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Arizona Rules All Dogs Sold In Pet Stores To Come From Shelters

Good news for rescue groups, shelter volunteers, and animal lovers everywhere: efforts to put puppy mills out of business are paying off!

What’s A Death Midwife? Inside The Alternative Death Care Movement

From funeral cooperatives to green burials, there's a kinder, gentler, less expensive way to die.

Teaching What Matters Most

In light of the latest school shooting, we are once again reminded of how ill equipped our children are to deal with stress. Anonymous commentators spout off in news articles about everything from gun laws to bad parenting to mental illness and bullying.

Musings: Embracing Life Change

A favorite postcard tacked up on my wall is from writer Nancy Slonim Aronie of Chilmark Writer’s Workshop fame on Martha’s Vineyard. Xeroxed across the front of her happy family photo is a typewritten strip: “Right now is exactly where you are supposed to be.”

Dangerous Isolation: Meet The Fearless Advocates Helping Rural Women Escape Abuse

From helping care for an abused woman’s animals to switching jackets so she can slip past her husband in the parking lot, advocates in poor, rural areas are thinking outside the box.

US Torturers Lose Psychologists' Corrupt Cooperation

The American Psychological Association's in-depth role in U.S. torture of detainees was revealed in a landmark report released earlier this year.

Learning The Telltale Signs Of Drowning Could Help You Save A Life

Movies and TV shows have always portrayed a drowning victim as somebody who will splash, yell, and wave for help. However, people who swallow water and enter the phases of drowning are unable physiologically speak...

Why You Should Celebrate Medicare’s 50th Birthday on July 30, 2015

Medicare continues to be blamed for America’s present and future budget problems. That’s baloney.

The Value of Protest

As a strong supporter of Bernie Sanders, my first reaction to hearing about Saturday’s Black Lives Matter protest at Netroots Nation was disappointment. This looks bad, I thought...

The War on Drugs Is a War on Minorities: Former Inmate Freed by Obama Speaks Out

President Obama became the first sitting president in history to visit a federal prison Thursday when he toured the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in Oklahoma.

Jimmy Carter: "There's an Awakening in Our Country"

The former president speaks out on the Confederate flag, religion, Bob Dylan, and Iran.

CVS Quits US Chamber of Commerce Over 'Craven' Ties to Tobacco Industry

CVS has announced it's ending its membership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce following reporting that the powerful trade association was doing the bidding of the tobacco industry by working to thwart global anti-smoking efforts.

Obama To Free Scores Of Non-Violent Drug Offenders From Prison

If even one life is spared the horrid fate of being caged like an animal for possessing a plant that grows from the ground, this is good news.

Meet the Woman Behind #BlackLivesMatter—The Hashtag That Became a Civil Rights Movement

Alicia Garza and two friends first tweeted #BlackLivesMatter to spark a conversation after the death of Trayvon Martin. Three years later, their hashtag has become a movement.

Supreme Court Delivers 'Transformative Triumph' for Marriage Equality

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday issued a historic 5-4 ruling that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, sparking instant celebration and declarations of triumph, as well as reminders from many in the LGBTQ community that the road to freedom is long, and this issue is just "the tip of the iceberg."

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, handing a major victory to the president.

As Nation Mourns Racist Murders, Flag of Hate Still Flies over South Carolina

While the US Supreme Court on Thursday made clear that state governments have the right to control their own speech, outrage abounds over what South Carolina chooses to say.

'Stand With Charleston': Communities Across Country Rise Up for Black Lives

In streets, faith spaces, and community centers nationwide, people are honoring the nine lives taken in this week's white supremacist massacre.

Racist Policing After Church Massacre? White Suspect Is Returned By Private Plane

Even in this tragedy, mainstream media doesn’t see it.

Pope’s Climate Letter is a Radical Attack on the Logic of the Market

What makes Pope Francis and his 183-page encyclical so radical isn’t just his call to urgently tackle climate change. It’s the fact he openly and unashamedly goes against the grain of dominant social, economic and environment policies.

Men’s 70’s Fashion Ads You Won’t Be Able To Unsee

If laughter is the best medicine, you’ll get all the healing you need right here.

