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Earthtalk: Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Analysts at the nonprofit Earth Policy Institute (EPI) estimate that the United States could close 80 coal-fired power plants if Americans switched over en masse to compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs).

EarthTalk: Green Jobs

With just about every company trying to green its products, services and internal operations these days, there has never been a better time to find a green job.

Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

“In late summer 2007, reports of ice melting were coming at a frenetic pace. Experts were “stunned” when an area of Arctic sea ice almost twice the size of Britain disappeared in a single week,” writes Lester R. Brown in his new book, Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization (W.W. Norton & Company).

An Indoor Winter Reiki Garden

A new age in garden practices is blooming including organic gardening and bringing heirloom varieties of seeds back into home gardens.

Earth Talk: Dishwasher and Laundry Soaps

The average North American produces between 60 and 150 gallons of wastewater every day, much of it a result of washing dishes and clothes.

EarthTalk: Paper or Plastic?

Yes the city of San Francisco did just recently ban plastic bags. Large supermarkets and pharmacies there must eliminate plastic shopping bags by early 2008 in favor of bags made from either paper or compostable and biodegradable cornstarch.

Feng Shui for Everyday: Office Spaces

Feeling trapped in your windowless office cubicle? Try some feng shui advice to bring harmony to your office space.

Greener Homes and Gardens: Tips For "Greening" Your Wedding

With all the excess of energy and material expended for just one day of a traditional wedding, planning a wedding for the “green” bride and groom may seem impossible...

Journey Into The Amazon

It was the winter of 1994, and I traveled upriver in the Amazon, away from the remote frontier town of Iquitos. As we traveled further and further upriver each day...

Designing Your Peaceful Sanctuary Garden

Would you enjoy having your own oasis of peace - a nature-filled garden for meditation and reflection?

EarthTalk: Canning at Home

Dear EarthTalk: My grandmother was a home canner, and I'm interested in getting involved myself. Where do I learn about the benefits to my health and to the environment?

EarthTalk: Environmentally Friendly Car Wash

Dear EarthTalk: What is the most environmentally friendly way I can wash my car: doing it myself or going to the local car wash?

EarthTalk: Environmentally Safe Cat Litter

Dear EarthTalk: What kinds of cat litters are kinder to the environment: traditional clay litters (so-called clumping litters) or other varieties?

Enjoy A Little World Change With Your Coffee

Who would ever think that the simple act of buying and enjoying superior quality coffee could also represent a powerful societal statement and help lead to better lives for hundreds of thousands of people around the world?

Feng Shui for Everyday: Doors

Doors are important for reasons almost too numerous to mention. They represent, and literally are, the membrane between your public and private life.

Greener Homes and Gardens:Urban Homesteading

Homesteading, or the back to the land movement on a rural property isn’t for everyone, but living a sustainable, self-sufficient lifestyle is appealing to many.

Top Ten Rules of Eco-Travel: How to Make a Difference When You Go

Planning your next vacation? How about Nicaragua? Or Cambodia? What about Borneo? All of these destinations have thrown their names into the tourism market, thanks in large part to ecotourism.

Climate Change Solutions: What You can Do Right Now

We know. It's overwhelming. We’re being warned daily about the threat of global warming and the harm it is causing our planet's ecosystem, triggering: severe weather changes...

EarthTalk: Environmentally Friendly High Mileage Hybrids

Dear EarthTalk: What are the most environmentally friendly and highest mileage cars on the market today? Also, are the batteries in hybrid cars recyclable?

EarthTalk: Hemp

Dear EarthTalk: A number of products, including paper and clothing — even food and beer — are made from hemp. What is it about hemp that makes it so versatile, and why is it illegal to grow in the United States? Is it also illegal in Canada?

EarthTalk: US Horse Meat?

Dear EarthTalk: What is the status of horse slaughter in the U.S., which is done primarily to export the meat to Europe?

Feng Shui: Good Feng Shui

Dear Lynn, I’ve been reading about feng shui and am interested in applying the bagua to my house.

Green Homes and Gardens: The Co-housing Option

If you are looking for a greener home in a greener community, co-housing may be the answer.

Oil, Meat and Getting Serious About Saving the Planet

No one wants to see the Earth’s delicately balanced natural environment collapse under the weight of human-generated pollution and runaway global warming.

Solitude And Splendor: Living In The Schoolhouse In The Forest

Some years ago, I chose a very different way of living that would let me be as close to the wild beauty of nature as I could possibly be.

The Bare Essentials: Preparing For An Emergency

In preparing for an emergency or natural disaster, it is important to think first about the basics of survival: fresh water, food, clean air and warmth.

EarthTalk: Environmentally Friendly Hand Drying

Dear EarthTalk: In a public restroom, which is the more environmentally sound and healthy option for drying your hands: a paper towel or an electric hand dryer?

EarthTalk: Global Warming Affects in North America

Dear EarthTalk: In what ways is global warming already affecting us in North America?

