Thirty-five years of professional research and personal experience now confirm to me that humans are endowed with powerful, healing tools that we can learn to use on ourselves and others. The most powerful of these is the belief the body can heal itself.
Spirit of Change - Spring 2022
In the kitchen, beets are one of those poor veggies that everyone judges. They come covered in dirt and have a hairy tail. They stain your fingers and have a long cooking time. Yet beets are high in the compound betaine, a mind relaxant that helps treat some forms of depression.
Healing is a natural phenomenon. After all these years, it continues to amaze me that moving my hands around someone could possibly make a difference to their health and well-being. But there it is. It has been proven to me time and again.
If we can work to focus our minds and hearts on what is needed and how to make things better at any point in time, we have the power, individually and collectively, to tap into the alchemy of hope.
Throughout history, Black women have been the glue in their communities. We provide physical and emotional support to families, friends, and strangers. And while we accomplish great things, we are being killed silently, because we do not practice proper self-care.
Reviving The American Chestnut: Restoring Abundance In Mid-Atlantic Forests By Planting Trees — With Kids!
In November of 2018, amidst a blanket of fresh wet snow, a group of roughly fifteen children, adults, and a cute dog named Gigi set out upon a rustic farm in Eastern Pennsylvania to plant chestnut seedlings.