Kirstieganobsik

Kirstie Ganobsik

Content Creator

Location icon United States

I am a professional writer specializing in holistic health and wellness, personal development, and travel topics. I'm available to assist with website projects, blogs, business documentation, presentations, product reviews, e-books, and more.

Prior to launching my freelance career, I spent 20 years in the field of customer service both as a worker bee and as a small business owner. In addition to my business writing career, I am the editor and co-author of the spiritual anthology Traveling Toward Enlightenment, a web blogger, and a social media expert.

My upcoming book about the sometimes humorous trials of trying to become a better person is due out in the upcoming year.

Please email me at [email protected] for help with your upcoming projects.

Favorite Quote: "Happiness does not depend on outside circumstances; instead, it is a choice."

Portfolio

Health and Wellness

Strainprint Community
04/03/2019
Edibles: How Fats Help Cannabis Absorption - Strainprint Community

It's well-known in the world of nutrition that food pairings which maximize the health benefits of each individual item are a great way to move your health care plan forward. For instance, salad dressings that contain fats are typically recommended over non-fat alternatives because they help ensure that the vitamins and nutrients found the vegetables, such as ...

Project Wellness Now
04/18/2019
The Heart's Intelligence: New Breakthroughs in Mind-Body Health - Project Wellness Now

There's a scene in the inspirational movie I Am in which famed comedic director Tom Shadyac shows up at the HeartMath Institute in a quest to understand the larger meaning of life after experiencing a traumatic injury. He agrees to participate in an experiment that measures the interconnectivity of all beings.

PHIDLE Sacred Geometry Clothing
Sacred DNA and Sacred Geometry: Understanding the Math and the Magic Behind Our World

It has been said that the language of the Universe is one of numerical patterns that merge together to form stunningly beautiful geometric shapes that are templates for our very planetary existence. Nature is full of examples of these sacred geometric numbers sequences made manifest in numerous eye-catching designs,

XTend5
02/04/2019
8 amazing health benefits of reishi mushrooms - XTend5

For those suffering from chronic pain or illness, or who just want to ensure thriving wellness, finding a natural remedy that addresses the underlying causes of many common health concerns helps ensure a well-balanced, harmonious lifestyle. Reishi mushrooms have long been known as the "Mushroom of Immortality" among Eastern practitioners because of their abundant nutritional arsenal housed in their caps, stems, and spores.

Linkedin
Learning to Make Healthy Cannabis Edibles

Edibles are quickly becoming popular throughout Canada because they allow you to enjoy cannabis' many medicinal benefits while delighting your taste buds. I've created a short cooking guide to healthy cannabis edibles in order to help you easily add this therapeutic plant into your ingredient list.

Bella Terra
01/28/2019
European Luxury Spa Experiences: Provincial Health & Happiness Hotspots - Bella Terra

The luxurious healing spas of Europe have a long and storied history, dating back to the ancient precursors of the beautifully-ornate Roman baths that still dot the continent's landscapes, from the warm southern Mediterranean shores to the North Atlantic glacier towns. Today, these therapeutic sights have made a comeback by fusing ancient medicinal practices with the latest breakthrough treatments.

Specialistdirectinc
01/04/2019
Telepathology and Frozen Sections: Forging New Frontiers

Recent health trends have triggered an increased demand for frozen sections (FS) biopsies, also known as cryosections. These are a type of tissue sample that are 'flash' frozen using a specially developed cryostat machine so that they can be immediately examined by pathologists during ER or surgical room procedures.

Strainprint Community
12/20/2018
The Cannabinoid with 'Synergy': Learning All About CBN - Strainprint Community

You may already be familiar with two of the most well-researched chemical compounds found in cannabis today, known as THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol). These naturally occurring cannabinoids provide a wealth of wellness benefits by helping boost your body's Endocannabinoid System (ECS).

Fearless Soul - Inspirational Music & Life Changing Thoughts
10/02/2018
6 Scientifically Proven Ways To Silence Your Stress - For Free!

There's lots of scientific evidence showing that everyday tools and techniques which are available to just about everyone can help to silence your stress, and in the process increase your levels of happiness, boost your physical health, and create a more peaceful, contented mindset. Writing out feelings has been a part of human culture for centuries.

