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Designing an Open House to Wellness

Embarking on a new partnership, Natural Awakenings Magazine and Stonehenge Properties are on the path to creating a more holistic approach to living in Manhattan by bridging the gap between Stonehenge residents and the communities where they live. Awareness, teamwork and social responsibility were among some of the key points discussed at this month's Wellness Summit held at The Olivia, one of ... Read More »

The Big Green Apple

The Big Apple will turn green on April 21-22, 2012 as the nation’s premier eco-living event, Green Festival, makes its debut in New York City!  The new LEED-certified Javits Center North Wing will host the event, which will feature hundreds of eco-innovators, guest speakers including author, Van Jones, entrepreneurs, Russell Simmons, Dylan Ratigan and Chris Yura, as well as activist, Amy ... Read More »

Make a Difference: Help Find a Cure for Liposarcoma, a Rare and Dangerous Cancer

The Wendy Walk, formed by the children of Wendy Landes, Matt, Ali and Jackie to support her when she was diagnosed with Liposarcoma three years ago, will be held on April 29 at 11:00 am in Central Park.  After the walk, participants are invited to join the Landes family for a complementary brunch. Read More »

Creating Vertical Communities of Wellness in NYC

Renting an apartment in New York entails so many decisions. What neighborhood do you want to live in? Do you want an elevator? How about a doorman? With all of these decisions, renters rarely ask themselves: “What can my landlord do to enhance my lifestyle?” But maybe they should. Read More »

New Film Explores the Nature of Perception, Imagination and Reality

A new movie, released by Samuel Goldwyn Films, written and produced by Austin Vickers and directed by award-winning Scott Cervine is coming to town: People v. The State of Illusion will debut in May in New York City. Reviewers for The Huffington Post and others have called the film “A Must See” and compared the feature-length film to What The Bleep ... Read More »

Natural Awakenings Magazine Unites With Stonehenge Partners to Create Vertical Communities of Wellness Throughout New York City

Natural Awakenings Magazine and Manhattan-based Real Estate Company Stonehenge Partners have recently joined forces to bring the pages of New York’s leading healthy living magazine to life through their unique wellness series. The series will feature programming from New York’s leaders in the wellness industry who are committed to creating a healthier lifestyle and a healthier planet. Read More »

Upset Stomach? So What Can I Do?

Many patients complain of feeling bloated all the time, running to the bathroom with chronic diarrhea, and enduring frequent abdominal cramps. There are many reasons, sometimes more than one at a time, why people feel these Irritable Bowel Syndrome symptoms.  Read More »

Naturopathic Doctor Opens Office in Flatiron District

After establishing a successful practice in Linwood, NJ, naturopathic doctor and founder of Simplicity Health Associates, Dr Ivy Branin, ND, is now accepting new patients at her new location in the Flat Iron District.  Read More »

The Ultimate Detox Plan. Organic, Local & Easy!

Many people think of weight loss in the spring because of the imminent change in wardrobe. We all want to look our best when the weather gets warmer, but I’m more concerned about how we FEEL and how our bodies are working. Read More »

I Am Not A Science Experiment

Today, an estimated 75 to 80% of processed food in the U.S. contains GMOs (genetically modified organism) and because the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declared GMOs “substantially equivalent” to foods produced with traditionally bred plants and animals, Americans have no idea that everyday they eat foods that contain genetically altered genes that have been engineered in a laboratory. Read More »