Good News Headlines 12/1/15



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Woman Purchases An Entire Toy Store – Donates All To Kids In Homeless Shelters

by Amanda Froelich, Real Farmacy

Thanks to the kindness of one woman, thousands of kids at homeless shelters in NYC will experience more cheer this Christmas…  Read more

 


 

Homeless Choir Invited To Perform At White House Christmas Concert

by Terry Turner, Good News Network

President and Mrs. Obama have invited the Homeward Choir, which is entirely made up of men who stay at the Central Night Shelter in Atlanta, Georgia, to perform at the White House on December 21…  Read more

 


 

Mass State’s High Court Rules Against Prison’s ‘Sweat Lodge’ Closure

by Martin Finucane, Boston Globe

The state’s highest court says that the closure of a sweat lodge at a state prison violates federal law and an agreement settling a previous lawsuit…  Read more

 


 

American Medical Association Votes To Ban Prescription Drug Commercials

from Real Farmacy

AMA board chair-elect Patrice Harris said that the vote “reflects concerns among physicians about the negative impact of commercially-driven promotions,” specifically railing on the drug companies getting people hooked on expensive drugs…  Read more

 


 

EPA Turnaround On Toxic Herbicide 'Huge Victory For Future Of Food'

by Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams

Citing "new information" on the herbicide's environmental toxicity, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced it will revoke its controversial approval of Dow's Enlist Duo after determining that its combination of chemicals may be significantly more harmful than initially believed…  Read more

 


 

170,000 Kentucky Ex-Felons Just Gained The Right To Vote

by Aarian Marshall, Good Magazine

As of last week, Kentucky was one of just three states—the others are Florida and Iowa—to bar individuals with past criminal convictions from voting. But this week, Governor Steve Beshear changed all that…  Read more

 


 

President Of Gambia Bans Female Genital Mutilation

from Good News Network

The President of the Republic of The Gambia has declared a ban on Female Genital Mutilation in The Gambia during a rally held in Kanilai…  Read more

 


 

U.S. Government Slams Door On Invasive Experiments On Chimps

by Wayne Pacelle, The Humane Society of the United States/EcoWatch

The National Institutes of Health announced it has scuttled plans to maintain a colony of 50 chimpanzees for research—reversing a decision the agency made a little more than two years ago…  Read more

 


 

California Farmer Returns 700 Acres Of Coastal Land To Native American Tribe

by Ariana Marisol, Real Farmacy

A California landowner has made the decision to return his family farm to a neighboring Native American tribe whose ancestors once used the land to fish, hunt, and roam free…  Read more

 


 

Costco And Red Lobster Say No To GMO Salmon

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

The U.S. FDA's controversial approval of AquaBounty’s genetically modified (GMO) salmon has garnered further backlash from national grocery stores and restaurant chains…  Read more

 


 

Research Reveals Nutrition Improves Mental Health Better Than Prescription Medication

by Kasim Khan, Real Pharmacy

Dr. Julia Rucklidge advises us that despite the array of medications on the market, mental illness continues to rise…  Read more

 

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Daily Astrology

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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