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New Documentary Explores Yogi in the Bible Belt

Yogi in the Bible Belt tells the story of Smith starting a yoga studio in Canton, Texas, in 2006. The classes were met with enthusiasm from most but trepidation from others.
April 15, 2019

Texas Abandoned Dogs Find Homes in New Jersey

There are a lot of dog lovers in Texas but even they can’t take in all the homeless dogs in the state.
February 22, 2019

Two Families — One Heart

Steven Dominy saved Andie Kay Joyner’s life. Read about the man who gave the gift of life, the woman who has his heart, and two families forever united.
December 20, 2018

New Generation Produces Hay on Family Farm

Producing great hay and seeing the joy on their grandfather’s face are two of the reasons Casie Buck, 28, and her brother, Cody, 25, choose to work in their four-generation family hay field in Franklin County.
June 28, 2018

Gong Meditations Are Helpful for Relaxation and Healing

Gong meditation facilitator Kenny Kolter holds sound therapy workshops throughout the country. He incorporates the use of gongs, drums, rattles, Tibetan bowls, chimes and various other instruments to help provide participants a chance to escape the daily grind.
April 22, 2018

Mount Vernon Music Set for Summer Children’s Concert

The concert is a celebration of the organization’s release of a new book and CD of The Town Musicians, a delightful musical retelling of the story of four animal performers, along with Beagles Day Out, with rhyming verse and artwork by Rose Roader and music by Benedikt Brydern
April 22, 2018

Mindful Eating in Tune with Nature

Eating foods when they are locally grown not only makes for the most tasteful meals, but the most nutritious –  it’s just better for people all the way around to eat the freshest foods during the seasons nature intends.
April 22, 2018

Yoga Practice Provides Healing Benefits

Summer Smith teaches yoga and operates Yama Yoga Studio in Canton.
February 22, 2018

Lemons Are Not Just for Lemonade

By now many of you have completely forgotten about your New Years resolution which likely had something to do with your health. Annually we make a mountainous decision to reclaim ourselves by becoming more physically fit, eating better, or giving-up some addiction without careful consideration to our state of well-being on a physical, mental, and emotional level.
February 22, 2018

Freeze Your Fanny and Do Good for Others

Winter makes everyone a little less likely to stay active, but several area events beckon participants to get much needed exercise and support some great nonprofit causes.
December 28, 2017

Program Trains Volunteers to Help Texans Improve Health

In the United States, 86 percent of health spending is related to chronic conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and many others. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these costs can be managed and potentially reduced through education and lifestyle modification.
December 28, 2017

Women’s Gatherings Break Down Divisive Barriers

A Facebook post from a Muslim friend in which he expressed fear because of his faith helped start a movement of acceptance and love in the Tyler area.
December 28, 2017