Good News Headlines 5/22/18



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A participant in an NHMLA nature walk at Augustus F. Hawkins Nature Park in South L.A. holds a discovery to submit via iNatualist. Photo courtesy of the Natural History Museum of L.A. County.

Thousands Of Volunteer Conservationists Crowdsource Urban Nature Photos Around The Globe

by Liz Ohanesian, Good Magazine

People photograph what they see with the intent of uploading the images to iNaturalist, where they can count toward Los Angeles’ total observations for the 2018 City Nature Challenge… Read More

 


 

This ‘Carbon Farm’ Grows Plants Using CO2 Harvested From People Inside The Building Below

by Bruce Gellerman, WBUR

The fifth floor stairwell at Boston University’s College of Arts and Sciences opens up to the sky. Here, amid heating and air conditioning vents and ducts, an unusual crop is being collected… Read More

 


 

Atul Gawande: Mass. Is Seeing ‘First Signs Of Real Change’ In End-Of-Life Planning

by Bob Oakes and Martha Bebinger, WBUR

Three years into a campaign to shift attitudes about end-of-life planning in Massachusetts and to make sure residents get the care they want, there are a few signs of improvement… Read More

 


 

Boston Is A Top City For Ebikes, Study Says

by Kristin Toussaint, Metro Boston

For National Bike Month, a study looked at cities where ebikes would help people commute without cars, and Boston came out on top as a great setting for electric bicycles… Read More

 


 

Boston Children’s Hospital Unveils New Rooftop Garden

by Kristin Toussaint, Metro Boston

The 8,000-square-foot space is meant to give families, patients and medical staff a reprieve from the hospital… Read More

 


 

Pakistan Passes Historic Transgender Rights Bill

by Sasha Ingber, NPR

Pakistan’s parliament passed a landmark bill on Tuesday that gives the country’s transgender citizens fundamental rights. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act allows people to choose their gender and to have that identity recognized on official documents… Read More

 


 

Trans Fats Should Be Eliminated Worldwide By 2023, W.H.O. Says

by Andrew Jacobs, The New York Times

The World Health Organization on Monday announced a sweeping plan that urges governments around the globe to eliminate the use of trans fats, the industrially produced edible oil that gave birth to margarine, Crisco and other artery-clogging products that have been linked to millions of premature deaths… Read More

 


 

This Epic Town Wrote A Manual On How To Take Care Of Each Other

from Good News Network

There is no competition when it comes to the village of North Riverside. Neighbors, strangers and village staff are more than fun and nice: They are genuinely caring, compassionate and concerned about those around them, 24/7… Read More

 

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June 25, 2019

Restless energies accompany the early morning’s Last Quarter Moon in Aries. Some folks find it hard to sleep. Others wake up feeling anxious. Find the right balance between your obligations and your independent urges. The day settles into a more…
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June 2019

Comprehensive showing of metaphysical, holistic, alternative health and spiritual practitioners, vendors, and speakers. Come to learn, get a reading, buy that crystal or special gift, network with...

Cost: $5 and Free Parking

Where:
Storrowton Tavern and Carriage House
1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield , MA  01089
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Sponsor: Holistic Soul Expo
Telephone: (413) 732-9700
Contact Name: Dianna Robinson

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As we move into the higher light vibrations of the new age, many are struggling to assimilate these frequencies. Marconics helps people drop the density from their physical, emotional, mental...

Cost: Free Lecture/Samples $20

Where:
Crystal Essence
39 Railroad Street
Great Barrington, MA  01230
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Sponsor: Marconics Southern New England Teacher Team
Telephone: 973-709-5055
Contact Name: Stephanie Patrick
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Sunday afternoon: 3–4:30pm at Hillside Herbals Healing herbs for women's health part II: herbs for common imbalances; infertility, dysfunctional uterine bleeding (includes many...

Cost: Drop in Fee $10 includes all materials and handouts.

Where:
Hillside Herbals
Jefferson, MA


Sponsor: Hillside Herbals
Telephone: 508-847-8615
Contact Name: Rachel Ross
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Sunday Reiki treatments with Reiki master and practitioner Linda Simons in Brookline, MA. Start your week off on a more balanced note with a Reiki treatment on a Sunday afternoon. Please join me...

Cost: Sliding Scale $25-45

Where:
233 Harvard Street
Suite 36
Brookline, MA  02446
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Telephone: 617-304-2205
Contact Name: Linda Simons
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Come join us on Tuesday 5-9 for a wellness spa evening! Michelle will be doing Thermography scans! Come find out what it’s all about and relax with a free 15 minute Soqi Spa Machine...

Cost: Pre-reg $175 or at the door $180

Where:
The Healing Power of Flowers—Heaven and Earth
68 Stiles Rd
Sute #A
Salem, NH  03079
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Sponsor: The Healing Power of Flowers—Heaven and Earth
Telephone: 603-2757688
Contact Name: Stacey Smith
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Learn an intro to the magick and science of dowsing. Tools, techniques for information, clearing, balancing, healing, and more. Bob will introduce you to dowsing and basic radiesthesia,...

Cost: Pre-reg online $20, at door $25

Where:
The Healing Power of Flowers - Heaven and Earth
68 Stiles Rd
Suite #A
Salem, NH  03079
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Sponsor: The Healing Power of Flowers - Heaven and Earth
Telephone: 603-275-7688
Contact Name: Stacey Smith
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June 25–30, 2019 Phoenix Qigong is a Qigong of Taoist original developed mainly for health. It enhances the thousand year old practice of Dao Yin “導引” directing energy to...

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat
430 East Street
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
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June 25–30 A self-love healing and restorative retreat for women, in the beautiful Berkshires MA This five night, four day retreat is an opportunity to come back to yourself, reflect on...

Where:
The Berkshires
, MA


Telephone: 917-748-1903
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June 26–30, 2019 The American Society of Dowsers is hosting their 59th Annual Conference on June 26-30, 2019 in Plymouth State University in Plymouth, New Hampshire. This is the...

Cost: $40–$380

Where:
Plymouth State University
17 High Street
Plymouth, NH  03264
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Sponsor: American Society of Dowsers
Telephone: 802-684-3417
Contact Name: American Society of Dowsers
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June 28–July 31 Master Teresa has decades of experience training instructors and healers. She is a dynamic and compassionate life teacher, speaker, coach, mentor, healer and 2 time #1...

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat
430 East Street
Lenox , MA  01240
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Telephone: 1-866-264-5139
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June 29–30 Deepen your knowledge and practice of Reiki. Facilitated by Lou Orsan, Reiki Shihan (Master-Teacher) This two-day Level II Training enhances your knowledge...

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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Join Sohum owner Ritu Kapur with former monk and Siddha Healer, Seth Monk, for a half day retreat at the studio. Through yoga, meditation, sharing a group meal, and a special Siddha Healing, this...

Cost: $88 early bird ($98 after June 22)

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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