Jackie McKool


How Do You Know When You Get There?

I suppose you could say I was brought up on map reading. Even before I was old enough to drive my dad taught me …

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Growth, Do You Budget for It?

I am a natural learner – not a quick learner, necessarily (!), but I naturally love to learn. When I was just a child, …

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Step Outside the Box !

As I continue to live into my new season of life – retirement/author, writer & speaker – I need to remind myself to “step …

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Perhaps the Greatest Health Deception of All!

According to Statins.News, “statins are one of Big Pharma’s biggest cash-cows: In 2013, the pharmaceutical industry raked in a staggering $29 billion just from …

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These 3 Things

When I worked as a fundraiser for a women’s ministry, I used to always say there were 3 things that drew me to the …

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Moms, What Are You Feeding Your Children?

This is a hard article to write.  First, I don’t have children, but I was a child at one time, and I know what …

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Are You Committed, or Do You Just Have a Desire?

I am a curious person, and I don’t just want to see all kinds of places, I want to experience them – it’s almost …

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Gluten Free or Sugar Free?

If event organizers, meeting planners, restaurants, hotels, schools, churches, civic meetings etc. would be more diligent when planning menus to serve up food that …

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An Upside Down World

We live in an upside-down world when it comes to our health.  In the United States our pharmaceutical companies have a huge influence over …

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Don’t Let Fear Sweep You Down Stream!

Have you ever made a snap decision and then regretted it later?  When you look back to assess why you did what you did, …

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It’s Not About Back and Neck Pain!

Shortly after God delivered me from an addiction to alcohol and the whole bar life, He set my feet on a new path – …

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Where Does the Root Lie?

As I sit to write these blogs I realize and know that I’d like to be real with you.  I’d like to be transparent …

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Are You a “Why” Person?

For example, if you knew WHY your doctor told you to do something, you might be more compliant? I am.  Or if anyone tells …

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Frog in The Kettle

Health is Not About How You Feel

One day I was talking with a friend telling her I wanted to run a heavy metal toxicity test on myself. She asked “why, …

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How Much is on Your Plate?

Gotcha! I am not talking about food! That’s a discussion for another day. What I want to talk about today is something that can …

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Anatomy Of A Soda

How much soda is consumed each year in the United States? I did a little digging on the internet awhile back and the number …

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