You Sometimes Need a Healthy Reminder That You’re Not In Control
4word community member Erin Schweitzer writes openly about her recent experience of losing her job and wondering, "What now?"
How to Find Your Freedom From Fear
4word founder Diane Paddison shares how her mother's example of fearless life and faith helped shape how she tackled life's chapters.
Take the Hard Lessons with You and Leave The Mistakes In the Past
Patricia Asp, 4word Board Member and founder of ASPire, talks about how she's learned to use what she's learned in a trial or difficult time in her life to better guide others in the future.
Use Your ‘Pit Stop’ to Refuel and Recharge For the Journey Ahead
Diana Romero, CEO of Integrated Purpose Management LLC, uses an example of a NASCAR pit stop to explain why pit stops in life are not always a negative thing.
Finding Peace in the Midst of Work Stress
Patricia Asp, 4word Board Member and founder of ASPire, shares how she has dealt with stress throughout her life, and how empathetic leadership could help companies become more supportive for employees dealing with stress.
If Your Journey Has Unexpected Steps, Know That God Is At Work
Deborah Bradshaw, author and TEDx Speaker, gives her advice to women dealing with unexpected steps on their personal journeys.
You ARE On the Right Journey; Your Steps Just Look a Little Different
Executive coach Jill Perrin encourages women who are coming out of setbacks and detours in their life to feel confident in their direction.
How to Make Sure Your Community is the Right Fit For You
In 2019, Joi Freeman talked about some of her “must-haves” for community and what you can bring to the table to be a productive member of the group. We wanted to share her words of wisdom with you again!
The Future of the Workplace is a Kingdom Mindset Culture
Emma Sharma shares how her team navigated pandemic stress to their normal workflow and what she hopes will continue, post-pandemic.
How Your Community Can Improve Your Career
Robin Y. Greenlee, Acting Chief Risk Officer of MapleMark Bank in Dallas, TX, shares how community helped her understand her calling and offers four lessons she learned along the way.
Want To Get Healthy? Don’t Leave Your Mental Health Out of The Equation
Dr. Deb Gorton, psychologist and author, advocates for all of us to get more in tune with how our mental and emotional health is impacting our physical, more noticeable health.
How a 4word C-Level Woman Fits Exercise Into Her Packed Corporate Schedule
Molly Smith, Chief Client Officer at HundredX with a side hustle as a health coach, shares why she became so invested in fitness and offers up her secret weapon to successfully fitting exercise into your own busy schedule.
What the Bible Has to Say About Whole-Self Wellness
Kim Vastine shares a powerful message on God's plan and purpose for creating our bodies as temples and what that means for our physical, mental, and spiritual wellness.
Wellness Isn’t a Destination; It’s a Journey
Cassie Dennis shares how leaving her job gave her a fresh perspective on the fact that wellness isn't a destination but rather, a journey.
Post-Pandemic Financial Planning: Expect the Unexpected
Independent Financial Advisor Valkyrie Lang talks about the biggest impacts the pandemic had on people's financial health, especially women.
Financial Planning 101: The Two 10% Steps You Shouldn’t Skip
Financial expert and author Erin Botsford shares the one thing she wished someone had told her early on about financial planning.
The Growing Importance of Women and Investing
Ronald Blue Trust returns to the 4word blog to encourage and empower women to play a larger role in their finances and investment strategy.
To Get Out of Debt, Stop Presuming the Future
Mary Hunt, founder of Debt-Proof Living and the author of "The Smart Woman’s Guide to Planning for Retirement," shares what the single most important financial planning "thing" to do this year is, and you've probably already guessed what it is: get out of debt.
Encouraging Women to Embrace Their Finances
In a guest article, Ronald Blue Trust advisors, Carol and Emily, share their experiences and insights on the importance of women being involved in personal finance.
‘It took a pandemic to slow me down.’ – How to Embrace a Major Life Change
Allison Jernigan, owner of Ruby Rock Marketing and former Vice President of Business Development for Cinemark Theatres, opens up about how the pandemic gave her the push to make a major life change with her career and learn to face the discomfort of change.