WHAT DOES NOT KILL US MAKES US STRONGER. FOR NICOLE REHFUSS, THIS EXPRESSION
ISN’T JUST A CLICHÉ. WHEN FACED WITH
Life takes practice! And though they don’t always come wrapped in a shiny red bow, the lessons we learn along the
" SOMEONE I
LOVED ONCE GAVE ME A
BOX FULL OF
TOOK ME YEARS
THAT THIS TOO, WAS A GIFT.”
way are invaluable gifts that are worth sharing. Here are a few learned by some of the women featured in this issue:
LIFE’S CHALLENGES, SHE HAS LEARNED THE IMPORTANCE OF RESILIENCE, A
WILLINGNESS TO TRY AND LEARN, AND
GRATITUDE FOR THE DON’T PANIC!
After years of stressing out and big ugly cries when things went wrong, Starr Miller has learned to not only accept, but be excited about, the Plan B’s in her life. See how Starr marches to her own drum on page 50.
CHOOSE HAPPY. Read about how
our cover girl, Alyssa, found a healthy balance between personal, professional, and family life and learned to focus on what makes her truly happy (page 34).
YOU CAN’T POUR FROM AN EMPTY CUP.
Too often women neglect their own health while they busily do for others. Flip to page 18 to see what a local holistic health practitioner says was her biggest challenge in facing, and overcoming, her own health crisis.
EVEN WHEN THEY’RE
LEARNED THE HARD WAY (page 46). LET IT GO. Kelley Ireland
has discovered that cancer is not just the uncontrolled multiplication of damaged cells—it comes in other forms as well. “Harboring anger is a cancer that not only does nothing to solve the issue,” she explains, “it destroys the person it is controlling.” Turn to page 48 to see Kelley’s lessons put into action as she shares her expertise with us. w
Robinson Tabor 19 years of Real Estate Experience
2316 Grey Road, Davidson $569,000 Lovely home on almost 2 acres. 2 master suites on the main level. Formal dining, Office, 2 story Great Room, Den with wet bar, Screened Porch with Hot Tub. Four bedrooms, 3.5 baths. Chicken coups & Storage Building. Just down the road from Downtown Davidson.
233 Fernbrook Drive, Mooresville $649,000 Waterfront home on Lake Norman. Full brick home with finished basement. Private boat dock. Master on the main. Tons of space with almost 4200 sqft. Five bedrooms, three baths. Deck off the back. Walk to Lake Norman Elementary.
Lake Norman Woman Magazine March 2019