You'll never look at the plant kingdom the same way after listening to our conversation and my guest's enlightened perspective. Joann Calabrese is a skilled wellness, mindfulness, and recovery educator. She is a lifelong organic gardener and herbalist, experienced in meditation, ritual work, qigong, and tai chi. Her passion is sharing how these intersecting practices can lead to both personal and planetary healing and transformation through her writing, workshops, and coaching. Joann co-creates an urban backyard sanctuary for humans and other critters in Denver Colorado, where she lives with her dog Luna. She blogs at www.mindfulnessgardengames.com and posts on Instagram @mindfulnessgardengames.