Sarah Hiner

Sarah Hiner, president and CEO of Bottom Line Inc., is passionate about giving people the tools and knowledge they need to be in control of their lives in areas such as living a healthier life, the challenges of the health-care system, commonsense financial advice and creating great relationships. She appears often on national radio and hosts the Bottom Line Advocator Podcast, where she interviews leading experts to help people be their own best advocates in all ares of life.

 

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Contradictory Policies Undermining the Return to Life

The contradictions in COVID-19 policies are increasing frustration and undermining our need and ability to be personally responsible for all aspects of our lives.

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I Flew During COVID-19, and It Was Just Fine

What is it like to fly when coronavirus still hangs over us? A little creepy, but mostly quite lovely. No lines. No waiting. And right on time.

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There Is More to Do Beyond Masks for Safety…Do You Love Yourself Enough?

If we really want to beat COVID-19, we must add to our list of “community obligations” taking steps to improve our own health.

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The Importance of Herd Immunity

Excessive use of hand sanitizers and other germ-killing/avoidance strategies is not helping our bodies prepare to fight COVID or the next novel illness.

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We Are the Champions

With good words…good deeds…good thoughts…and powerful actions, we can beat the challenges we face as we start to recover from the COVID-19 quarantine.

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We Are People Who Need People

There’s no substitute for face-to-face human interaction…no matter how fast your Wi-Fi or how good your screen resolution. People need to connect.

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The Dangers of Moving the Coronavirus Goalpost

Scientists have found ways to treat COVID-19 and reduce risk of getting it. So why do governors seem to be moving the goal to “no more disease”?

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Make the Most of Your Time At Home

What a rare gift to have weeks without social obligations and other time pressures. What will you do with that time?

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Will You Be Ready When the Quarantine Is Over?

Looking beyond day-to-day survival tasks to the big picture and dreams of the future are vital to getting back to life when the quarantine is over.

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Watch Your Neck: The Next Wave of the Pandemic

: Working at home in a makeshift office and hunching over your laptop is putting you at risk for head, neck and back pain. Here’s how to avoid it.

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Finish On a Happy Thought

Feeling overwhelmed by the news? Don’t end a conversation in chaos…finish with a moment of positive imagery or opportunity.

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Playing for the Long Term

Immediate gratification is great. We all like to keep score. But the long-term game reduces anxiety and provides a different level of success.

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Why The Rocky Mountains Are My Happy Place

Millions of dollars are spent a year on antidepressants, and yet time in nature fuels all of those “happy hormones.” The mountains are my happy place… where is yours?

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Stop Pushing Pills On Our Kids

The health-care crisis begins in childhood…when we teach children to solve their problems with pills and prescriptions. Let’s teach resilience and prevention instead.

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Give a Gift…Get a Gift

Loving the “gift economy.” Spreads joy to others while cleaning out all that “stuff” that is too good to pitch and too small to sell.

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We Are Strangling Ourselves from Tightness

Tight muscles? Neck pain? Back pain? Welcome to the club. I’m tired of strangling myself from stress and poor posture. The solution—stretching!

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The Endless Array of Amazing Sights Surrounding Us

Our world grows when we shift the filters we use to see things. There are new images at every turn. We just have to look for them.

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Get the Little Things Right

Richard Carlson said, “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff.” I disagree. When it comes to your reputation, it’s the small stuff that matters first.

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Happy Relationships Have Many Faces

What would you do if your spouse or partner had an opportunity to work far away? Relocation is not a must. There are many creative solutions.

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Beware of That Voice in Your Head

What is it about that little voice in our heads that can take the best day and turn it into a moment of insecurity? Beware—that voice lies.