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Nutritional Changes: Making a Beginning

I used to think that I knew everything there was to know about nutrition.

Cooking With Qi: Ancient Chinese Pickled Salad

This traditional Chinese recipe (dating as far back as 5,000 years)...

The Yin and Yang of Food

Too hot? Too cold? Find foods that are “just right” for you based on traditional Chinese medicine wisdom.

Fermented Foods: A Culture of Healing

Currently many of us are discovering that our diet creates an environment

But What Will We Eat? Solving America's Health Care Crisis

Picture a country where many people suffer from diseases of excess eating as well...

Cleanse, Replenish, Revitalize: The Three Pillars of Radiant Health

Did you know that science has now determined that there are well over 100 trillion...

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: No Waste Cooking

I've never been much of a shopper, but I do enjoy exploring the aisles of any grocery store or farmer's market I visit.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Pumpkins and Squash

There isn’t another season that offers the abundance of foods, colors, flavors and scents as fall.

Creating Peaceful Food

Facts, nutrition info and top ten super foods to help you make the most of your food choices.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Lettuce Eat!

When you think of spring and summer, what are the first words that come to mind? For me, it’s fresh, crisp and green.

The Legendary Origins of Tea

Today, you are either a coffee drinker or a tea drinker. There could be no more evidence of this than finding a Starbucks at the Great Wall in China, in the back lanes of Beihai Park and at the Forbidden City.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Spring Cooking

Ah, spring! While it’s not the height of produce season in the Northeast and farmers markets are still a distant memory, it IS an exciting season.

Stevia: Nature's Sweet Little Secret

If you want to decrease your sugar intake and are concerned about the safety of artificially manufactured non-caloric sweeteners such as Splenda®, Sweet ’n Low® or Equal®, then consider using stevia.

Test Before You Ingest

For years, in search of the cure for a deep relentless bellyache and inability to digest anything, I tried nearly every diet intervention that I ran across.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: One Pot Wonders

Last week a colleague of mine excitedly showed me a new diet she found. It promised rapid weight loss by eating fast foods like donuts, potato chips, cheeseburgers and frozen meals.

Save the Seed

“The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture.” — Thomas Jefferson

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Summer Cooking

"Nature transitions from one type of energy to another and it signals our bodies to transition in harmony with it. Each season should result in a change of food choices and cooking styles that help balance the energy of the season.” — Michelle Hirsch

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Tea Time

Curled up on the sofa, the stress of the day releases as you take in the color and aroma of the liquid. You sip and a depth of flavor moves over your tongue.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Use Your Bean

In the midst of the holiday chaos, it’s important to slow down and take time to relax and focus on healthy eating.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Food Choices Are Learned Behavior

Never met a cookie you didn’t like? Wonder why you can’t pass up the chocolate and your friend isn’t even tempted?

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: It's The Small Everyday Choices That Matter Most

Do you ever read the covers of magazines at the checkout counter?

Nourishing Our Children

There were once three little pigs who, shortly after venturing out into the world, each built a house using different building materials.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: An Organized Kitchen

KISS in the kitchen! That’s our theme for today. Think about your kitchen. What first comes to mind? Is it a place you love to be? Or is it a place you dread spending time in?

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: A Diet of Prevention

Heart disease, artery disease, cancer, diabetes…you name the condition and chances are there’s an article about it in the local newspaper.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: The Right Ingredients For Making Life Change

Trying to understand your life’s purpose and succeed in your career? Step 1: Dump the Twinkies! It really is all about the food. A few simple adjustments can change your life.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Grocery Aisle Wanderlust

What’s the next best thing to an exotic summer vacation? Tour your local ethnic markets and grocery stores! I recently visited China, India, Russia, Portugal and Korea all in one day!

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Cooking on a Budget

The one question I can count on being asked each time I do a cooking class is about suggestions on how to keep the cost down.

Cooking Made Easy

Most people understand the link between good health and the foods they choose to consume.

Making Healthier Food Choices

Feeling tired by mid-day? Wish you had the energy to do more of the things you enjoy? Want to improve overall health? If so, try looking to nature for help.

Wild Plants I Have Known.... And Eaten

Russ Cohen is one of the foremost wild edibles experts in New England. His depth of knowledge and passion for foraging make it a topic accessible to everyone.
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Daily Astrology

October 22, 2019

The morning gets a glorious sendoff from the Leo Moon’s sextile to Mars. The invigorating aspect has a heartening effect and sets the tone for a fruitful and enjoyable day. Excitement and anticipation are shared with partners and co-workers. Folks tend…
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October 2019

Come shine with us! Join us in harmony and in our goal to bring the light of Spiritualism forward to all those who are searching.

Where:
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

Where:
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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Are you considering, going through or recovering from divorce? Join us at our free Daytime Divorce Boot Camp, and we’ll help you get into shape! In response to requests from people...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
180 Wells Avenue
Suite 300
Newton, MA  02459
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Sponsor: Vesta: Redefining Divorce
Telephone: 508-744-6014
Contact Name: Deanna Coyle
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Free Evidence-Based Holistic Health Education Program at Wilbraham Senior Center The H.E.A.R.T. Program® (Health Empowerment and Real Transformation), created and instructed by Michelle...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wilbraham Senior Center
45 Post Office Park, #4502
Wilbraham, MA  01095
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Sponsor: Harmony Way
Telephone: 413-636-2475
Contact Name: Michelle Caron
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Are you separated, divorced, considering divorce, or in the process of divorce? Please join us for a special evening intended to help you and your family have a smooth and easy transition through...

