Chanell Jaramillo, Ph.D.

Taming the Monkey Mind

November 4, 2019 · Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine, People

More than a decade ago, few Americans used alternative therapies such as yoga and meditation to treat mental health problems. Today, almost a fifth of the population practices yoga. The term alternative medicine refers to […]

Susan Andrews, Cathi Arnold, Kathy Seidel

Trio of Delight and Service

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Those attending the Nov. 9 Children’s Hospital and Medical Center Gala may notice three longtime volunteers participating in their last gala as members of the Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Friends Board. Cathi Arnold, Susan […]

Taylor Leigh Jackson Bemis Center

Taylor Jackson

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Taylor Jackson has worked with the best—The Nutcracker, Hamilton, Katy Perry, to name a few. Jackson has worked in stage production for 11-plus years. She often works behind the scenes on shows in Omaha. “My […]

Local Mensa secretary Wes Shaw

Mensa Brings the 2% Together

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Some people enjoy taking examinations. A short quiz, or a longer test, can provide stimulation from boredom and a quick boost of confidence, or motivation to do something better. For those who enjoy such challenges, […]

Mary Pat Paul at OneTree Yoga

Hot Take on a Cool Practice

November 1, 2019 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Omaha Magazine, People

Mary Pat Paul is a polite woman, soft-spoken and mild mannered. Get her on a yoga mat, however, and she goes from mild to hot in seconds. In a practice often avoided by those half […]

Dick Blick, former Olympic gold medalist

From Oceanside to Riverside

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

Dick Blick swims four or five times a week in the beautiful and still-new Fremont YMCA pool. At 79, the exercise keeps him fit, flexible, and strong, and he also touts the natural endorphins that […]

Dave Wingert

Radio Edit

October 29, 2019 · Posted In: Health, Omaha Magazine, People

Mental Illness, specifically depression, runs through Dave Wingert’s family. But it wasn’t until he told his mother he wanted to go into radio broadcasting that he realized how deep that depression ran. Wingert knew he […]

Erin Vik, Director, Nutrition Services, Westside

Downtown to Westside

September 26, 2019 · Posted In: Food & Drink, Omaha Magazine, People

A sense of community drives Erin Vik. In choosing where to live or work, he looks for a specific feel to drive his decision. Beginning his career in the food and beverage industry at the […]

Professor Chris Allen of UNO

Omaha to Oman

Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, People

I’ve been enamored of traveling for a long time, I just didn’t start until I was fairly old,” says University of Nebraska at Omaha journalism professor Chris Allen. He first travelled overseas to Russia for […]


Exemplifying Hard Work and Humility

Posted In: Omaha Magazine, People

Mike Dempsey shies away from attention. In his mind, he is doing his job—helping teenagers through the often sticky years of high school as the assistant principal and athletic director of Gross High School. Mike […]