Good News Headlines 11/1/17



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Another Win For The Oceans! Chile Bans Plastic Bags In Coastal Regions

by Aleksandra Pajda, One Green Planet

Another country has joined efforts to stop the plastic pollution crisis by banning single-use plastic bags… Read More

 


 

When Girl With Winning Score Is Denied Title, Runner-up Offers Trophy: ‘I Didn’t Win, You Did’

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

It may be the 21st century, but this archaic golf tournament rule said that Emily Nash could not be given a trophy or award for her score – even though she played better than all the boys… Read More

 


 

Boston Launches Office Of Returning Citizens To help Previously-Incarcerated Residents Start Anew

by Kristin Toussaint, Boston Metro

How does someone start to rebuild their life after they’ve been incarcerated? Mayor Marty Walsh is hoping his newly-formed office will help those ready to reenter society… Read More

 


 

Tesla’s Solar Vision Gets Its First Big Test In Puerto Rico

by Amelia Urry, Grist

It was a transaction concocted on Twitter — and in a few short weeks, declared official: Tesla is helping to bring power back to Puerto Rico… Read More

 


 

12 Big Cities Commit To Electric-Only Buses And Fossil-Fuel-Free Zones

by Sami Grover, Treehugger

Starting in 2025, the Mayors of London, Los Angeles, Paris, Cape Town, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Quito, Vancouver, Mexico City, Milan, Seattle and Auckland have promised to only purchase electric or other zero-emission buses for their city fleets… Read More

 


 

Music Offers Hope To Puerto Ricans Recovering From Hurricane Maria

from WBUR

Residents of Puerto Rico are still recovering from the ravages of Hurricane Maria, and musicians both on the mainland and on the island are recording songs of hope and inspiration to raise money for relief efforts… Read More

 


 

Narcan Opioid Overdose Spray Is Now Stocked By All Walgreens Pharmacies

by Bill Chappell, NPR

It has the power to save lives by targeting opioid overdoses — something that kills more than 140 Americans every day… Read More

 


 

New Zealand Government To Plant 100 Million Trees Yearly

by Lorraine Chow, Ecowatch

New Zealand’s next prime minister Jacinda Ardern has set ambitious environmental policies to confront a warming planet… Read More

 

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February 25, 2018

The stars are hyper busy. From sunrise until late tonight the celestial agenda is quite full.The waxing Moon is in Cancer. Home and family life is sure to be eventful and for the most part, satisfying. Early morning inspiration comes via a conjunction…
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February 2018

With Deborah Sisson When we are living with an attitude of beginner’s mind we are open to embracing possibility at each new moment and stage of life. We meet ourselves right where we are...

Cost: $35

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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Snow Moon - Spring Tonics I Tree saps, barks and roots - the liver tonic herbs and digestive health - herbal decoctions Please email rjrcnm@gmail.com if interested. Attendees will receive...

Cost: Drop in Fee $10 includes all materials and handouts.

Where:
Jefferson, MA


Sponsor: Hillside Herbals
Telephone: 508-847-8615
Contact Name: Rachel Ross
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Come by anytime during open shopping hours! Friday, February 23: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm Saturday, February 24: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday, February 25: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm We are very...

Cost: Free to attend

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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Are you curious about yoga but don't know where to begin? The Intro to Yoga Series is a great place to start your practice. This series will provide a safe, non-competitive and welcoming...

Cost: $90 for series

Where:
YogaLife Institute
6 Chestnut St, Suite A
Exeter, NH  03833
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Stress less, sleep better, have fun! Designed to help preteens develop self-awareness, emotional resilience, healthy body image, and compassion through asana, breathing practices, meditation and...

Cost: $18

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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Qigong and tai chi are 2500+ year old healing arts originating in China. These moving meditations offer unique health benefits that western medicine is...

Cost: $11-$15 per class

Where:
Chelmsford Wellness Center
3 Littleton Road, 2nd Floor
Westford, MA  01886
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Sponsor: Cultivating Qi
Telephone: 978-856-8118
Contact Name: Dave Crocker
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A guided tour in discovering, confirming and verifying your personality, behaviors and habits. A three part series at the Waltham Public Library Monday, February 5 7:15PM Monday, February 12...

Cost: Free

Where:
Waltham Public Library
735 Main Street
Waltham, MA  02451
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Sponsor: Waltham Public Library
Telephone: 781-314-3429
Contact Name: Louise Goldstein
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March - June 2018 Learn how to hypnotize, how to use hypnosis to help clients, and how to turn hypnosis into a profitable business. Instructor John Koenig has practiced hypnosis since 1998.

Where:
Richmond Square Technology Center
Providence, RI


Telephone: 401-374-1890
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Qigong and tai chi are 2500+ year old healing arts originating in China. These moving meditations offer unique health benefits that western medicine is integrating into treatment plans. By...

Cost: $12-$17 per class

Where:
Dragonfly Wellness Ceneter
176 Jackson Road
Devens, MA  01434
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Sponsor: Cultivating Qi
Telephone: 978-856-8118
Contact Name: Dave Crocker
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Mind-Body Healing (or "Mind-Body Therapy") is based on the idea that the mind and body act as one in the healing process. It uses specific techniques to quiet the mind, release negative...

Cost: $65

Where:
Newton South High School, Wheeler, 2107
140 Brandeis Road
Newton Center, MA  02459
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Sponsor: Newton Community Education
Telephone: 617-559-6999
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“He who does not understand astrology is not a doctor but a fool.” - Hippocrates (460BC - 380 BC), father of medicine In this workshop you will learn the healing potentials of the 12...

Cost: $95

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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This workshop is packed with tools and techniques to help you stay balanced and in tune with the seasons. Join John and dive deep into your body with this workshop focused on the crown-7th chakra....

Cost: $70

Where:
Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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