One of the things we pride ourselves on at PRA is the uniqueness of the PRA blog. It’s a space for staff to get to know one another more deeply, for our projects to report on the great work they are doing, and for individuals and organizations to get a better sense of PRA’s culture and values.

We’ve posted 50 excellent blogs over the past year and look forward to posting another series of blogs in 2017. In case you missed them, here are our top 10 viewed blogs of 2016:

Eight Dimensions of Wellness Tips

This tip sheet provides a list of the Eight Dimensions of Wellness, as well as sample activities that can be done to improve wellness in each dimension.

Not Separate and Still Not Equal

In this blog, Jacqui shares her observations on funding disparities in schools and the impact this has on students, especially students of color.

Spiritual Wellness

Rosanna brings us along her journey to spiritual wellness and imparts the lessons she has learned along the way.

Eight Dimensions of Wellness

In this blog, Crystal walks us through the concept of the Eight Dimensions of Wellness.

Emotional Wellness

Olivia shares her relationship to spring in the context of a college community’s response to a student’s suicide.

Lighting the Cabin with Silver Linings

In this blog, Nicole shares her perspective on the rain and its energy producing potential.

John Hinckley, Jr. and PRA

Hank explains how the political climate after John Hinckley’s assassination attempt sparked the creation of PRA.

2015: Year in Review

In this blog, Holley reflects back on the work completed in 2015 and shares a sneak peak of what is to come in 2016.


Crystal explores the concept of self-efficacy and how it relates to lifestyle changes and wellness.

Hungary for My Identity

In this blog, Amanda discusses her experiences with immigration and the American Dream.