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Green Amidst the Gray

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Written by Ayla Lorelei Growing up in New York City, everyone had their own story to tell. A childhood in the Big Apple is never boring, and being at the forefront of cultural diversity, there are plenty of things to learn in the city that kids can’t find anywhere else. On the other end of the spectrum, however, there are ... Read More »

    Buy Yourself Something to Smile About this Holiday and Save Some Money Too!


    We are entering the season when most of us are thinking about getting gifts for friends and family.  It’s nice that you have a choice — you can run around in person shopping and stay home and click until your fingers get tired!  Sadly, the person who often gets left off this list is the most important one, yourself. Here is way to make sure you do ... Read More »

      Corporate Wellness And Leadership Retreat This Winter At Eastover


      The time is now to cultivate a workforce skilled with 21st century competencies of executive functioning, stress management, compassionate leadership, and collaboration in increasingly diverse and fast-paced settings. Winter is ideal for reflection, rejuvenation, and goal-setting. Take this time to plan a leadership retreat for you and your core staff at Eastover’s 600-acre sanctuary in Lenox, Massachusetts, adjacent to October Mountain, minutes to Tanglewood music center and Kriplau Yoga center. ... Read More »

        Retreat To Mexico In February

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        As the days grow shorter and the night grow longer, we can find it a bit tricky to navigate the darks days of winter and keep our energy levels high. Seasoned yoga teachers and kirtan singers Deva Vidya and Sharon Silverstein are leading a Heart Centered Retreat to Yelapa, Mexico, designed to help participants move gracefully through winter, accessing the light within as they embrace the light without. This retreat offers daily yoga ... Read More »

          Safer by Design – Trusted Products for Over 25 Years

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          Modere—a global company specializing in safe, innovative products for personal care, health and wellness, and household care—is giving away $10 in store credit to customers who “share the love” by referring their friends to the online company. Modere products are “inspired by nature and delivered by science,” says Mist Muhammad, a wholistic social retailer for the company. “We don’t believe ... Read More »

            Finding Solutions to an Age-Old Problem

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            By Ruth Croson-Lowney I developed acne early. By high school I was breaking out frequently—on my face, shoulders, chest and back. My self-esteem was pretty low, and of course I was self-conscious about my skin. My dermatologist gave me light treatments, tetracycline and erythromycin, and had me avoid certain foods, use special soaps and toners, and “get more sun”—all to ... Read More »

              Mark Anthony The Psychic Lawyer® Presents Evidence Of Eternity Dec. 5

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              The NYC Edgar Cayce Center proudly presents Mark Anthony the Psychic Lawyer® for a special evening of spirit communication—Evidence of Eternity: Healing Grief Through Spirit Contact—on Saturday, December 5, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Join Mark for what should prove to be an uplifting and inspiring presentation by the author of the groundbreaking book Evidence of Eternity which removes fear & superstition from spirit communication, bringing it into the 21st Century. At this gallery ... Read More »

                New Integrative Pharmacy Seeks Holistic Practitioners

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                A transformative model of integrative health care— combining the services of a traditional compounding pharmacy and several licensed natural health professionals, along with a wide array of organic and natural products—is starting to take shape on the Upper Eastside in NYC. The newly renovated Metro Integrative Pharmacy will represent a new er of excellence in whole-body wellness, says Leslie Cooperstein, general manager and clinical nutritionist. Kristen ... Read More »

                  “Power of Positive” Hypnotherapy Workshops January 13

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                  Certified hypnotherapist Ralph A. Gonzalez will be conducting three sessions of his “Power of Positive” workshop on January 13 at the Learning Annex, 116 West 23rd Street, fifth floor. The two-hour workshop costs $65 and will be offered at 9:30 a.m., noon and 2:30 p.m. Gonzalez incorporates a holistic approach in his workshops, combining metaphysical energy and the subconscious to enhance the mind, body and spirit. “It’s a truly powerful hypnotic experience, ... Read More »

                    Make Healthy Beverage Choices During The Holidays

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                    Over the next few weeks, most of us will be hosting or attending holiday events. That’s great for our social lives, but not always so great for our health—especially when our beverage choices boil down to alcoholic drinks or sugar-laden sodas. Stuart Scott, with Mountain Valley Spring Water, suggests some healthier options. “When I host a party, I always have a selection of Mountain Valley spring and sparkling water available,” he ... Read More »

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