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How Sleeping Affects Healthy Choices  Researchers from Helsinki, Finland, analyzed data from 2,000 people to find out how sleeping patterns affected their food choices. They discovered individuals that wake up early make healthier food choices throughout the day and are more physically active. “Linking what and when people eat to their biological clock type provides a fresh perspective on why ... Read More »

Aging with Passion and Purpose

Finding Fulfillment, Creativity and Meaning Want to age well? The answer isn’t in your 401k. Self-acceptance, a positive attitude, creative expression, purposeful living and spiritual connections all anchor successful and meaningful aging. In fact, these kinds of preparations are just as important as saving money for retirement, according to Ron Pevny, director of the Center for Conscious Eldering, in Durango, ... Read More »

Joining Science to Spirituality

In 2008, the Sebastopol, California, filmmaking team of Zaya and Maurizio Benazzo created Science and Nonduality (SAND), which later became a nonprofit organization aimed at fostering a new relationship with spirituality that is free from religious dogma, based on timeless wisdom traditions, informed by cutting-edge science and grounded in direct experience. The next year, they organized the first SAND conference, ... Read More »

Plutonium Problem

Glass or Cement May Encase Nuclear Waste Congress might consider authorizing the U.S. Department of Energy to encase much of the nuclear waste at the Washington state Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation’s largest waste repository, in a cement-like mixture, according to a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office. It states that when burying the waste, cement would be ... Read More »

Show Your Trail Love in NY

by Lindsay Yoder, Program Assistant The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference is comprised of member organizations and individuals dedicated to providing recreational hiking opportunities in the region, and representing the interests and concerns of the hiking community. The Trail Conference is a volunteer-directed not-for-profit service organization committed to: • Developing, building, and maintaining over 2,000 miles of trails • Protecting hiking trail lands through ... Read More »

Rodney Yee on Yoga as a Way of Life

Simple Strategies for Staying on Track Renowned yogi and international teacher Rodney Yee, of New York City, has maintained an inspired yoga practice for 37 years while juggling career obligations, fame and family life. While the benefits of yoga are increasingly well known—from stress reduction and pain management to a more limber body and inner peace—Yee is also aware of ... Read More »

Solar Heats Up

Demand Surges as Prices Fall Now is a good time to buy a solar system and get off the grid. Solar photovoltaic prices have fallen 67 percent in the last five years, reports Alexandra Hobson with the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). It’s a boom period for solar—a record 14.8 gigawatts were installed last year in the U.S. Solar represented ... Read More »

Being Beauty

What Makes Us Glow Plenty of people are pretty, but haven’t yet learned how to be beautiful. They have the right look for the times, but they don’t glow. Beautiful women glow. That’s because beautiful is not about how we look on the outside; it is about what we’re made of and being “full of beauty” on the inside. Beautiful ... Read More »

METRO INTEGRATIVE PHARMACY

931 Lexington Ave (btwn 68th &69th), New York, NY 10065 212-794-7200, info@metrointegrative.com MetroIntegrative.com    Facebook: Metro Integrative Pharmacy Metro Integrative Pharmacy is the first practitioner-led wellness pharmacy in NYC. Metro Drugs has expanded its premier pharmacy, fertility and specialty compounding offerings to serve as a complete holistic health resource. The store offers carefully-curated natural and organic health and beauty product lines with a staff of credentialed practitioners including naturopathic doctors, nutritionists, ... Read More »

MUSA MUHAIYADDEEN

MUSA MUHAIYADDEEN Sufi Study Center on Meetup.com Musa Muhaiyaddeen (Emanuel L. Levin) has been teaching Sufism around the world for many years and is a direct disciple of Sufi Master, M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen. Musa devotes his time serving others, inspiring everyone to clear out what blocks them from connecting to their inner spirituality and to understand their relationship with God. Go to TheWitnessWithin.com to learn more about ... Read More »