Collier and Lee Counties Edition
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Welcome to Natural Awakenings

August Issue

Children’s Health
& Natural Pet Care

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Letter From Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

When editor Linda Sechrist suggested that we ask some of our Natural Awakenings fans to share a mentor or book that’s significantly impacted their life for our special feature this month, I realized how hard it would be for me to narrow it down to just a couple.

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Southwest Floridians Shine a Light on their Mentors

Southwest Floridians Shine a Light on their Mentors

A single, sound piece of wisdom or metaphorical story from an author or workshop leader seasoned in their area of expertise can change an individual’s frame of reference forever.

A Love Affair with Food

A Love Affair with Food

On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, For Goodness Sake customers chat with Lisa Ji, while she whips up their tasty sandwiches, wraps, soups or chili choices on the café menu of the popular health food store in Bonita Springs.

Building a Bridge of Awareness Over Southwest Florida’s Troubled Waters

Building a Bridge of Awareness Over Southwest Florida’s Troubled Waters

The numbers of individuals and grassroots organizations championing clean water as a human right continue to expand, so too do the visible actions taken by local residents who are passionate about not only cleaning up Southwest Florida waterways and estuaries, but also about drawing down the level of CO2 in our planet’s delicate biosphere.

Meditation CD Showcases Southwest Florida Healers and Spiritual Teachers

Meditation CD Showcases Southwest Florida Healers and Spiritual Teachers

Gulf Coast Meditations will premier in outlets such as Amazon, Spotify, Pandora, YouTube and Apple Music. CDs will also be available at locally frequented spiritual outlets, yoga studios, wellness centers, spas and more.

Calusa Waterkeeper Public Health Alert – Florida Water Summit 2

Calusa Waterkeeper Public Health Alert – Florida Water Summit 2

The Calusa Waterkeeper is an organization championing for clean water as a human right.

Organic Skincare & Bodyworx Takes a Gentle Approach to Healing

Organic Skincare & Bodyworx Takes a Gentle Approach to Healing

The mission of Organic Skincare & Bodyworx is to create a safe space for clients and staff to breathe, relax and rejuvenate not only healthy skin, but also the body, mind and spirit.

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Feeding Healthy Habits

Feeding Healthy Habits

A 10-Step Guide for Helping Children Thrive

Today’s barrage of junk food ads can easily influence kids for the worse, but 10 strategies, including visiting farmers’ markets, teaching cooking skills and implementing device-free family meals, can help them choose to eat better.

Beyond Sustainability

Beyond Sustainability

Regenerative Agriculture Takes Aim at Climate Change

Farmers are increasingly exploring inexpensive organic methods to return microbial diversity to the soil, which could help mitigate a warming planet by allowing soil to absorb more carbon.

Aysha Akhtar on Our Symphony With Animals

Aysha Akhtar on Our Symphony With Animals

Through her personal story as a survivor of childhood abuse and the stories of others, the neurologist demonstrates the scientific bond between animals and humans—and how they can heal each other.

21st Century Parenting

21st Century Parenting

Preparing Kids for the Future

Today’s kids live fast-paced, technology-driven lives, which is why it’s critical for parents to strike a balance between accepting modern advances and teaching kids timeless virtues.

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Calusa Waterkeeper Hosts Movie Premiere and Panel Discussion

The nonprofit Calusa Waterkeeper will continue its series of forums about the negative public health effects of harmful algal blooms with Public Health Alert – Florida Water Summit 2 from 5:30 to 9 p.m., August 5, at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, in Fort Myers.

Sacred Soul Sanctuary Nature School in Naples

The nonprofit Sacred Soul Sanctuary Nature School is enrolling youngsters for its fall K through fourth grade school program that begins on September 2 in Naples.

Dry Needling at Fort Myers Acupuncture Studio

The Fort Myers Acupuncture Studio, led by Dr. Christine Hoch, is now offering dry needling treatment by appointment on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Life Energy Balance Therapy at Miracle Massage Therapy

Manyi (Maggie) Wang, LMT and owner of Miracle Massage Therapy, LLC, in Naples, provides Life Energy Balance (LEB) therapy, an effective method to reduce pain or discomfort instead of using drugs or undergoing surgery.

Lisa Doyle-Mitchell Launches Blue Star Biofeedback

Lisa Doyle-Mitchell, director of sales and marketing for Lee County for the Natural Awakenings Collier/Lee edition, has launched her Blue Star Biofeedback practice.

Learn About Keto Diet at Ada’s Natural Market

Those interested in learning more about the keto diet can visit with Rebecca Salcido, supplements manager at Ada’s Natural Market, in Fort Myers.

Purely You Spa Events Support PACE Center for Girls

Purely You Spa, a certified organic spa in Naples, will host two events this month to benefit the nonprofit PACE Center for Girls.

Salon Zenergy Stylists Offer All-Nutrient Hair Color

Erick and Anita Carter, co-owners and hair stylists at Salon Zenergy, in Naples, are now offering All-Nutrient, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-certified organic color line of products.

Free Microbiome Workshop for Beginners

Jeffrey E. Berger, a Wellness Partner with Amare Global, the first holistic mental wellness company focused on the microbiome gut-brain axis (GBA), and the vice president of Cape Coral chapter of the Holistic Chamber of Commerce, will lead a free Microbiome 101 Workshop for Beginners from 10 to 11:30 a.m., August 24.

Digital Edition

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

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Local Healthy Dining Guide

Cutting-Edge Genetic Testing

Cutting-Edge Genetic Testing

The most sophisticated of genomics reports, IntellxxDNA, provides unprecedented insight into an individual’s unique genetic make-up to assist a physician in developing true, personalized care.

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Kudos

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Hot Topic

Hot Topic

Farmers Responding to Climate Change

Coral Care

Coral Care

Reefs to Get Their Day in Court

Moon Rocks

Moon Rocks

Tectonic Activity Shakes Geologists

Fluorescent Findings

Fluorescent Findings

Artificial Light Tied to Inflammation

Floating Solar

Floating Solar

Catching Some Rays on the Water

Bagging It

Bagging It

New York State Bans Plastic Bags

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Take It Easy on the Eggs

Take It Easy on the Eggs

High Intake Increases Mortality

Savor Cherries to Lower Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Savor Cherries to Lower Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Reduces Health Threats

Eat Plants to Live Longer

Eat Plants to Live Longer

Diets High in Vegetables Increase Longevity

Use Probiotics to Shed Pounds

Use Probiotics to Shed Pounds

Reduces Body Weight and Fat Mass

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