'It is Our Duty': Grannies Arrested for Protecting Arctic from Oil Drillers

A fearless band of grannies faced down police officers and semi-trucks early Tuesday as they led a direct action blockading the entrances to the Seattle Port terminal where the Shell Oil's Polar Pioneer drilling rig is moored.

The Pathology of the Rich White Family

The rich white family is cursed with too much money and privilege. It is devoid of empathy, the result of lifetimes of entitlement. It has little sense of loyalty and lacks the capacity for self-sacrifice.

Oak Flat Protesters Plan March on Washington to Protest Apache Land Grab

Native American protesters from around the country will gather in Washington en masse in the third week of June to seek repeal of a law that a recent New York Times Op-Ed piece termed “a new low in congressional corruption.”

EarthTalk: Do Animals Have Legal Rights?

Non-human rights is a term coined by animal welfare activist and lawyer Steven Wise, who has campaigned for three decades to achieve actual legal rights for members of species other than our own.

Exposing Cruelty in Nursing Homes, Factory Farms, Daycares Now a Crime in North Carolina

Despite opposition from a wide range of groups, including AARP, veterans, journalists, and animal welfare advocates, North Carolina lawmakers have overriden the governor’s veto of their ag-gag bill.

The Things A Black Kid Is Often Taught Not To Do That His White Friends Can Do Are Heartbreaking

Clint Smith, an amazing educator and writer, shares “the talk” that black kids all across America hear from their parents.

Seasoned Investigative Journalist Exposes Inside Strategies to Censor News

Beware: There’s a 90% chance your news stories are fabricated.

All I Really Need to Know About EMF I Learned After My Wife Got Sick

Humans are electrical beings composed of cells that have been proven damaged by much, much lower levels of RF than you would experience in your typical coffee shop or elementary school.

Awake: The Life Of Yogananada, Screening In Worcester

Reserve your movie ticket before May 18 to bring this special film to Showcase Cinema Worcester North.
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March 30, 2020

The astrological omens are tricky, especially for getting back into the swing at work or school. A late morning lunar square to Neptune is the sole aspect of the day. With the Moon in Gemini and Neptune in Pisces, there is plenty of room for…
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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

Where:
Online
, NH


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)

Where:
Online
, MA


Sponsor: www.SOHUM.org
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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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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Sponsor: The Spiritualist Fellowship Church Of New England
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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

Where:
Online
, 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

Where:
Moth & Moon Studio
173 South River Rd
Suite #4
Bedford, NH  03110
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Sponsor: Jeffrey Charles Warren
Contact Name: Jeffrey Charles Warren
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Taijiquan (Tai Chi) morning classes every Tuesday 10-11:30am Taijiquan is a way to stay young and healthy using gentle flowing movements that uses not just the body but the mind as...

Cost: $20

Where:
Metta Wellness
679 Pleasant Street
Paxton, MA  01612
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Sponsor: Metta Wellness
Telephone: 774-245-5487
Contact Name: Rick Rocha
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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

Where:
Online
, MA


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...

Where:
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...

Where:
Online
, MA


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

Where:
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, MA


Sponsor: Rhys Thomas Institute
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Learn Reiki—revitalizing self-care and healing in the palm of your hands. Facilitated by Lou Orsan, Reiki Shihan (master teacher.) This one-day class covers the...

Cost: $150

Where:
Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: Northeast Reiki Center
Telephone: 508-808-5696
Contact Name: Lou Orsan
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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

Where:
750 Pleasant St
Belmont, MA  02478
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Contact Name: Jamy and Peter Faust
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SOHUM has been offering Day Retreats on the beautiful grounds of the Unity Farm Sanctuary in Sherborn, MA. During these Retreats, we take time to nourish ourselves with yoga, meditation, and a...

Cost: $108 (until March 31) $120 after

Where:
Unity Farm Sanctuary
17 Unity Lane
Sherborn, MA  01770
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Sponsor: www.SOHUM.org
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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April 4–5 A 2-day event releasing emotional pain with Bhavna’s Wellness Group in Shrewsbury, MA. Let’s re-do your emotions! For details and registration visit...

Where:
512 Main Street, Suite # 5
Shrewsbury, MA
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Telephone: (508) 970-5620
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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,...

Where:
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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