Jillian’s Thoughts

Every Photo Inspires a Million Interpretations

My writing partner, Jan Bilgen and I are very proud to be a part of the wonderfully appointed magazine created by WomanScape! The latest issue is titled ENGINES and features many top global changemakers along with stunning photographs and other art.

Turning to Reiki

Everyone has the capacity to tap into the energetic system within their body. Many people call it a gift, I believe it’s a requirement to understand and integrate the full capacity to live in wholeness. 

Private vs Group Sessions

My first choice has always been face-to-face, there is something magical about the physical closeness allowing energies to circulate between us. Nevertheless, I feel fortunate to have technology at my disposal through this time of personal distancing. Phone, email, or video sessions have always been offered, so this new way of meeting is merely a beneficial expansion of those services.

Intuitive Connections with Jillian

  There is no way to explain how and what I do! I think the best way to fully understand my services is through the experience. For those of you that have encountered my personal or corporate sessions as long-term clients, I’m giving you the opportunity to...

Before, During and After: Preparing for The Year of the Rat

  Entering a new decade, 2020, also begins the Year of the Rat, the number one position in the Chinese Zodiac cycle. In order to take full advantage of the upcoming year, there are several things to be done prior, during, and after the New Year clock strikes...

Remove the Stove

  Kind of a weird title for an article, don’t you think? Follow my track and you’ll get it, I promise! When I first relocated to the beach I lived in the perfect modern condo, close and convenient to restaurants, shopping and community activities. But, there was...

Re-Invention of Self

As we travel through the journey of life we tend to measure milestones reached according to the dictates of our personal success and visions for the future. But, what happens when those intentions change with circumstances? Or, the vision for your future takes another...

Intuitive Eating Aided by Nutribullet

  As a die hard “gadget girl” who strives to eat intuitively and healthy, my Nutribullets are like my best friends, always there to go for a spin, reliable and ready to assist me to be the best I can be. - Jillian Maas Backman   Ok, true confessions time! I...

The Opioid Crisis in South Carolina 3-Part Podcast Series

One of the most significant things I’ve done recently is accept an invitation to host a 3-part podcast series on the opioid crisis as it applies to South Carolina. The series was sponsored by the FBI Columbia, SC Citizens Academy Alumni Association as a collaboration with Representative Russell Fry, Attorney Timothy Clay Kulp, and Janice Wright Collier of the organization, The Addict’s Mom.