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How Citizens Can Combat Harmful Environmental Policies

I’m concerned about the impact the new administration will have on the environment, especially the calls to bypass renewables and ramp up fossil fuel production. What can I do as an average citizen to combat harmful environmental policies?

Good News Headlines 2/21/17

The members of the Lower Merion Aces wore black t-shirts with the message “I am a Muslim. I am a refugee. I am an immigrant. I am an American. I am an Ace.”

Four Ways To Stay Mentally Fit If You’re Struggling With The Political Climate

If you plan to endure the social changes under way with gritted teeth and clenched fists, I invite you to experiment with these techniques to find what combination might work for you.

Why Science Can’t Be Silent

Up against the White House’s “alternative facts” and attempts to hide climate data, new allies—citizens and science—can prevail against politicians and corporations.

How To Help Immigrant And Muslim Neighbors

People are turning their anger into action, borrowing in some cases from the 10 Actions, 100 Days campaign of the women’s marches, finding ways to connect with and support immigrant and Muslim neighbors and communities.

Good News Headlines 2/14/17

This land is your land: Seattle Symphony responds to Trump travel ban with ‘Music Beyond Borders’

Town Halls Become ‘Indivisible’ Epicenters As Trump Resistance Grows

With help from activist manual written by former congressional staffers, Republicans face angry crowds in home states.

Army Corps Opens Public Comment On Dakota Access Pipeline

Members of the public have until February 20 to weigh in on the proposed $3.8 billion project, which has faced months of resistance from members of hundreds of indigenous nations, as well as their non-Native allies.

Good News Headlines 2/7/17

Following backlash from conservationists across the Western states, Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced that he is pulling a bill that would have sold off more than 3 million acres of federal land.

Amid “Muslim Ban” Chaos, Van Jones Sends In His Love Army

Lawyers and protestors took action: “Nobody’s going to fight alone.”

How To Support Gay Rights In 2017

There are plenty of actions people can take to make America safe and secure for every sexual orientation and gender identity.

Good News Headlines 1/31/17

These conservation success stories remind us that the mass extinction of the world’s species doesn’t have to be inevitable.

From Obama’s Top Scientist, Words Of Caution On Climate

As President Obama’s chief science adviser, John Holdren has been instrumental in developing climate policy. In an interview with Yale e360, Holdren talks about the urgency of the climate challenge and why he hopes the next administration will not abandon efforts to address it.

Big Protests Are Fine, But Here’s A To-Do List For Lasting Change

After the inauguration and the Women’s March on Washington, what comes next? To make real change, we’ll need to build power where we live.

How To Create An Outdoor Living Room In Your Neighborhood

Lifelong friendships often start with a simple conversation with a stranger. BenchesCollective, a grassroots community organization, wants to spark those conversations by inspiring and teaching people how to create outdoor living rooms.

Good News Headlines 1/24/17

The Women’s March on Washington, the event that spawned so many others, was massive, surpassing organizers’ expectations and drawing an estimated half a million people…

10 Indigenous And Environmental Struggles—And How You Can Help In 2017

Whom to call, what to donate, and where to show up.

Good News Headlines 1/17/17

This collection of dolls was created to help redefine societal standards of beauty, and offer girls with kinky/curly hair, wider noses and fuller lips a doll that reflects their unique beauty.

An Open Letter To President Obama On The Eve Of His Farewell Address

Everyone knows that perfection in a role like the President of the United States is not an option. I am writing to you to ask you to consider briefly addressing one aspect of your legacy tomorrow that you may not have had the time to fully consider.

Creating An LGBTQIA Safe Space In Rural America

In the heart of rural New England, two queer women built a space for art and community.

Good News Headlines 1/10/17

Healing Rides pairs volunteer pedalers with guests with limited mobility for nature rides through Constitution Trail, a 36.4-mile rail-trail in Illinois.

Standing Rock: Where Love Prevails

A thousand-year-old Lakota prophecy tells of a Black Snake that would one day rise from the deep and move across the land bringing destruction and great sorrow. The Sioux believe that the Black Snake has arrived in the form of the Dakota Access Pipeline…

I Trust You

Ten days after the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Karim Sulayman teamed up with filmmaker Meredith Kaufman Younger to perform a trust experiment.

Good News Headlines 1/3/17

China will begin phasing out registered legal ivory processors and traders by March 31, 2017 and shut down its legal commercial ivory trade completely by December 31, 2017.

It Wasn’t All Bad: 5 Signs Of Positive Change In 2016

The election divided the year into “before” and “after.” But there remain signs of hope for 2017.

Good News From The Internet In 2016

Just when it seems the sky is truly falling, we get reminded of all that’s right with the world.

Good News Headlines 12/27/16

In a country not usually associated with classical ballet, a 16-year-old dancer leaps onto the stage, his gravity-defying turns taking the audience’s breath away.

Some “Unrecognized” Tribes Still Waiting After 130 Years

Federal recognition offers financial help, and those tribes without it have “second-class status in Indian Country” and remain vulnerable to local authorities.

It Was a Blighted City Block. But This Woman Is Turning It Into A Solar-Powered Ecovillage

Detroit-area resident Shamayim Harris bought several properties and is now converting them into sustainable community spaces for education, wellness, and economic development.

Good News Headlines 12/20/16

Going to see Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol can be a classic holiday tradition for American families – but for the people who get overwhelmed easily by sights and sounds, the play can be pretty intense…
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Daily Astrology

March 31, 2020

Early this morning the Moon enters her own nest, the sign of Cancer. Feelings become more protective and tied to the past. Family history, memories and heartfelt loyalties influence moods. Mars also conjuncts Saturn today. The two planets are at 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...

Cost: Free

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Sponsor: Ramsay Media LLC
Contact Name: Paul Ramsay
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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...

Cost: $40 till 3/25 ($45 after)

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Sponsor: www.SOHUM.org
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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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...

Cost: Free

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, MA


Sponsor: Center for Mindfulness and Compassion
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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...

Cost: $15

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Moth & Moon Studio
173 South River Rd
Suite #4
Bedford, NH  03110
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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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Sponsor: Center for Mindfulness and Compassion
Telephone: 617-591-6132
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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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750 Pleasant St
Belmont, MA  02478
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Contact Name: Jamy and Peter Faust
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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
Contact Name: Kyle Russell
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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...

Cost: Early Bird Discount $297

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, MA


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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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Sponsor: Healing From the Body Level Up
Telephone: 781-444-6940
Contact Name: Judith A. Swack Ph.D.
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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...

Cost: Free

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Sponsor: Brahma Kumaris Learning Center for Peace
Telephone: (617) 926-1230
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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...

Cost: $175

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750 Pleasant St
Belmont, MA  02478
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Contact Name: Jamy and Peter Faust
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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. ...

Cost: Free

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Sponsor: Brahma Kumaris Learning Center for Peace
Telephone: (617) 926-1230
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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
386 Merrimack Street, #1A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
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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Sponsor: Yoga At The Ashram
Telephone: 508-376-4525
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