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Making Any Kind Of Art At Any Skill Level Reduces Stress Hormones

Whether you're Van Gogh or a stick-figure sketcher, a new Drexel University study found that making art can significantly reduce stress-related hormones in your body.

Everything You Need To Know About Pulses

The United Nations has declared 2016 the year of pulses, which is much less complicated than it seems when you realize that pulses include many of the foods you’re already familiar with, including peas, lentils, chickpeas, beans, and broad beans.

How To Keep Mosquitoes Away Without Toxic Chemicals

Mosquitoes don’t like fans, and other tips to keep them off naturally.

5 Innovative Solutions To Food Deserts

Food deserts are places where it is difficult to buy fresh food. Numerous solutions to get food into these deserts are being piloted, with some of the most exciting and effective ones being created by grassroots initiatives working directly with the communities they serve.

WHO: Coffee Does Not Cause Cancer

Good news, coffee drinkers: A new scientific review finds no conclusive evidence that coffee causes cancer. In fact, coffee may even help protect against certain cancers.

Featured Events: Zuzu's 11th Annual Summertime Holistic Expo

Come spend the day with us – offerings include psychic readings, aura photography, energy healing, reiki, chair massage, local unique vendors selling crystals, artwork, jewelry, handmade soaps, sprays, oracle and tarot decks, books, tapestries…

A Park Where You Can Walk Among 1,500-Year-Old Bears And Birds

Terry Tempest Williams on the sacred earthworks of Effigy Mounds National Monument.

Good News Headlines 6/21/16

After Orlando, faith leaders are starting to take ownership of religious homophobia.

Experts Admit Zika Threat Fraud

We’re in the midst of prime mosquito season for much of the U.S. While the exact beginning and end of mosquito season are debatable, The Washington Post recently used Google search data to pinpoint the shape of mosquito season in the U.S.

Is It Time To Break With Colonial Legacy Of Zoos?

The shooting of Harambe the gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo has reignited debate about how to properly care for and conserve zoo animals. Several petitions have been created on Change.org, seeking some form of justice for Harambe.

Why More People Than Ever Are Embracing Holistic Medicine

Western medicine has done a lot to cure a variety of diseases, prevent illnesses, and provide long-term treatments to those with chronic ailments. But many people are learning more about the benefits of holistic medicine, and they are fully embracing this form of medicine just as much as modern medical treatments.

12 Fascinating Facts About Fireflies

The flying, twinkling lights of fireflies are a mystical summer attraction. While lightning bugs are common in nature, there’s a few things you might not know about them. Here are 12 fun and interesting facts about nature’s glowing wonder.

Preventing Mold Hazards In Your Home

To avoid mold related health hazards, it is essential to prevent mold from taking hold. If it does appear, there are measures you can take to eliminate it.

Aid To Dying: What Jainism – One Of India’s Oldest Religions – Teaches Us

On June 9, a law allowing patients with terminal illnesses to end their lives with help from a physician came into effect in California, opening conversations about whether human life should be prolonged against the desire to die peacefully and with dignity.

Good News Headlines 6/14/16

The Norwegian Parliament pledged that the government’s public procurement policy will be deforestation-free. Any product that contributes to deforestation will not be used in the Scandinavian country.

After Orlando, LGBTQ Muslims Call For Resistance To ‘Forces of Hatred’

In the wake of Sunday's horrific mass shooting in Orlando, LGBTQ Muslims are speaking out with words of mourning for the victims and to caution against using the tragedy to stir increased Islamophobic sentiment.

Sprouting: How To Grow Sprouts At Home For Low Cost Nutritious Meals

Sprouting at home is a simple way to lower your food costs, increase the amount of raw food in your diet, and be assured that the sprouts you eat are safe.

What Massive Land Rehabilitation Project Teaches Us About Ecological Health, Poverty And Our Prospects For The Future

The featured film, “The Lessons of the Loess Plateau” by John D. Liu reveals the pitfalls of agriculture. Yet it gives hope for the future…

This Two-Minute Tweak To Your Posture Could Change Your Life

Simply by standing or sitting in a powerful or confident posture for just a few minutes a day, you can change your brain chemistry by reducing cortisol levels and increasing testosterone levels.

Amazon Tribes Resist US Anthropologists’ Attempt To Forcibly Contact The Uncontacted

In the absence of government support, Indigenous peoples are increasingly speaking out in defense of uncontacted tribes.

Good News Headlines 6/7/16

A bill that would bar discrimination against transgender people in public accommodations and allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with the gender they identify with won overwhelming approval in the Democratic-controlled Massachusetts House.

27 Versatile Uses For Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is incredibly popular, and for good reason. It offers many health benefits, has a delicate taste and is widely available. It’s also an extremely versatile oil with a number of uses you may not be aware of.

