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New Featured Events: 7th Annual Complementary & Integrative Therapies Expo

Join us for the 7th Annual Complementary and Integrative Therapies Expo at UMass Medical School. Speak with local practitioners and receive personal complementary treatments...

Chipmunks, Black Walnuts, and Record Breaking Snow

Forget the mainstream weather reports. Want an accurate forecast? Look no further than your own backyard.

Starting to Forget Things? Here’s 4 Things To Keep Your Brain Young

Are forgetfulness and "senior moments" inevitable parts of aging? Many medical professionals say it's perfectly normal to start having memory lapses by the time you reach middle age. I disagree.

Hope, Medicine and Kundalini Yoga

What force could possibly divert a successful obstetrician from a hard earned, rewarding career as an MD onto an unfamiliar and rather exotic spiritual path to wellbeing?

Probiotics 101

There’s frightening news in the health world. We, as patients, have been subjected to such overuse of antibiotics that our guts have been severely damaged.

Conscious Aging

If nothing were impossible, what would you do with your precious remaining time? Now that we are collectively living longer, healthier lives, we’ve got a chance for a rich third act that hasn’t existed for the majority of humanity.

What Kind of World Do You Want to Live In?

Most of us don’t believe we have the ability to change the whole world or even our own lives. Yet, if we are to break free from the collective human suffering that holds each of us prisoner, that’s exactly what we have to do...

Living Gracefully Through the Years

Let’s face it — we are all aging, whether we like it or not, whether we realize it or not. Our lives and our life’s journey is ever changing, evolving, and transitioning...

Healthy Aging Stories

Who gives better senior health advice than the seniors and caretakers actually living it? In honor of all the seniors in our lives, and the future seniors and caretakers we are becoming, Spirit of Change Magazine shares this storytelling collection of healthy aging wisdom.

Astrology Forecast for Spring 2015

Events of recent years have repeatedly shown that reality can be easily contrived, is often not what it appears, and is likely to change in a flash.

A Closer Look At Animal‐Based Foods

You don’t need to be a sensitive animal lover to be moved by the gruesome violence inflicted on animals by typical farming operations. Even Julia Child, a staunch classical French chef, was moved to renounce veal...

Musings: Healthy Aging Gracefully

Ageless American icon Bob Dylan noted in a recent interview, “Young people can be passionate. Older people gotta be more wise.” I’m discovering that one of the healthiest things I can do as I age is to slow down.

EarthTalk: The Skinny on Dietary Fat

Going “fat-free” might seem like an effective, safe way to lose weight when considering that fat contains nine calories per gram, compared to four calories per gram in carbohydrates and proteins.

Feng Shui for Everyday: Cul-de-sac Houses

Cul-de-sacs are a classic feng shui dilemma and there are literally dozens of factors to consider in determining whether the feng shui is positive or not.

How Optimizing Your Desk Job Can Lead To Short and Long-Term Health Benefits

One way to counteract the sedentary lifestyle that many of us fall victim to is standing and walking routinely throughout the day.

Healthy, Expansive Aging

There is a new movement emerging characterized by expansive, creative aging. People are living longer, mostly healthier, and with much knowledge, skill and wisdom to offer to the world.

What We Can Learn From Alaska About Sharing Our Common Wealth

After 30 years, the practice of paying every resident—including children—at least $1,000 has made Alaska one of the least unequal states in America. Here's what the rest of us can learn.

Sitting Kills, Even If You Exercise

If you’re like most people, you spend a vast majority of your day sitting down—in your office, commuting to and from work, watching TV in the evening...

Investigation: Factory Farms Producing Massive Quantities of Organic Milk and Eggs

The Cornucopia Institute announced filing formal legal complaints against 14 industrial livestock operations producing milk, meat and eggs being marketed, allegedly illegally, as organic.

3 Super Bowl Champs Challenge the NFL on Its Backwards Marijuana Policy

There is no place any longer for the injustices and hypocrisies of prohibitionist marijuana guidelines.

Zen and the Art of the App

There is a peace movement happening around the world growing one person at a time, making meditation mainstream and no longer on the fringe. Everyone is doing it...

Herbal Tidbit — Garlic (Allium sativum)

A universally known plant, garlic has been used for millennia as food and medicine. Because it is so common and inexpensive, it is easy to overlook its extraordinary ability...

