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...

Being Present by Moving Beyond the Past

The past, we all have one. It shapes us, forms our character and most often makes us stronger. Often times however, we get stuck in the past whether it be longing for the days of yesteryear or simply fixated on the things that have happened to us or perhaps the...