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Mothers Dying After Childbirth Is A Medical Issue—But Cultural, Too

Even as the U.S. rate of infant mortality has decreased, the rate of maternal mortality has increased. Here’s what male-dominated medicine has to do with it.

Featured Events: The Healing Power of Cannabis

The Healing Power of Cannabis Conference will focus on medicinal uses, home preparation and organic cultivation of medicinal cannabis and is geared towards herbalists, health care and medical professionals…

Good News Headlines 4/17/18

The New Zealand government will grant no new offshore oil exploration permits in a move that is being hailed by conservation and environmental groups as a historic victory in the battle against climate change…

5 Places To View Pre-Colonial America

The ancient history of this country is often overlooked. Here are landmarks significant to Indigenous people that were renamed by white settlers.

A New Poor People’s Campaign Is Gearing Up To Launch On Mother’s Day

A major new report makes the case for a ‘fusion movement’ against systemic racism, poverty and inequality, militarism and the war economy, and ecological devastation.

How Big Wireless War-Gamed The Science On Risks, While Making Customers Addicted To Their Phones

A conversation with Mark Hertsgaard, The Nation’s environment correspondent and investigative editor, who co-authored a major new exposé, “How Big Wireless Made Us Think That Cell Phones Are Safe.”

Good News Headlines 4/10/17

A Massachusetts state education board unanimously voted Tuesday to approve a resolution against arming teachers in the state.

5 Indigenous Women Asserting The Modern Matriarchy

They’re reclaiming the tradition of female leadership and turning the old, white, male-dominated perspective of history on its head.

Good News Headlines 4/3/18

Every week in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Zibin Guo guides veterans in wheelchairs through slow-motion tai chi poses as a Bluetooth speaker plays soothing instrumental music.

Why Denmark Dominates The World Happiness Report Rankings Year After Year

The new World Happiness Report again ranks Denmark among the top three happiest of 155 countries surveyed – a distinction that the country has earned for seven consecutive years.

Good News Headlines 3/27/18

The world’s largest tropical wetland notched an important win today with new commitments that require sustainable development of the Pantanal, a 42-million-acre wetland that touches three countries…

A Crisis In Consciousness – And The Laws That Will See Us Through

In the face of growing injustice and human suffering, we see all around us a marked movement towards the expression of unity and synthesis.

The Catholic Sisters Empowering Women Around The World

Next week, Catholic sisters will be joining a U.N. discussion on opportunities for gender equality.

Teaching Students How To Dissent Is Part Of Democracy

In scenes unprecedented in previous school shootings, the past few weeks have been marked by students taking to the streets, to the media, to corporations and elected officials in protest over gun practices and policies.

Good News Headlines 3/20/18

An average of 225 homeless people seek safety and rest on the pews in the sanctuary of St. Boniface church in San Francisco every day, thanks to The Gubbio Project.

Stephen Hawking Warned About The Perils Of Artificial Intelligence – Yet AI Gave Him A Voice

The late Stephen Hawking was a major voice in the debate about how humanity can benefit from artificial intelligence. Hawking made no secret of his fears that thinking machines could one day take charge.

In Pictures and Video: Highlights From the #NationalStudentWalkout

“What you are doing is of national significance,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) told students in D.C. “You're leading this country in the right direction.”

Good News Headlines 3/13/18

A new report looked at the best and worst states for women in the U.S., and Massachusetts ranked high for being female-friendly.

The Disruption Of White Supremacy

The white male-centric colonial system is incapable of the leadership we need, and Indigenous knowledge is essential for the innovation that will follow this disruption.

Good News Headlines 3/6/18

New California legislation would require polyester clothing to have a label warning about shedding in the wash.

Newly Discovered Language In Malaysia Has ‘Rich Vocabulary To Describe Exchanging And Sharing’

Linguists from Sweden’s Lund University have discovered a previously undocumented language with an unexpectedly rich vocabulary of words to describe sharing and cooperation.

Food By Local Farmers. Distribution System By Ants.

Looking for a way to help a sustainable food system grow, Cullen Naumoff turned to nature.

Good News Headlines 2/27/18

For the last 13 years, Elsa Lumsden has been giving female inmates a second chance at life with an unusually beautiful set of skills…

What I Want For My Son And The Daddies Who Adopted Him

I want my son to have male role models, female role models, and to know that families can look like anything. I want him to have options that I never did.

Speak The Truth, But Not To Punish

The world’s most famous Buddhist monk speaks on how to build community in a state of toxic public discourse.

Divorce: A Conscious Perspective

People of divorce don't need to be injected into an adversarial battlefield. They need support and guidance.

The Great Transformation: A World Awakening

We are currently living in the most profoundly transformative time in the history of the planet.

Why Gender Matters — It’s About Every Student plus LGBQT Glossary

Through a thoughtful consideration of the uniqueness and validity of every person’s experiences of self, we can develop greater acceptance for all.

Spring/Summer 2018 Book Reviews

The premature fatalism that pervades the cancer world, combined with a rush into conventional treatment, means that patients overlook personalized integrative and alternative options that can be tremendously beneficial to their survival.

