Cathy Chester | An Empowered Spirit

Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers

What I’ll Learn In The Big Easy About Multiple Sclerosis

What I’ll Learn In The Big Easy About Multiple Sclerosis

In a few weeks I’ll be heading to The Big Easy for The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers annual meeting. As the blogger for CMSC I’ll have a front row seat to this incredible four-day event that’s packed with programming…

Why A New Website For MS Patients And Their Families Is Amazing

Why A New Website For MS Patients And Their Families Is Amazing

I’m pleased to announce a new website that was created for the multiple sclerosis community. Its name is LiveWiseMS and it’s become a popular and trusted resource for patients and care partners searching for credible information from MS experts. Partnering with…

Why I Thank You For My Fifth Birthday

Why I Thank You For My Fifth Birthday

The ringer on my cell phone woke me early this week. When I finally grabbed it there were dozens of LinkedIn messages congratulating me. Congratulations for what? LinkedIn remembered something I forgot. It was An Empowered Spirit’s fifth birthday! I paused…

Collaboration is the Key to Improving the Lives of People with MS

Collaboration is the Key to Improving the Lives of People with MS

Merriam-Webster’s definition of collaboration is “To work with another person or group in order to achieve or do something.” That’s certainly true for the work being done by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC).  Last week at CMSC’s “Forum…

How Yoga Can Transform Your Life One Class At A Time: #CMSC16

How Yoga Can Transform Your Life One Class At A Time: #CMSC16

In recent years there’s been an explosion of yoga studios popping up everywhere. Each one offers different disciplines, and based on your abilities you can choose which type best suits your needs. Hatha, Vinyasa, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Bikram, Kundalini, Yin Yoga…