Judge Considers Halting VT GMO Labeling Law

One month after Vermont passed a law that would require GMO labeling on food, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and its cohorts filed suit...

Shine On!

Lately I’ve been asking myself a lot of questions. These aren’t the usual every day ones such as why does the dishwasher smell funny, where are my glasses and what in the world are we going to have for dinner? No, my questions have been more celestial in size.

Going Green At Home

Conserving energy in the home is something on every homeowner’s mind. With the prices of gas, the poor job market, and the raising expense of day-to-day life, a little energy efficiency wouldn’t hurt anyone.

The Top 10 Insights of 2014 from The Science of A Meaningful Life

We found that this year, the science of a meaningful life yielded many new insights about the relationship between our inner and outer lives.

10 Minutes of Gratitude

If you have ten minutes, give yourself a health break and watch Louie Schwartzberg's gratitude video.

When You Lose Weight, Where Does The Fat Go?

The vast majority of doctors, dietitians, and personal trainers believe that when you burn fat during exercise, that fat is being used up as fuel for energy or heat.

The Gift of Time

I often wonder about how we can best nurture our children. What will our children remember most about their childhoods? Will it be the lessons that I tried to impart to them about being a “good” person?

Supportive Integrative Care for Cancer Patients

When facing a diagnosis of cancer can be intimidating, scary and overwhelming. It is important for patients to be mentally and emotionally supported throughout this process.
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Daily Astrology

March 4, 2015

Spiking Full Moon fever and a very active Venus combine to generate joyful morning exhilaration. The goddess of love is conjunct Uranus, a harbinger of serendipitous, friendly and loving meetings. With both stars also nicely aligned to Jupiter...
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March 2015

Are you ready to make positive changes in your life? Do you feel challenged in particular areas of your life? Are you looking for more fulfillment? Or are you feeling tired without really...

Cost: $60 includes mini-reading

Where:
Heart of the Dove
Westford Custom Floors Building, 254 Littleton Road
Westford, MA  01886
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Sponsor: Heart of the Dove
Telephone: (978) 302-6607
Contact Name: Audrey Seidl
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An Advanced Herbal Training Program begins January 31 and meets for seven weekends. This intensive program has three components: diagnostic classes, weekend seminars, and the herbal clinic. We...

Where:
Boston School of Herbal Studies
Arlington, MA


Telephone: (781) 646-6319
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This seven week workshop series will take you on a journey through each of the seven chakras. Starting with the root and ending with the crown, each 2 hour class will include meditation, ritual,...

Cost: $165

Where:
Living Buddha Nature
969 Main Street
Millis, MA  02054
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Sponsor: Living Buddha Nature
Telephone: (508) 376-2333
Contact Name: Alex Foran
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An Advanced Herbal Training Program begins January 31 and meets for seven weekends. This intensive program has three components: diagnostic classes, weekend seminars, and the herbal clinic. We...

Where:
Boston School of Herbal Studies
Arlington, MA


Telephone: (781) 646-6319
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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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Come explore the ancient art of Belly Dancing! Reconnect your spiritual self and your emotional self and with your physical self. With these beautiful movements, tap into your beauty with the song...

Cost: $15

Where:
Open Doors Learning & Healing Center
395A Washington St
Braintree, MA  02184
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Sponsor: Open Doors
Telephone: (781) 843-8224
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Join us for a guided meditation to help you achieve a state of well-being, relaxation, and strengthen your connection to self. Each week, Elaine & Nicol alternate leading the group in a guided...

Cost: $5 Donation

Where:
Essence of Healing
254 Essex Street
Suite 204
Salem, MA  01970
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Sponsor: Essence of Healing
Telephone: 978-745-4800
Contact Name: Nicol Jackson
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Come explore the ancient art of Belly Dancing! Take your dancing up to the next level. This class helps prepare students for higher goals including performance. This is a low impact class. Wear...

Cost: $12

Where:
Open Doors Learning & Healing Center
395A Washington St
Braintree, MA  02184
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Sponsor: Open Doors
Telephone: (781) 843-8224
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An Advanced Herbal Training Program begins January 31 and meets for seven weekends. This intensive program has three components: diagnostic classes, weekend seminars, and the herbal clinic. We...

Where:
Boston School of Herbal Studies
Arlington, MA


Telephone: (781) 646-6319
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Tuesday, January 20th from 7:00 - 8:30pm in Boston. Free 8 week course (regular price $199) for new students, Students retaking this class will need to pay a $60 event fee. MGH at Charlestown...

