Health and Wellness


Join authors Sheila K Collins PhD and Christine Gautreaux, MSW as they celebrate and perform excerpts from their recently released Amazon best-selling book, Stillpoint: A Self-Care Playbook for Caregivers to Find Ease, and Time to Breathe, and Reclaim Joy. With the support of the Wing & A Prayer Pittsburgh Players, […]

Finding and Living In the Stillpoint


Ready to choose a life of wellness? There are unlimited ways of getting to healthy again. Learn how modern Functional Medicine Nutrition combines several disciplines including medical nutrition therapy, nutritional biochemistry, gastroenterology, nutrigenomics, and food as medicine, and can involve a variety of diverse specialty diets, like Paleo, FODMAP, Vegan […]

Nutrition and Health in the 21st Century


December 13, 2018, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Doors open 6:15 pm for light reception & CASH bar. The Twentieth Century Club 4201 Bigelow Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA. 15213 FREE parking in UPMC lot across the street! Medical cannabis in PA – what are the approved conditions for its use and […]

Medical Cannabis for You?



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A simple meal… a conversation of hope, acceptance, compassion and positivity. November 29, 2018, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Doors open at 6:15pm for light reception and CASH bar. The Twentieth Century Club 4201 Bigelow Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA. 15213 FREE parking in UPMC lot across the street! As the year […]

Food for the Soul



The day after our Thursday night lecture with Marla Mervis-Hartmann, I found myself choosing in terms of higher order “pleasure”—the kind of deep pleasure, as Marla described, that has almost nothing to do with short-term desires or what a distorted mind might perceive as a “need.” Higher Order Pleasure leads […]

Higher Order Pleasure