The gentle, hands-on technique of lymphatic drainage therapy (LDT) stimulates movement of stagnant lymph, encourages rerouting of the lymphatic waterways when lymph nodes have been removed during cancer treatment or damaged by injury, improves pathways of detoxification and supports a stronger immune system overall. Continue reading →
We live in a world that is a subtle balance of complex interrelationships. The old mechanistic view of science has taken us away from that truth and inadvertently helped to create the global crisis that we find ourselves in. Continue reading →
Preparing for a Rich Harvest of Local Natural Foods
by Reid Boyer and Michelle Bense
We are what we eat. Simple, yet profound, it means eating healthy foods leads to enjoying a healthy life. Though we are aware of this absolute truth, current lifestyles reflect convenience and rock-bottom prices at the expense of our health, environment and local farming heritage. As a society, we have globalized our diets at the cost of the extinction of numerous plant species and burdened our environment with fertilizers, pesticides and the impact of transporting food from all points of the globe. Continue reading →
Recent advances in understanding the aging process have led to the ability to dramatically lower the likelihood of developing chronic diseases of aging. In some cases, these diseases can be stopped in their tracks—or even reversed. The ability to have enhanced quality of life as we age is also upon us. Aging no longer has to be a long, slow decline. Continue reading →
Tulsi, Ocimum sanctum, often known as “holy basil”, is a plant that has been used in the ayurvedic system of medicine for thousands of years. For those who hold the plant sacred, it functions as a representation of the goddess Lakshmi and is considered to be an “elixir of life” promoting longevity.
Since 2009, the Environmental Home Store (EHS), in Doylestown, has worked hard to make sustainable living and working accessible and affordable. All of their products for kitchen and bath remodeling are environmentally friendly, with free design help and installation available. Continue reading →
Celebrate with 80 other countries across the world. The goals of the day are to educate the world about the health benefits and use of the modalities in business and in healthcare, provide a global vision of cooperation for health and healing and to pay respects to the culture that brings us T’ai Chi and Qigong.
At its shop in Peddler’s Village, Greenology Organic Living (GOL) is rebirthing sustainable, local retail business with a theme of natural, safe, green living products. The store sells natural home and garden decor, herb/vegetable seedlings, natural cleaning products, do-it-yourself pond kits, aquaponics materials, terrariums, local art and more. Continue reading →
Natural Awakenings has been ranked in the best 50 in its size class among 200 companies named in the Franchise Business Review’s 2015 Top Franchises Report. The healthy living magazine was one of five franchise companies cited as best-in-class in the advertising and sales category. To select the top franchises across industries and performance categories, the organization surveyed more than 28,500 franchisees. Continue reading →
River Valley Waldorf School will offer summer camp programs at its Upper Black Eddy and Doylestown locations for campers from kindergarten through sixth grade. Consistent with the principles of Waldorf education, activities will stimulate imaginations, encourage social harmony and exercise both large and small motor skills. Continue reading →
Greenshire Arts Consortium, in Quakertown, is offering two spring retreat opportunities, Honoring the Mother/Daughter Connection and Break Through to the True You, both May 1 to 3. The retreats are a momentary time away from the challenges of life to allow participants to find meaning and guidance and to better understand themselves. Continue reading →
Hershberger Heritage Farm (HHF) is offering a backyard chicken rental service called Chicken Lenders—an opportunity to experience owning hens for fresh eggs daily. Participants can rent two or four chickens from between four to 30 weeks. HHF will provide expertise on chicken keeping and offer ongoing support throughout the process. Continue reading →