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Links to Laugh At and Love On This Fall
Sharing your medical story with a new friend, partner, or acquaintance can feel a little daunting.
Loosen up that clenched jaw and stop rolling your eyes because we are coming in hot with tricks to combat even the worst mood.
Amanda Winn, Executive Director of the Children’s Healing Center, is a Vita Collective leader with a passion for fun fitness, inspiring reads, and connecting with others over a big mug of coffee
We can all stand to take better care of ourselves and focus a bit more on leading healthier lifestyles. The Internet can lead you down a confusing path of nutritional cure-alls, unusual therapies, and detoxifying cleanses that leave your head spinning. While wellness is unique to every individual and is
Going through a medical crisis is hard enough on its own. Combine that strain with being a young adult
whose friends may be struggling to relate to an illness and, man, it’s a tough spot to be in.
Janna Sikma is a horse riding, duck loving, baking, dancing, reading, gardening machine. She is also our Vita Collective co-leader!
Vita (/ˈvītə,ˈvē-/) noun: life, a brief biography
Collective (/kəˈlektiv/) adjective: done by people acting as a group
We are a social group of adolescents and young adults (AYA), ages 18-26, with medical conditions that weaken immune systems put by young adults in the same situation. Side by side, we share empathetic relationships in a fun and casual environment. Vita Collective hosts typical social experiences such as game nights, yoga and grill outs as a program of Children’s Healing Center and AYA Movement. We continuously develop a close-knit community of young adults doing life together.
To learn more or find out when our next program is, click below to email our group leader Janna.