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Welcome to Natural Awakenings

January Issue

Strengthen Organ Vitality
& Healthy Homes

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Letter From Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Here’s to living your inspired higher purpose—your why—in 2019, and feeling blessed the way I have for the past 25 years. Thank you, dear readers for picking up Natural Awakenings each month and joining nearly three million kindred spirits in this journey.

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New Evidence-Based Treatment for Alleviating Symptoms of Lyme Disease

New Evidence-Based Treatment for Alleviating Symptoms of Lyme Disease

A paradigm shift in the approach to treating Lyme disease is offering relief to individuals that have been suffering for many years from this complex condition, as well as other chronic health issues.

Holistic Health & Medicine and Integrative Skin Care

Holistic Health & Medicine and Integrative Skin Care

To Doreen DeStefano, RN-BSN, licensed esthetician and owner of Root Causes Holistic Health & Medicine and Integrative Skin Care, in Fort Myers, health is like a complex jigsaw puzzle with lots of moving pieces.

Rejuvenate Active Recovery Centers

Rejuvenate Active Recovery Centers

Sharing ideas and information gleaned from cutting-edge empirical brain research and training related to the body-mind connection, is a common occurrence over dinner in the home Susan and Mark Stephenson, owners of Rejuvenate Active Recovery Centers, in Naples.

Healthy Avocado Treat for the New Year

Healthy Avocado Treat for the New Year

In exploring new ideas for getting a fresh, energetic start to every day, try a breakfast of avocado toast for a burst of energy to begin work or play.

Relationships Make Treatments More Effective

Relationships Make Treatments More Effective

In the eyes of functional medicine practitioners such as Dee Harris and Deb Post, patient relationships, their knowledge and understanding of up to date research in blood chemistry testing, microbiome testing and the interpretation of test results is essential.

Hylunia Facial with Aromatherapy Chakra Balancing Treatment

Hylunia Facial with Aromatherapy Chakra Balancing Treatment

The all-organic day spa at Organic Skincare & Bodyworx, in Naples, offers clients a safe space in which to relax and rejuvenate, as well as six organic skincare lines and unique facial opportunities that pamper the skin.

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Head, Heart and Gut

Head, Heart and Gut

Lodestars of Powerful Decision Making

Instead of always falling into a default mode of old behaviors, it’s important to check with our built-in guidance system before undertaking a course of action.

Autism's Gut-Brain Axis

Autism's Gut-Brain Axis

A Promising Approach to Healing

Almost half of autistic children have gastrointestinal symptoms, and the more severe the symptoms, the more severe the autism, studies show.

Blood Chemistry

Blood Chemistry

A New Roadmap to Better Health

A comprehensive functional blood chemistry analysis can reveal in-depth insight into our health and well-being.

Kick-Start Organ Vitality

Kick-Start Organ Vitality

New Energy for the New Year

Using simple strategies to revitalize five vital organs is a powerful way to kick off our well-being in the new year.

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Disempower Energy Vampires

Participants of this workshop will learn how to recognize an energy vampire as well as gain an understanding of why they are targets.

Gong Training from a 60-Year Veteran of the Art

Grand Gong Master Don Conreau will be conducting Gong Yoga of Holistic Resonance Teacher Training. An introduction and gong bath will take place from 6 to 9 p.m., January 31, at Shangri-La Springs.

Sound Healing Orchestrates Brainwaves

Sound therapy, also known as vibrational medicine, helps to facilitate shifts in brainwave states with entrainment, which synchronizes fluctuations by providing a stable frequency that they can attune to.

Paradise Coast Wellness Experience in Collier County

The inaugural Paradise Coast Wellness Experience in Collier County, featuring many health and wellness activities, will take place throughout Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades from sunup to midnight on January 19.

Healing Touch Level One Classes in Cape Coral

Mary Pat FitzGibbons, a Healing Touch certified practitioner instructor, will lead a Healing Touch Level 1 class from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., January 19 and 20, at the Hope Hospice Community, Room 2430, in Cape Coral.