Specialistdirectinc
01/09/2019
How Telecardiology Helps Improve Stress Echocardiogram Results

Today in the United States, almost 86 million people have been diagnosed with some form of heart condition, and cardiovascular issues claim more lives than any other disease, both nationally and internationally. The good news is that there is evidence that the increased use of echocardiograms is helping to improve American's heart health.

Real Life Counseling
07/09/2018
5 Natural Cures for Depression

When depression is part of your life it can sometimes feel like you're riding a roller coaster, with no way of knowing when the next drop will occur. This uncertainty is a common concern expressed among people with depression.

Project Wellness Now
11/30/2018
Tapping Into the Field of Limitless Possibilities: How Group Intention Can Heal the World -...

Since 2007, investigative journalist and bestselling author Lynne McTaggart has teamed up with world-renowned scientists, top meditators, award-winning psychologists - and the world-wide-web - to answer a simple yet profound question: can people's positive intentions really alter the earth's physical matter and influence outcomes around the globe?

Real Life Counseling
10/01/2018
Understanding the 4 Emotional Stages of Anger

Anger is an emotion that everyone experiences. In fact, it can be a healthy barometer of something that needs to change in your life, or an indication of a relationship issue that needs addressed. Like all emotions, anger has different intensity levels or 'stages'. Understanding the ways that it shows up in your life can ...

Specialistdirectinc
12/13/2018
Telecardiology: How Holter Monitoring Can Increase PCP Knowledge and Care

Empowering patients to manage their heart conditions helps physicians create a more successful plan of care and optimal outcomes for those they serve. One of the advances in telecardiology that allows for more in-depth patient assessments is the Holter Portable Monitor.

Project Wellness Now
11/18/2018
8 Holistic Health Quotes to Inspire Your Wellness Journey - Project Wellness Now

Staying motivated along your path to greater wellness can be one of your biggest challenges, especially when life's stresses start adding up. To help keep you on track with your goals and dreams, we've gathered together encouraging tidbits of wisdom from those who have been where you are.

Specialistdirectinc
12/07/2018
6 Enormous Benefits to Using Digital Pathology at Your Medical Facility

The growing digital pathology (DP) sector of telemedicine is currently valued at over $320 million, and global growth forecasts predict a 12% compound increase in this amount by 2025, to $888 million. Increases in chronic diseases such as cancer help account for this unprecedented market growth, chiefly because they bring with them the need for exceptionally accurate and efficient interpretations across a diverse range of pathological markers.

Fearless Soul - Inspirational Music & Life Changing Thoughts
11/29/2018
3 Powerful Ayurvedic Self-Care Strategies To Revitalize You

Ayurveda is a practice that goes back at least to ancient India. It blends an understanding of human physiology and the 5 senses with the natural environment's healing elements to teach you about the fine 'art of living'.

Fearless Soul - Inspirational Music & Life Changing Thoughts
11/27/2018
Science Reveals The Unbelievable Benefits of Music To The Human Mind

Many of us have experienced a great sense of peace, connectivity, and motivation after listening to our favorite tracks. Music has the power to take us to a higher place and help us experience a world that speaks not only to our head and heart, but also to our very soul.

Strainprint
11/16/2018
What is Cannabis Sativa? Understanding Its Background and Benefits

For thousands of years, people have used cannabis plants for therapeutic, nutritional, and even practical everyday purposes. In fact, one of the major findings from the ancient world happened in 1997, when a 26,900 year-old hemp rope dating from the Upper Paleolithic Age was discovered in Czechoslovakia.

Strainprint
11/15/2018
How to Make Cannabis Tea: A Complete User Guide

Cannabis tea is becoming more and more popular for its health-enhancing qualities, and with the onset of colder weather in the northern hemisphere, there's a seasonal need to boost immunity while also keeping your body warm and well-balanced. Here's how a drinking a cup of this wellness elixir can help you do just that.

