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Oncology Massage Gallery

The natural medicine of serenity infuses the grounds at Virginia Thurston Healing Garden in Harvard, MA. Read more »

Rosen Method Bodywork: Marion Rosen's Gift To The World

January 18th, 2012, Marion Rosen, the founder of Rosen Method bodywork passed away in her home in Berkley, California.
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Archive »Food

Do-It-Yourself Food Safety: An Interview with NOFA's Julie Rawson

Julie Rawson is the executive director of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Mass Chapter, a position you might say she has held since the day she walked in the door in 1984.

Healthy Cooking Timesavers

If you've been struggling with a hectic schedule and find yourself reaching for takeout menus more often than you'd like, try some of these quick and easy meal prep ideas that have worked for me.

Wholesale Approval of Genetically Engineered Foods

Over the 2011 holidays, the United States Department of Agriculture announced its approval of a novel strain of genetically engineered corn, developed by Monsanto, purportedly being "drought tolerant."
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Archive »Green Living

EarthTalk: Pharmacy In Our Drinking Water

Dear EarthTalk: Pharmaceuticals were in the news again recently, how they are polluting water and raising a host of health issues because we dispose of them both unused and used through body waste elimination. What can be done? — Lucy Abbot, Macon, GA

How Bad Are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything

"Paper or plastic?" Of course the correct answer is "neither." But on the (hopefully rare) occasions you find yourself without your personal shopping bag, what is the best response for the eco-conscious consumer? Organic food is always better, or is it?

Picture A World Without Honey Bees

In 2007, the term Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) was coined when honeybees in 24 U.S. states and four continents began disappearing. Worker bees failed to return to the hive, leaving the uncapped brood abandoned.
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Archive »Mind & Spirit

Back to Walden

If you asked me 15 years ago what I wanted carved into my tombstone, my answer would have come straight from the heart: "So what?"...

Birds: A Spiritual Field Guide

A friend was greeted by a cardinal each morning for weeks after her mother passed away. She felt comforted knowing the red bird outside her bedroom window was a message from her mother.  

Mentoring Boys to Men

The teenage years are both challenging and developmentally critical for teens as well as the adults in their lives.

Ordinary Sacred: The Simple Beauty of Everyday Life

As the world rushes crazily along preparing for elections, financial melt-downs and catastrophes, Kent Nerburn reminds us that the meaning in life comes from our humble appreciation of it.

Seeding Our Future

Many years ago my husband decided that he wanted to live on a farm. So we began the search that led us to 23 acres of undeveloped land in Medfield, Massachusetts.

Vegan is Love: Having Heart and Taking Action

Children are born to love. They love animals, people, the ocean. Vegan is Love: Having Heart and Taking Action helps children really look at what it means to act with kindness, and how veganism is part of a loving life-style.
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Full Scholarships for Veterans at the Massage School

The Massage School, with two locations in Acton and Easthampton, MA, is offering full scholarships to veterans returning from active duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

GMO? OMG! Just Label It

> You have the right to know what's in your food. 92% of Americans want the FDA to label genetically engineered or GMO foods.

Healing and Bodywork Summer Issue Preview

"When you have your health, you have everything." Especially to those suffering with the pain and symptoms of disease, no truer words can be spoken...

Instrumental Partners Program Announced

Worcester Public Schools and WICN 90.5, the NPR jazz station in Worcester, MA, announce a collaboration called Instrumental Partners.

Physical Empathy and Emotional Empathy

Guest blogger, Lisa Campion, explains the two major ways that we feel empathy — Physical Empathy and Emotional Empathy.

Seed Libraries

Utne Reader reports that a small number of public libraries around the country are beginning to do for seeds what they have long done for books.

Universal Healthcare Kicks Off in Vermont

Deb Richter, MD, resolved to fix the health care system almost as soon as she began practicing medicine more than two decades ago in inner city Buffalo.

When Art Goes Viral, Will It Also Go Extinct?

Guest blogger Linda Marks wonders what archeologists of the future will be missing if they try to unearth our world so enamored with virtual reality? The case for preserving the "clutter" of art in the physical.
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Daily Astrology

June 16, 2019

Happy Father’s Day! With a nifty trine to Neptune winged Mercury directs many early risers towards beaches, parklands and other escapades. Those who sleep in late may enjoy supernatural dreams. Under the nearly full Sagittarius Moon the urge to hit the…
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June 2019

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 $25-45

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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The Wellness Roundtable Holistic Practitioners Network creates an environment for wellness practitioners to inspire, educate and support one another, while building community and encouraging...

Cost: $20 (Drop-ins are welcome)

Where:
Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman St
#108B
Westborough, MA
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Instructor: Pam Driscoll Wednesdays, April 17, May 8, 22, June 5, 19, 6:30pm–7:30pm Join us for the Mid-Week Meditation Sampler at Creative Spirit…an opportunity to pause,...

Cost: $20 per class

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 781-797-0389
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June 15–16 9:00am–5:30 pm each day Deepen and expand your working knowledge of healing and empowering with vibrational light, color and sound in this advanced class Learn to...

Cost: $375, early bird discount of $325 if registered and paid by May 22

Where:
Gloucester, MA  01930


Telephone: 978-377-8948
Contact Name: Leontine Hartzell
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Learn the three symbols used in Reiki for personal power, emotional release, and long-distance healing as well as how to hone into the advanced gifts you receive from spirit. Taught by Reiki...

Cost: $225 early bird, $250 regular priced

Where:
The Spiritual Path with Lauren Bortolami Robbins
129 North Main Street
2nd floor (no elevator)
Mansfield, MA  02048
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Telephone: 508-339-8111
Contact Name: Lauren Bortolami Robbins
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You’ve asked for a retreat specifically for post-divorce issues, and here it is! Join us at Vesta’s One-Day Post-Divorce Retreat in beautiful Bolton, MA. Spend a rejuvenating...

Cost: $149 (using promotional code VestaSpecial)

Where:
68 Hudson Road
Bolton, MA  01740
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Sponsor: Vesta: Redefining Divorce
Telephone: 508-744-6014
Contact Name: Deanna Coyle
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Join us for an afternoon filled with fun! We’ll have your favorites: psychics, mediums, angel  readers and spirit art. Holistic practitioners offering Reiki (Usui, Shamballa, Karuna,...

Where:
Women of Wisdom
118 Washington St
North Easton, MA  02356
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Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: (508) 230-3680
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Did you know that during the Middle Ages dill was used as an ingredient in love potions? That early Greek gentlemen wore garlands of parsley to protect themselves from drunkenness?  Have...

Cost: $25

Where:
YogaLife Institute of NH
6 Chestnut Street
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute of NH
Telephone: 603-867-3969
Contact Name: Alice Bentley
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Sound healing with the use of Tibetan bowls is an effective and proven modality that uses vibration and sound to help reduce stress, alter consciousness and create a deep sense of peace, well being...

Cost: $20 before June 14 ($25 after)

Where:
Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman Street, Suite 108B
Westborough Shopping Center
Westborough, MA  01581
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Sponsor: www.SOHUM.org
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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