Flowering meadows and fruit tree groves are alive this time of year with a sound that has been compared to everything from a marauding army to the pounding of ocean surf. Ancient Egyptians believed the sound signified a prosperous kingdom; to early Europeans, it echoed immortality; to writers from Shakespeare to Tolstoy, it was an audible metaphor for a perfect human society. I'm talking about the sound of honeybees.share on facebook
We've read the books, tried the workouts, sipped the green-colored drinks, and yet, we still don't feel right about wellness. In this issue of Let's Gather, we don't redefine wellness; we demystify it through the stories of men, women, and families who discover wellness through unexpected means. Whether it's a bee-keeper's love of honey or a family's year without groceries, these stories remind us that true wellness is less about our education, and more about our willingness to explore.