Real Life Counseling
07/02/2018
How to Use Mindfulness Activities to Raise a Joyful Family

For many people, family dynamics cause a good deal of stress, worry, and anxiety. You can often feel powerless to change the complex issues that arise when different personalities with varied life experiences all try to coexist together. Mindfulness is a way to transform your entire family's lives into a more peaceful, happy, and fulfilling ones.

Linkedin
07/22/2018
CBD in the News: Best Year Ever?

It's been a busy year so far for CBD (cannabidiol). Its widespread health benefits have planted enough roots among policymakers to make 2018 a breakout year.

Real Life Counseling
06/19/2018
5 Natural Anxiety Relief Remedies That are Easy to Make

In a recent article ( 5 Surprisingly Effective Ways to Reduce Anxiety), we talked about five unique strategies you can use to decrease your anxiety, especially when the tried and true techniques of breathing, yoga, and meditation just aren't working for you. These stress-releasing 'mind hacks' are very useful in calming that inner voice of worry and distress.

Strainprint
12/03/2018
How Cannabis May Help Boost Your Diabetes Care Routine

Today worldwide, 425 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes, and in Canada diabetic rates nearly doubled in the decade between 2000-2010. Approximately three and a half million people now suffer from the condition, which can increase the risk for heart disease, renal failure, and lower limb infection and damage.

Project Wellness Now
06/05/2018
Grounding - How It Keeps Us Healthy And Grows Our Joy

Remember running around the yard barefoot on the grass as a kid, feeling the warm earth beneath your toes? As it turns out, you were actually acting as your own "health insurance" plan without even realizing it. Placing our feet on the ground has numerous healing benefits that are just now being rediscovered by holistic healthcare practitioners.

One Century Wellness
Longevity Starts With You

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Travel

Verblio
03/15/2019
Verblio Travel Sample Post: An Insider's Guide to a Trio of Top Festivals in India | Verblio

In this 2,001-word article, we're showcasing long-form content for the travel industry. Whether you are helping adventurous travelers plan their next expeditions, or would like to highlight the hot spots around your local area, a long-form piece such as this will provide readers with a comprehensive overview of the sights and and experiences that are available in a region.

WorldVia
03/08/2019
An Ecotourist's Guide to 3 of Panama's Most Awe-Inspiring Natural Wonders | WorldVia

Ecotourism is booming, as many people are seeking travel experiences that include wellness-boosting self-care, delectable regional dishes, and fun adventures that support the local culture and environment. One of the most exotic locations to experience natural pampering with a unique cultural twist is the southernmost Central American country of Panama.

WorldVia
12/14/2018
3 Must-See Wonders in Austria | WorldVia

Austria is a juxtaposition of high culture set against some of the most stunning scenery the world has to offer. Here you'll find aristocratic beginnings, and ever-changing artistry mingled together with a flair for turning the "Land of Mountains" into a playground of both the body and the mind.

Bella Terra
12/12/2018
Awe-Inspiring Historical Synagogues of Europe - Bella Terra

Taking a trip across Europe is a mystical and awe-inspiring experience that combines astounding architectural wonders, breathtaking natural vistas, and amazing cultural traditions that are spread across hundreds and sometimes thousands of years. One of the most enlightening examples of this is the rich and vibrant heritage of the continent's Jewish people, which is evidenced ...

WorldVia
11/29/2018
6 Spectacular American Cities to Spend the Holidays | WorldVia

The enchanting sights, sounds, and aromatic smells of the holiday season come alive at these six cities across the United States that provide you with a fun and fabulous wintertime adventure that you're sure to remember for a lifetime.

Ladymuskoka
Top 10 Muskoka Events for October 2018

October in Muskoka offers visitors and residents alike the opportunity to experience numerous fun and engaging seasonal events, one-of-a-kind cultural performances, and brilliantly hued fall foliage that creates a kaleidoscope of colour throughout the region. Enjoy these 10 top activities that bring out the best sights, sounds, and socializing of this invigorating season.

WorldVia
09/20/2018
4 Unforgettable Destinations for Wine Enthusiasts | WorldVia

There are cultural meccas spread throughout the globe that draw wine connoisseurs to their awe-inspiring vineyard landscapes and world-class estates for private tours, succulent tastings, and one-of-a-kind festivals. Take an unbelievable journey to these 4 must-see destination's to experience ancient traditions and cutting-edge techniques that fuse each region's uniquely charming history into the finest vintage lines to create an unforgettable travel adventure for the oenophile in everyone.

