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Improving Society the MLK Way

As we continue into 2022, I want to begin by sharing a quote from the great civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?” MLK was a big believer in equality of opportunity, and that we become equal when we treat each other […]

Year End Review of Aspire Health Partners 2021

We closed out 2021 and now look forward to a bright new year, I am filled with so much hope, optimism, and love for our community and those we partner with to Save Lives, Transform Communities, and Change the World. Together, we have achieved so much, especially during very challenging times. It has been wonderful […]

How to Be Thankful This Year

Cultivating a heart of “thankfulness” this season might sound like stereotypical advice for this holiday, though it may also be the perfect way to usher in the holiday season. With that in mind, I want to encourage all of you to count your blessings this week. Tomorrow is the special day we have set aside […]

Stress Reduction During Hectic Holidays

The Holiday Season is in full swing. As wonderful as this time of year is, it can also be incredibly hectic. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), that sentiment is common – 64% of adults with mental illnesses say that the Holiday Season made their conditions “worse.” Overall, 40% say that this […]

It’s time for us to CONNECT

Loneliness, depression, various fears, money issues and feeling disconnected… these are real issues that impact us and our loved ones. Some of these issues can seem insurmountable and truly are too much for one person to carry alone. But there is always hope and help available, for everyone. At Aspire Health Partners we see how […]

Stress Awareness & Self-Help Tips

Let’s be honest, we all deal with stress in our lives and with last week being National Stress Awareness Day, I’m sure you feel you’re pretty aware of it already! But in recognition of that day, and for a little self-care, let’s take a look at the actual definition of stress. Webster’s Dictionary defines stress […]

What Red Ribbon Week is All About

Last month we recognized Red Ribbon Week, one of the longest running nationwide substance-abuse prevention campaigns. The week was about raising awareness, promoting advocacy, and sharing resources to help our friends and family who may be struggling with addictive substances. Unfortunately, since the start of the pandemic we have seen a prolific increase in those who are suffering and even […]

What Kids Teach Us During the Holidays

Our holiday season has kicked into full gear! I am so looking forward to the soft change in weather, and how this time of year can steer our focus away from the business of life and onto celebrations and the key relationships that mean so much to us. That is why this season is undoubtedly […]

Supporting Our Compassionate Caregives, #WorldMentalHealthDay

World Mental Health Day is a perfect time for Central Floridians to honor the men and women who dedicated their lives to care for our mental and physical health throughout this pandemic. These compassionate caregivers faced the same fear and uncertainty that we all have over the past 18 months. They have done this while […]

What Makes Us Different, Makes Us Great

As we’re approaching the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, I think about how all of the unique cultures in Central Florida have impacted our community. Our region is made greater by the different places and perspectives we all bring forward. In Central Florida, nearly 1 in every 3 of our neighbors are of Hispanic or […]