CHFA is proud to be the voice of the natural health industry. As CHFA President, I am proud to be our organization’s voice. From the latest updates on issues affecting our industry, to my personal insights on professional life, my blog, "The Long Story", is a collection of thoughts and ideas that will give you a unique perspective into our industry.
Work-life balance is always a challenge. When your children are small, it’s all about time management: getting to daycare for pickup; managing time off work so you can be part of school field trips and activities; and fitting in trips to the store for supplies and clothes, which either disappear or are outgrown weekly. It seems like there are never enough hours in the day.
It is with great sadness that we notify you of the passing of Joel Taller on Saturday, May 13, 2017, with his family by his side. Joel will be dearly missed and affectionately remembered by his loving wife Gaye, their children, his extended family, and his friends and acquaintances, including many of us in the natural health industry who worked with him.
Every year when the holidays roll around, the spiral of pressure, celebration, excess and expectation begins. It’s a stressful time of year. There are deadlines to be met — both personal and professional. More things to buy, food to prepare, events to go to. Just more of everything. And each year, it seems to begin a little earlier.