Many Events at Open Path Retreat Center

The Open Path Retreat Center, in Fort Myers, will soon offer many events and programs that facilitate self-development within a spiritually diverse community.

Area Premiere of Just One Drop Film in Estero

The Firefly Within Foundation is presenting the regional premiere of Just One Drop, a documentary on the past and current state and controversy surrounding homeopathic remedies, at 7:30 p.m., January 16, at the Coconut Point Stadium 16, in Estero.

Lotus Blossom Clinic Expands to Lee Health Regional Cancer Center

The Lotus Blossom Clinic opened a second office in Fort Myers. Dr. David Martin is now able to provide Chinese medicine services, including acupuncture and tui na (Chinese medical massage) at the Lee Health Regional Cancer Center, in Fort Myers.

Two Workshop Series by Solana Integrative Health in Naples

Nancy Duggan, of Solana Integrative Health, will lead two separate, four-part series of workshops meant to enhance health and energy through the art of healthful living throughout this month, all from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Norris Center, in Naples.

Meditation to Help Cannabis Users

Dr. Andrew Ferber, a staff physician with the Liberate Gulf Coast Physician Center, will lead a presentation on how meditation can help fulfill the needs and answer questions of users and those curious of both medical and recreational cannabis.

Salt Cave Celebrates Decade with Savings on New Services

To celebrate entering its 10th year, The Salt Cave, in Naples, is transitioning into a comprehensive alternative health and beauty center by adding 10 new, non-invasive, body contouring services to fulfill their mission in bringing beauty from the inside to the outside.

Free Wellness Workshops at The Path of Being

Start the new year with learning practical ways to help embrace a healthier new you and to reach wellness goals by attending two separate free workshops this month on improving well-being through centering on the mind, body and spirit connection at The Path of Being.

Goddess I AM Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Goddess I AM will celebrate their fifth anniversary in Naples with a special event from 1 to 4 p.m., January 5. Everyone is invited to enjoy connections, blessings, giveaways, clearings, light fare, live music and store discounts.

Free Weight-Loss Lecture in Fort Myers

In an ideal way for people to try to fulfill a highly popular New Year’s resolution, Dorothy Rodwell, LMFT, and certified psychotherapist with AHA! A Holistic Approach Center, in Fort Myers, will lead a free educational lecture on the powerful virtual gastric band (VGB) weight-loss program from 1 to 2 p.m., January 9, at the center.

Hemp Products for Improved Health

The organic CBD products are grown in Colorado; are rich in phytocannabinoids; contain no THC, toxins or heavy metals; and are absorbed at an exceptionally high rate.

Special Offer on Services at Salon Zenergy

Edmond and Silvana Selfollari, the husband-and-wife independent hair stylists at Salon Zenergy, in Naples, with a combined 32 years of experience, are offering a way for first-time customers to experience their leading-edge hair care techniques and artistry and personalized attention.

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Awakening America

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Local Healthy Dining Guide

Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide

Natural Awakenings Healthy Dining Guide

From takeout to family style or fine dining, healthy dining options abound throughout Lee and Collier counties. Natural Awakenings recently taste-tested the following venues, where fresh, healthy food is also delicious.

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Kudos

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Monstrous Morass

Great Pacific Garbage Patch Out of Control

Poor Packaging

The Problem With Bottled Water Is the Bottle

Happy Hoppers

Nature Finds a Way

Ancient Canines

Presumed Extinct Dog Species Rediscovered

3-D Domiciles

High-Tech Instant Homes on Horizon

Fire Hounds

Dogs Help Restore Burnt Forests in Chile

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Stress Lowers Women’s Fertility

Stress Lowers Women’s Fertility

Impacts the Ability to Conceive

Nettle Leaf Helps Inflammatory Bowel Patients

Nettle Leaf Helps Inflammatory Bowel Patients

Common Roadside Weed Has Health Benefits

Daily Walks Make Kids Healthier

Daily Walks Make Kids Healthier

The Daily Mile Program Improves Children's Fitness

Eating Mediterranean Diet Helps Save Eyesight

Eating Mediterranean Diet Helps Save Eyesight

Reduces Risk of Macular Degeneration

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