Ladymuskoka
Top 10 September 2018 Events in Muskoka

The leaves are changing and the beautiful, crisp cool air provides the perfect opportunity to get out and enjoy the upcoming events in Muskoka. Take a look at these top 10 'must attend' September activities and enjoy a fun night out, the best locale culture, and a great time with family and friends that you'll be talking about all year long.

WorldVia
07/23/2018
Authentic Austria: 8 Great Ways to Live Like the Locals | WorldVia

With nine UNESCO World Heritage locations and an amazing array of cultural and architectural sights spread throughout Austria, it's understandable that you might feel tempted to rush from one beautiful landmark to the next. After all, you don't want to miss anything!

TAP into Travel Blog
05/06/2016
Unmasking the Secrets of Stonehenge - TAP into Travel Blog

Many of us grew up being taught that Stonehenge was a Celtic structure meant to map the stars, a kind of ancient calendar that helped the people residing in the area with their seasonal tasks, especially planting and reaping.

TAP into Travel Blog
03/21/2017
Hidden Charms of Atlantic City - TAP into Travel Blog

" Put your makeup on, fix your hair up pretty, and meet me in Atlantic City." - Bruce Springsteen, Atlantic City When The Boss first sang with longing about an Atlantic City comeback in 1982, he created a beacon of hope for the entire nation. Today, the city has answered his call to rise again.

Atlantisadventures
Top 10 Farmer's Markets On Maui

Maui boasts some of Hawaii's best in farmer's markets, ideal for enjoying a variety of the freshest produce and beautifully handcrafted products in the world. Here are 10 popular farmer's markets to try on your next visit to Maui. West Maui Farmer's Market Maui - Honokowai - This Lahaina gem boasts both an indoor store and outdoor market.

Atlantisadventures
Unmasking The Secrets Of Maui's Road To Hana

The famous road to Hana combines history, adventure, and folklore to create an unforgettable experience for everyone who drives its 64-mile stretch between Kahului and Hana. But despite its notoriety, Maui's most famous road still holds a few secrets: It began in the 16th century as the Alaloa, or "long road," under King Pi'ilani's rule.

Personal Development

Echolistening
3 Ways That Listening Changes Sales

Help your sales team reach their goals! Better listening can make the qualifying process smoother, convert leads faster, and help retain customers for longer. By educating them to identify listening biases, they can build better relationships by playing to their preferences. Get started today!

Phidle Clothing
The Inspiring Meaning Behind 'Om Mani Padme Hum'

Mantras are words grouped together in such a way as to create transformation in our lives, and the uplifting energy that resonates out from speaking the well-known Tibetan mantra 'Om Mani Padme Hum' is compassion. As we'll see, spirituality and science both agree on this: there is true power in combining sounds with intentions.

Fearless Soul - Inspirational Music & Life Changing Thoughts
10/22/2018
3 Mindsets You Must Let Go Of If You Want To Create Your Best Life

Thinking about the past, present, and future can be helpful if you are trying to remember where you parked your car. It's when you start running scenarios over and over again in your head about life events, in ways that don't serve you that your positive planning can turn into negative manifesting.

Fearless Soul - Inspirational Music & Life Changing Thoughts
10/16/2018
This Spiritual Teacher Explains What To Do If Someone Creates Anger In You

Life is full of differing opinions and challenging situations that can lead to conflict and trigger feelings of anger, hostility, and animosity. These disagreements can leave you feeling unbalanced, and cause disharmony in your relationships. If someone creates anger in you, there are ways of moving forward.

Fearless Soul - Inspirational Music & Life Changing Thoughts
10/03/2018
3 Keys to Unlock Self-Love and Awaken Your Inner Best Friend

Becoming your own bestie is, hands down, on the top of the 'to do' list if you're determined to create a more compassionate world. The practice of unconditional self-love heals inner wounds and provides a solid foundation for pushing past limiting beliefs.

