A Hope(Way) to Well-Being

Charlotte’s First Non-Profit Residential Mental Health Facility Opens by Kimberly Lawson If your only source of information about mental health treatment centers comes from movies, the picture you have in your head is nothing like what HopeWay, Charlotte’s new mental health care center, has become. The group therapy rooms feature posh furniture reminiscent of a […]


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A Reiki Life Treatment & Training Center 5200 Park Rd., Suite 105, Charlotte, NC 28209 (704) 996-4079 www.AReikiLife.com Comprehensive Reiki training for all levels, Reiki treatment for adults, children and animals, Mediation/Relaxation programs, wellness workshops.  Nancy Bunt, founder and director of A Reiki life Treatment & Training Center, is a member of the International Association […]

A Walk to Remember

The Labyrinth Found These Charlotteans by Kimberly Lawson Presbyterian Hospital has one. Davidson College has another in Hobart Park. Some are found tucked away near churches, such as St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, Sardis Baptist Church and Avondale Presbyterian Church. There’s even one at the McCrorey Family YMCA. If you didn’t know to look for […]


Migun of Charlotte 9105-B Pineville Matthews Road Pineville, NC 28134 (704) 540-4848 www.alkalinewatercharlotte.com, www.miguncharlotte.com Migun of Charlotte is now carrying Alkaline Ionized Water. Stop in to learn more about this healthy water and while you are here experience on fof Migun’s famous far-infared acupressure massages for free. New customers who mention “Natural Awakenings” receive a […]


7810 Pineville-Matthews Rd. Suite 6 Charlotte, NC (704) 540-2855 bhaverdill@yahoo.com BelindaHaverdill.com Promoting a holistic approach in exploring opportunities to deal with life’s struggles which go beyond focusing on symptoms.  Belinda’s approach is empowering, compassionate and life changing.

Bike Lessons

Biketoberfest Returns for Second Year to Educate about Cycling by Kimberly Lawson In 2015, Jordan Moore, bicycle program director with Sustain Charlotte, and his wife, put a little over 2,000 miles on the car they share. The rest of the time, they used their bicycles to get around the city. After calculating gasoline, taxes, insurance, […]

Bodywork Goes Mainstream: Helpful Access Points to Health

by Linda Sechrist The seed holds within itself hints of its magnificent maturity. So it is with the practice of whole-person health care, which has matured in language, sophistication, credibility and acceptance. In a single generation, we’ve seen its presence grow from the outer edges of holistic and alternative wellness to complementary and integrative health […]


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Change Makers

Inspired to Act by Linda Sechrist Ours is not the task of fixing the entire world all at once, but of stretching out to mend the part of the world that is within our reach. Any small, calm thing that one soul can do to help another soul will help immensely. It is not given […]