium and large businesses throughout Western North Carolina. Asheville, alone, is…
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Rim to Rim to Rim

“Not your first, not your last, enjoy your now, now will go fast."  — Alexi Pappas
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Blue Ridge Books Celebrates 15 Years

In this day and age of Amazon, Kindles, big box bookstores, streaming services and social media that fight for more…
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'Self-sufficiency is Resistance'

Julie Fox Jones’ family has been in Cullowhee for at least 100 years, probably even longer. Naturally, as a kid…
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My Afternoon With Samson

By Sabrina Matheny • Rumble Contributor | I was recently in a store to get help with a cabinet door hinge.…
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Lentil Walnut Bolognese

Two weeks in Italy eating pasta for one, if not two meals per day did not dampen my craving for…
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The Ripple Effect: Words have power, and so do thoughts

Have you ever imagined a different life for yourself? Do you spend a little time fantasizing? Do you ruminate on…
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Clara's Story

I’m about to get a little graphic. I’m sorry to those it will inevitably make uncomfortable. I really don’t want…
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Cristina's Story

I’m a private person when it comes to writing publicly about my life, but I feel compelled to share my…
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Good night, sleep tight!

When I visit a home for a feng shui consultation, I usually ask, “How do you sleep?” This is an…
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Summer Succotash

I created this recipe on a whim, and it ended up being absolutely delicious. It’s not complicated, but it is…
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OWN Your Money: Financial Empowerment and You

Your relationship with money may be like most relationships, complicated. In fact, just thinking about money may cause your shoulders…
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Homemade Buddha Bowl

A Buddha bowl is a vegetarian meal full of nutrition and yumminess. There are several explanations for why the name…
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To protect or not to protect, that is the question…

Have you ever been in a crowd of people and felt overwhelmed or uneasy? You probably started to panic inside…
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