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Musings: There's Untold Power in People United

Despite the unsettling social and economic tumult of our time, we are living in an incredibly exciting and defining era of American history!

Common Security Clubs

More Americans are bowling today than ever before, says Harvard University professor Robert D. Putnam.

The Spiritual Meaning of Community

Sangha. Congregation. Havurah. Tribe. It has been consistent throughout recorded history that a vital component...

Getting to the Root of The Bullying Epidemic

Everywhere we turn today, bullying rears its painful and destructive head: in the news, in our schools, in the workplace...

A MAP For Getting Well

"The people on the sidewalk outside this building have survived some of the toughest lives imaginable."

10 Ways to Stop Corporate Dominance of Politics

It's not too late to limit or reverse the impact of the Supreme Court's disastrous decision in Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission

Listen to the American People: An Open Letter to President Obama on Health Care Reform

My colleagues, fellow health advocates and I have been trying to meet with you for over a year now because we have an approach which will meet all of your goals and more.

Think Globally, Bank Locally

Let’s create safer, saner ways of managing our money.

Truth Emergency Inside the Progressive Media

The corporate news media is not in the business of news.

When Health Becomes Political, We All Become Activists

Over its 24-year history, Spirit of Change has been both applauded and attacked for being too political.

Does Alternative Medicine Have a Place in Healthcare Reform?

The battle by mainstream medicine to shut out alternative medicine forms of therapy is long standing and alive and well in today’s Washington.

Move To Amend

On January 21, 2010, in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations are persons, entitled by the U.S. Constitution to buy elections and run our government.

Update on the Dhamma Brothers

Winter 2009 Spirit of Change included the article, “When Time is All You Have: Vipassana Behind Bars” by Gail Lord. As promised, here’s an update on how the Donaldson Correctional Facilities Vipassana program has evolved.

Wisdom of the Peace Village Elders Documentary Series

Are we so hypnotized by our steady diet of media-fed horrors that we’ve despaired of ever achieving the dream of a violence-free world?

Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal

This isn't a party shopping list, it's a mere fraction of the contents found in a village co-op store garbage bin.

Natural Living Expo Donates

Thanks to all who attended the 3rd annual Natural Living Expo in Sturbridge, MA, September 26-27, 2009.

Inland Wind Power: The Political Landscape

Mass Audubon works to protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and wildlife and is participating in the ongoing debate on wind power in significant ways.

The Natural Living Standard

Spirit of Change publisher Carol Bedrosian and Burt Shavitz, Burt’s Bees founder, at the 2008 Natural Products Expo East in Boston this past October.

Cultural Crossroads: Have We Passed the Point Where Humanity Is Doomed?

James Hansen, the chief climatologist for NASA, is saying we need to reduce CO2 levels fast; they are already too high.

There's A Place For Negotiation

I gave the sublease agreement a quick glance. My client was looking to rent space from a tenant in a business office.

Cultural Crossroads: A Vision for the Future of America and the World

In this final chapter excerpt from What Would Jefferson Do? (Harmony Books, 2004), bestselling author Thom Hartmann reflects on why democracy works and how we can return to the Founders’ ideals.

Cultural Crossroads: Columbus Day

"Gold is most excellent; gold constitutes treasure; and he who has it does all he wants in the world, and can even lift souls up to Paradise."- Christopher Columbus, 1503 letter to the king and queen of Spain.

Joining in the People’s Parade

As a child, I remember hearing the phrase, "no life grows in a vacuum" in science class. That phrase called my attention.

Join The Parade For We The People

In January of this, I was in Washington, DC. Prior to the antiwar protest, I went to the interfaith service Saturday morning at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation...

New Hampshire Practitioners Work to Massage Out the Kinks in Legislation

On March 6, 2007, I received an urgent email from Lourdes Gray, a Reiki master in New Hampshire.

Cultural Crossroads: The Lessons Ancient People Have For Us

One of the oldest cultures on Earth is that of the !Kung Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert in the northern parts of South Africa.

Cultural Crossroads: A Middle Class Requires Democracy

Every year at Christmastime, millions of Americans watch TV portrayals of Charles Dickens’s classic novel A Christmas Carol. In the story a regular guy named Bob Cratchit works at the firm of Scrooge and Marley.

Cultural Crossroads: Occupation, Not War

Every time the media — or a Democrat — uses the phrase "War in Iraq" they are promoting one of Karl Rove's most potent Republican Party frames.

Observations on Immigration, Health and HIV/AIDS in Guatemala and the United States

Several months ago I worked in my native Guatemala at a midwifery center, Asociación de Comadronas del Area Mam (ACAM), founded in part by my parents, Elena and Felipe Ixcot, traditional Mayan midwives, and Members of the Midwives of Alliance of North America.

Cultural Crossroads: Corporatists vs. Racists — and Labor is Left Behind

The corporatist Republicans ("amnesty!") are fighting with the racist Republicans ("fence!"), and it provides an opportunity for progressives to step forward with a clear solution to the immigration problem facing America.
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Daily Astrology

April 19, 2018

A world in flux continues to change. The mercurial Gemini Moon has minds and bodies dancing and skipping from one interest or adventure to another. Conversations are lively and stimulating but a late morning lunar square to Neptune is a signal to take…
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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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