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Letter From Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Increasingly, I count on independent media sources to provide me the “real news” on important issues, to report on objective research and identify trustworthy sources that, like our forefathers, have the common good in mind.

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Southwest Floridians Share Alternative Media Sources

Southwest Floridians Share Alternative Media Sources

Local health practitioners share their favorite alternative media sources, providing news and views that go unheard and examined in mainstream circles.

From Yoga Teacher to Songwriter and Musician

From Yoga Teacher to Songwriter and Musician

Local SWFL yoga teacher Missy Balsam shares her love for the Kirtan instrument and shares her passion of being a songwriter and musician.

Fresh Food is a Family Tradition at Pizza Fusion

Fresh Food is a Family Tradition at Pizza Fusion

Being eco-literate with personal ecological principles, Gaglio Thompson found great appeal in Pizza Fusion’s long list of environmentally conscious franchise policies and practices.

Animal Welfare Lexicon

Animal Welfare Lexicon

Despite the perplexing state of food labeling, it’s still possible to eat compassionately.

A Calling as Our Greatest Gift to the World

A Calling as Our Greatest Gift to the World

Our world needs millions of individuals living a life and taking actions that stem from authenticity and higher purpose.

Southwest Floridians Schedule Downtime in an Uptime World

Southwest Floridians Schedule Downtime in an Uptime World

Shifting from the conditioning of “doing” to “being” can be challenging for some individuals; here is some local advice from SWFL health practitioners.

Environmentally Speaking

Environmentally Speaking

Environmentally Speaking is intended to alert, inform and educate residents of Collier and Lee counties about threats to our unique and delicate Southwest Florida ecosystem.

Flip This Year for Lighter Fare on July 4th

Flip This Year for Lighter Fare on July 4th

Bring life back to those boring backyard barbeques by cooking with fish and trying this delicious Citrus Chimmichurri fish sauce recipe!

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Cool Chow

Cool Chow

Icy Treats for Hot Summer Days

With a little time and ingenuity, we can ease our furry friends through the heat with homemade icy preparations of fruit, veggies and poultry.

Mom’s Kitchen Counter Cooking School

Mom’s Kitchen Counter Cooking School

Kids That Learn to Cook Grow Up Eating Healthier

Cooking is a skill passed along from mother to child, which is why it’s important to spend time in the kitchen teaching our children how to measure, pour and stir.

Signs That You’ve Found Your Calling

Signs That You’ve Found Your Calling

When you’re on track with your life purpose, the people and money you need to fulfill your calling flow to you in unexpected ways.

Real News That Matters

Real News That Matters

Independent Media Tell Us the Truth

The monopolistic control of mainstream media means that we often get only one side of the story on crucial eco-issues, topics such as healing and spirituality, and upbeat markers of progress.

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Detox Presentation at D-Signed Nutrition

Dee Harris will present The Role of Detox in Cancer Prevention and Treatment at 5 p.m., July 21, at D-Signed Nutrition, in Bonita Springs.

Antibody Test Presentation at YOLLO Wellness

Dave Marlowe, a specialist with Cell Science, the Deerfield, will conduct a presentation of the testing process and how it enables individuals to create a personalized, beneficial nutrition plan on July 27, at YOLLO Wellness, in Fort Myers.

Discount on New Treatment at Andrea’s in Naples

Andrea’s Organic Hair Studio & Day Spa, in Naples, is offering dermaplaning treatments for all skin colors and is ideal for treating raised scars, wrinkles, crow's feet, irregular pigmentation and much more.

Antiwar Movie Screening in Fort Myers

Paying the Price for Peace, a documentary chronically S. Brian Willson, and his former wife Holley Rauen, will be shown at 6 p.m., July 2, at Unitarian Universalist Church of Fort Myers.

Managing Anxiety Seminar at Monarch Wellness

Registered Yoga Teacher and Certified Holistic Nutritionist Michelle Falco will present a Wellness Wednesday Managing Anxiety seminar for from 6:30 to 8 p.m., July 20, at Monarch Wellness, in Naples.

Free Sessions for Cancer Patients at Salt Therapy Grotto

The Salt Therapy Grotto, in Naples, will provide three free sessions for those afflicted with cancer on consecutive Wednesdays this month.

Summer Hours for Naples Botanical Garden

The Naples Botanical Garden will change their operating hours this month and offer a discount on admission, opening from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily from July 4 to Sept. 18.

Seasonal Discounts at Happy Feet Naples

Happy Feet, in Naples, will offer a 10 percent discount on various healing and soothing services services and treatments through September.

Cancer Alliance of Naples Fundraiser at Artis-Naples

CollegeCAN provides financial aid, resources and support for children and adults in Collier and Lee counties, will host its first community-wide fundraising event from noon to 5 p.m., August 6, at Artis-Naples.

Lotus Blossom Expands Modalities and Treatments

The Lotus Blossom Clinic, in Fort Myers, now offers John of God Crystal Healing Bed sessions and will conduct presentations at 1:30, 4:30 and 6 p.m., July 8.

Uphues Joins Wellbridges, Speaks at Food & Thought

Dr. Michael Uphues, who has joined the Wellbridges Bonita Springs practice, will lead a free educational seminar, Demystifying Medical Cannabis: Addicting Drug or Amazing Medicinal Herb, at Food & Thought, in Naples.

Two Presentations by Prendiville

Dr. Stephen Prendiville, medical director of Assuage Spa Luxury, will deliver two presentations on the benefits of Intense Pulse Light and other aesthetic procedures July 22.

Open House at Be Well Natural Health Clinic

Be Well Natural Health Clinic, in Naples, will conduct an Open House weekend from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 23, and noon to 4 p.m., July 24.

Digital Edition

Natural Awakenings Magazine SWFL (Collier, Lee Counties / Naples, Fort Myers) July 2016
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Awakening America

Celebrating 20 Years of Publishing

Sharon Bruckman shares her story.

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Local Healthy Dining Guide

Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide

Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide

Dining out? There are many healthy dining options abound throughout Lee and Collier counties!

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Kudos

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Moth Misery

Bright Lights Drive Them to Extinction

Farm-to-Work

Fresh Veggies Come Direct to Offices

GMO-Free Pioneer

New Grain Transport to be Contaminant-Free

Fish Fried

New Numbers Confirm Global Overfishing

Toxic Teflon

Scientists Increasingly Find It Dangerous

Recycling Nutrients

Animal Droppings Help Forests Absorb CO2

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Calcium Pills Don’t Build Bone Health

Calcium Pills Don’t Build Bone Health

Supplements Have Little Effect on Density

Colorful Produce Slows Cell Aging

Colorful Produce Slows Cell Aging

Carotenoids Linked to Longevity

Energy Drinks Harm the Heart

Energy Drinks Harm the Heart

Produces Abnormalities and Raises Blood Pressure

ADHD Meds Weaken Kids’ Bones

ADHD Meds Weaken Kids’ Bones

Prescription Medicine Linked to Osteopenia

Neurotoxins Identified in Everyday Items

Neurotoxins Identified in Everyday Items

Six New Substances to Be Aware Of

Osteopathy Alleviates Low Back Pain

Osteopathy Alleviates Low Back Pain

Alternative Treatment for Sufferers

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