Glossary of Terms



Green = Eco-friendly, eco-healthy, cost-effective, frugal, low carbon footprint, sustainability that addresses the clean up of unhealthful situations in the air, water, soil, food, and the built environment.  The color of new growth, and the color of love in the heart chakra energy meridian.

MAN = Mutual Aid Network, such as insurance companies, member owned credit unions, & in disaster response, the interagency network that collaborates when the magnitude of the disaster overwhelms the local resources. 

WOMAN = Wellness Oriented Mutual Aid Network of diverse individuals, families, businesses, educational systems, public health and human services, and local to global organizations whose common missions are to protect the health and welfare of their members and guests.  

Live Well Health and Wellness Cooperative = The self-insured online community that supports the members and the communities belonging to the WOMAN.

Green Mediation Talking Circles = The web-based and blended communication process that brings all witnesses from the two sides that disagree into a web-based HIPAA Compliant AV-recorded fact finding session. A variety of facilitation techniques allow for the truth to be heard on each question, from every person's perspective, without being interrupted with arguments or reactionary statements.  Facilitators must have completed the Wellness Weavers Green Mediation Talking Circle Facilitation Certification Process or be in accepted into the Pilot Project Training Program. 

Public Green Mediation Talking Circle Tribunal =  The blended technology system that is both web-based and uses radio and cable TV to cross the Digital Divide.  Public GMTCT, involve elected, appointed or hired public servants that deal with the funds and the laws of their citizens or the employees, volunteers, or clients served by tax-exempt entities.

ACE = Adverse Childhood Experiences that link emotional trauma to physical trauma and symptoms of being in pain or shame.  Abuse (verbal, emotional, and/or physical), neglect (ignoring, abandonment, isolation), exploitation (manipulation that benefits one person at the emotional, social, financial, physical, intellectual, and spiritual expense of the person being used or tricked).

PTSD = Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that can occur at any age when the body is overwhelmed by one or more aspects of emotional, social, physical, intellectual, or spiritual wounds...seen or unseen.

TIC = Trauma Informed Care is evidence-based on research and the proper policies and practices that have the best health and wellness outcomes.

IHELP = Individualized Health, Education, Leadership Plan that begins at birth for all minors and assures competency with the IHELP of their parents, caregivers, & teachers as individuals and as the network of support that oversees optimal growth and development of the child until age 25 when the frontal lobe of the brain is fully developed.  

Age & ability are considered in the progressive involvement of the child until they are declared competent to be in charge of their own IHELP.  Marriage merges the teams in collaborative communication & support as needed.  

ME =  Memorable and Meaningful Experiences that develop neuropathways in the brain that are tied to emotions.  When humiliating, emotionally painful experiences coupled with physical trauma and other stressful situations happen before the age of 25, they are called ACEs that it create powerful emotional triggers that surface in all kinds of situations throughout the lifespan, unless, proper mental health activities were used at the time.  

Positive ME(s) are part of proper TIC.  Positive Memorable and Meaningful Experiences are included as the basic menu of classes and support groups for online and onsite health promotion services for the member-owners of the Wellness Weavers Live Well Health and Wellness Cooperative and our guests.  

ALL = Ageless Lifelong Learner

ANT = Automatic Negative Thoughts (thanks, Dr. Daniel Amens). Your mind is always eavesdropping on your self-talk. Sister Sue say, "Don't kill the ANTs...Pepper your thoughts to turn your ANTs to work to rebuild positive pathways and carry the bad thoughts and contorted truths away to keep your brain colony working optimally!"

FIRST = The priority of what is... 

F: Foremost, Frustrating, and in need of Forgiveness or Followup is Foundational to healing from ACEs, PTSD and the IHELP ME FIRST STAR Formula for TIC in the Wellness Weavers Live Well Health and Wellness Cooperative.

I: What is most Interesting or has been most Ignored?  

RWhat is the person Ready to address & what Research into best practices exits?  What Resources         are available?  

S: What Stable, Simple Steps can be taken now?

T: Today is the moment, and now is the Time for Thoughts to Turn into actions!

TEAM = Together Everyone Achieves More.

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STAR power = the present energy of available human resources with diverse Skills, Time & Talents, Affirmative Action Attitudes (i.e. the attitudes that stimulate the mind & body to fly into action with an idea of how to be helpful with what is being addressed), and use the available Resources.

Time Credits = Volunteers that work on Wellness Weavers online or onsite Community Service Projects within the WOMAN, earn 1 Time Credit for every 1 hour of service on any of the project TEAMs.  

Time Bank = The online way that members of the Wellness Weavers Live Well Health and Wellness Cooperative document how many hours and what projects they have worked on.

Health Bucks = When a Coop member qualifies to care for others in their own homes, in a Quality Early Childhood Learning Center, or a Dementia and Clubhouse-friendly Center or at a Community Service-Learning Project Hub, MASH unit, or Disaster Response Center, every hour of Volunteer Service earns 1 Health Buck that can be redeemed when they or a family member or friend needs services to recuperate or stay in their own home as long and as safe as possible.

Community Service-Learning Project = Member-owners and partnering businesses and organization members can apply for their project to be placed on the list for legal and appropriate use of the Coop members to earn Time Credits, Health Bucks, or to apply for a TEAM position as a Learner.  Learners invest their Time Credits to be on a TEAM and may also need to pay the cost for the PPE supplies needed.

PPE = Personal Protective Equipment must be used correctly for jobs that have known hazards to self or to prevent disease being spread to others.  Failure to use the PPE, negates payment coverage of health care claims for any illness or injury resulting. 

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