The Power of Community

Last month, Jana and I, along with members of our Reiki Community, had the privilege of building a fire pit at the Well Being Retreat Center in Tazewell, Tennessee. This is no ordinary fire pit; instead, it’s more like a fire amphitheater. It has been...

Green Living from the Inside Out

Early on, my dad taught me to have a love for the outdoors and to appreciate everything around me — especially the planet we live on. Taking his advice further and receiving a B.S. in Environmental Science, I learned even more the importance of our impact upon...

Ancient Healers

I grew up in a house full of stones and crystals. My mom was always collecting them and I remember at a very young age traveling to Franklin, North Carolina, to attend the gem shows that still occur today. I didn’t really know that much about them, other than they...

Happy Feet

I never knew there was so much power in the feet until I had my first session with community member and reflexologist, Carrie Wagner. I had heard of the amazing benefits of reflexology and I enjoy trying new healing modalities, so even though I didn’t have a specific...

The Importance of Movement

Growing up as a natural athlete, I learned at a very young age how important it was to move my body. That realization has followed me through my life to this day. In my thirties, I was a personal trainer assisting individuals and educating them on the importance of...