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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? 

EarthTalk: Recycling

Dear EarthTalk: The soda bottle I'm holding only lists a few U.S. states and deposit amounts on it. Aren't more than just a few states requiring that bottles be returned for recycling?

EarthTalk: Siberian Thaw

Dear EarthTalk: What are the implications of the massive thaw that is taking place right now in Western Siberia?

Reduce, Re-use Recycle — More Than Just a Catchy Jingle

Taking steps to reduce can have an impact on many areas of your life.

Earth Talk

While conducting research upon completion of his sociology Ph.D. in Houston in 1979, Dr. Robert Bullard noticed that all the city’s garbage dumps

The Cleansing Season: Ayurvedic Wisdom for Body, Mind and Soul

The practices and principles of Ayurveda are increasingly more visible in the fabric of today’s holistic health community.

Water, Water Everywhere

Water use is an area that for many people happens without much thought.

Feng Shui Diaries

Show me your house and I’ll tell you your problems.

Greener Homes and Gardens: Spring Advice

Springtime is here and for many of us that means garden time. Like the honeybee flitting from flower to flower my mind flitters from task to task.

Home Clean Home

re you aware that there are many toxins lurking in your home? I wasn’t, until my family moved into our new home.

Three Feng Shui Pillars

Feng shui is the Chinese art of designing your space to be nourishing and harmonious in order to bring the abundance of wealth, success, love and even health into your life.

Musings: Healthy Homes and Families

I don’t want to be the bearer of bad news, but let’s face it: we live in a toxic world.

To See the Universe in a Brussel Sprout

When we need to refresh our lives, we often head to a locale brimming with natural beauty and serenity.

Greener Homes and Gardens: The Non-Toxic Rainbow

Many of us are familiar with the term “sick building syndrome.”

Making "Green" Food Choices

Your food choices play an important part in creating a greener home and a greener community. Choosing locally grown food supports open space in your area.

Your Organic Lawn

Americans directly apply 70 million pounds of pesticides to home lawns and gardens each year. In the pursuit of greener lawns, birds and other wildlife are killed and important water resources are affected.

Homemade Green Cleaners

A walk down the cleaning aisle of a supermarket offers a dazzling array of products all designed to get the job done quicker in a new and improved way. But at what cost to our health and our environment?

Creating A Green Home Backyard Sanctuary

Many native plant species and animals are loosing their habitats. The state of Washington loses over 35,000 acres of wildlife habitat to housing and other development each year.

Liberating Our Gardens

Cultivate a special garden space to grow your own healing essence remedies.

Shrooms: Not Just For Salad Anymore

A visionary biologist says mushrooms are potent antiviral and antibacterial agents, as well as key boosters to the human immune system. They also might end up saving the Earth.

Simple Pleasures of Natural Living

Essays of Simple Pleasures of Natural Living

Cultural Crossroads: How Global Warming May Cause the Next Ice Age

While global warming is being officially ignored by the political arm of the Bush administration, and Al Gore’s conference on the topic...
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Daily Astrology

August 16, 2018

The early morning brings a series of jarring tests. Nerves may get frazzled. Unforeseen events can disrupt previously made arrangements. It could be necessary to take an alternative route or mode of transportation. Calming trends build in during the late…
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August 2018

A fantastic shopping and educational experience for the whole family! Vendors come from New England, across the US, and many foreign countries to exhibit minerals, fossils, gemstones, jewelry,...

Cost: $8 adults, under 13 free

Where:
Eastern States Exposition
1305 Memorial Ave.
West Springfield, MA  01089
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Sponsor: LLD Productions, Inc.
Telephone: 505-867-0425
Contact Name: Regina Aumente
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Readings, healings, vendors, presentations.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hilton Garden Inn
85 Glastonbury Blvd.
South Glastonbury, CT  06066
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During the weekend of August 10-12, 2018 we will gather again at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts for the 44th Annual NOFA SC. This immersive annual gathering is an opportunity to come...

