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Welcome to Natural Awakenings Online

December Edition

Uplifting Humanity
& the Holidays

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His Small Heart Grew Three Sizes That Day

We are all connected through the heart. We are all connected through love. Perhaps the most important love connection we have is with our self, first.
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Finding Your Inner Goddess

Torrance-Gingrich wants her clients – and all women – to understand the importance of self-reflection and self-care. “It’s about taking good care of yourself and creating boundaries around your time and energy," she says.

GIANT Nutritionists Advise Customers While They Shop

In addition to one-on-one consultations, the GIANT in-store nutritionists provide group education, including in-store classes, store tours and community events.

Healing Water Holistic Cruise

The second Healing Water Holistic Cruise, which sets sail from January 21 to 28, 2017, is a chance to combine a perfect vacation with healing activities inspired by the power of water.

Gardner’s Mattress & More

Enhancing Community Wellness with the Gift of a Good Night’s Sleep
As the names suggests, Gardner’s stocks more than just mattresses, including natural and certified organic pillows, sheets, protectors, pads, toppers and SavvyRest platform beds with low- and zero-VOC finishes.

The Friendship Center Lives Up to its Name

The Friendship Center, boasting lots of glass for scenic views, offers a fitness center, a social hall with pool tables and televisions, a gymnasium with basketball, volleyball, pickle ball courts, a walking track, aerobic and spin rooms, a senior center, a preschool and party rooms.
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Heal Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

Practical Ways to Regain Vitality
When enervating schedules and obligations sideline healthy habits, our adrenal glands can stop functioning efficiently, zapping our mojo.

Fetch, Stretch, Dance

Make Your Dog an Exercise Buddy
Instead of just walking the family dog, there are vigorous, heart-pumping ways to work out with a furry friend, even in inclement weather.

Live as Your Heart Lives

Our deepest wisdom and bravest truths reside in our heart rather than our mind.

Loving Large

Scientists Say We’re All Connected
Emerging scientific findings reveal what sages have long taught: Our core nature is love, and love is the organizing principle of the whole cosmos.
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A Celebration of Salt at Sonnewald

Sonnewald Natural Foods is hosting a Celebration of Salt throughout the month of December to promote the health benefits and uses for Real Salt, Himalayan salt, salt lamps and other healthy salt products.

Holiday Open House at Mending Roots

Mending Roots Wellness is having a fun Holiday Open House from noon to 5 p.m., December 11, at 2138 Market St., in Camp Hill. It’s a great opportunity to do some holiday shopping and purchase gift certificates for loved ones.

Meet the Author of Christian PuppyGirl Books

Meet Barbara A. Johns, author of the Heart Adventures with PuppyGirl series of children’s books. She will conduct a book signing event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., December 4, at the Christmas Craft Show in Greencastle.

Addressing Teen Anxiety Holistically

Cynthia Beers, owner of Red Head Yoga, in Mechanicsburg, is offering a six-week class, Mindful Yoga for Teen Anxiety, that focuses solely on teens from 12 to 19.

Charity Gift Drive for Teens and Tweens

Local nonprofit Perhaps Today Ministries (PTM) International is collecting tax-deductible donations through December 23 for kids from 10 to 18 years old.
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Kudos - Pentti Nupponen, Halifax Dentistry, LLC

Dr. Pentti J. Nupponen, DMD, MAGD, FIND, CNC, MIAOMT, owner of Halifax Dentistry, will present a lecture, The Best and The Worst of Healthcare Professions; Dentistry, at the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology—Asian Chapter on December 4, in Osaka, Japan.

Kudos - Susquehanna Dental Arts

Dr. Owen Allison and four members of his staff at Susquehanna Dental Arts; Kathy Calabretta, Cathy McMaster, Chris Musser and Heidi Collier, recently completed oxygen/ozone training.

Kudos - Reiki By Rickie

Physical therapist, reiki master and teacher Rickie Freedman, owner of Reiki by Rickie ~ ReikiSpace & Learning Place, was a featured speaker at the Mid-Atlantic Reiki Conference on November 12 at the DoubleTree Suites in Columbia, Maryland.
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See More »Health Briefs

A Cup of Peppermint Tea Boosts Alertness

Increases Attention and Improves Memory

Fracking Linked to Asthma Attacks

Living Close to Sites Increases Risk

Cranberries Reduce Urinary Tract Infections

Healthy Holiday Staple

Bright Lights Encourage Healthy Eating

Lighting the Way to Nutritious Food

Teens Hooked on Ear Buds Prone to Tinnitus

Ringing in Ears Linked to Headphones

Why Some Kids Grow Up with Fewer Allergies

Connection to Thumb Sucking

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See More »Global Briefs

Ocean Watch

Sea Mammals Update

Bye-Bye Birdies

North American Species at High Risk

Good Move

Officials Urge Chinese to Cut Meat Consumption

Extinction Scenario

Humans an Endangered Species

Solar Sidewalk

Missouri Debuts Energy-Generating Pavers

Greening Planet

Satellites Reveal Unexpected Plant Growth