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It’s Good to Talk About It

The science says it’s important to be good to oneself, but that’s not always easy. Doctor Todd Verhoef, founder of Psychiatric Associates, says there is no one-size-fits-all plan for coping with life’s challenges. That’s where mental health professionals can help in developing a personalized wellness strategy for you. North Liberty is the headquarters of local…

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Nimble, Whatever the Field

What does playing football and data management have in common? According to Trevor Bollers, who was a Jacksonville Jaguar before becoming a software engineer, they are both best thought of as organized chaos. Developing what he calls “human support systems” through his company, Letter B, Trevor works to sort digital clutter into meaningful information to…

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Sing Your Heart Out

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” For Mia Fryvecind Gimenez music was there from the start and has carried her through many an adventure to now, where she teaches others that they might find their own wings through Fryvecind Voice Studio. North…

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A Golden Ticket to the Chocolate Studio

What does metal sculpting, enamel work, and artisan chocolate all have to do with one another? Anne Goddard, the owner of A Chocolate Studio, has over two decades of experience in all three and describes it as a passion for process. Whether creating enduring sculptural pieces or fleeting confectionary treats, Anne is inspired by the…

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A Mix of Style & Design

Being mostly at home and often indoors because of the pandemic has many of us looking more closely at our immediate surroundings. Interior designer, Emily Hughes of Mix Home Mercantile and Emily Hughes Interiors, says that requests for consultations have increased since March. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional financial and national…

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Shave and a Haircut, Yes Please

Family is grown by the addition of those friends made along the way. For co-owners Donald Wrightsell and Curtis Odom, their friendship was built on hard work and became a business partnership that led to the opening of their own barbershop, The Lounge. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional financial and national…

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Let’s Dance!

Not everyone braves following their passion that it can be their primary focus in life. But Debut Dance owner and director, Megan Snyder, has done just this by being fearless in her pursuits, maintaining dance as the core of her experience. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media, regional financial and national transportation companies…

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The Story Starts Here

“It was a rainy night in November” could either be the opening to a story, the start of a new chapter, or both in the case of author Steve Semken whose rainy night in November would eventually unfold into the creating of local publishing house, the Ice Cube Press. North Liberty is the headquarters of…

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Tae Kwon Do, or Do Not, There is No Try

Martial Arts is not all Karate chops and flying kicks, it’s about tempering the self through discipline and endurance training. Ben Brown of Brown’s School of Martial Arts explains that along with the physical aspect students can expect to gain humility, confidence, and resilience from their practice. North Liberty is the headquarters of local media,…

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