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April Edition

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Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

At the age 26, I took my well-being into my own hands and my alternative healing journey began.

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Self-Protection for Empaths

Self-Protection for Empaths

Fend Off Toxic Energy and Other People’s Stress

Here are some basic strategies that work for them or anyone else battling low energy.

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

Part 1

nscientific, emotion-laden outbursts and blatant, profit-driven lies blur the lines between vaccine truths and myths in the media.

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Tony Juniper on How Thriving Ecosystems Sustain Prosperity

Tony Juniper on How Thriving Ecosystems Sustain Prosperity

The environmental advocate and author explains why only policies that acknowledge our need for nature enable us to thrive economically, physically and emotionally.

Enzyme Therapy for Pets

Enzyme Therapy for Pets

A Key to Good Health

Enzymes are essential to the digestive health of dogs and cats and can aid ills ranging from vomiting to arthritis to shedding.

The Heart of the Wild Reveals Our Spiritual Life

The Heart of the Wild Reveals Our Spiritual Life

Excerpts from “America’s National Parks” from The Hour of Land

A child, accidentally marooned in a cave, feels her fear morph into wonder—a lesson that nourishes her for life.

Eco Yards

Eco Yards

Turning Lawns into Native Landscapes

In all climates and terrains, native plants offer more attractive, lower maintenance, planet-friendly alternatives to monoculture turf lawns.

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Holistic Relief for Restless Legs

Holistic Relief for Restless Legs

The Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation estimates that 10 percent of Americans suffer from an irresistible urge to move the legs that can cause difficulty in falling or staying asleep.

Orloff to Visit Bay Area as Part of New Book Tour

Orloff to Visit Bay Area as Part of New Book Tour

Coinciding with the release on April 4 of her new book, The Empath’s Survival Guide, Dr. Judith Orloff will sign copies and speak about its “life strategies for sensitive people” throughout the area.

Holistic Chiropractor Hosts 21-Day Purification Program

Holistic Chiropractor Hosts 21-Day Purification Program

Join Sokolski from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on April 19 to learn more about the purification process and see live demonstrations of cleanse-friendly recipes.

Free Autism Workshop for Families

Free Autism Workshop for Families

TH Wellness Center and Eastern Medical Center will present a free workshop for children with autism, attention-deficit disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and their parents, on April 12.

Step Out for Bay Area Dance Week

Step Out for Bay Area Dance Week

Dancers’ Group invites dance enthusiasts throughout the Bay Area to discover a wide variety of free classes, performances, workshops and more during the 19th Annual Bay Area Dance Week, April 21 to 30, in San Francisco.

New Natural Awakenings App

New Natural Awakenings App

The Natural Awakenings healthy living, healthy planet lifestyle app has been upgraded with a brand-new look and updated features.

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Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Barefoot Running Improves Technique

Ditch the Shoes for Better Form

Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

Impacts Overall Calories and Nutritional Value

Chelation Cuts Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Chelation Cuts Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Removing Heavy Metals from Blood Improves Heart Health

Sage Linked to Cognitive Health

Sage Linked to Cognitive Health

Helps to Preserve Mental Function

Sedentary Kids Lag in Reading Skills

Sedentary Kids Lag in Reading Skills

Lower Scores in Less Active Boys

Tai Chi Eases Chronic Neck Pain

Tai Chi Eases Chronic Neck Pain

Helps to Reduce Chronic Suffering