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Welcome to Perspectives

Our blog bringing you the unique views of the people that make up Colorado Access.

Mental Health: Be The First.

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I am a person of firsts in my family. I was the first one to be born in the US, from a Mexican immigrant family. I was the first one to get a high school diploma. I was the first one to speak English. And also, the first one to seek mental health treatment. I … Read More

Humor in the Workplace

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“A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.” Dwight D. Eisenhower “It is a curious fact that people are never so trivial as when they take themselves seriously.” Oscar Wilde “Laugh as much as possible, always laugh. It’s the sweetest thing one can … Read More

Raising My Kids To Be Adventurous Eaters

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Welcome back! Last post I talked a little about how we introduced my little minions to food when they were babies – in the hopes that I’d raise them to be as adventurous of an eater as I am. Baby Led Feeding worked like a charm in my house – my babies wanted to try … Read More

Raising My Kids To Be Adventurous Eaters

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“Hey Lauren, Mommy is ordering takeout tonight, what kind do you want?” “The one with the chicken and salad and the yummy balsamic dip.” Yes, this is a conversation that occurs every time we order takeout. My five-year-old kid doesn’t want pizza or mac and cheese (although that’s usually the request from my two-year-old), she … Read More

Living With Allergies

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Growing up with an allergy, I always felt like “that girl.” That girl who couldn’t have the birthday cupcakes; that girl who didn’t have a favorite chocolate bar; that girl who wasn’t eating the slice of pizza at the class pizza party. When I was younger, I felt like I was the only person in … Read More

What is Perspectives?

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What does a health care company do for you? If you’re a provider, they’re the ones who you call when you need help navigating the system to see patients, and then get paid for services rendered. If you’re a community member, it might be important to you that a local company understands local needs and … Read More