Cost: See website

Where:
Hampshire College
Amherst, MA


Sponsor: Northeast Organic Farming Association
Telephone: 774-262-7986
Contact Name: Marjorie Bailey
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August 13 - 17, 9am - 1pm Instructor: Peyton Pugmire For student entering grades 6-8 iPhones are amazing, but you know what’s even more amazing? You! During this imaginative week...

Cost: $250

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 781-797-0389
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August 13 - 16 Juan Li has been teaching Daoist energy practices for the last 27 years. He has created a sequence of practices based on the I Ching, adapted to the emotional and mental...

Cost: $950 single retreat; $1650 for both retreats (8/16)

Where:
Angels’ Rest Retreat
63 North County Road
Leyden, MA  01337
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Sponsor: Tao Retreats
Telephone: 212-243-6771
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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August 13 - 14 This fun and exciting healing workshop guarantees you valuable knowledge and powerful skills to keep you in a higher vibration of energy and flowing with infinite intelligence and...

Where:
Royal Plaza Best Western
Marlborough, MA


Sponsor: Geozuwa
Telephone: 646-606-9935
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August 13 - 21 With NLP training and master healer certification. This course is specifically designed for healers of every modality. For information call (646) 606-9935 or visit...

Where:
Marlboro, MA


Telephone: 646-606-9935
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August 14 - 24 For millennia people have entered the wilderness to encounter Spirit and seek their direction, purpose, or medicine. If you are seeking guidance and renewal, or you’re...

Cost: $1295

Where:
Somerset Lake
P.O. Box 48
Putney, VT  05346
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Sponsor: Circles of Air and Stone
Telephone: 802-387-6624
Contact Name: Sparrow Hart
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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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Yoga is an ancient behavioral practice that allows for the development and enhancement of mind-body skills and behavioral factors including physical functioning, self-regulation of internal...

Cost: Free

Where:
CIC Cambridge
One Broadway
Charles Conference Room, 14th Floor
Cambridge, MA  02142
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Sponsor: CIC Wellness
Telephone: 617-953-0674
Contact Name: Shakti Rowan
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Barbara Macias will present an information workshop on the benefits of essential oils. A demonstration of the oils will be included. Please RSVP at katboston@comcast.net

Cost: Free

Where:
NBA Business Center
145 Washington Street
Route 53
Norwell, MA  02061
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Sponsor: Mind Balance Hypnosis
Telephone: 339-788-1193
Contact Name: Kathryn Caruso

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Relax and restore this summer with free outdoor yoga classes on historic Rogers Field! We’re packing the lawn with yogis of all levels for yoga led by experienced practitioners from Dragonfly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rogers Field
Devens, MA


Sponsor: Dragonfly Wellness Center
Telephone: 978-487-7181
Contact Name: Anne Ferguson
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August 16 - 19 Magnetic-harmonic vibrational therapist, Jay Emmanuel, A.K., N.S.,V.M. shares powerful energy techniques that use the forces of sounds produced by the human voice in combination...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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August 16 - 19 Juan Li has been teaching Daoist energy practices for the last 27 years. He has created a sequence of practices based on the I Ching, adapted to the emotional and mental...

Cost: $950 single retreat; $1650 for both retreats (8/13)

Where:
Angels’ Rest Retreat
63 North County Road
Leyden, MA  01337
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Sponsor: Tao Retreats
Telephone: 212-243-6771
Contact Name: Sharon Smith
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Daily practice for peace, healing, Christ mindedness, meditation, awakening.

Where:
Milton, MA


Telephone: 617-696-5685
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With June Edward, “The Massachusette Medium” This is a mediumship gallery with June Edward, the “Massachusetts Medium!” Have you ever wanted to talk to someone on the...

Cost: $55 on Eventbrite, $60 at door

Where:
Plymouth Lodge AF & AM
116 S Meadow Rd
Plymouth, MA  02360
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Sponsor: June Edward “The Massachusetts Medium”
Telephone: 508-259-1231
Contact Name: June Edward
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Guide: Peyton Pugmire Ages 16+ Like meditating with a paintbrush! Escape your stress and routine and re-connect with yourself, your heart and soul - one brushstroke at a time. This fun...

Cost: $85 (includes cost of all supplies)

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Telephone: 781-797-0389
Contact Name: Peyton Pugmire
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