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Good News Headlines 2/21/17

The members of the Lower Merion Aces wore black t-shirts with the message “I am a Muslim. I am a refugee. I am an immigrant. I am an American. I am an Ace.”

Four Ways To Stay Mentally Fit If You’re Struggling With The Political Climate

If you plan to endure the social changes under way with gritted teeth and clenched fists, I invite you to experiment with these techniques to find what combination might work for you.

Massachusetts Might Become America’s First State To Commit To 100% Renewables

Clean energy supporters in Massachusetts announced legislation committing Massachusetts to get 100 percent of its energy needs from clean and renewable sources by mid-century.

Why Science Can’t Be Silent

Up against the White House’s “alternative facts” and attempts to hide climate data, new allies—citizens and science—can prevail against politicians and corporations.

Music Training Speeds Up Brain Development In Children

Observing a pianist at a recital – converting musical notations into precisely timed finger movements on a piano – can be a powerful emotional experience.

How Clothes Are Polluting The Food Supply

The environmental impacts of our clothing choices are shocking, as studies assessing toxic effects of various fabric treatments to laundry detergents and the fabric fibers themselves need serious attention.

The Folk Herbalism Resurgence: A Conversation With Kiva Rose

The Medicine Woman’s Roots is one of the most informative and beautiful sources for everything related to folk herbalism, bioregionalism and land-based living there is, a real celebration of all that plants awaken in us as individuals and as a community.

Animals And Plants Evolve Faster In Cities — With Implications For Humans

Cities are hubs of commerce, politics, population — and evolution? Yep. Due to human-wrought environmental change, biological evolution moves more quickly in cities than in other areas.

How To Help Immigrant And Muslim Neighbors

People are turning their anger into action, borrowing in some cases from the 10 Actions, 100 Days campaign of the women’s marches, finding ways to connect with and support immigrant and Muslim neighbors and communities.

Good News Headlines 2/14/17

This land is your land: Seattle Symphony responds to Trump travel ban with ‘Music Beyond Borders’

The Most Important Thing You’re Not Discussing With Your Doctor

The idea that health care should be patient-centered sounds obvious, but what does that mean?

Yellowstone National Park Sends Hundreds Of America’s Last Wild Buffalo To Slaughter

Under continued pressure from Montana livestock interests, Yellowstone National Park is sending hundreds of America’s last wild buffalo—the National Mammal of the U.S.—to slaughter.

Town Halls Become ‘Indivisible’ Epicenters As Trump Resistance Grows

With help from activist manual written by former congressional staffers, Republicans face angry crowds in home states.

How To Get Rid Of Lice

While medicated shampoos are touted as the best way to get rid of head lice, you have to decide whether you really want to slather your child’s hair up with pesticides, especially when they may not kill the lice and there are other effective alternatives.

4 Ways To Bring Self-Care Into Your Work

Imagine how much more effective you and your community organization could be if you took care of yourself as you take care of those your group serves.

Global Warming Will Hit US Northeast Hard

US scientists provide new reality check for Donald Trump on the combined stresses of global warming and the rising costs of water.

Army Corps Opens Public Comment On Dakota Access Pipeline

Members of the public have until February 20 to weigh in on the proposed $3.8 billion project, which has faced months of resistance from members of hundreds of indigenous nations, as well as their non-Native allies.

Good News Headlines 2/7/17

Following backlash from conservationists across the Western states, Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced that he is pulling a bill that would have sold off more than 3 million acres of federal land.

Does Having Meaning In Your Life Keep You Healthy?

It helps prevent heart attack and stroke, staves off dementia, enables people to sleep better, have better sex and live longer. Oh, and it’s free…

Meditation For Donald Trump

You may want to use this strategy too.

Amid “Muslim Ban” Chaos, Van Jones Sends In His Love Army

Lawyers and protestors took action: “Nobody’s going to fight alone.”

How Planned Parenthood Has Helped Millions Of Women, Including Me

Planned Parenthood has allowed generations of low-income women to survive childbirth, to combat sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and to plan their pregnancies.

Fast-Food Packaging Contains Chemicals Banned Around The World

A new study has found that some fast-food packaging from across the U.S. contains a variety of fluorinated compounds -- a few of which have been linked to potential health effects.

How Sharing Can Help Change Consumption Culture

All around the world, local communities are exploring fresh new ideas beyond the traditional white elephant sales and thrift shops for stretching resources, cutting down on waste, and making social connections.

Sustainable Medicine: A Conversation With Didi Pershouse

We not only have developed a system of medicine that assumes you can cure one part of your body while poisoning another, but we have been told to accept that disconnection as a precondition for getting well. Didi Pershouse is part of a growing movement challenging this disconnection.

How To Support Gay Rights In 2017

There are plenty of actions people can take to make America safe and secure for every sexual orientation and gender identity.

