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Is This Typical Teenage Behavior Or A Warning Sign Of Mental Illness?

Any parent of a teenager knows, teens can be moody, distant, and defiant at times. But while this can sometimes be a source of stress and conflict for families, it’s also usually a completely normal part of being a teen.

What Do Women Really Want?

One million women and girls around the world offered answers. Now their responses are influencing reproductive health care policy.

4 Reasons Why You’re Always Hungry

Experts weigh in on possible causes of those mid-morning, afternoon, or evening munchies.

What Is Sex Really For?

Few topics arouse as much interest and controversy as sex. This is hardly surprising. The biological continuance of the species hinges on it.

Garlic And Onion Help Prevent Mammary Tumors

According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer found in women around the world.

10 Natural And Amazing Ways To Improve Your Sports Performance

Improving your athletic performance is not a one-dimension effort. It’s a highly dynamic endeavor and you need to cover all your bases.

Some Blunt Advice About Your Death

Author and end-of-life educator Sallie Tisdale gets real about death and dying.

Stress And Wellness

We have an amazing immune system. Billions of cells zip around our bodies, through our organs, muscles and circulatory system, waging minute-by-minute war against bacteria, fungus, viruses and cancer cells.

You’re More Likely To Get Sick In The Winter — But Not For The Reasons You Think

The leaves are turning, the temperature is dropping, and the cooler months are on their way. For many, the cold weather conjures images of warm drinks, a cozy fire, rain, snow… and the cold and flu.

As Abortion Access Dwindles, This App Offers Safe, Discreet Options

Obtaining medically accurate information about abortion can be difficult yet dire for pregnant people desperate for answers.

How To Set-up A Mobile Mutual Aid Herbal Apothecary

Herbalists, growers, community organizations and plant-loving people of all kinds are increasingly joining together to develop mobile apothecary projects to bring free herbal medicine to people for whom this type of healthcare (or any healthcare) remains inaccessible.

My Menopause Survival Kit: Hacks To Make Everyday Life Easier

Over the years, I learned a few hacks that helped me manage my menopause symptoms and enjoy my life at the same time. I hope the following five tips help you as much as they have helped me.

Emergency: New Leading Cause Of Death Under 50

Prescription painkillers — not illicit drugs — are now among the most commonly misused drugs in the U.S.

The 3 Ingredients For A Long Life

Participants consuming about 500mg of total flavonoids each day had the lowest risk of a cancer or heart disease-related death.

Want Better Sleep? Try A Warm Bath Or Shower 1-2 Hours Before Bedtime, Study Suggests

Do you struggle trying to fall asleep? Do you feel you don’t get enough sleep and you feel sleepy during the day? You are not alone.

Living Well With Rheumatoid Arthritis: 7 Tips From People With RA

To maintain your quality of life, don’t let any diagnosis keep you from doing what you love. Adapt where necessary.

5 Things Nobody Ever Tells You About Menopause

I first started experiencing symptoms of menopause about fifteen years ago. I was a registered nurse at the time, and I felt prepared for the transition. I would sail right through it.

5 Gentle Yoga Poses For Relieving Back Pain

If you are able to move around fairly comfortably and are ready to stretch gently, here are some gentle yoga poses to consider for back pain.

Restoring Your Child’s Mental Health Through Homeopathic Quantum Healing

Because homeopathy is so safe, inexpensive, easy to use, and effective for 70-80% of patients, it is the first mental health treatment I suggest for children.

Solutions For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Simply by moving more with more variety throughout the day, you can keep your wrists well cared for.

Healing MS Through Journaling Power

In 1991 I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), which is a degenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. However, it affects everyone differently.

The Most Important Healing Relationship You Will Ever Have

Your inner healer works full time, fixing things before they get broken, cleaning up your excesses and poor choices, and performing endless adjustments in the quest to restore health and balance to any part of your injured body, mind or spirit.

Home Birth May Start Babies Off With Health-Promoting Microbes

Only in the last century has birth moved out of the home and into the hospital. How has that changed the types of microbes that live in and on our bodies – collectively known as the microbiome – which we know are vital to human health?

What’s The Scoop On Kids And Dirt?

Get enough to help, but not enough to hurt, a doctor advises.

Please Oppose S168, An Act Regulating Bodywork

A bill that attempts to address human trafficking by unfairly targeting holistic healthcare practitioners.

6 Factors That Raise Your Risk For Flesh-Eating Disease

The very idea of flesh-eating bacteria is horrifying and the real-world effects can indeed be devastating, necessitating the removal of large portions of flesh or amputation of limbs. Its effects can also be lethal.