Soundcloud
04/25/2016
The Hidden Why Podcast

Enjoy our podcast on passion and purpose with TheHiddenWhy.com creator Leigh Martinuzzi

Vegan fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable fashion - Style on Vega
11/12/2015
How to Scare Gratitude Out of Hiding - Style on Vega

"Without exception, every person I interviewed who described living a joyful life... actively practiced gratitude and attributed their joyfulness to their gratitude practice." - Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection This past summer was a vortex of challenges for me: a loved one's impending divorce, entrepreneurial obstacles, an upcoming move, and my own heartache after a relationship ended.

Fiber Guardian
06/15/2015
Getting to Know Our "Gut" Chakra - Fiber Guardian

The following post is a guest contribution from Kirstie Ganobsik at www.enlightenmentforschmucks.com. DOES our digestive tract have a spirit? Many who have experienced irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or other problems with their gut would probably shout a resounding "Yes".

enlightenmentforschmucks.org
08/12/2014
Enlightened Entrepreneurship: How to Measure Success Using a Heart-Centered Gauge

Heartfelt entrepreneurial ventures have exploded on the scene, with some 55,000 U.S. adults switching to self-employment in each month of 2015 alone. What drives the vast majority of these adventurous Souls, according to the 2016 Kaufmann Startup Index, is opportunity - the opportunity to create something better than a job.

Social Issues

Greenito
05/13/2016
5 Countries Most Likely to Legalize Pot in 2016

The laws regarding marijuana use have become more lenient not only in the U.S. in recent years, but around the world as well. A variety of legislative moves are providing clues to which countries are most likely to give the green light to pot legalization in 2016.

Debate
Henrietta Bell Wells: An Unintimidated Debater for Racial and Gender Equality

"I had to use my common sense." - Henrietta Bell Wells The first woman to participate in the first interracial collegiate debate in the United States celebrates a birthday this month. Born in Texas on October 11, 1912, Henrietta Pauline Bell was the daughter of a single West Indian mother who instilled the importance of education in her daughter.

Theswamp
03/14/2017
How to Win While Losing

There's a brilliant commercial out right in which people walking down the street past a kids' lemonade stand only notice the famous rapper and actor Ice-T...

In the News: Area Events & Attractions

Ladymuskoka
08/31/2018
3 Amazing Restaurant Patios to Enjoy the Summer Weather in Muskoka

With stunning lakes and rivers spread throughout the district, Muskoka has no shortage of beautiful outdoor vistas that make for a one-of-a-kind dining experience. The farm to fork philosophy that guides the region's culinary creations ensures that you'll be treated to the freshest ingredients from local farmers, growers, and organic businesses who love to deliver quality right to your table.

Dyllan Nguyen
06/28/2018
5 Fabulous Ways to Celebrate Independence Day in Denver

Denver's status as both a sophisticated urban center and a renowned location for outdoor adventure is well-known to visitors and residents alike. But did you know that the Mile High City is also home to a thriving artistic economy?

Signature Place at Nottingham
01/10/2017
Stop By One Of These Restaurants In Overland Park

One of the best parts about living near Signature Place apartments is the variety of great restaurants. While our city isn't the biggest in Kansas, it boasts a large number of restaurants that range from down-home to sophisticated. We've highlighted three unique and tasty eateries in the city that are sure to please your palette.

Oak Park Place Apartments
09/13/2017
Check Out The Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

Oak Park Place Apartments are located in the heart a community rich in history and celebrity. One of the highlights of our extraordinary Oak Park neighborhood is the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, which is part of the wider Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District.

The Snap Boxx
01/20/2017
5 Must-Attend Events of the Nantucket Island Season

Every year, visitors from around the globe come to enjoy the unique culture, history, and charm of Nantucket Island, which is located about 30 miles off the coast of Cape Code in Massachusetts. For those of you interested in exploring this vibrant and engaging community, we've put together a list that includes some of the top events of 'the season' on Nantucket Island.

Helix Starkville
03/17/2016
St. Patrick's Day in Starkville

Student Living in Starkville means enjoying a bit o' the green for St. Patrick's Day, and these three area events are sure to get you into the spirit of the holiday! St.