Remembering Muhammad Ali

One of the greatest conscientious objectors the world has ever known.

Salmonella Alert: The Worst Chicken You Can Eat

Antibiotic-resistant infections affect 2 million Americans annually, leading to the death of at least 23,000. Even more die from complications related to the infections, and the numbers are steadily growing.

A Small European Island Teaches Conservation Through Its Herbs And Spices

A group of conservationists is hoping to change local attitudes about threatened habitats through a series of public workshops where people can exchange knowledge about Malta’s native plants and their significance in the local culture and cuisine.

13 Clever Tips for Mindful Eating

On average, you make more than 200 decisions about food each day. However, you’re only aware of a small fraction of them. The rest are performed by your unconscious mind, and can lead to so-called mindless eating.

Bunions: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

Bunions are an anatomical deformity possibly resulting from a congenital structural defect or may be initiated from poor foot function and tight musculature.

14 Ways To Start Community Sharing Events

Organizing a local sharing event is a great opportunity to bring people together and cultivate a culture of cooperation in your community. Whether it's a one-off skillshare or an annual ShareFest, events show people that sustainable, reciprocal societies are possible — and they're a lot of fun too.

Good News Headlines 5/31/16

A baby born with a cleft palate in an underserved country could very well starve to death just because she has problems sucking. But that baby, along with 7.6 million preterm infants in Africa and Asia, could be saved once a simple $1 cup hits the market later this year…

A Gentle Way To Manage Chronic Pain

Integrated Positional Therapy founder Lee Albert’s surprisingly simple pain management solution.
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Daily Astrology

June 26, 2016

This morning’s powerful trine between Jupiter and Pluto is both healing and transformative. A positive change in consciousness or social status is indicated. The alignment is also a good omen for fertility, something farmers and expectant parents can…
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June 2016

Summer's radiant energy brings heat, joy, and exuberance into our lives. We are physically active and spend more time outside interacting with nature. It is a time for living fully in the...

Cost: $30 per person

Where:
Starfish Dance & Yoga
135 Commonwealth Ave
West Concord, MA  01742
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Sponsor: Starfish Dance & Yoga
Telephone: 781-354-0725
Contact Name: Sheila Peters
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Please join us for Sunday Service at 10:30AM. The 2016 Summer Series is "Steps for Ascension." Each week, we will explore the steps to living in a fifth dimensional...

Cost: Free

Where:
Unity Radiant Light
155 Douglas Avenue
Providence, CT  02908
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Sponsor: Unity Radiant Light
Telephone: 401-486-2708
Contact Name: Cherie Ruffo, Spiritual Leader
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Wellness Workshop Series Equip yourself with tools and skills to balance your energy, heal your spirit and achieve your goals. Join us for a powerful journey of 7 workshops into self...

Cost: $235 to $350 sliding scale

Where:
Three Penny Lodge
492 Dover Rd
South Newfane, VT  05351
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Sponsor: Spotted Artist
Telephone: 662-202-6699
Contact Name: Kirina Knight
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June 27 - July 1, 9 am–12:30 pm Camp locations include Open Spirit, Garden in the Woods, Upper Mill Brook Conservation Area in Wayland, and Nobscot Reservation. We will also go canoeing!...

Cost: $100 for the week, $25 per day. Scholarships available.

Where:
Open Spirit
39 Edwards Street
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: One Earth Collaborative and Open Spirit
Telephone: 508-877-8162
Contact Name: Rabbi Katy Allen
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June 27 - July 1, 2016 With a unique and powerful approach to integrating mind, body and spirit, this fun, five day program teaches children how to nurture their inner and outer worlds.  It...

Cost: $200

Where:
Unity Barn Raisers
32 School Street
Unity, ME  04988
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Sponsor: Dancing Jaguar Inspirations, LLC
Telephone: 207-680-6942
Contact Name: Eva Goulette
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Start your week on a positive note! Each Monday, we will come together to discuss meditation techniques followed by the opportunity to put those techniques into practice with a goal of developing a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: 508-230-3680
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Featuring Grace Ramsey Coolidge, Heart & Energy-based Psychotherapist 3-week series:  June 13, 20, 27 This 3-week course will teach you how to master 3 areas in your life: 1...

Cost: $49

Where:
Groton Wellness
Mill Run Plaza
493 Main Street
Groton, MA  01450
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Sponsor: Groton Wellness
Telephone: 978-449-9919
Contact Name: Christine Habermann
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Mondays, June 13, 20 and 27 Come give yoga a try! All veterans, active duty personnel, and family members are invited to drop in to one of our June Exploration Veterans Yoga classes. The yoga...

