The Importance of Rest

The rush. The distractions. The to-do list that keeps getting longer. The schedule that always stays full. “I just need a break.” “I’m so busy I can’t even think.” “When will everything slow down?” I’m sure at least one of those statements, or maybe ones like it, have...

One of God’s Sweetest Gifts

Our culture often promotes the opposite of Christ-centered community. We are prompted to take care of ourselves and avoid letting others into the messy crevices of our lives. And because of this culture, it can be tempting to pull away from community in difficult...

Balance Your Spiritual Health – Caitlin Cole

It is spiritual health week of Balance Challenge 2018! Now when I say spiritual life, some of you may think of your church or Bible study or you may not have any idea what spiritual health actually is! Let me first start off by saying that I am in no way an expert on...

Balance Your Social Health – Kristin Taylor

I’m excited to share my experiences and thoughts on Social Health for week four of the Balance Challenge! Social wellness involves your ability to form relationships with others, which can include your spouse or significant other, family members, friends, coworkers or...

Balance Your Physical Health – Kaitlyn Bentley

We’re jumping into Physical Health week of the 2018 Balance Challenge! Physical health is about so much more than just how we look. What we put into our bodies, how we exercise, injuries/ailments and how we generally feel all roll up into the physical component of...

Balance Your Mental Health – Allie Weingarten

It’s Mental Health week of the 2018 Balance Challenge! Mental health is so much more important than most people realize. It impacts how we think, feel, and act. It also factors in to how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. I actually like to...

True40 Downtown Birmingham – Meet the Owner!

WE’RE SO EXCITED ABOUT TRUE40 DOWNTOWN BIRMINGHAM! GET TO KNOW THE OWNER, KAITLYN BENTLEY. So tell us about how you got into fitness and what inspired you to open True40 Downtown Birmingham? I’ve been a fitness enthusiast since I can remember, and I especially...

Sitting in a Chair All Day??

Many of us have jobs that require a lot of sitting, which can get a little monotonous. Here are a few of our tips to stay productive during a day of sitting down at the office! ·      Stretch stretch stretch! Sitting at your desk can take a toll on your muscles, and...

Fun Halloween Ideas

Halloween is just around the corner and here are a few of our favorite costumes, decorations, and recipes to get you geared up for this fun holiday! These are some of our favorite costumes for adults and children!     Unicorn: Your daughter will love this colorful...