Good News Headlines 2/14/17



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This Land Is Your Land: Seattle Symphony Responds To Trump Travel Ban With ‘Music Beyond Borders’

by Brendan Kiley, The Seattle Times

At least one quarter of SSO musicians are immigrants, said principal trumpet player David Gordon, and they felt an urgency to respond to President Trump’s executive order… Read More

 


 

Monsanto’s Roundup Must Carry Cancer Warning Label, Judge Decrees

by Dr. Joseph Mercola, mercola.com

Fresno County Superior Court Judge Kristi Kapetan recently struck another nail in the company's coffin, striking down Monsanto's attempt to overturn California's 2015 ruling to require Prop 65 warnings on glyphosate… Read More

 


 

Company Develops Shipping Pallet That Can Be Transformed Into Sports Equipment For Refugees

from Good News Network

With the backdrop of increasingly negative rhetoric and government policy directed at displaced people, this Brooklyn-based company is working to make sure that refugees — specifically the 51% of whom are children — are afforded the basic human right of the ability to play… Read More

 


 

6 New England Patriots Skipping Visit To Trump’s White House

by Gabrielle Levy, US News and World Report

At least six members of the Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots say they won’t join the team for the traditional post-championship visit to the White House, with at least half explicitly citing their discomfort with President Donald Trump and his administration… Read More

 


 

Cannabis Exerts Powerful Neuroprotective Effects And May Soon Be Used In Stroke And Cardiac Emergencies

by Marco Torres, Prevent Disease

The reason cannabis is so effective medicinally is directly related to its ability to interact with receptors in the body which inhibit inflammation and prevent disease… Read More

 


 

Yale Renames Calhoun College Over Namesake’s Ties To Slavery And White Supremacy

by Maquita Peters, WBUR

The vote by the Ivy League’s trustees comes after years of debate and it overturns last April’s decision to keep the name. That decision had fueled campus protests from student activists… Read More

 


 

Huge Win For Renewables In Maryland As Lawmakers Override Governor’s Veto

by Stefanie Spear, EcoWatch

The renewable portfolio standard (RPS), according to the Maryland Climate Coalition, will result in an additional 250 megawatts of solar energy in the state and more than 1,000 megawatts of additional renewable energy in the region… Read More

 


 

Melinda Gates Pledges To Help 120 Million Women Access Birth Control By 2020

by Jillian Kramer, Glamour

Gates’ pledge is even more important today than when she first made it in 2012. As Republicans begin work to repeal the ACA, there’s been a surge of women seeking alternative ways to obtain birth control and a growing fear they'll no longer be able to afford their desired method, such as IUDs… Read More

 


 

How Two Cities Are Taking A Major Stand Against The Dakota Access Pipeline

by Andre Grant, Good Magazine

Seattle, Washington, and Davis, California, have both divested their individual assets from Wells Fargo over concerns with the bank’s role as lender to the Dakota Access Pipeline project, NPR reported… Read More

 


 

Huge Counter-Protests Overwhelm ‘Defund Planned Parenthood’ Rallies

from Common Dreams

Hundreds of different counter-demonstrations, large, small and in between, were held across the country Saturday - overwhelming the anti-choice rallies… Read More

 

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May 2017

Learn how to give the gift of Reiki's self-care and healing to yourself, family members, pets, and others. Reiki helps us heal the heart and mind, manifest a healthy body, experience a life of...

Cost: $125

Where:
Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road, Suite B2
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: Northeast Reiki Center
Telephone: 508-808-5696
Contact Name: Lou Orsan
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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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May 21 - June 25, 2017 3 sessions remaining Explore ancient shamanic healing techniques in this safe, experiential workshop. Learn the basic, core technique of the shamanic journey, a visionary...

Cost: $50 per session

Where:
Keene Unitarian Universalist Church
69 Washington Street
(and corner of Taylor Street)
Keene, NH
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Sponsor: Cycles of Spirit Spiritualist Church & One Spirit Shamanic Arts
Contact Name: Jay Thomas
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May Workshop: Full Flower Moon Herbs that calm seasonal allergies Part of a content-rich and intensive 10-month series.  You can sign up for one or all. Simply email your intent to...

Cost: $20 includes all materials and handouts.

Where:
Hillside Herbals
Jefferson, MA


Sponsor: Hillside Herbals
Telephone: 508-847-8615
Contact Name: Rachel Ross
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Welcome to our 3rd Crystal Wisdom & Wellness Gathering - this one’s focused on “The Wonders of Quartz” - we'll be exploring the human/crystal energy zones using only...

Where:
The Arlington Center
Arlington, MA


Sponsor: Crystal Concentrics
Contact Name: Kyle Russell
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Hatha yoga classes are held on Sunday mornings from 10 - 11 am in the Function Room at the Village at Waterman Lake. These classes are mixed levels and open to the public. Please register at...

