The following video contains thoughts from interviews with our Univera Associates Catherine Raymer, Jim Keranen and Sara Spicer. Each take their time to reflect on what the 2016 Honduras mission trip meant to them. A trip they will never forget.
What is Serve First? Welcome to Univera Serve First®. There are so many terrific activities happening, and I’m so very thankful for everyone’s “ENTHUSIASM” and “ENERGY.” Univera Serve First is really coming to life and generating a whole new stratosphere of opportunities thanks to you! Your engagement in our new strategy hosting events, participating in […]
Come join us on September 17th, 2016 for our 2nd annual Walla Walla Wine Walk! Events at the walk include: the wine walk from 11am-3pm, an exciting vintage grape stomp (who doesn’t like getting a little down and dirty for the cause!), a live band with auction, and finally a silent auction to close off […]
It was that time of the year again. We had our annual Univera convention held July 22-23, 2016 in Seattle, WA. We began the convention with a lighthearted talent show. The acts ranged from a sing along to a twist on Adele’s “Hello” and a beautiful version John Lennon’s “Imagine”. There was even a picture […]
In the perennial nature vs. nurture debate, nature often gets a bad rap, but the case for the power of proper nurture is looking very good these days, specifically with the rise in fields such as Nutrigenomics, which tie genetic information with nutritional choices and possibilities. Writing for Natural News, S. L. Baker makes the […]
The dangers of excessive stress are becoming more and more apparent, as its health implications continue to be studied in relation to various diseases. Take Alzheimer’s disease: Scott LaFee, writing for UC San Diego Newsroom discusses this connection in his article, Modulating Brain’s Stress Circuitry Might Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease where he says that “researchers at […]
Have you ever read news stories or studies about people being genetically predisposed towards certain cancers (or other illnesses) and felt hopeless? After all, with a family history of a disease, what good would it do to eat well and live a healthy lifestyle if you’re doomed from the get go so to speak? Not […]
While chronic stress is a year-round struggle for many of us, it can be particularly difficult to manage around the holidays when extra commitments and social interactions are piled on top of existing responsibilities and demands. If you’ve tried taking a deep breath or even taking a yoga class and are stressed out thinking about […]