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February Edition

Conscious Dying &
Children’s Dental Health

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Letter From Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

This month’s issue of Natural Awakenings is filled with resources for making your life a more joyful, empowered experience.

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Holistic Health Care Is a Reality at  Root Causes Holistic Health Medicine

Holistic Health Care Is a Reality at Root Causes Holistic Health Medicine

As the owner of Root Causes Holistic Health & Medicine and Integrative Skin Care in Fort Myers, Doreen DeStefano also enjoys her partnering relationship with patients that appreciate their role in the model of holistic health care that she practices.

Natural Wines are a Healthy Option

Natural Wines are a Healthy Option

Natural wines made with only organic grapes are of particular interest to individuals that have difficulty drinking conventionally made wine.

Good Hygiene Reduces Children’s Cavities

Drs. Roger Pint and Mark Corke offer suggestions that can help parents to form good habits in their children early enough to avoid a mouthful of cavities.

No Rocket Science Necessary

No Rocket Science Necessary

Jason Weitzner, a certified medical exercise specialist and owner of Symmetry, in Naples, and Evie Breedlove-Manapora, an advanced registered nurse practitioner and owner of Inner Essence Health, in Bonita Springs, couldn’t agree more with the perspective of fitness expert Michael Spitzer, author of Fitness at 40, 50, 60 and Beyond.

Lighting a Candle for the Next Generation

Lighting a Candle for the Next Generation

Enrolling a child in a Montessori school, where students learn to think critically, work collaboratively and act boldly, may be the equivalent of lighting a candle for the next generation.

Gottman Method Couples Therapy Addresses Frequent Issues

Gottman Method Couples Therapy Addresses Frequent Issues

Peggy Walsh, a board-certified clinical nurse specialist, offers Gottman Method and Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy in Fort Myers.

Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide 2017

Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide 2017

Natural Awakenings recently taste-tested the following local venues, where fresh, healthy food is also delicious.

Everyone Follows their Own Path at Mystical Moon

Everyone Follows their Own Path at Mystical Moon

Metaphysical gifts, books and other related items appreciated by individuals walking a variety of spiritual paths are the specialty of The Mystical Moon, located in Fort Myers and Bonita Springs.

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Transforming the Way Women Relate to Men

Transforming the Way Women Relate to Men

An Interview with Alison Armstrong

Approaching our differences with openness and curiosity rather than assumptions opens up true communication.

Fit For Life

Fit For Life

How to Stay Healthy, Flexible and Strong

The human body is designed to wear well at least through age 70, and with the right exercise, diet and activities, we can push that number higher.

In the O-Zone

In the O-Zone

Oxygen Therapy Heals a Host of Ills

In effectively treating everything from infections to Lyme disease to herniated disks, ozone therapy is proving its value to patients in more than 50 countries.

Sacred Passage

Sacred Passage

Conscious Dying as a Transformative Healing Journey

By being deeply attentive, we can turn the dying process of ourselves and others into a profoundly moving, loving and more peaceful experience.

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Live Music at Shangri-La Springs

The elegant lounge and dining room at Shangri-La Springs, in Bonita Springs, now feature free, live, original music performances from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays.

Eco Lawn and Landscaping Service in Bonita Springs

Two Tired Services, based in Bonita Springs, is open and providing homeowners with environmentally friendly lawn services featuring reduced air and noise pollution.

Firefly Within Partners with Kunjani to Offer Healing Events

Firefly Within is hosting weekly meditations and monthly reiki sessions for people and pets at Kunjani Craft Coffee and Gallery, in Naples.

Renowned Storyteller Returns to Fort Myers

Bil Lepp, known as “The king of the tall tale” and one of the world’s funniest storytellers, will conduct a workshop from Feb. 10-11.

Permaculture Convergence Comes to Estero

Florida Edible Landscaping will conduct the South Florida Permaculture Convergence from Feb. 18-19, at the Happehatchee Center, in Estero.

New Natural Residences in West Palm Beach

Developer Ben Benson, of Ocean Land Trust, is offering property in a nearly 10-acre West Palm Beach gated sanctuary emphasizing natural and wildlife features.

Homeopathy Event, Classes at House of Gaia

Dr. Julia A. Eastman, a prominent Naples classical homeopath, acupuncture physician and doctor of Oriental medicine, will present An Evening of Homeopathy on Feb. 23.

The Seasoned Circle Events at Christus Victor Lutheran Church

Three free Seasoned Circle events will be held at the Christus Victor Lutheran Church, in Naples, during the next three months, starting Feb. 21.

Chair Yoga Classes in Bonita Springs

Chair yoga classes led by Registered Yoga Teacher Dina Radcliffe have returned to Integrative Mindfulness, in Bonita Springs.

AHA! Offers Bio Acoustical Utilization Device Sessions

Psychotherapist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Dorothy Rodwell is offering treatments using the Bio Acoustical Utilization Device at AHA! A Holistic Approach Center, in Fort Myers.

Free Talk on the Power of Stillness

Larissa Snorek-Yates, a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship, will present a free inspirational talk, The Healing Power of Stillness on February 26.

Allstar Dance Studio Offers Valentine Party and Lessons

Allstar Dance Studio, which opened last month at 4910 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 118, in Naples, will hold several dance events in the upcoming months.

Enjoy Healthy Food that Helps Prevent Cancer

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Deborah Post and chef Kristina San Filippo, of the Purple Spoon Culinary, will lead a How to Bulletproof You and Your Home Against Cancer event from 6 to 8 p.m., February 3.

BKS Yoga Studio Celebrates Second Anniversary

BKS Yoga Studio, in Naples, will host a second anniversary celebration from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., February 11.

You Are What You Eat Presentation

Integrative nutrition health coach Eva Aspegren will present a talk, You Are What You Eat, from 6 to 7 p.m., February 16, at Eyes Wide Open Center, in Bonita Springs.

Unity of Naples Hosts Bestselling Author Mark Anthony

Mark Anthony will discuss and sign his bestselling book, Evidence of Eternity, at 7 p.m., February 10, at Unity of Naples.

Digital Edition

Natural Awakenings Magazine SWFL (Collier, Lee Counties / Naples, Fort Myers) Digital Magazine
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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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Heave Ho

Abandoned and Lost Fishing Gear Pollutes the Seas

Free Fuel

Hydrogen Conversion From Water Making Gains

Veggie Tales

Plants Communicate with Sound

Fungus Among Us

Genetically Altered Mushrooms Approved for Consumption

Watch the Birdie

Selfies Promote Animal Cruelty and Death

Repurposed Pallets

Texas Company Turns Wood Waste into Furniture

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Infants Breathing Bad Air May Suffer as Teens

Infants Breathing Bad Air May Suffer as Teens

Study Links Air Pollutants to Lung Function

Reflexology and Imagery Relieve Preoperative Anxiety

Reflexology and Imagery Relieve Preoperative Anxiety

Complementary Medicine Reduces Stress Before Surgery

Chinese Herbs Lessen Postpartum Blues

Chinese Herbs Lessen Postpartum Blues

Safe, Effective Remedy

Fortified Foods Cut Into Supplement Use

Fortified Foods Cut Into Supplement Use

Adults Turning to Added Nutrients

Aloe Vera Juice Allays Diabetes

Aloe Vera Juice Allays Diabetes

Reduces Fasting Blood Glucose

Fenugreek Eases Menopause

Fenugreek Eases Menopause

Extract Provides Relief for Symptoms

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