Dharlene Marie Fahl is a best-selling author, poetess, inspirational speaker and certified tea specialist.
Who would have thought?
Thirteen years, Ms. Fahl asked two questions: "What is tea, anyway?" And, "Why was tea associated with spirituality and tranquility?"
Little did she know that in seeking the answers to those, seemingly simple questions, her entire life would change!
Dharlene Marie is a:
Level 3+ Certified Tea Specialist with the Specialty Tea Institute of America.
Participant of the inauguration class of the American Tea Masters Association 2008, which is now a global association.
Tea Travels to:
China (2007) -- delegate with the Tea Association of America
India (2010) -- speaker at the first Indian Tea Forum, Darjeeling
Japan (2011) -- goodwill tea ambassador to Shizuoka
Dharlene Marie intuitively knew that connecting tea and spirituality was the path to an inner journey for self-discovery, self-healing, and self-love -- that our greatest wisdom is within.
Her first book “Sereni-Tea: Seven Sips to BLISS,” is currently available on Amazon.
Now, an author turned publisher, she is the founder of RED POPPY PRESS -- Publishers of Positive Words -- through which she will publish her next inspirational books.
As a tea trainer, and working with many tea shop employees, Dharlene Marie was given the title, Tea Goddess. It's one she embraces!
Her message to people is, “In the time it takes to mindfully sip a cup of tea, you can calm your mind, change your thoughts, discover your purpose, and claim the greatness of your life!”
Dharlene Marie has received The President's Lifetime Achievement Award from President Barack Obama for a lifetime of volunteer service with various groups of all ages.