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28 05, 2019

A Hero Who Had A Profound Effect On My Life

2019-05-31T09:41:22-04:00May 28th, 2019|Blog, life lessons and love, positive thinking|4 Comments

We all need heroes, people who inspire us to be all we can be. I want to tell you about one of the most inspiring, bright lights in my life, my dear Aunt Agnes. Dr. Agnes Bunyor Andrasofszky, who passed away recently, just shy of her 93rd birthday, had a profound effect on my life. [...]

11 02, 2019

5 Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day Without Breaking Your Diet

2019-05-27T11:19:43-04:00February 11th, 2019|Blog, life lessons and love|Comments Off on 5 Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day Without Breaking Your Diet

Just when you've gotten yourself back on track after indulging over the holidays, here comes the chocolate and wine festival we call Valentine's Day (or Galentine's Day if you're celebrating with your best girlfriends). Can you still celebrate without derailing all your good intentions for healthy living? Absolutely! Here are 5 Ways To Celebrate V/Galentine's [...]

31 01, 2019

Mary Kate’s 7 Basic Needs For A Healthy Life

2019-05-27T11:19:43-04:00January 31st, 2019|BeWell Staff, Blog, holistic health plan, life lessons and love, lifestyle changes, nutrition, nutritionist, positive thinking|Comments Off on Mary Kate’s 7 Basic Needs For A Healthy Life

BeWell Associates is proud to congratulate our clinician, Mary Kate Gowdy, for achieving the highly regarded credential of Certified Nutrition Specialist. The integrative approach Mary Kate takes with her clients focuses on getting to the root cause of their symptoms and providing real solutions. While each person’s situation is complex, Mary believes that there are 7 [...]

30 10, 2018

Looking Back and Ahead: An Interview with Founder Monica Montag

2019-05-27T11:19:44-04:00October 30th, 2018|BeWell Staff, Blog, life lessons and love|Comments Off on Looking Back and Ahead: An Interview with Founder Monica Montag

As BeWell Associates prepares to move their offices just across the parking lot, Founder and Senior Nutritionist, Monica Montag reflects on the past 30 years of service and looks ahead to what's next. BW: Why did you start BeWell? MM: I started BeWell because I wanted to help people. I was introduced to holistic nutrition [...]

30 06, 2018

Farewell but not Goodbye

2019-05-27T11:19:45-04:00June 30th, 2018|Blog, life lessons and love, lifestyle changes, positive thinking|Comments Off on Farewell but not Goodbye

To all of my wonderful clients, I'd like to thank you for choosing me to help you in your health journey. I have been with BeWell for nearly 8 years and have learned so much from each and every one of you. After much time and consideration, I have decided to step out of my [...]

12 05, 2018

A Mother’s Day Tribute

2019-05-27T11:19:46-04:00May 12th, 2018|Blog, life lessons and love|Comments Off on A Mother’s Day Tribute

Naomi and Alice 1986 I wish that I could talk to my mom just one more time. I would tell her that I have always loved her even though I probably blamed her for not being there like I expected her to be. I would hear her say, “I’m proud of you and [...]

2 09, 2017

A Tribute to My Mother

2019-05-27T11:19:48-04:00September 2nd, 2017|life lessons and love|6 Comments

Today would have been my darling mother’s 93rd birthday. She died 10 days ago on August 19, 2017. She was a remarkable woman who lived through extraordinary times. Her granddaughter, Annie, described her as “fearless, selfless and so joyful”. Those words capture my mother perfectly. I’d like to share a bit of her story with [...]

22 10, 2016

The Soul of Friendship

2019-05-27T11:19:51-04:00October 22nd, 2016|holistic health plan, life lessons and love, mental health, positive thinking|1 Comment

I spent the last week of September with my good friend, Paula, in the wilds of Algonquin Park, Ontario. She registers hikers and canoists who enter the park’s northwest corner, the most remote and least used access to the 2400 lakes of the extensive Algonquin Provincial Park. Needless to say, the wildlife, the water, the [...]

23 07, 2016

Guest Blog

2019-05-27T11:19:52-04:00July 23rd, 2016|anxiety, Blog, healthy travel tips, holistic health plan, life lessons and love, mental health, positive thinking|Comments Off on Guest Blog

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Annual Christmas in July Client Appreciation Day! We value each and every one of you and hope that your health journeys continue to bring you joy and satisfaction. Monica, Angie and Karen Our Guest Blogger - Betsy May With so many of you going to the [...]

18 06, 2016

Saving the Best for Last

2019-05-27T11:19:53-04:00June 18th, 2016|father's day, life lessons and love|5 Comments

I was excited about turning 40. I knew that it was the start of a new decade; out with the old, in with the new. But the universe had other plans for me. During my 40th year, I faced some of the biggest challenges of my life. My best friend was diagnosed with breast cancer, [...]