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Letter From Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

You don't have to look farther than our food to see our deep connection to our planet.

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Gary Null is The People’s Advocate

Gary Null is The People’s Advocate

For more than 40 years, Gary Null, Ph.D., an internationally recognized expert in the field of health and nutrition, has spoken out for voiceless Americans.

Behind the Scenes on Planet Earth with Gordon Davidson

Behind the Scenes on Planet Earth with Gordon Davidson

Gordon Asher Davidson, the author of The Transfiguration of Our World: How a Light Alliance is Transforming Darkness and Creating a New Earth, will lead a talk at 7 p.m., March 13, at Unity Church of Bonita, and a daylong seminar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., March 14, at the Bonita Shores Club.

Acupuncture and More at The Complete Well Being Center

Acupuncture and More at The Complete Well Being Center

A graduate of the Acupuncture and Massage College, in Miami, Dr. Rosemary Harris is trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

Hughes Center for Functional Medicine Opens

Hughes Center for Functional Medicine Opens

Board certified in family medicine and fellowship trained in functional medicine by the Metabolic Medical Institute (MMI), Hughes puts concerned minds to rest regarding her acquisition of Dr. David Perlmutter’s practice.

Brigid’s Crossing Foundation

Brigid’s Crossing Foundation

Brigid’s Crossing Foundation, a locally owned, nonprofit cat rescue and holistic sanctuary in Naples, is making a real difference in the rescue and care of homeless, sick and abandoned cats in Collier County.

Muscle Activation Techniques Correct Imbalances

Muscle Activation Techniques Correct Imbalances

MAT is a very specific, non-medical process that focuses on assessing range of motion to determine which muscles are potentially weak and to improve and maintain a targeted muscle’s contractile efficiency.

Farmers' Market

Farmers' Market

Naples artist Paul Arsenault’s vibrant painting Farmers’ Market originated across the street from his family’s historical residence during a Saturday Third Street South Farmers’ Market.

Who’s a Natural Awakenings Reader?

Who’s a Natural Awakenings Reader?

Mike Bauer is a local activist and Natural Awakenings reader.

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The Earth Diet

The Earth Diet

Liana Werner-Gray on Simple Eating

Straightforward, healthy recipes that deliver junk-food satisfactions are a popular trait of the Earth Diet, explains its originator.

Lifesaving Acts

Lifesaving Acts

Protecting Animals at Home and Abroad

Practical approaches can help out injured and neglected animals in our community and save overhunted and endangered animals around the world.

Mind Gardening

Mind Gardening

It Pays to Watch What Is Planted

Bad “seeds” can easily be dropped into our mind-garden, so we must exercise wise care in what we allow into consciousness.

A Practical Guide to Composting

A Practical Guide to Composting

Pick the Best Option for You

Always wanted to compost but unsure how? Here’s a guide to convenient choices that will make it easy to turn kitchen waste into garden gold.

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Heal Your Life Workshops in Naples

Licensed Heal Your Life Teacher Valorie Morris will conduct workshops in the practice that follows the principles of self-love, self-compassion and self-acceptance through personal awareness at 7 p.m., March 19 and 20.

Special Offers at New BKS Yoga Studio

The BKS Yoga Studio is offering beginner students to experience yoga in a welcoming atmosphere.

Planet Earth Festival at Shangri-La

The Planet Earth Festival, featuring art, food, music, wildlife photography, vendors, wildlife exhibits, kids’ activities and more, will be held at 1 p.m., March 28, at Shangri-La Springs, in Bonita Springs.

YogaCAN Fundraiser for Cancer Alliance of Naples

Four leading local yoga teachers will come together for YogaCAN to raise funds for the Cancer Alliance of Naples, at 11 a.m., March 29, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club.

The Return of Grand Qigong Master Ou Wen Wei

The originator of the healing power of Pangu Shengong (PGSG), Grand Qigong Master Ou Wen Wei will return to the area this month, offering many events.

Busy March Schedule at Integrative Mindfulness

There is a large lineup of new yoga classes at Integrative Mindfulness.

Trim and Tone Spa Offers Treatment Demonstrations

Trim and Tone Spa, in Naples, will host demonstrations of many new health and beauty techniques from 3 to 7 p.m., March 27.

Reiki Course Offered at Avow in Naples

Avow is offering a Reiki Level 1 course, taught by Reiki masters Marianne Appleby and Cathy Colleleta, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 25, in Naples.

Hughes to Take Over Perlmutter Health Center

Beginning March 1, Dr. Pamela Hughes and the Hughes Center for Functional Medicine will take over the operations of the Perlmutter Health Center, in Naples, for the retiring Dr. David Perlmutter.

Seize the Day to Improve Memory and Brain Health

Certified Health Coach and speaker Christine Sullivan, of Seize the Day Wellness, will present The Fountain of Youth is Between Your Ears, at 6 p.m., March 4 and 25, at the House of Gaia, in Naples.

Vivasana Yoga Launches Training Program

Vivasana Yoga of Naples is launching its inaugural, all-inclusive residential yoga teacher training program on June 5

Organic Lunches at Shangri-La Springs

Shangri-La Springs, in Bonita Springs, now serves organic lunches from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., weekdays.

Championship Runner to Speak on Vegan Diet at Skinny Pantry

Championship Runner Tim VanOrden to discuss myths and misconceptions that surround a plant-based diet at the Skinny Pantry, in Fort Meyers.

Metal-Free Options for Dental Work

Dr. Roger Pint, of Bonita Dental Studio, is offering free consultations throughout the month for metal-free options for long-span dental bridges, as well as traditional crown and bridge work.

Spring Return of Mystic Faire

New and returning vendors and experts will offer their artistic wares and health services at a Mystic Faire on March 21.

Savings Days at New Fort Myers Market

Earth Origins Market is open at 15121 South Tamiami Trail, Suite 104, in Fort Myers, offering weekly discounts on their natural and organic products.

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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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Cultivating Youth

Farming Seeks to Recruit a New Generation

Salty Harvest

Seaweed May Be the New Lettuce

Feeding the World

UN Lauds Small-Scale, Sustainable Agriculture

Stop Drops

How to Find and Fix Leaking Pipes

Holy Batastrophe!

Wind Turbines a Kill Zone for European Bats

Frack Attack

Drilling Poisons Both Water and Air

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Wild Thyme Kills Breast Cancer Cells

Wild Thyme Kills Breast Cancer Cells

More Than a Cooking Spice

Bugs Linked to Factory Farm Antibiotics

Bugs Linked to Factory Farm Antibiotics

Cause of Most Urinary Tract Infections

Even Modest Drinking Raises Risk of Heart Disease

Even Modest Drinking Raises Risk of Heart Disease

Alcohol Can Hinder Cardiovascular Health

Register Receipts Low Risk for BPA

Register Receipts Low Risk for BPA

Exposure Falls Within Safe Limits

Ginkgo Biloba Calms ADHD, Boosts Memory

Ginkgo Biloba Calms ADHD, Boosts Memory

Natural Solution for Brain Function

Meditation Minimizes Migraines

Meditation Minimizes Migraines

Mindfulness Reduces Episodes

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