Citizen Policy Academy of Austin: Six Reasons Why You Should Apply (Yes, You!)

~~~~~ ~~~The Citizen Police Academy of Austin~~~ A Citizen Police Academy (CPA) is a series of classes that local police departments offer to their community. ¬†Depending on your city, a CPA consists of between six and fourteen weekly meetings. They are designed to give citizens a basic working knowledge of all facets of police work … Continue reading Citizen Policy Academy of Austin: Six Reasons Why You Should Apply (Yes, You!)

Gifts of Health and Wellbeing: Some Thoughts for this Holiday Season

~~~~~ It is important to shop with your conscience, don’t you agree? ¬†Especially now, with holidays looming and so much going on, it matters to spend in a way that is consistent with your values. ¬†Running out to the nearest big-box store or making online purchases from large chains may be cheaper and quicker, but … Continue reading Gifts of Health and Wellbeing: Some Thoughts for this Holiday Season

Tui Na in Service: Traditional Chinese Bodywork Therapy and Hurricane Harvey

~~~~~ Walking out of the parking lot adjacent to the Austin Convention Center with my wheelie bag in tow was an eye-opener.  The sun was shining brightly for the first time in about a week and a tourist bus with an open-air top floor went by me as I stood on the corner and waited … Continue reading Tui Na in Service: Traditional Chinese Bodywork Therapy and Hurricane Harvey