5 Ways Smiling Brings Good Energy

01 May: 5 Ways Smiling Brings Good Energy

It’s amazing what a smile can do! Smiles are more than just facial expressions; they are the language of happiness that transcends barriers. Laughter and joy have the power to uplift our spirits, improve our well-being, and create connections with those around us. Here are 5 ways a simple smile can bring good energy to your life: Betters Mood: Smiling…

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13 Jul: Whole Person Detox

A cleanse is done to help rid the body of substances regarded as toxic or unhealthy. Typically when we think of cleansing we think of our physical body. We cleanse our body of foods like gluten, caffeine, sugar and alcohol. The goal is to feel better and increase our natural energy. What if the substances we need to cleanse are not things…

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13 Jun: Summer Bucket List Ideas for 2023

Oftentimes summer brings a more relaxed schedule and time to try new things. Here are some ideas for branching out while having some fun this season!   Go on a road trip: Plan a fun road trip with your friends or family to a place you’ve always wanted to visit. It doesn’t have to be far away, either! Some of the…

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08 Mar: Coaching for Wellbeing in the Workplace

Nowadays, the term “wellbeing” is commonly used, but what does it mean exactly? While there are multiple definitions, they all generally refer to experiencing positive emotions (joy, happiness), being free from negative emotions (worry, stress, anxiety), and having an overall sense of life satisfaction (fulfillment). In the workplace, wellbeing exists when employees can utilize their abilities, manage life’s typical stressors,…

Mary Greeley partnership

03 Oct: Supporting Leader Well-Being Through Coaching

Last year, ithrive31 partnered with Mary Greeley Medical Center to make external coaching available for all their leaders. Through this partnership, we have been able to offer support to leaders in a very personal way. This opportunity sends a message: “We care about your wellbeing.” The message that comes back from leaders who participate is 100% appreciation and a resounding “Thank You, we appreciate you offering this support to us.” It also allows leaders the tools they need to become better coaches for the employees and teammates they work with on a daily basis. We interviewed Mary Greeley Director of Human Resources and Education, Penny Bellville, MS-HRD, SHRM-SCP, CCP, SPHR about her experience working with ithrive31.

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31 May: Make Positive Progress During Planned or Unplanned Transitions

Transitions are a fact of life. Some transitions are planned and self-initiated, like making a career shift, changing marital status, or moving to a new city. Others happen involuntarily and without much planning, such as dealing with a health crisis, facing the death of a loved one, or the loss of a job. According to Bruce Feiler, author of Life…

Meet Melissa

02 Mar: Meet Melissa Wagner, CPC, ithrive31’s Newest Coach

Melissa has an MBA and is a leader in a Fortune 500 global business. Melissa’s business background, strong coaching skills, and passion to help others make her a great fit for the ithrive31 coaching team. She joins the team as a Leadership and Transition Coach and will do both personal coaching and leadership coaching. Here’s a little more about Melissa’s…

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06 Nov: Gratitude in Action — 3 Practical (and Fun) Ways to Practice Gratitude

We hear it every day: It is important to live gratefully. Multiple studies link gratitude to physical, emotional, and social well-being. Research shows that people who focus on gratitude are happier, more resilient, more empathetic, and have stronger interpersonal relationships. Additionally, they have less stress, sleep better and take better care of themselves. All good stuff, but we all know…

Live in Color


Three years ago, I launched ithrive31®, and with it, its bright and colorful brand.  The use of bold colors in the ithrive31 logo and other design materials was intentional, but was in stark contrast with “traditional” organizational marketing materials.  When I shared the look of my brand with my peers in the corporate space, they were not shy with their feedback:…