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The Meaningful Life Center

The Meaningful Life Center

…is a special place in Knoxville, TN welcoming anyone interested in exploring and discovering a personal and unique path to a fulfilling and meaningful life. Our workshops and activities are designed to support each person’s journey toward that goal. Please come in and explore. Finding Your Own Way Meaningful Life Center participants explore, study, discuss and share the many facets of a meaningful life. Through interactive workshops and consider what is most important for their own lives in light of the guidance of a range of ideas from philosophy, psychology, science, art, music, literature, poetry, and the world’s wisdom traditionsRead more

Dream Circle

Dream Circle

Interested in learning the science behind dreams to better understand your dreams? You have the ability to both remember and decode the meaning of your dreams. A group is forming , that will meet the first Tuesday of each month from 2:30 to 4:00 PM in Tellico Village. Contact ellendfox@gmail.com for more information.

CHEO 2017

CHEO 2017

This month we celebrate CHEO in our Spotlight. Most of you know you can go to our website and learn all about us and our members. You already know or will learn there our CHEO values and mission which, in a nutshell, is helping you to discover your holistic well-being possibilities. Instead of repeating all the wonderful info about CHEO you’ll find on our website and in our Directory, I thought I would offer this personal story of my own journey with CHEO. Looking back, I think I discovered CHEO in fall of 2014 as I was preparing for someRead more

What Is Tai Chi?

What Is Tai Chi?

Before you can understand what Tai Chi is, it is important to know the following. In China, most Tai Chi schools do not teach the real art publicly. Rather they have what is known as outdoor or public students and indoor students. This causes tremendous confusion here in the West, as there are a number of problems that can arise from this. When people think of Tai Chi they usually picture a group of people doing a series of slow movements in a quaint park somewhere. People have a tendency to think that Tai Chi IS the form. This isRead more

2017 CHEO of Greater Knoxville Board

2017 CHEO of Greater Knoxville Board

We are grateful for the wonderful service and contributions of these four retiring CHEO Board Members: Nancy Wart, Jim Lumpkins, Don Oakley and Kathy McMillan I am the 2016 CHEO of Greater Knoxville Board President. I instruct in Tai Chi and Qi Gong at Clear’s Tai Chi Chuan in Maryville. My passion is to use Tai Chi and Qi Gong to restore inner calm & youth, internal Chi flow & healing. I am a founding member of CHEO of Greater Knoxville, serving as 2009 Past President and as CHEO Program Coordinator since 2008. Volunteering for CHEO has been very rewardingRead more

Dee Matchett

Dee Matchett

Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Dee Matchett. Osteoporosis runs four generations deep on the paternal side of my family. Both my great grandparents and my grandmother died from complications due to osteoporosis. Despite my prevention regimen of bone healthy foods, recommended supplements, weight lifting and high impact exercise, I too was diagnosed as high risk for fracture. Although my prevention regimen had delayed the onset and slowed progression of the disease, genetics were getting the upper hand. In June of 2015, my Dad also died after suffering with osteoporosis. I began searching for a natural way toRead more

Ward Tummins

Ward Tummins

I was born in Pt Arthur Texas a good number of years ago when all kids grew up pretty much free range (left the house in the morning and came back for supper when dad got home). I grew up in Groves TX, right next to Pt Arthur, but very few people have heard of either one. It’s on the Texas coast right on the Louisiana border so the culture was more Cajun than Texan. My wife and I moved to TN almost 20 years ago after looking for a place we could buy a piece of land in theRead more