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Do We Actually Grow From Adversity?

Is there actually value in pain and suffering? Was philosopher Frederich Nietzsche onto something when he said, “That which does not kill us, makes us stronger”?

Why Being Bored Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

Researchers are taking a closer look at the state of boredom that leaves people craving relief--and how it affects decision-making, relationships and behavior.

Good News Headlines 1/28/20

Members of the Blackfeet Nation want tourists to understand how the story of Glacier National Park is really the story of their nation.

My Path To Tong Ren Healing

I first learned about Tom Tam’s reputation as a powerful healer from the widow of a cancer survivor during a short conversation we had at a social event.

As The Planet Warms, Unusual Crops Could Become Climate Saviors — But Only If We’re Willing To Eat Them

What role can lesser-known crops that thrive under adversity play in efforts to make our global food supply more resilient to climate change?

I’m An OB/GYN Who Attended Thousands Of Deliveries Before Wondering Why Americans Give Birth In Bed

A few years ago I visited Dar a Luz, the only free-standing birth center in New Mexico. It looks nothing like the towering urban hospitals I have spent my career working in.

This Is Better Than an Apology

Why repair attempts are even more powerful than saying sorry.

Why You Should Practice Uitwaaien

Important psychological benefits come from a unique pastime in the Netherlands which highlights the importance of breathing and spending time outdoors all year long.

Good News Headlines 1/21/20

Why would a vegan cheese company want to reach across the aisle to help the competition?

Can A Mesothelioma Prognosis Be Improved With Complementary Therapies?

Although lifestyle factors like nutrition and exercise can't cure cancer, they can help relieve symptoms, reduce emotional stress, and offer a boost to your overall mental state, all of which can improve your mesothelioma prognosis.

Yes, It’s Still Up To You To Do Something About Climate Change

Increasingly, we’re hearing that individual action is insignificant relative to needed political change, but that doesn’t mean you’re off the hook.

5 Things You Can Do To Make Your Microbiome Healthier

It’s common for people to focus on their health at the start of the year. But few consider the well being of the microbes that live inside the human gut – the microbiome – which are vital to an individual’s good health.

To Confront Effects Of Trauma, Start With Self-Care

Resilience practices and culturally rooted health traditions show promise for overcoming trauma in real-life settings.

Good News Headlines 1/14/20

The world's largest privately-owned giant sequoia grove — home to the fifth largest tree on Earth — is now safe from development.

Helping Children Overcome Grief And Loss Of A Loved One

When someone close to your family or your child dies, like a grandparent, parent, sibling or friend, there are ways that you can help children overcome grief and loss.

6 Signs A Caregiver May Be Burned Out And 7 Ways To Help

Caring for a loved one with a chronic illness can take a toll, and many caregivers put their own needs aside. Here are some signs that a caregiver may be stressed.

11 Cold And Flu Home Remedies

There are plenty of home remedies that can alleviate your cold and flu symptoms and get you back to normal.

What’s In A Family Name?

A family shapes us from the moment we are born. We learn stories, beliefs, and traditions to help shape our identity. Everyone wants to know, “Who am I?” “Where do I belong in this big world?” “Who will accept me?” “Who can I relate to?”

A Practical Guide To EMF Mitigation

Here to address what you can do to remediate that influence is Lloyd Burrell, who has been an advocate for EMF safety and consumer education for the last 15 years.

How Does A Piece Of Bread Cause A Migraine?

Migraine is the third most prevalent illness in the world and causes suffering for tens of millions of people. In fact, nearly 1 in 4 U.S. household includes someone with migraines.

You’re Not So Different From An Octopus: Rethinking Our Relationship To Animals

Animal whisperer Sy Montgomery argues that we share greater similarities than differences with our fellow animals, and that fact should make us reexamine our relationships with them.

Good News Headlines 1/7/20

One tiny Pacific nation has begun the new year with a ban on sunscreens that contain chemicals which affect the health of coral reefs and fish…

How To Get Rid Of Gas, Pains, And Bloating

The average adult passes gas between 13 and 21 times a day. Gas is a normal part of the digestion process. But if gas builds up in your intestines and you’re unable to expel it, you may start to feel pain and discomfort.

To Feed Or Not To Feed? The Dilemma Of Interacting With Birds And Other Wildlife

Researchers are discovering plenty of ecological impacts — positive and negative — when humans interfere with wild animals’ natural eating routines.

Yes, You Can Change Someone’s Mind

But facts alone won’t do it, researchers say.

14 African American Women Leading Change In The U.S. Food System

Food Tank has compiled a list of 14 African-American female entrepreneurs who have incorporated sustainable food production practices into their business motto.

Good News Headlines 12/31/19

Serapium Forest is the most prosperous of Egypt’s 36 tracts of land that make up an ambitious program to combat desertification by creating sustainably managed commercial forests fed entirely by wastewater…

The Way Climate Change Unites Us

The Practical Farmers of Iowa waste no time on partisan politics as they face the challenges of extreme weather and depleted soils.

Maine Needs Our Help In Defeating Big Pharma

If Mainers do not comply with the new vaccine law and choose to opt out of even one dose of a required vaccine, they face expulsion from all public, private, parochial and online schools (preschool through graduate school) as well as termination from employment.

Americans Bankrupted By Health Care Costs: 4 Questions Answered

Medical bankruptcy has been a talking point for many Democratic candidates as they make their individual cases for health care reform. This begs a few questions about how widespread these bankruptcies are and what causes them.
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Daily Astrology

May 26, 2020

Check in on family, friends and neighbors, especially elders and less privileged folks this morning. Kindness as well as charitable impulses are sustained by the Cancer Moon’s mid-morning trine with Neptune. For late sleepers, the same alignment may give…
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We invite you to join our Monday evening community group. We are creating this group to introduce Mindfulness and Compassion meditations to the broader population, and to support the graduates of...

Cost: Free

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, MA


Sponsor: Center for Mindfulness and Compassion
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Join Spiritual Coach—Patti Anastasia RN—for this 1 hour webinar on why our ego gets a bad wrap…and how we can fix that!  Patti's unique coaching style will enlighten...

Cost: Free

Where:
Online Zoom Webinar
, MA


Sponsor: Anastasia's Health Happenings
Telephone: 978-621-8435
Contact Name: Patti Anastasia
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Join the Marion Institute each Thursday in May at 9am for Coffee with Dr. Hennie! Dr. Hennie Fitzpatrick from the BioMed Center New England will answer your questions about health care in the time...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zoom meeting
, MA


Sponsor: Marion Institute
Telephone: 508-748-0816
Contact Name: Patti Rego
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With Liam Galvin via Zoom Open to all levels from beginners to working mediums in the field and for anyone who wishes to maintain nurture and strengthen a strong connection to Spirit. Everyone...

Cost: $20

Where:
Online
, MA


Sponsor: Women of Wisdom
Telephone: 508-230-3680
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Do you have interest in learning about homeopathy? Grab a cup of your favorite herbal tea and join Abby Beale in an informal virtual conversation over Zoom about homeopathy focusing on how it can...

Cost: Free

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Zoom
, MA


Sponsor: Homeopathy Healings
Telephone: 413-426-1024
Contact Name: Abby Beale
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This workshop will be held online via Zoom. Reiki Master Teacher Libby Barnett, M.S.W., integrates her healing skills with past experience as a medical social worker at Massachusetts General...

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, MA


Telephone: 603-654-2787
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