Cost: Free

Where:
114 16th Street
Charlestown
Room D1
Charlestown, MA  02129
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Sponsor: Kabbalah Centre
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In the hectic, busy everyday life of 2014, one of the things missing is ceremony and ritual. Drumming connects you with your heartbeat and your natural rhythms. This circle will be for Native...

Cost: $10

Where:
Wisdom of the Ages
1414 Hopmeadow St
Simsbury, CT  06070
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Sponsor: Wisdom of the Ages
Telephone: 860-651-1172
Contact Name: Jane or Charlie
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An Advanced Herbal Training Program begins January 31 and meets for seven weekends. This intensive program has three components: diagnostic classes, weekend seminars, and the herbal clinic. We...

Where:
Boston School of Herbal Studies
Arlington, MA


Telephone: (781) 646-6319
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An Advanced Herbal Training Program begins January 31 and meets for seven weekends. This intensive program has three components: diagnostic classes, weekend seminars, and the herbal clinic. We...

Where:
Boston School of Herbal Studies
Arlington, MA


Telephone: (781) 646-6319
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While the older kids are in school, enjoy a special outing at the farm with your toddler or preschool-aged child. Meet us in the barn on Thursdays at 9am for an hour-long interactive and hands-on...

Cost: $5/person

Where:
Wolfe's Neck Farm
184 Burnett Rd
Freeport, ME  04032
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Sponsor: Wolfe's Neck Farm
Telephone: 207-865-4469
Contact Name: Events
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Every Thursday (except holidays) at 5:00 pm — a FUN way to maintain your fitness and sanity! Zumba is great for calorie burning, overall fitness and health, and stress relief. Half-hour ZUMBA...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Next Step Dance Studio/Western MA Martial Arts Ctr
18 East Longmeadow Road
(in the dance studio)
Hampden, MA  01036
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Sponsor: Harmony Way & Zumba Fitness®
Telephone: 413-636-2475
Contact Name: Michelle Croze
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March 6 - March 8, 2015 Medicine wheel teachings are found all across the earth. They step outside the polarity and duality of the rational mind to combine two seemingly opposite core truths....

Cost: $375/weekend

Where:
Earthlands Retreat Center
Glasheen Rd.
Petersham, MA
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Sponsor: Quest for Vision
Telephone: (802) 387-6624
Contact Name: Sparrow Hart
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An Advanced Herbal Training Program begins January 31 and meets for seven weekends. This intensive program has three components: diagnostic classes, weekend seminars, and the herbal clinic. We...

Where:
Boston School of Herbal Studies
Arlington, MA


Telephone: (781) 646-6319
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Jamy and Peter Faust introduce the concepts and teachings of Family Lineage Healing. The seminar is experiential with opportunities to participate in various ways throughout the day. Anyone can...

Where:
Waltham, MA


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Kids age 6 and up can come enjoy the sensory experience of color blending (we use fingers, not brushes!) Small class size - space limited, so sign-up soon! Look for all workshop...

Cost: $20

Where:
STUDIO9nine arts center
18 Boylston Ave
in The Princeton Center community building
Princeton, MA  01541
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Sponsor: STUDIO9nine arts center
Telephone: (978) 660.9607
Contact Name: Jess Satnick

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An Advanced Herbal Training Program begins January 31 and meets for seven weekends. This intensive program has three components: diagnostic classes, weekend seminars, and the herbal clinic. We...

Where:
Boston School of Herbal Studies
Arlington, MA


Telephone: (781) 646-6319
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Open levels, gentle, strengthening: yogic breath work and meditation, learn relaxation to assist you in birth and parenting. Prenatal students are welcome in all basics and gentle classes. Would...

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Where:
Flowforms Yoga
195 Lake Ave
Worcester, MA  01604
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Sponsor: Flowforms Yoga
Telephone: (508) 752-4700
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Here at Wisdom of the Ages, we have an experienced psychic reader here every Saturday! All readings are $30/30 min, with an option of $15/15 min or $60/60 min! Readings that are offered here...

Cost: $30

Where:
Wisdom of the Ages
1414 Hopmeadow St
Simsbury, CT  06070
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Sponsor: Wisdom of the Ages
Telephone: 860-651-1172
Contact Name: Jane or Charlie
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