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CBD: The Next Weapon In The War Against Opioid Addiction?

CBD, or cannabidiol, is everywhere, with word on the street saying that it can cure everything from a bad mood to cancer. However, most of these claims are not based on scientific evidence…

How To Get Your Kids Involved In Green Living

Here are a few helpful hints to get you and your family started on a green journey.

How To Do Nothing: Resisting The Attention Economy

Being idle in this age of hyper-productivity can sometimes leave us feeling a sense of profound guilt. Instead of enjoying a few minutes of stillness, we feel constant pressure to do something.

How Grassroots Funds Are Ensuring Abortion Access Despite Bans

Reproductive rights advocates in the Southeast are working nonstop to help low-income women.

Good News Headlines 6/25/19

Millions of Americans are seeing reports of migrants suffering abusive conditions in U.S. custody and wondering what they can do…

6 Ways To Protect Your Mental Health From Social Media’s Dangers

As a psychologist who has studied the perils of online interactions and has observed the effects of social media (mis)use on my clients’ lives, I have six suggestions of ways people can reduce the harm social media can do to their mental health.

Anger More Harmful Than Sadness

Although constructive anger can aid intimate relationships, work interactions and social expressions, it may be more harmful to an older person’s physical health than sadness.

Impact Of Electric Bicycles On The Environment

The use of electric bicycles, or e-bikes, is an innovative step towards efficiently cutting the need for burning fossil fuels by allowing anyone to use a bike for transportation regardless of health, stamina or hilly terrain.

One Of A Kind

Just be you…because no one else on Earth can!

The Resurgence Of Local Food Swap Events

The food swap movement that began sprouting a decade ago from Portland to Philadelphia, is once again popping up in new incarnations around the country.

Why Fewer And Fewer Americans Are Getting Divorced

Fewer and fewer Americans are getting divorced, with the rates falling 18% between 2008 and 2016.

Good News Headlines 6/18/19

Circus Roncalli, a German circus founded in 1976, began slowly phasing performing animals out of its show in the 1990s and now has eliminated them altogether in favor of futuristic holograms.

Mindful Eating Could Rebuild Health For Communities Of Color

There is a health crisis in low-income communities of color caused partly by poor nutrition. What’s the solution to rebuilding the health of these communities?

3 Dangers Of Rising Temperatures That Could Affect Your Health Now

I read the news about the urgency of addressing climate change, and as a mathematician who studies climate change, I was not surprised. Very worried, but not surprised.

Vandana Shiva: Everything I Need to Know I Learned In The Forest

We need to value nature’s biodiversity, clean water, and seeds. For this, nature is the best teacher.

Good News Headlines 6/11/19

We usually think of a country’s wealth or capital in terms of its financial bottom line: its gross domestic product. But New Zealand challenged the world to assess it in terms of a very different commodity

Marijuana Is A Lot More Than Just THC—A Pharmacologist Looks At The Untapped Healing Compounds

Medical marijuana is legal in 33 states as of November 2018. Yet the federal government still insists marijuana has no legal use and is easy to abuse.

Trusting Intuition

Most of us have been taught from childhood not to trust our feelings, not to express ourselves truthfully and honestly, not to recognize that at the core of our being lies a loving, powerful, and creative nature.

What Does A 1.5-degree Lifestyle Look Like?

The sheer scale of the individual and societal shifts needed to avoid the worst of climate change might seem immobilizing. But real progress remains within reach…

Japan Leads The Way: No Vaccine Mandates And No MMR Vaccine = Healthier Children

With a population of 127 million, Japan has the healthiest children and the very highest “healthy life expectancy” in the world—and the least vaccinated children of any developed country.

Good News Headlines 6/4/19

Proponents of a new law see it as an opportunity for Filipino youth to help tackle climate change and build a greener environment for their generation.

The Gift Of Soil: How Composting Builds Community

The perfect soil mixture can do more than grow food.

This DIY Lavender Aromatherapy Playdough Will Ease Your Stress

Engage several senses with this aromatherapy stress ball.

What Three Generations Of California Families Can Tell Us About The Links Between Our Health And Our Environment

A decades-long study offers valuable insights into the relationship between the environment in which we live and cancer, autoimmune diseases and other disorders.

Coral Reefs Provide Flood Protection Worth $1.8 Billion Every Year – It’s Time To Protect Them

More than $100 billion has been appropriated to recover from hurricanes Harvey, Maria and Irma; it would make economic sense to spend some of these funds on rebuilding reefs.

Good News Headlines 5/28/19

He was offered money to pack up his home and move elsewhere, but couldn’t bear the thought of leaving the only home he’d ever known in Taiwan. That’s when he started painting…

How To Shift To A More Plant-Based Diet, Without The Guilt

A compassionate and shame-free approach could help encourage omnivores who are maybe not on board the vegan train to reduce their meat consumption, says bestselling author Kathy Freston.

A Route 66 Road Trip Through Indigenous Homelands

I’m seeking out the histories and communities that existed before Route 66 and that survive still today.

How To Instantly Read People: An Underrated Ability

Compared to other senses like vision and hearing, we tend to ignore the information from our sense of smell with the exception of flowers, food being prepared and, of course, those lucky people who have discovered aromatherapy.