Cost: Free

Where:
Open Spirit, Edwards Hall
39 Edwards Street
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: Open Spirit
Telephone: 508-877-8162
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Join us to begin the day as the wise of ancient China have for centuries, stretching, breathing, increasing Qi (chi) (energy), unblocking and balancing Qi. The optimum time to practice, in ancient...

Cost: Suggested donation: $8-15

Where:
Open Spirit, Sue Dickerman Hall
39 Edwards Street
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: Open Spirit
Telephone: 508-877-8162
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Personal consultations and healing treatments with Patti Anastasia BS, RN, CWOCN, Holy Fire Usui/Karuna Reiki Master Blending the medical with the spiritual Patti Anastasia, owner of...

Cost: $60-90

Where:
Anastasia's Health Happenings
Boston North Technology Park, 110 Haverhill Road
Building C, Suite348
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Sponsor: Anastasia's Health Happenings
Telephone: 978-621-8435
Contact Name: Patti Anastasia
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The ancient tradition of Reiki (“ray-key”) is used to channel universal life force energy through practitioners to those in need of healing for physical, emotional, mental and spiritual...

Cost: Donation

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Telephone: 508-230-3680
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Foraging As A Spiritual Practice A Six-Part Series ​​This 6-part series offers a monthly opportunity to learn about and engage in foraging as a spiritual practice. Rachel Goclawski,...

Cost: Suggested donation: $7-20

Where:
Open Spirit, Edwards Hall
39 Edwards Street
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: One Earth Collaborative and Open Spirit
Telephone: 508-877-8162
Contact Name: Katy Allen
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Enjoy Yoga in the Park Worcester on Wednesdays and Saturdays this Summer. Join us a for free yoga and mindfulness at the Worcester Oval Commons behind City Hall. This event is open to all...

Cost: Free

Where:
Worcester Oval Commons
455 Main Street
Worcester, MA  01615
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Sponsor: Ivy Child International
Telephone: 508-299-7905
Contact Name: Shan Koay
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Ongoing Hatha yoga classes are held on Wednesdays at the East Smithfield Neighborhood Center from 5:30 - 6:45 p.m. Drop In - $12.00 Tokens may be purchased for 6, 12 or 20 classes. 

Cost: $12

Where:
East Smithfield Neighborhood Center
7 Esmond Street
Providence, RI  02917
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Sponsor: The Yoga Workshop
Telephone: 401-261-1060
Contact Name: Barbara Fetta
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Please join us for meditation, discussion, and refreshments. Newcomers and experienced meditators both welcome. Instruction provided.

Cost: Free, $10 suggested donation

Where:
Advaita Meditation Center
28 Worcester Lane
Waltham, MA
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Join us to begin the day as the wise of ancient China have for centuries, stretching, breathing, increasing Qi (chi) (energy), unblocking and balancing Qi. The optimum time to practice, in ancient...

Cost: Suggested donation: $8-15

Where:
Open Spirit, Sue Dickerman Hall
39 Edwards Street
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: Open Spirit
Telephone: 508-877-8162
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Join me for weekly mediumship readings, Akashic Record readings, psychic readings every Thursday starting June 23rd from 11:00am - 4:00pm. Visit website www.debmcbride.net or call 774-266-6199.

Cost: $120 hr or $60 for 30 min

Where:
Sage Inn and Lounge
336 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA  02657
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Sponsor: Debbie McBride
Telephone: (774) 266-6199
Contact Name: Debbie McBride
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Yoga for seniors, beginners, or anyone wishing for an effective slower-paced class. The teacher will modify poses for you as the need arises, there are many props available (including doing poses...

Cost: $15

Where:
Art & Soul Yoga Studio
91 Hampshire St
Cambridge, MA  02139
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Telephone: (617) 959-2562
Contact Name: Barbara Lyon
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A Reiki Share is a gathering of Reiki practitioners who congregate for a combination social/healing session. The primary purpose of having a "share" is for practitioners to participate in...

Cost: $10

Where:
Open Doors
395 Washington Street
Braintree, MA  02170
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Sponsor: Leslie Miller Jewett
Telephone: (857) 526-3301
Contact Name: Leslie Miller Jewett
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CPR and First Aid for the Energy Healer Blending the medical with the spiritual is not always easy. Join us for a teaching of the American Heart Association CPR guidelines within a context we...

Cost: $65 for CPR, $95 for CPR/First Aid

Where:
Anastasia's Health Happenings
Boston North Technology Park, Bldg C
110 Haverhill Rd, Suite 319
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Sponsor: Anastasia's Health Happenings
Telephone: 978-621-8435
Contact Name: Patti Anastasia RN, Holy Fire Reiki Ma
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