Good News Headlines 10/16/18



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9 Things Parents Can Say To Defuse A Meltdown With Compassion

by Evan Porter, Upworthy

As tempting as it may be to raise your voice, yell, and keep ramping up the punishment to ridiculous levels, some parenting experts say there’s a much better option… Read More

 


 

Drag Queens And Jesus: A Somerville Church’s Way To Show God’s Love

by Quincy Walters, WBUR

Drag Gospel has been one of the church’s most popular services since 2011, attendance is nearly tied with Easter… Read More

 


 

Brown University Renames Building To Honor Inman Edward Page And Ethel Tremaine Robinson, Two Early Black Graduates

by O’rya Hyde-Keller, Good Black News

The six-story academic and administrative facility currently known as the J. Walter Wilson building, will be renamed for Inman Edward Page — who, with a classmate, became one of the first two black graduates of Brown in 1877 — and Ethel Tremaine Robinson, who earned her degree in 1905 as the first black woman to graduate from the University… Read More

 


 

A Record 800,000 People Registered To Vote In A Single Day

by Spencer Parlier and Christina Zdanowicz, CNN

Voters’ excitement surrounding the midterm elections is as high as ever. 2018’s National Voter Registration Day broke its previous record of 771,321 new registered voters last week, as more than 800,000 people registered in preparation for the midterms… Read More

 


 

Acupuncture Could Be A Non-Pharmaceutical Source Of Pain Relief For Those Resisting Opioids

from Good News Network

Acupuncture has been used as a form of Eastern medicine for thousands of years – and now, these organizations are pushing for it to be elevated as a source of non-pharmaceutical pain relief, especially for recovering drug addicts… Read More

 


 

Clonakilty Named As Ireland’s First Autism Friendly Town As Community Bands Together For Training And Organisational Changes

by Fionnuala Walsh, The Irish Sun

Measures such as staff training, becoming service dog friendly and developing sensory activities, such as relaxation boxes and quiet rooms are being rolled out… Read More

 


 

US Bans New Mining Claims On Public Land Near Yellowstone

by Matthew Brown, AP

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke approved a 20-year ban on new mining claims in the towering mountains north of Yellowstone National Park on Monday, after two proposed gold mines raised concerns that an area drawing tourists from the around the globe could be spoiled… Read More

 


 

Inside The ‘Nicest Place In America,’ A Refugee-Owned Falafel Shop In Tennessee

by Catherine Thorbecke, ABC News

A falafel restaurant opened by a Syrian refugee in Tennessee has become a pillar in his community, and a gathering place for people from all backgrounds and walks of life to come together over food… Read More

 


 

London Outdoor Gym Made From Melted-Down Knives

by Katerina Vittozzi, Sky News

The Steel Warriors charity hopes the climbing and sport facilities will help draw young people away from gangs… Read More

 


 

Artists Invite Refugees To Transform Their Prison Shelter Into Bright Community Of Color

from Good News Network

Is it possible to transform a prison, using only paint, into a welcoming space? A creative team in Amsterdam proved it can be done brilliantly… Read More

 

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December 14, 2019

Early risers awaken with the Cancer Moon gamely opposing Saturn and Pluto. Do what you must. Be observant of boundaries. For unaware souls, projecting subconscious worries and fears on partners can be tempting. Criticizing or pushing others too hard can…
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December 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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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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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

Where:
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)

Where:
Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman St
#108B
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

Where:
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

Where:
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

Where:
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

Where:
Member-homes/offices
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

Where:
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

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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