Good News Headlines 1/7/20



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Pacific Nation Palau First To Ban ‘Reef-Toxic’ Sunscreens To Save Coral

from Deutsche Welle 

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… Read More

 


 

Illinois Gov Pardons 11,000 For Low-Level Marijuana Convictions As Weed Goes Legal

from Associated Press

The expungement process is a key part of the law, which takes effect on Wednesday and makes Illinois the 11th state to legalize marijuana for people 21 or older… Read More

 


 

First-Of-Its-Kind Village For Homeless Native Americans Now Houses Dozens In Seattle

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

This groundbreaking new homeless shelter in Seattle is the first facility of its kind that has been designed by Native Americans for Native Americans—and it has already helped to take in dozens of people from the streets… Read More

 


 

Shutdown Of Coal-Fired Plants In U.S. Saves Lives And Improves Crop Yields

by Christine Clark, UC San Diego News Center

The decommissioning of coal-fired power plants in the continental United States has reduced nearby pollution and its negative impacts on human health and crop yields, according to a new University of California San Diego study… Read More

 


 

Hundreds Of Americans Become Foster Families To Ailing Senior Veterans, Opening Up Their Hearths And Homes

by Andy Corbley, Good News Network

Today in the United States, more than 82,000 veterans live in nursing homes—probably not the kind of conditions or end-of-life care that would warm the hearts of veterans who had served gallantly in Korea and Vietnam… Read More

 


 

Now Small Brands Compete With Amazon By Offering Sustainable Same-day Delivery

by Adele Peters, Fast Company

Ohi is a new delivery service offering small businesses an ultra-fast, low-emissions solution for the delivery arms race… Read More

 


 

Danielle Outlaw Becomes First Black Woman Commissioner Of The Philadelphia Police Department

by Gwen Aviles, NBC News

A black woman will serve as the next commissioner of the Philadelphia Police Department — a first for a division that has been grappling with racial turmoil and a series of leadership changes in the past year… Read More

 


 

Indigenous Runners Rosalie Fish And Jordan Marie Daniel Run For Their People

by Eilís O’Neill, WBUR

Rosalie Fish is an enrolled member of the Cowlitz Tribe of southwest Washington. She started running when she was a student at a public middle school in south Seattle… Read More

 

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April 4, 2020

The waxing but void of course Leo Moon offers numerous opportunities for exploring one’s creative side. If inspiration falters, imagine yourself as a young child. Ask her or him to make a request. This may seem fanciful to some folks but listening to the…
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March 2020

In this time of social distancing, it's important to make time and create new habits around maintaining your wellness. In support of that, we have gathered over 30 professionals who have...

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"When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need" A whopping 70 million people in the US suffer from some digestive issue, from constipation to...

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Reconceptualizing Mental Health Treatment through Radical Compassion: A Personal Narrative of an Asian American Woman with Pata Suyemoto, PhD **PLEASE NOTE - This lecture will only be held...

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Join us for Monday Morning Meditation and discover the serenity and silence within your own being. This group is designed for people who are new to meditation and looking to explore the benefits...

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April 1–May 27 With Yasemin Isler, MA and Juan José Miret, Ph.D. Why take Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)? To better manage your stress and enhance...

Cost: $600–$650

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Enrollment begins April 1 with special early-bird pricing for a limited time only!  Classes are October 2020 through May 2021 Faust Family Constellations presents The Constellation...

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12 month program starts April 1 Whether you're local or not, this could be a great choice for you, to join a community of like minded people and build out your knowledge, command, and...

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Sponsor: Crystal Concentrics
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30-DAY VIRTUAL TRAINING A Journey to Release Core Patterns and Open to Your Soul’s Purpose Is it possible that this forced time in isolation might be a perfect gift from the universe to...

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Shocked and upset about the COVID-19 pandemic? Get Relief… Are you experiencing intense anxiety, fear, stress and negative thoughts you can't seem to control about: Losing...

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In these unprecedented times of uncertainty and fear all around, what foundation and practices can I rely on, to keep me calm, creative, peaceful, courageous? Join this session for a beginners...

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Join a like-minded community working toward personal awakening in relation to family, ancestry and Soul agreements. Through the processes of family constellations, energy medicine and evolutionary...

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Maintaining your inner stability is more important than ever during these challenging times. Learn techniques and meditation practices that will help keep your mind stable and peaceful. ...

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This meditation is the exact moment of the Jupiter Pluto conjunction on April 4th/5th, which will be the first moment that a powerful energy of the Age of Aquarius shines on the surface of the...

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April 4–5 Wake up to your cosmic consciousness and discoveryour duties to the stars, to the light, and to beloved Mother Earth. Joan Ruggiero shows you how to merge with your higher self,...

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Circles of Wisdom
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Methuen, MA  01844
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Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Begins April 4 For Mental Health Professionals and Yoga Teachers, Students Yoga-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Y-CBT) is a new research based psychological paradigm that combines the...

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