Bacteria Live On Our Eyeballs — And Understanding Their Role Could Help Treat Common Eye Diseases

You may be familiar with the idea that your gut and skin are home to a collection of microbes – fungi, bacteria and viruses – that are vital for keeping you healthy. But did you know that your eyes also host a unique menagerie of microbes?

Growing Up With Animals Dramatically Reduces Asthma And Allergies

A child’s risk of developing asthma is the smaller the more the microbiota of the child’s home resembles that of a farm house.

Fathers Need To Care For Themselves As Well As Their Kids—But Often Don’t

If you had to choose, which would you rather have: a healthy father or a good father? Studies suggest men often choose being a good father over being healthy.

Working With Your Hands Does Wonders for Your Brain

Using our hands may actually be key to maintaining a healthy mood, and the lack of this type of activity may contribute to feelings of irritability, apathy, and depression.
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December 12, 2019

Minutes after midnight the “Cold” Moon is Full in Gemini. Trust may be tested, making a leap of faith a necessity. Faced with unknowns and other mysteries, there could be no other choice than to carry on as best as possible. The Moon then embarks on a…
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VFW Post 2597
775 Boston Rd, Rt 3A
Billerica, MA
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Sponsor: The Spiritualist Fellowship Church Of New England
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A beautiful collection of messages from Jeshua Ben Joseph (Jesus) that will transform your life, as it did his. Coming together to study these teachings, to ponder, to savor, to deepen our...

Cost: $25 per class

Heart and Soul Holistic Healing Center
130 Massapoag Avenue
Sharon, MA  02067
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Sponsor: Heart and Soul Holistic
Telephone: 781-258-9942
Contact Name: Barbara Ann Strassman
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2nd and 4th Monday of every month This psychic message circle is for anyone wishing to raise their connection using their psychic centers known as the “clairs.” Learn how to use...

Cost: $20

Messages From Heaven Healing and Learning Center
646 Central Street
Suite 3
Leominster, MA
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What is a vigorous yoga practice, and who can benefit from it? With Marissa McAleer and Julie Rost This workshop will explore a more physical practice of yoga and how it can be used to...

Cost: $45

YogaLife Institute of NH
6 Chestnut Street
Lower Level
Exeter, NH  03833
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Sponsor: YogaLife Institute of NH
Contact Name: Alice Bentley
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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)

Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman St
Westborough, MA
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Sponsor: 01581
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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How would it feel to have direct education on changing your feelings so you do start to ask for what you truly want? Each month, come and practice hands-on skills to get into the habit of...

Cost: $15

Awaken Holistic Counseling Services
2 Liberty St., Unit 2L
Newburyport, MA  01950
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Sponsor: Awaken Holistic Counseling Services, LLC
Telephone: 978-255-7893
Contact Name: Kerri Morrison
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The nights of December fall dark and early. Homes are filled with warm firelight and flickering candle glow. As the year draws to a close, pause under the peaceful light of December’s Full...

Cost: $10–15 suggested donation

A Touch of Magick
195 S Main Street
Uxbridge, MA
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Telephone: (508) 779-7386
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Sound baths provide an opportunity to relax and journey into a healing, meditative and rejuvenating state. There is nothing you need to do, know or believe. Join us for a powerful, yet casual...

Cost: $25

Moth & Moon Studio
173 South River Rd
Suite #4
Bedford, NH  03110
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Sponsor: Jeffrey Charles Warren
Contact Name: Jeffrey Warren
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Multi-skilled, and varied holistic practitioner group in Lincoln Area / Metro-West Boston welcomes new practitioner-members. Open invitation to any local practitioner, teacher, researcher,...

Cost: Free, or $5-$15

Lincoln, MA  01773-4107

Sponsor: Lincoln Area Wellness Collaborative
Telephone: 781-738-1920
Contact Name: Jai Kaur

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This is a class that will teach you how to make your own wire-wrapped gemstone pendant! Don’t be discouraged—it is simpler than you think, and you’ll have great fun in crafting...

Cost: $40 per person or $35 more than one, includes supplies

The Healing Power of Flowers — Heaven and Earth
68 Stiles Rd, Unit A
Salem, NH  03079
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Sponsor: The Healing Power of Flowers - Heaven and Earth
Telephone: 603-275-7688
Contact Name: Stacey
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Learn to overcome spinal tensions through therapeutic postures, designed to decompress your spine and relieve pain. Taught by a certified yoga therapist, classes bring you through poses...

Cost: 5/$50

Bliss Through Yoga
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice O'Brien
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