EarthTalk: Bamboo

Dear EarthTalk: Is bamboo really an environmentally friendly alternative to wood for making paper? If so, why are we still cutting down trees to keep our copiers and printers humming?

EarthTalk: Houseplants Clean Indoor Air

Dear EarthTalk: Do houseplants really help to clean indoor air? 
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Daily Astrology

June 23, 2018

From the wee hours of the morning until late tonight, the stars are busy. The Sun’s sextile to Uranus keeps night owls up late, thinking profundities and dreaming about the future. As dawn breaks mental Mercury is locked in an opposition with Pluto…
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June 2018

Join us for a monthly gathering of like-hearted people to give and receive angelic energy healing. This session is a combination of group meditation and discussion, along with working in pairs...

Cost: Scale $5-$20 ($10 suggested)

Where:
Pathway Of Joy
884 Broadway, Suite 12
Upstairs in the Spiritual Renaissance Center building
South Portland, ME  04106
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Sponsor: Pathway Of Joy
Telephone: 207-329-7192
Contact Name: Linda Huitt
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What better way to end a busy day than with a little bliss. We'll support your body right where it is today and help you to open your spine to find more movement and flexibility. Begin and end...

Cost: $18

Where:
Body Love Wellness Center
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Sponsor: Bliss Through Yoga
Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice
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8 Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course with Erin Woo Tuesdays, May 1 - June 19, 6–8:30 pm *Includes an all day retreat on Saturday, June 9 from 9 am - 4 pm Come explore the...

Cost: $290

Where:
Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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Sponsor: Balance Bethlehem
Telephone: 603-869-2125
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If you are worried about getting Parkinson’s or have beginning symptoms, check out a free intro on how to rewire your brain from the inside. First and third Wednesdays of the month,...

Where:
, MA


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June 21 - 24, 2018 Healing trauma and installing boundaries. 9am-6pm each day. With Judith Swack, PhD. Learn how to heal PTSD. HBLU™ integrates the best of biomedical science, psychology,...

Where:
Needham, MA


Telephone: 781-444-6940
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Learn from local industry leaders, scientists and experts about innovations in wellness, behavioral change, nutrition, fitness, environmental, societal wellbeing and more. Learn how to start or...

Cost: Free

Where:
CIC Cambridge
One Broadway
Venture Cafe 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA  02142-3104
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Sponsor: CIC Cambridge
Telephone: 617-953-0674
Contact Name: Shakti Rowan
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Chef Arwyn Fires It Up! Embrace the Fire, the Sun, and the Light! Watch as Chef Arwyn brings our Café Bar to life cooking fresh, festive locally sourced ingredients over flames. She will...

Cost: $10

Where:
Groton Wellness
493 Main Street
Mill Run Plaza
Groton, MA  01450
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Sponsor: Cafe at Groton Wellness
Telephone: 978-449-9919
Contact Name: Amy Ashman
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Revel in the longest day of daylight of the year! Join us for a special meditation celebration of the Summer Solstice. We will also be integrating our Tibetan and crystal bowls into this...

Cost: Pre-Reg. $20 includes materials

Where:
Brookside Farms
8 Mammoth Rd
Pelham, NH   03076
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Sponsor: The Healing Power of Flowers - Heaven and Earth
Telephone: 603-275-7688
Contact Name: Stacey Smith
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Energy Healing is an expression of our infinite connection to divine life force and divine imagination. When these divine forces move through us, they bring healing, wisdom, and the ability to...

Cost: $30

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
90 Main Street
Andover, MA  01810
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
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June 21 - July 1, 2018 Women’s Yoga Retreats in beautiful Rockport, ME. Relax, rejuvenate, rediscover. 3 amazing options: Kundalini Summer Solstice - Jun 21-24 Gentle Yoga - Jun 24-28...

Where:
Rockport, ME


Telephone: 508-990-6795

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With Joseph Carringer Relax, clear out energetic and emotional stagnation and connect with your major energy centers. Joseph provides a meditative journey that reconnects the mind with the...

Cost: $45

Where:
YogaLife Institute of NH
Lower Level
6 Chestnut Street
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute of NH
Telephone: 603-867-3969
Contact Name: Alice Bentley
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Back, neck, and/or sciatica pain? Svaroopa yoga is well known for relieving pain and releasing tension throughout your entire body. Classes begin and end with a guided awareness and include...

Cost: $18

Where:
Body Love Wellness Center
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Sponsor: Bliss Through Yoga
Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice
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Celebrating The Summer Solstice And Kicking Off Summer Season! We have a Marvelous line up of different intuitive/healing/wellness services to sample from as you enjoy a fun refreshing day for...

Cost: Special $25 and $60

Where:
The Healing Power of Flowers - Heaven and Earth
68 Stiles RD Unit #A
Our Yellow Banner is in Window
Salem, NH  03079
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Sponsor: The Healing Power of Flowers - Heaven and Earth
Telephone: 603-275-7688
Contact Name: Stacey Smith
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