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Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Grocery Aisle Wanderlust

What’s the next best thing to an exotic summer vacation? Tour your local ethnic markets and grocery stores! I recently visited China, India, Russia, Portugal and Korea all in one day!

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Cooking on a Budget

The one question I can count on being asked each time I do a cooking class is about suggestions on how to keep the cost down.

Cooking Made Easy

Most people understand the link between good health and the foods they choose to consume.

Making Healthier Food Choices

Feeling tired by mid-day? Wish you had the energy to do more of the things you enjoy? Want to improve overall health? If so, try looking to nature for help.

Wild Plants I Have Known.... And Eaten

Russ Cohen is one of the foremost wild edibles experts in New England. His depth of knowledge and passion for foraging make it a topic accessible to everyone.

Cooking with Kids

The celebration of community elders is a way of life practiced by many traditional cultures around the world.

Let Food Be Thy Medicine

Hippocrates stated, “Let food be thy medicine.” He understood that the greatest healers in the world are the people who grow our food and the people who prepare our food.

Food For The Natural Living Pleasure Of It

Food For The Natural Living Pleasure Of It. They’re as varied as the experiences when we feel completely balanced, at peace and in a state of joy. For some it’s stretching out lazily and becoming completely absorbed in a great book.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Kids Meals

Summer vacation is almost here! It’s the time of year when children get to spend more time at home and fill the neighborhood yards with play and laughter.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Recipe Re-do's

I met someone recently who said that he wants to eat healthier and is interested in following a vegetarian diet, but that he can’t afford the time it requires.

New Year's Resolution Recipe Re-do's

What would the New Year be without a discussion about resolutions? Let’s face it: it’s a January tradition to resolve to make at least a few positive changes in our lives.

Meat, Land And Lifestyle: The Ethics of Eating

When I was much younger, my grandfather gave me some sound advice that has always stuck with me...

Fall Harvest Healthy Eating Recipes

All foods have their season, their time to display themselves in all their glory. And each season contributes a unique energy to these foods. Summer brings an expansive energy to foods to help cool us.

Healthy Cooking: Tempting Tempeh

Now here is one powerhouse of a food! If you’re looking for ease of preparation, versatility and great taste all rolled into one healthy food choice, this one’s for you.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Soup

Yesterday, I overheard a woman say she’s switched to a granular butter substitute and diet cola in order to lose weight.

Dessert Is Not a Four-Letter Word

Do you have a sweet tooth that begs for frequent satisfaction? Here are some natural, healthy  recipes to sastisfy you.

Eating for Health and Vitality

The wisest piece of advice I ever received about parenting was that a good parent has the ability to see into the future and act accordingly.

Free Radicals and a Colorful Plate of Food

When I was eight I performed a simple experiment in biology that has affected me ever since, and perhaps even influenced my decision to research, among other areas, the process of aging. I left my fielder’s mitt out in the bright Colorado sun for a week one summer.

Musings: Delicious Eating, Light Living

Two years ago, natural cooking columnist Michelle Hirsch began submitting her column to Spirit of Change and I have been grateful to her ever since.

Vegetarianism for a Healthy Body, Mind, Soul and Planet

Due to the dedicated research of scientists and doctors, we now understand more than ever before about our physical body and what measures promote good health.

Making Peace with Food and Your Body

Imagine a world where our bodies were all considered equally beautiful.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Delicious Whole Grains

When studying macrobiotics and learning to cook with whole foods, I discovered that the best way to achieve maximum health...

Time Saving Holiday Healthy Treats

The season of holidays has arrived and it can feel like the time between our Thanksgiving and New Year celebrations are one big blur with one event running into the other.

Summer's Harvest Recipes

Fall is approaching and that means harvest time! This is my favorite season because, to me, nothing beats an early morning visit to local farmer’s markets. The selection of produce is at its peak and the colorful displays are exciting and inspiring.

How to Make Sushi

Summer has arrived! Along with the wonderful foods the season brings, it also offers the added dimension of outdoor dining. No matter what the food, it always seems better eaten in the fresh air, especially surrounded by family and friends.

Glorious Grains

In celebration of this season's warm weather and our desire to spend more time savoring outdoor activities, we're going to explore the world of grains.

Healthy Winter Recipes

Ah, winter! The season of crisp, cold, freshly fallen snow, crackling wood fires and sparkling icicles. It's pure Currier and Ives. Nothing says "home" quite like winter in New England.

Healthy Holiday Delights

Eating a whole foods diet involves more than eating natural foods. It means taking our cue from Mother Nature's cycles and the gifts each season brings.

What is Macrobiotics?

Macrobiotics is a Greek term ("macro" means long, and "bios" means life) first introduced by Hippocrites, the father of Western medicine. Modern practice follows the guidelines taught by George Ohsawa and, most recently, by Michio Kushi.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Barley and Sweet Vegetable Soup

his soup has a soothing, cooling effect on the body and is especially beneficial for the liver and gallbladder.
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December 17, 2018

This morning, career demands and other responsibilities may have to come before preferred activities. The Aries Moon’s testing square to Pluto pits pioneering spirits against the entrenched powers that be. Because the Moon is drawing close to Uranus…
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December 2018

Start your holiday week off right with a special yoga/meditation class. Sun salutations in honor of the winter solstice coupled with Yoga Nidra will leave you feeling rested, relaxed, and ready to...

Cost: $17

Where:
Yoga Anita
Dragonfly Wellness Center
176 Jackson Rd
Devens, MA  01432
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Sponsor: Yoga Anita
Telephone: 978-227-8297
Contact Name: Anita Perry
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The holiday season is a time for family and friends to gather, to give gratitude for the gifts of love that we share, and for us to create new memories to cherish in our hearts. But the holidays...

Cost: $65

Where:
Private Office
6 Royal Crest Drive
Apt 11
North Andover, MA  01845
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Sponsor: Sacred Spiral Dance
Telephone: 978-973-6637
Contact Name: Diana Harris
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Kinetic Chain Release, moxibustion and past life regression at Leapin Lizards. Every third Sunday: 9/16/18 10/21/18 11/18/18 12/16/18 For information, call Leapin Lizards at (207)...

Where:
Leapin Lizards
449 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
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Telephone: (207) 221-2363
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This three-part series attunes you as a conduit to the healing system of Kundalini Reiki, a firey earth-based feminine energy. Kundalini Reiki is a gentle yet powerful modality to channel healing...

Cost: $150

Where:
Akasha Studio
20 Birch Street
Roslindale, MA  02131
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Sponsor: Miriam Katz, Shamanic Healer
Telephone: 617-545-5142
Contact Name: Miriam Katz
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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The Shortest Day of the Year and the Longest Night To Be Without A Home On December 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM, at the Church on the Hill, 140 Bowdoin St. Boston MA  02108 (on the side of the...

Where:
Church on the Hill
140 Bowdoin St.
Boston, MA  02108
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Sponsor: Interfaith Homeless Memorial Committee
Telephone: 617-523-4575
Contact Name: Kevin Baxter

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During this evening Winter Solstice Celebration we connect deeply with the Christ Being/Solar Logos and the different archangels as we prepare for the 12 holy nights following the Solstice evening....

Cost: $75

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your life, your education, even your work? Sit down...

Cost: $40

Where:
Caffe Nero
368 Congress St
Boston, MA  02210
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Contact Name: Soni
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