Inspired Editor

Gail Rosenblum is editor of the Inspired section. She's also an author, journalism instructor and public speaker who has worked for newspapers and magazines for nearly 40 years. 

Rosenblum has a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in journalism, and has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the American Association of Feature and Sunday Editors, the Associated Press and Parenting Publications of America. She is the mother of three young adult children and the bonus mom of three others.


Minneapolis' Eastside Food Co-op makes food access 'FARE'

People of limited means are often denied the health benefits and simple pleasures of fresh fruits and vegetables.


A rabbi, a pastor and an imam walk into a … dialogue about shared values

The "Interfaith Amigos" are serious about their mission to reject the idea of "otherization."


HealthPartners cardiologist says we need to stop denying the dangers of vaping for teens

His particular concern is young people with developing brains who have taken to vaping like candy.


International community puts stamp on 150th anniversary of the postcard

Here's why the postcard still matters to so many people.


New Brighton's Community Support Center stays with people until they're ready to launch

Once it accepts a case, the center has been able to stop almost 100% of evictions.


Former Eden Prairie fire chief sparks a new conversation about the safety of his peers

Among their often-unspoken dangers: high rates of cancer and heart disease, as well as mental health challenges


St. Louis Park financial adviser lessens money worries for widows with free services

The nonprofit Wings For Widows offers free services, including financial coaching, during this difficult time.


Teen Youth Summit at Minneapolis museum explores how creativity can lead to societal change

On Oct. 5, the Minneapolis Institute of Art hosts its first "Creative Fuel" youth summit.


This Minnesotan is doing her part in the fight to make local communities more walkable

Ellen Pillsbury helps lead the Minnesota Department of Health's Walkable Community Workshops.


Minneapolis time-management guru turns procrastinators into goal-setters

For 30 years, the Brooklyn Park-based owner of Uniquely Yours Consulting has been helping people, mostly by getting out of their own way.