Life & Style2022-09-07T14:27:49-04:00

Mental Game | Unleashing the Power of Mind Over Matter in Sports

MENTAL GAME Written by Beth Rush #image_title Sports is a mental game as much as it is a physical one. While your training is critical, you need a motivated and healthy mindset before entering competitions. The struggles of being an athlete can be overbearing, but there are ways to overcome them. How do women in sports overcome these challenges and achieve their goals? They find motivation and do whatever it takes. Here’s what athletes say about mental health and staying on top of their game. How does mental health impact your game? The [...]

Women Who Play to Win | Dani Busboom Kelly

DANI BUSBOOM KELLY UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE VOLLEYBALL COACH Written by Tiffany Felts Photos by University of Louisville athletics Dani Busboom Kelly’s journey from a standout player to an accomplished coach is a testament to her passion for volleyball. Since taking the helm at the University of Louisville in 2016, she has transformed the Cardinals into a powerhouse, driving them to historic achievements and instilling a culture of excellence both on and off the court. Transitioning from setter to libero during her collegiate career at Nebraska, she gained invaluable insights into the game, [...]

By |May 22, 2024|Digital Exclusives, Life & Style, Passions|

The Journey of a Tennis Prodigy

THE JOURNEY OF A TENNIS PRODUGY WRITTEN BY: JENNY J. PHOTOS BY: SEAN Mcinnis #image_title In the world of competitive tennis, the journey to becoming a professional athlete is often a tale of individual triumph. However, for Julie Roberts, her ascent in the sport is as much a story of maternal dedication and support as it is about her own burgeoning talent. Julie, who is now following in the formidable footsteps of her mother, former tennis pro Courtney Roberts, embodies the spirit of determination and passion. Their story, a vivid tapestry of commitment, [...]

By |May 21, 2024|Career, Digital Exclusives, Life & Style, Passions|

From The Salon to the Track | Celebrating Women’s Legacy in Kentucky’s Beauty Industry

  Written By: Di Tran The Prominence of Nail Salons in Kentucky The prominence of nail salons in Kentucky, predominantly owned by the Vietnamese and other Asian communities, is a reflection of a larger national trend. This trend began in the 1970s when actress Tippi Hedren introduced the art of manicures to a group of Vietnamese women in a refugee camp in California. This act of kindness sparked a passion for nail care among Vietnamese immigrants, leading to the establishment of nail salons across the United States. In Kentucky, these salons are not merely businesses [...]

How She Derby’s

PENNY CHENERY Paving the Way for Women in Horse Racing and Beyond It was May 5, 1973, a perfect Saturday—partly cloudy, 67 degrees.  A woman gazes onto a fast track. Her focus narrowed on a gorgeous chestnut trotting to the gate. Emotions are high as she watches the thirteen-horse field being loaded into the gate one by one. The 99th running of the Kentucky Derby was about to begin, and Penny Chenery was hungry for her second Kentucky Derby win with Secretariat. The gates open, the horses charge, and history is being made once again [...]

Begin Again Soulstice Retreat

Once upon a time, not so long ago, in the land of cork trees, storks, olives and oranges, otherwise known to us all as Portugal, Gret Batchelar, a yogic fairy godmother issued an enchanting invitation to yogis from far and wide to join with her to Begin Again.She was taking her Soulstice Yoga Studio on Tour and magic-ing up a yoga retreat, run by she and her Conscious Working fairies. Seduced by this intriguing proposition to a January re-set, quite a random yaggle of yogis( as I am unaware of the collective noun for a [...]

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