3 Strategies Today’s Activist Women Share With Their Foremothers

Sloganeering among Facebook friends is inspiring, but leveraging personal relationships with old-fashioned “shoe-leather” campaigns is still the best way to turn enthusiasts into voters.
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Daily Astrology

April 21, 2018

The Cancer Moon takes us on an emotional roller coaster ride. It’s easy to attain meditative states this morning. Creative juices are flowing, too. A breathtaking peak is scaled at midday as the Moon trines Neptune. Twists of fate and other…
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April 2018

Open hours for the Native American Trunk Show: Friday, April 13: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Saturday, April 14: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Sunday, April 15: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Please join us as we...

Cost: No charge for admission to the show

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
90 Main Street
Andover, MA  01810
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Have you done yoga before but feel a little rusty? Haven't been on your mat in a while? Yoga Basics is a great place to begin again. Do you feel you need motivation to jump-start your...

Cost: $60

Where:
YogaLife Institute of NH
6 Chestnut Street
Lower Level
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute of NH
Telephone: 603-969-8968
Contact Name: Brian Serven
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Learn new skills while supporting a good cause! Please RSVP here. Would you like to learn some simple, profound techniques to foster deeper connection? At this special fundraiser event for...

Cost: $25 - $100

Where:
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA


Contact Name: Brynn Bhishop
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Interested in learning more about this life affirming and in-depth eight week course with Erin Woo? Join us on Tuesday April 17th from 6-8pm for a free orientation. All are welcome!...

Cost: Free

Where:
Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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Sponsor: Balance Bethlehem
Telephone: 603-869-2125
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Feel the bliss of opening your spine, while being totally supported and meticulously aligned. Great for sciatica and low back pain! Classes also held Saturday mornings.

Cost: $18 drop in

Where:
Bliss Through Yoga
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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Hypnosis as a wellness modality offers you the opportunity to engage with your subconscious mind to connect with and understand your thoughts, habits, and belief systems. By working with the...

Cost: $20

Where:
Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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Sponsor: Balance Bethlehem
Telephone: 603-869-2125
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Neurosculpting® is a trademarked 5-step process fusing the latest in neuroscience within a guided meditation to help individuals easliy harness the power of self-directed neuroplasticity for...

Cost: $40

Where:
Breather
262 Washington Street 402-2
Downtown Crossing
Boston, MA  02108
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Sponsor: Brain Hacker
Telephone: 617-821-5560
Contact Name: Katie DiChiara
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YogaLife studio would like to offer this opportunity to slow it down, step back, notice your breath and sit quietly in community. Join us Thursdays from 5:40-6:30 PM. No Yoga...

Cost: Free

Where:
YogaLife Institute
6 Chestnut Street
Suite A
Exeter, MA  03833
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Telephone: 603-969-8968
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Third Tuesday of every month! A wonderful way to dilute stress and heal yourself with peace. www.WisdomoftheAges.biz www.Facebook.com/WisdomoftheAgesStore

Cost: $10

Where:
Wisdom of the Ages
Simsbury, CT


Telephone: 860-651-1172
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April 20 - 21, 2018 Providing valuable insight into diagnosing and treating tick-borne diseases and associated health concerns using an integrative medical approach. Join us for this exceptional...

Where:
Westin Baltimore, Washington International (BWI) Airport
, DC


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Join Rose Goldblatt in a day long yoga immersion for the opportunity to further your understanding of all aspects of yoga and to deepen your asana practice. It can be difficult to fully...

Cost: $100

Where:
Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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Sponsor: Balance Bethlehem
Telephone: 603-869-2125
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Integrative treatment model for self-healing, as well as training for counselors, LICWs, doctors, nurses, yoga teachers. Pre-requisite: Introducing YCBT. www.YogaAtTheAshram.org...

Where:
Yoga at the Ashram
368 Village St
Millis, MA  02054
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Telephone: 508-376-4525
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EFT tapping for stress, food cravings, and long-term weight maintenance. This event is free to the public! Community members and professionals welcome! In a once in a lifetime...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newburyport City Hall Auditorium
60 Pleasant St.
Newburyport, MA  01950
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Sponsor: Awaken Holistic Counseling Services and the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP)
Telephone: 978-255-7893
Contact Name: Kerri Morrison
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With Julie Rost Yoga philosophy presents five paths up the mountain toward enlightenment. In simple terms they are through a healthy body (Tantra), mindful actions (Karma), inner wisdom (Jnana),...

Cost: $150 (includes lunch)

Where:
YogaLife Institute
6 Chestnut St
Suite A
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute
Telephone: 603-969-8968
Contact Name: Brian Serven
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Join us for our Wellness Fair Fundraiser for Boston Children’s Hospital. Choose from the following classes and services: Mini yoga classes Mini chair massage Mini acupressure Mini...

Cost: $10

Where:
State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 E. Hartford Avenue, Unit A
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Telephone: 508-278-2818
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