Cost: Free

Where:
Burns & Levinson
1 Citizens Plaza
Suite 1100
Providence, RI  02903
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Sponsor: Vesta: Redefining Divorce
Telephone: 508-744-6014
Contact Name: Deanna Coyle
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October 23 & 30, 2019, 7–9pm Instructor: Judith A. Swack, Ph.D. Register at http://www.newtoncommunityed.org Do you have a fear of flying, heights, public speaking or other...

Where:
Needham, MA


Sponsor: Healing from the Body Level Up
Telephone: (800) 310-6549 / (781) 444-6940
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It's everyone's favorite night! Eat, drink, laugh, dance, connect and meet providers! Women's health seminars  Mini spa treatments  All-natural...

Cost: Free

Where:
Groton Wellness
493-495 Main Street
Groton, MA  01450
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Sponsor: Groton Wellness
Telephone: 978-449-9919
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Are you separated or divorced, considering divorce, or in the process of divorce? Join us at our free workshop to learn how to plan for your finances during divorce discussions and afterward....

Cost: Free

Where:
Kellem Mahoney Family Law & Mediation Group
100 Recreation Park Drive
Suite 201
Hingham, MA  02043
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Sponsor: Vesta: Redefining Divorce
Telephone: 508-744-6014
Contact Name: Deanna Coyle
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Attend a brand new class on awaking and accessing your authentic self! We are brought up in a world where it is difficult to know how to connect to, and express our whole and authentic selves....

Cost: $45

Where:
The Graduate Institute
171 Amity Rd
Bethany, CT  06524-3435
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Sponsor: The Graduate Institute
Telephone: 203-874-4252
Contact Name: The Graduate Institute
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Prana Vidya is a powerful Yogic technique, based on scientific principles, that helps us connect to the most fundamental, throbbing energy of the cosmos. The system uses the concept of Chakras, to...

Cost: $40 before Oct 22 ($45 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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We are proud to welcome Swami Maheshananada Saraswati, a world- renowned Yogi to Boston after 10 years.  Swami Mahesh is a wandering yogi from India. He has a degree in engineering and a...

Where:
SOHUM Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman Street
Suite 108B
Westborough, MA  01581
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Sponsor: SOHUM Yoga and Meditation Studio
Telephone: 508-329-3338
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“Consciousness does not just passively reflect the objective material world; it plays an active role in creating reality itself.” —Stanislav Grof MD, from The Holotropic Mind...

Cost: $150. $175 after October 19

Where:
Unity Somerville
6 William Street
Somerville, MA  02144
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Sponsor: Allen Howell, M.Ed. LMHC
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October 26th and 27th Deepen your knowledge and practice of Reiki. Facilitated by Lou Orsan, Reiki Shihan (Master-Teacher) This two-day Level II Training enhances your...

Cost: $250

Where:
Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road, Suite B2
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: Northeast Reiki Center
Telephone: 508-808-5696
Contact Name: Lou Orsan
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Prana is the universal life force, the essence of all motion, and the basis of all manifestation in the Cosmos. It is the essence of life and existence itself. The yogis and the Seers have...

Cost: $45 before 10/22 ($50 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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Yoga is a science of total health and harmony. The science of Yoga is dedicated to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and wellbeing of mankind. A proper approach to yoga brings...

Cost: $40 before 10/22 ($45 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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We are excited in the midst of our favorite holiday season! Join us for an evening workshop preparing your own take home potion and lotions. As we prepare for the close of the next harvest and...

Cost: $30 pre-reg. or $35 at the door

Where:
The Healing Power of Flowers — Heaven and Earth
68 Stile 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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Mount Kailash, the Crown Chakra of the Earth, the abode of Lord Shiva and the Holiest pilgrimage for Hindus! Located at 18,000ft in High Himalayas, Mt Kailash is as real as it is mythical and...

Cost: pay-what-you-want ($20 recommended)

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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October 26–27 Weekend workshop with David Dalton, founder of Delta Gardens. Explore the art of vibrational flower and gem essence healing with a master crafter of essences. Email...

Cost: $360

Where:
Roots to Wings
Newbury, MA


Telephone: (603) 601-6929
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October 26–27 Saturday 9:30–10 am registration, 10 am–5 pm class Sunday 10 am–5 pm class This practitioner training takes place over 2 days and offers...

Cost: Course Fee: $450; Recalibration Appointment: $333

Where:
Spirit Dancer Books & Gifts
125 South Winooski Ave
Burlington, VT  05401
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Telephone: 617-366-6042
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With Nicci Goot Build a foundation of essential virtues for developing altruism, compassion and loving kindness for living a life of harmony and joy. 4 session-program

Where:
State of Grace Yoga
104 E. Hartford Avenue, Unit A
Uxbridge, MA
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Telephone: 508-278-2818
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We are proud to welcome Swami Maheshananada Saraswati, a world- renowned Yogi to Boston after 10 years.  Swami Mahesh is a wandering yogi from India. He has a degree in engineering and a...

Where:
SOHUM Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman Street
Suite 108B
Westborough, MA  01581
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Sponsor: SOHUM Yoga and Meditation Studio
Telephone: 508-329-3338
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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

Where:
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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