Helix Starkville
04/14/2016
Mississippi's Old Main Music Festival

On , MSU's Music Maker Productions (MMP), in conjunction with the Student Association and the Campus Activities Board, presents one of the most anticipated student events in Starkville: The Old Main Music Festival. The festival, named in honor of MSU's first dorm the Old Main that was lost in a fire on January 22, 1959, is free for everyone.

Helix Starkville
02/04/2016
Fan'tastic Starkville Super Bowl Events

Some of the biggest football traditions abound in Mississippi, from MSU's The Drill pep rally that kicks off each school year, to its own version of the Super Bowl in spring with Super Bulldog Weekend. Starkville's student body are also known to celebrate the NFL's biggest day in style.

Signature Place at Nottingham
07/04/2016
Explore Stoll Memorial Park - Signature Place at Nottingham

One of the exceptional benefits of living at Signature Place Apartments is our close proximity to loads of outdoor activities. In fact, less than three miles from our community sits a highlight of Johnson County's Parks and Recreation District (JCPRD), the vibrant Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park.

Helix Starkville
05/05/2016
King Cotton Crawfish Boil "Heads & Tails" Fest

Student living in Starkville means enjoying lots of down-home southern cuisine, and on you'll get to do just that when the annual King Cotton Crawfish Boil hits Page Avenue. This fun-filled "heads and tails" festival is sponsored by the Starkville Main Street Association and features enticing eats, delicious drinks, and a native Mississippi blues band to keep you entertained all evening long.

Axisedwardsville
Eats, Drinks, & Fun: Edison's Entertainment Complex

Laid back fun is the name of the game at Edwardsville's Edison Entertainment Complex, where you can choose from three different activities that pack your night out full of action. Tagged as the spot "where grownups play", Edison's delivers with your choice of two different laser tag themes, individual or league bowling, and a variety of interactive arcade games.

Axisedwardsville
Welcome To The Jungle: SIUE Springfest 2016

This week marks the start of SIUE'S annual Springfest, which runs through and features a Student Organization Fair, a Lip Sync Competition, a 5K Run, an SNL comedian, Woody Hall's "Woodstock" Festival, and even an eccentric pairing: a FREE banana split - in a canoe of course!

Signature Place at Nottingham
12/23/2016
Fun Winter Events In Overland Park

Winter in Overland Park near Signature Place Apartments is filled with many fun events that light up the colder months and add some warmth to the season. Here are four upcoming activities in the area: 1.

Axisedwardsville
Cahokia Mounds: Road Trip to the Past

Just 20 minutes from Edwardsville sits one of the world's most renowned archaeological sites. Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is one of only 20 World Heritage Sites in the U.S and hosts as many as 350,000 visitors annually.

Axisedwardsville
Summer Fun At The Wildey Theatre

Edwardsville's Wildey Theatre is a historic jewel in the downtown district that opened over 100 years ago as an opera house. It briefly shut down in 1984 after a final showing of "The Big Chill", but the Edwardsville Historic Preservation Society didn't let it stay shuttered for long.

Axisedwardsville
Giving Back: 2016 Walk & Run for Wishes

On Saturday May 14th students in Edwardsville will get the chance to make dreams come true for kids with serious medical conditions when Make-a-Wish Illinois comes to SIUE's Korte Stadium to host a 5K walk, run, and fun costume contest.

Helix Starkville
07/13/2016
The Starkville Community Theatre Presents 'Unplugged 2'

For the residents at Helix Starkville, there is no shortage of exciting events to attend this summer. Starkville Community Theatre's (SCT)'s 18th annual summer musical 'Unplugged 2' features 23 talented musicians and singers who are set to light up the Starkville stage with their vibrant voices and sensational sounds.

Helix Starkville
03/31/2016
2016 Super Bulldog Weekend

Student Living in Starkville means getting in on all the exciting traditions that MSU has to offer, like this year's 31st annual spring homecoming Super Bulldog Weekend. It takes place April 15-17th and includes nine athletic competitions featuring five different sports teams, two days of pig cook-offs, and one amazing arts festival.

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