Good News Headlines 1/31/17

These conservation success stories remind us that the mass extinction of the world’s species doesn’t have to be inevitable.

A Letter To Free Fire Cider Supporters From Rosemary Gladstar

It’s time to stand up in support of Free Fire Cider for all!

What Exactly Is The “Myth Of The Climate Change 97%”?

What exactly is the “Myth of the Climate Change 97%” mentioned by Senator Inhofe during recent confirmation hearings of Trump’s cabinet post nominations?

From Obama’s Top Scientist, Words Of Caution On Climate

As President Obama’s chief science adviser, John Holdren has been instrumental in developing climate policy. In an interview with Yale e360, Holdren talks about the urgency of the climate challenge and why he hopes the next administration will not abandon efforts to address it.
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Daily Astrology

August 21, 2017

Today’s much anticipated total eclipse of the Sun occurs simultaneously with the Leo New Moon. It is the Moon that blots out the light of the Sun. Like all eclipses, this one brings its share of inner revelations, secrets outed and other surprises…
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August 2017

January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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August 20 - 27, 2017 Qi Gong Master Key 1 And 2 Teacher Training (Prerequisites apply – please see our website) This week long teacher training course has three objectives:...

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East Street
Lenox, MA  01240
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Sponsor: Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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August 20 - 27, 2017 Are you between jobs or feeling a bit ho hum about your current career? Are you looking for a powerful new tool to give you that much needed competitive edge? Have you been...

Cost: $2489

Where:
Southern CT
Location TBD
, CT
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Sponsor: Mind Matters Hypnosis Center, LLC
Telephone: 860-693-6448
Contact Name: Lisa Zaccheo
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Sunday Reiki treatments with Reiki master and practitioner Linda Simons in Brookline, MA. Start your week off on a more balanced note with a Reiki treatment on a Sunday afternoon. Please join me...

Cost: Sliding Scale $20-$40

Where:
233 Harvard Street
Suite 36
Brookline, MA  02446
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Telephone: 617-304-2205
Contact Name: LInda Simons
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Guided loving kindness meditation every Sunday at HeartSong Spiritual Wellness. No charge to attend. Donations are appreciated to help support this non-profit wellness center. Read more:...

Cost: Free

Where:
HeartSong Spiritual Wellness
23 Pine Street
Milford, MA  01757
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Sponsor: HeartSong
Contact Name: Jacki Rose
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January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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Qigong is an amazing practice used to prevent and heal disease. Qigong is a series of flowing and repeated movements, stretches and breathing exercises. Qigong movements are gentle and easy to...

Cost: $12

Where:
The Arlington Center
369 Mass Ave
Arlington, MA
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Sponsor: Maryellen LaBelle
Telephone: 781-710-4325
Contact Name: Maryellen LaBelle
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Weekly yoga classes with Rev. Michelle Caron, RMT, CYT, ZIN of Harmony Way on Wednesdays at 12:15 PM and Fridays at 9:30 AM at the Wilbraham Senior Center. Class welcomes all ages and uses a...

Cost: $5

Where:
Wilbraham Senior Center
45 Post Office Park, #4502
Wilbraham, MA  01095
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Sponsor: Harmony Way
Telephone: 413-636-2475
Contact Name: Rev. Michelle Caron, RMT, CYT, ZIN
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MBSR: Tools for Managing Stress and Enhancing Wellbeing Dates: Wednesday Evenings July 12, 19, 25 August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 Retreat: Saturday, August 26, 2017 9:30-4:30 PM Join us for a...

Cost: $300 - $650

Where:
Cambridge Health Alliance
26 Central Street
Somerville, MA  02143
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Sponsor: Center for Mindfulness and Compassion
Telephone: 617-591-6132
Contact Name: Bridget Kiley
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January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
Website »

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Weekly yoga classes with Rev. Michelle Caron, RMT, CYT, ZIN of Harmony Way on Wednesdays at 12:15 PM and Fridays at 9:30 AM at the Wilbraham Senior Center. Class welcomes all ages and uses a...

Cost: $5

Where:
Wilbraham Senior Center
45 Post Office Park, #4502
Wilbraham, MA  01095
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Sponsor: Harmony Way
Telephone: 413-636-2475
Contact Name: Rev. Michelle Caron, RMT, CYT, ZIN
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Come unwind at the end of the week with your Anastasia's Health Happenings tribe! Fridays in Amesbury… Kick start your spiritual journey by supporting others on their spiritual...

Cost: $5 suggested donation

Where:
Anastasia’s Health Happenings
110 Haverhill Rd
Bldg. C, Suite 342
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Sponsor: Anastasia’s Health Happenings
Telephone: 978-621-8435
Contact Name: Patti Anastasia
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January 14 - December 9, 2017 With Tom Frederick Novice — This 12-month program is designed to assist you on your journey to spiritual enlightenment. Here we study a variety of esoteric...

Cost: $1300

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
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