Cost: $12

Where:
Village at Waterman Lake
715 Putnam Pike
Greenville, RI  02828
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Sponsor: The Yoga Workshop
Telephone: 401-261-1060
Contact Name: Barbara Fetta
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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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Prayer for Peace — Lao-Tse If there is to be peace in the world, There must be peace in the nations. If there is to be peace in the nations, There must be peace in the cities. If...

Cost: Donation / heart offering

Where:
HeartSong Spiritual Wellness
23 Pine Street
Milford, MA  01757
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Sponsor: HeartSong Spiritual Wellness Center
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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 for health, healing and inspiration. Qigong is a series of flowing and repeated movements, stretches and breathing exercises that are very easy to learn and may be...

Cost: Drop in $20 or purchase series card

Where:
The Yoga Depot
17 Depot Square
Lexington, MA  02420
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Sponsor: BodyWork Revolution
Telephone: 781-372-1000
Contact Name: Steve Cunningham
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Feeling stuck in some area of your life? Learn how to shift your energy to support your intuition, relationships, life direction. Release what is holding you back — live and act from your...

Cost: $100 each class plus book /CDs

Where:
Gracepoint Holistic Health
382 Boston Turnpike
Suite 203B
Shrewsbury, MA  01545
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Sponsor: Gracepoint Holistic Health
Telephone: 508-868-2168
Contact Name: Diane Burns
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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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A 2-hour introduction to the practice of mindfulness. You will be introduced to Mindful Based Stress Reduction, MBSR, the science-based program developed at the University of...

Cost: Free

Where:
LifeCare Physical Therapy
38 Southwest Cutoff
Northborough , MA
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Sponsor: Center for Resilient Living
Telephone: 508-556-7022
Contact Name: Ginny Wholley
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“While virtually unheard of in western society until the 20th century, meditation is having a surge in popularity as of late. Whether you’re looking to decrease stress, increase...

Cost: $20

Where:
YOUnity Yoga & Wellness
189 Main Street
4th floor
Milford, MA  01757
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Telephone: 508-478-3333
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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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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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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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Having dealt with chronic Lyme for over 20 years and almost in hospice Jeff Hickson has been helping fellow Lymies cope with and get help for this horrific disease. After receiving treatment from a...

Cost: Free

Where:
YOUnity Yoga & Wellness
189 Main Street
4th floor
Milford, MA  01757
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Telephone: 508-478-3333
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Brookhaven Hospice is looking for alternative therapy volunteers (Reiki, massage, aromatherapy, and more) to volunteer with patients in various cities around MA and NH. Trainings to become a...

Cost: Free

Where:
, MA

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A Reiki Share is a gathering of Reiki practitioners who congregate for a combination social/healing session. The primary purpose of having a "share" is for practitioners to participate in...

Cost: $10

Where:
Open Doors
395 Washington Street
Braintree, MA  02170
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Sponsor: Leslie Miller Jewett
Telephone: (857) 526-3301
Contact Name: Leslie Miller Jewett
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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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Start Date: May 26, 2017  Fri 6-9pm & Sat/Sun 10-6pm Designed to prepare individuals who are interested in helping themselves and others in a rewarding career as a Professional...

Cost: $1995 (Early Bird $1795)

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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May 26 - 28, 2017 Join us as we celebrate health and energy healing. You won’t want to miss this weekend packed full of knowledge, healing and insights: High profile international...

Cost: Free to $97

Where:
Lesley University Hall, 2nd Floor
1815 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA  02140
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Sponsor: Energy Healing Symposium
Telephone: 647-334-9432
Contact Name: Kathy Wilson
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May 26 - 29, 2017 Flying Phoenix Qigong with Sifu Terry Dunn is a 3-day and 5-day intensive Qigong workshop that teaches participants the essential core practice of Flying Phoenix Heavenly...

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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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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Lectures/classes are generally between 45 minutes and 1.5 hours. If you must leave before the video ends, that is okay. Video presentations will be facilitated by varied ashram members and...

Cost: $5 donation is suggested

Where:
Yoga At The Ashram
368 Village Street
Millis, MA  02054
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Sponsor: Yoga At The Ashram
Telephone: 508-376-4525
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March 27 - 28, 2017 9am - 5pm Deepen your understanding, practice and enjoyment of the complete system of Reiki. A two-day training facilitated by Lou Orsan, Reiki Shihan (master teacher)...

Cost: $225

Where:
Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road, Suite B2
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: Northeast Reiki Center
Telephone: 508-808-5696
Contact Name: Lou Orsan
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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
View map »


Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
Contact Name: Women of Wisdom
Website »

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May 27 - June 1 With Diana Medina and GTT staff. These events provide a unique opportunity to deepen your process of self - exploration. For certified practitioners, either of the modules can...

Where:
Guest House Retreat and Conference Center
318 W Main St
Chester, CT  06412
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Sponsor: Grof Transpersonal Training
Telephone: 415-383-8779
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