Welcome to The Crazy Wisdom Community Journal!
Southeastern Michigan's Conscious Living Magazine — a resource on mindfulness, healthy living, spiritual growth, psychology, conscious parenting, and alternative therapies, plus community profiles, news, and events related to Southeastern Michigan's vibrant holistic and conscious living community.
View our May through August 2016 Issue as a Flipbook (to the left) or read it as individual articles (beneath our blog).
In the Spring issue find out... how local women and girls in the martial arts are empowered and inspired, what it means to chiropractor Diane Babalas to hear a healing symphony in sharps and flats, tools and projects awaiting your D.I.Y. creativity at Ann Arbor's MakerWorks, loving ways Rev. Erin Frye finds playfulness in stressful parenting situations, and what "a radical act of self care" is from the prominent integrative physician Elizabeth Shadigian.
Recent Posts from our Blog
Stories from our Spring Issue
(click the small arrows at the top right of each section to scroll through to more articles)
The space at 113 E. Liberty Street in Ann Arbor has been home to a few different restaurants over the past five years. It isn’t a big space, but the current resident, Spencer, makes excellent use of what they have, and I hope they stay with us.
“It’s definitely a time game,” Kelli Conlin says, sitting across from me. She is a woman with a kind face, working hands, and an indescribable amount of caring energy emitting from her heart. From our conversation, I gathered that Kelli was referring to the amount of time and care it takes to run a farm like Fluffy Bottom, one where treating animals with kindness and compassion and providing products that are fresh and delicious are top priorities.
I recently explored many of our community’s richly diverse, ethnic, and locally owned specialty food markets with an open mind and curious palate. I was eager to find not only exotic foods but also interesting proprietors, insight into other traditions, and a sense of connection in an all-too-divergent society. Inside the following three Ann Arbor markets, I found exactly what I went in search of.