Good News Headlines 7/31/18



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The Post visited schools in New Delhi, where the education minister is trying out a radical experiment to teach happiness.

(Vidhi Doshi, Joyce Lee/The Washington Post)

 

India, Which Has Long Focused On Student Success, Now Offers ‘Happiness’ Classes

by Vidhi Doshi, The Washington Post

After the summer break, Delhi’s children returned to school this month and found a new class added to their schedules: happiness… Read More

 


 

Scientists Created Mutant Bacteria That Collect Solar Power On Cloudy Days

by Ilana Strauss, Treehugger

In a lab somewhere in British Columbia, a scientist examined the bacteria he’d been genetically engineering under a microscope. This wasn’t just any bacteria. It could hold the answers to humanity’s most pressing problems… Read More

 


 

This Genderless Barbershop Builds Community One Haircut At A Time

by Eva Recinos, Good Magazine

When Kim Goulbourne learned her barber would be leaving soon, she realized she needed to do something. And she needed to do it quickly… Read More

 


 

‘Giant Wind-And-Wave-Powered Pac Man’ To Gobble Up Great Pacific Garbage Patch

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

The Ocean Cleanup is preparing to launch its highly anticipated cleanup system in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. But the contraption’s final design looks slightly different from the original vision… Read More

 


 

6-Year-Old Boy Helps Save More Than 1,000 Dogs From Kill Shelters

by Caitlin O’Kane, CBS News

He’s only 6 years old, but Roman McConn has already helped save more than 1,000 dogs from kill shelters. He and his mom, Jennifer McConn, started the project in Texas when they lived there in 2016… Read More

 


 

City Installs Plaques That Allow Blind People To ‘See’ The Art Murals Decorating The Streets

from Good News Network

As a means of making art more inclusive and available to everyone, this city has just installed tactile plaques that allow blind people to “see” the many murals decorating the streets… Read More

 


 

New Zealand Grants Domestic Violence Victims Paid Leave

by Charlotte Graham-McLay, The New York Times

New Zealand will grant victims of domestic violence paid leave from work, in a move that activists say will give people the time to move out and seek shelter for themselves and their children without losing their jobs… Read More

 


 

Floating Park Built From Recycled Plastic Waste Debuts In The Netherlands

by Matt Hickman, Mother Nature Network

In a futuristic European port city that’s already unleashed trash-eating aquatic drones to clean up its harbor, you might wonder what could possibly come next in terms of innovative methods of clearing plastic waste from polluted waterways… Read More

 

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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

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Private Office
Andover, MA


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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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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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Telephone: 781-314-3429
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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...

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Where:
Modern Mystery School Boston
132 Charles St
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Auburndale, MA  02466
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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...

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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...

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Waltham Public Library
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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...

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Center For Inner Wellness
26B Main Street
Chester, MA  01011
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Telephone: 413-315-1133
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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...

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CHA Center for Mindfulness and Compassion
1035 Cambridge St
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Cambridge, MA  02141
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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 by...

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St. Luke’s Hospital McBratney Amphitheater
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New Bedford, MA  02740
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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...

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Friends Meeting House
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...

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Springfield, MA


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Woburn, MA


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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...

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The Pierce House
17 Weston Road
Lincoln, MA  01773
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The Pierce House
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Lincoln, MA  01773
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