Paula Huffman is a registered medical assistant who has a Master of Science degree in Holistic Nutrition. She has always been interested in the field of health in one form or another. She is also
a phlebotomist, massage therapist, and a Reiki Master.
Mack Jackson, Jr. is a recognized expert on Internet security systems and compliance. He brings increased awareness to his audiences and communicates the importance of security measures in protecting your business. Since 1984, Mack Jackson, Jr. has presented programs worldwide on computer technology, e-commerce law, accounting software, cyber crimes and security compliance.
Kathy Jones has been a hair stylist for twenty years and is the co-owner of the Tease Salon in St. George, Utah which offers all styling services including sculptured nails, manicures, pedicures, lash extensions, and permanent makeup.
Jim LaBuda, Ed.D., has a passion for travel and life. He is a nationally recognized educator and administrator. He has authored education-related articles, been a reviewer for a national education journal, presented at an array of conferences and published a column, “Lessons Learned.” He enjoys nothing more than flinging a backpack on his shoulder and traveling.
Lauren McLaughlin is a speaker, teacher, writer, retreat facilitator and author of “Go to ELF! – Connecting With The Eternal Life Force,” a book that offers the reader an opportunity for both entertainment and self-realization. An ordained Unity minister, Lauren lives in Clearwater, FL with her husband John and their cat, ELFER.
Natalie Melchiorre is an ACE-certified health coach and personal trainer and founder of BodyAide. Natalie empowers individuals to live healthy lifestyles and teaches them how to assess their health, develop goal-setting skills, and find pleasure in healthy activities to make positive change so that they may live the lives they desire.
Kristine Modzelewski, M. S. of Avanti Wellness has a Master Degree in Psychology. She’s researched for two years on comparisons of treatments for addictions and depression within the United States compared to CMI Abasto a medical facility, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Avanti Wellness is an American company that represents CMI, working to bring awareness and helping people in need. www.avantiwellness.net
Dale Napier is a long-time writer and teacher of Tai Chuan and Asian martial arts. He has written on subjects as diverse as statistical methods, Russian history, and Tai Chi, most recently for Kung Fu Tai Chi Magazine. His most recent book, Tai Chi In Your Life, and his CD, Tai Chi Meditations (whose first track corresponds to this article), are available on Amazon and at: www.MasterSoftMedia.com
Sandra Gore Nielsen is a three time contributor to the Life Choices anthologies and author of the Red Mirror Series of romantic adventure novels under her maiden name, S. L. Gore. Her book, Sex and the Zen of Shopping, is an exploration of life lessons learned from bargain shopping. Sandra and her Viking husband have a grown daughter and son and live happily ever after in a California beach house.
Kevin B. Parsons has written numerous books, anthologies and blogs twice a week. Kevin has owned numerous businesses in the construction, motorcycle and real estate industries, in Nevada, California, Washington, Oregon and Arizona. He currently enjoys life at 9,000 feet in Brian Head, Utah with his patient wife, Sherri.
Joan S. Peck is the author of several spiritual books and a contributing author to two of the Life Choice books. She has a new book coming out this fall, “Prime Threat – Shattering the Power of Addiction”, a book written with her son from the other side.
Kathy Jo Pollack is a featured author in “Life Choices: Putting the Pieces Together” and former training specialist for Consumer Credit Counseling. She is a certified life coach, trainer, and speaker with a focus on financial independence & relationships. Visit her website for more resources, tips and links.
Scott Pritchard has been a professional sports bettor for 30 years. He is the host of the weekly LIVE TV show The Odds Couple seen every Friday at noon PST. He has been featured on ESPN radio, Fox sports, and most recently, the Huffington Post sharing sports betting information.
Gina Ratcliff is a Certified Holistic Health Coach, published author, public speaker, leads workshops on nutrition and health issues, and offers individual health and nutrition coaching to those ready to move from “diet” to “Live It” health.
Mitzi Reed is the founder of ASPIRE Conferences, llc. and is dedicated to raising awareness of and promoting healthier lifestyles as well as empowering people in all aspects of their personal and spiritual development. She is also the founder of SpiritDove, a ministry dedicated to being a messenger of Love, Peace, and Happiness. Mitzi’s passion and purpose is inspiring others to tap into the power and beauty of their souls.
At 36 years old, Anthony Rocchio looked in the mirror and thought “Who’s that fat guy staring at me?” At that time he weighed 268lbs and had had enough. Over the next 9 months, Anthony lost 88lbs and has kept it off for over 10 years. Anthony lives in Henderson, Nevada, where he writes and speaks about becoming lean and healthy for life.
Jack Rolfe is the founder and CEO of the School of Life Foundation. Jack authored Learn to “School” Your Toughest Opponent and is a contributing author in the books Life Choices: It’s Never Too Late and Heart of a Toastmaster. He and his wife, Lexie, have five children, eight grandchildren and reside in St. George, Utah.
Susan Rex Ryan is the author of the Amazon bestseller, “Defend Your Life,” about the health wonders of vitamin D3. She holds B.S. and M.S. degrees and has earned scores of Continuing Medical Education credits from accredited U.S. medical programs.
Lou has spent over 30 years in a variety of educational, clinical and administrative positions helping others. He earned psychology degrees from Indiana University and the University of Southern California and practices clinical psychology in Eastern Washington. Lou has been happily married for more than 20 years and finds his joy in life by spending time with his two teenagers in the great outdoors. He is an avid Ironman triathlete and volunteers much of his time to suicide prevention efforts.
Jennifer Tarlin Semrad is originally from the Boston area and has resided in Las Vegas for the last 9 years. She holds a BA degree in Journalism, with a Psychology minor from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and postgraduate business coursework. She dreams of writing a bestseller.
Selena Torres is a Las Vegas native and is currently a full-time student at the College of Southern Nevada. When Selena is not working or studying, she is helping others. Selena is passionate about helping her community and is currently working with the CSN Hispanic Student Union to celebrate Cesar Chavez Day in North Las Vegas. After college, Selena would like to become an educator for students in at-risk areas encouraging all students to pursue a higher education.