Good News Headlines 2/6/18



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The Surprising Community That’s Holding The Largest Beach Cleanup Ever

by Emma Loewe, Mind Body Green

What began as a few nature lovers, the cleanup team eventually amassed hundreds more helping hands, then thousands… Read More

 


 

Boston Awarded $150K Grant To Help Feed BPS Students Healthy Meals

by Kristin Toussaint, Boston Metro

Mayor Marty Walsh accepted the award to support BOSFoodLove at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington… Read More

 


 

More Than 80 Cats Adopted From Cafe Where Diners Can Play With Them

from SunnySkyz

A cafe in Australia gives diners the chance to play with up to 15 cats while waiting for their desserts and it has helped more than 80 cats find a home… Read More

 


 

Stripes Of Wildflowers Across Farm Fields Could Cut Pesticide Spraying

by Damian Carrington, The Guardian

The stripy fields have been planted across England as part of a trial to boost the natural predators of pests that attack cereal crops… Read More

 


 

Lena Horne, Legendary Performer And Civil Rights Activist, Honored With U.S. Forever Stamp

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson, Good Black News

Born in Brooklyn, NY, on June 30, 1917, Horne was a trailblazer in Hollywood for women of color and used her fame to inspire Americans as a dedicated activist for civil rights… Read More

 


 

Why Animal Testing In Cosmetics Will Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

by Katherine Martinko, Treehugger

Dr. Catherine Willett explains how advances in biology are finally allowing ethics to catch up with science… Read More

 


 

Norway Decides In Favor Of Wild Reindeer Over Energy

by Melissa Breyer, Treehugger

The government rejected plans for a wind farm in Bygland over concerns it could threaten the wild reindeer who call the area home… Read More

 


 

Chile Adds 10 Million Acres Of Parkland In Historic First

by Elizabeth Royte and Michael Greshko, National Geographic

American philanthropists and the Chilean government pledged to protect the land nearly a year ago. Now, it’s official… Read More

 


 

NYC’s Homeless Men And Women Soon To Have Access To Free Vending Machines

from WBUR

People who are homeless in New York City will be the first in the country to have access to free vending machines, dispensing items like food, socks, shampoo, books and more… 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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