The 5G War—Technology Versus Humanity

The Cellular Phone Task Force website1 has a long list of governments and organizations that have issued warnings or banned wireless technologies of various kinds and under various circumstances, starting in 1993. A long list of organizations representing doctors and scientists are also among them…
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Daily Astrology

January 29, 2020

Pisces Moon time evokes deep-seated feelings and memories. Don’t be surprised if your dreams involve departed friends and relatives or otherworldly experiences. By sunrise the Moon is in Aries, clearing the air of emotional baggage and directing…
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January 2020

What is an animal totem/power animal? Does everyone have them? Do animals communicate with us? Join us! Get these questions answered and more. We will explore the world of animals, learn how...

Cost: $65

Where:
Private Office
Andover, MA


Sponsor: Diana Harris
Contact Name: Diana Harris
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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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Join the Initiating Inspiration Book Club, a partnership with the Waltham Public Library and the Agape Spiritual Community. We are reading Evicted by Matthew Desmond. Copies of...

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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Discover Beauty. Discover Goodness. Discover Yourself. Your soul’s gifts are waiting. Breathe. Find stillness. The spark you need to ignite your life is here, within. Max Meditation...

Cost: $15

Where:
Modern Mystery School Boston
132 Charles St
3rd Floor
Auburndale, MA  02466
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Sponsor: Modern Mystery School Boston
Telephone: 617-694-0994
Contact Name: Jordan Bain
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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

Where:
Messages From Heaven Healing and Learning Center
646 Central Street
Suite 3
Leominster, MA
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Join us for this special evening with Magdalena of My Metaphysical Maven. The topic is fear and anxiety and how to tell what's anxiety versus what's a message from the universe. We'll...

Cost: Free

Where:
Waltham Public Library
735 Main Street
Waltham, MA  02451
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Sponsor: Waltham Public Library
Telephone: 781-314-3441
Contact Name: Debora Hoffman
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Did you know that practicing energetic hygiene plays an important role in maintaining a healthy mind, body, spirit and even your home? Everything is made up of energy including us! Energy can...

Cost: $10

Where:
Center For Inner Wellness
26B Main Street
Chester, MA  01011
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Sponsor: Center For Inner Wellness
Telephone: 413-315-1133
Contact Name: Maureen Suriner
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January 29–March 25 With Jody Daniels, MBA and Natalia Cepeda, MA Why take Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)? To better manage your stress and enhance...

Cost: $600–$650

Where:
CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion
1035 Cambridge St
Suite 21A
Cambridge, MA  02141
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Telephone: 617-591-6132
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Join the Marion Institute for our Winter Film Series, a curated line-up of health documentaries that will change the way you think about food, medicine, and disease. Each film will be followed...

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Luke’s Hospital McBratney Amphitheater
101 Page Street
New Bedford, MA  02740
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Sponsor: Marion Institute
Telephone: 508-748-0816
Contact Name: Patti Rego
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"Master your breath, let the self be in bliss, contemplate on the sublime within you.” —Krishnamacharya Join us for an evening of deep exploration and transformation using the...

Cost: $40

Where:
Friends Meeting House
5 Longfellow Park
Cambridge, MA  02138
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Sponsor: Allen Howell, M.Ed. LMHC
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A fundraising evening of song, stories, and slideshow honoring the migrants seeking political asylum in the US. Co-sponsored by the Peace and Justice group of Cambridge Friends...

Where:
Cambridge Friends Meeting House
(in the Friends Rm)
5 Longfellow Park
Cambridge , MA  02138
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January 31–February 2, 2020 Enjoy heart-opening talks, music, spiritual discussion, connect with like-minded people. Free and open to the public. Attend any or all sessions.  Guest...

Where:
Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel
Springfield, MA


Telephone: (508) 754-9042
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Led by Chuck Raffoni ( E-RYT200) named a “person making postiive change in the world for the LGBTQ Community” by Pride Connections and featured on NBC's Today Show for...

Cost: $50

Where:
The Athlete's Yoga
Woburn, MA


Sponsor: www.yogawithchuck.com
Contact Name: Chuck
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Participate in the fourth annual Lincoln Holistic Wellness Fair!  Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 11:00am–5:00pm in Lincoln, Massachusetts The Lincoln Holistic Wellness Fair...

Cost: $50

Where:
The Pierce House
17 Weston Road
Lincoln, MA  01773
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Sponsor: Lincoln Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 781-738-1920
Contact Name: Jai Kaur

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This free event showcases an impressive variety of wellness practitioners offering complimentary sample treatments, short classes, demos, presentations, and healthy treats. Mark your calendars...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Pierce House
17 Weston Road
Lincoln, MA  01773
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Sponsor: Lincoln Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 781-738-1920
Contact Name: Jai Kaur

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Get a personal teaching for Brother Granite's new Visionary Shamanism Tarot. This class includes the new Visionary Shamanism Tarot deck as well a 90 minute one on one class with Brother Granite...

Cost: $80

Where:
407 Deans Plaza
407 Rte 44
The Enchanted Forest Taunton
Raynham, MA  02767
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Sponsor: Brother Granite
Telephone: 774-208-6195
Contact Name: Granite
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