Good News Headlines 12/26/17



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Sesame Street Just Landed A $100 Million Grant To Help Refugee Kids

by Chris Morris, Fortune

The MacArthur Foundation has awarded Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) a five-year, $100 million grant to educate displaced children in the Middle East, specifically those affected by conflict and persecution… Read More

 


 

This Group Is Tackling LGBTQ Youth Suicide Rates, One Text Message At A Time

by Britni Danielle, Good Magazine

Growing up can be tough. Between school, parental pressure, raging adolescent hormones, and trying to fit in, young people often feel overwhelmed and unable to cope… Read More

 


 

The Last Known Dancing Bears Of Nepal Have Been Rescued

by Hilary Hanson, HuffPost

On Tuesday, conservation nonprofit Jane Goodall Institute of Nepal, with help from international nonprofit World Animal Protection and local police, confiscated the two sloth bears, named Rangila and Sridevi, from their handlers in the town of Iharbari… Read More

 


 

Tea Company Exchanges Fair Trade Status For Giving Back Directly To Their Farmers

from Good News Network

Tiesta Tea’s co-founders and marketing director just got back from installing a water well for our company’s hibiscus farmers in Nigeria… Read More

 


 

Boy Who Gave Up Xbox To Help Homeless Gets Christmas Wish Directly From Microsoft

by Natalie Dreier, AJC

One boy’s selfless act has been rewarded by tech giant Microsoft. Mikah Frye decided that the money that would have been spent to get him an Xbox for Christmas would go to better use this year… Read More

 


 

Norway Becomes First Scandinavian Country To Decriminalise Drugs In Historic Vote

by Rebecca Flood, Independent

Nicolas Wilkinson, the SV party’s health spokesman, told VG that parliament’s goal was to “stop punishing people who struggle, but instead give them help and treatment”. He added the aim is to transfer responsibility for drug policy from the justice system to the health system… Read More

 


 

5 Environmental Triumphs Over Trump In 2017

by onEarth, EcoWatch

In the name of making spirits bright, here are five times Trump's environmental actions didn't succeed at trashing planet Earth in the past year… Read More

 


 

Cell Phone Radiation Risks: California Issues Groundbreaking Guidelines

by Olga Naidenko, Environmental Working Group

This week, California officially issued groundbreaking guidelines advising cell phone users to keep phones away from their bodies and limit use when reception is weak… Read More

 


 

The Nutrition Wars And Downfall Of Big Food

from Mercola.com

As consumer food preferences are rapidly changing, with more people looking for and buying healthier foods, the food industry is struggling to come up with a coordinated response to win back consumer confidence and recoup sagging sales… Read More

 

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June 24, 2018

Attending Sunday services, a family get together or meet up with like-minded friends can brighten the morning hours. Taking a drive is another good option. By late morning the waxing Scorpio Moon is void of course. Life slows, which is just fine for…
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June 2018

The largest event of its kind in Western Mass. Bringing together practitioners, providers, merchandisers, all metaphysical, spiritual, holistic and new age offerings. Readers, healing modalities,...

Cost: $5

Where:
Storrowton Carriage House and grounds
1305 Memorial Dr.
West Springfield, MA  01089
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Telephone: 413-732-9700
Contact Name: Dianna Robinson

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Do you desire more connection and intimacy? This experiential workshop is the missing link to consensual dating and conscious relationships. Whether you are single or come with your partner, you...

Cost: $147/person

Where:
Watertown Center for Healing Arts
22 Mount Auburn Street
Watertown, MA  02472
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Sponsor: Conscious Intimacy
Contact Name: Brynn Bishop
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Strawberry Moon - Healing herbs for women's health Part II Herbs for common imbalances. Please email rjrcnm@gmail.com if interested. Attendees will receive address upon enrollment. ...

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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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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June 28 - July 1, 2018 Flying Phoenix Qigong II is an intensive workshop-retreat that teaches Flying Phoenix Heavenly Healing Chi (Fei Feng San Gung), a rare and...

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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Material medica, proper usage and preparation for medicinal purposes. An exploration of pain pathways and how to interrupt them.

Where:
Boston School of Herbal Studies
Arlington, MA


Telephone: 781-646-6319
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June 30 - July 5, 2018 Plant Spirit Medicine as Spiritual Exploration and Discovery This course is for those who wish to explore the natural world and discover themselves. You may be a...

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Margaretville, NY


Telephone: 845-586-3225
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