Edit ModuleShow Tags

Welcome to Natural Awakenings Online

Special Edition

True Wealth & Beauty

Edit ModuleShow Tags

See More »Letter from Publisher

Letter From Publisher

I grew up with the belief that my salary, car, house and investment portfolio were the best and truest measures of wealth. That belief however, can be taxing on the psyche and often leads to burning out on the daily grind of a hamster wheel.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

See More »Local Features

Lemoyne Spa Embraces Holistic Approach to Care

If beauty is more than skin deep, then Polished Salon, Spa and Wellness in Lemoyne is hoping to uncover the true cause of common skin woes. “We really want to teach people to love themselves well,” says Stacie Sheely, who has owned the spa for 17 years.

Confronting Autism at Carlisle Center for Holistic Medicine

Resources and treatment options for autism were hard to find when Dr. Kathy Ferraro’s daughter first showed symptoms. Ferraro questioned doctors about why she wasn’t developing at the same pace as her peers, and they said the infant would eventually catch up.

Day and Night Customized Comfort at Sleighter’s Furniture and Sleep Shop

When a customer walks into Sleighter’s Furniture and Sleep Shop in New Oxford, they’ll quickly discover that the staff puts a strong emphasis on customized comfort. “We pride ourselves on offering the best solutions for daytime and nighttime comfort in your home,” shares store co-owner Jerry Smith.

Maximize Vitamin Supplements with IV Therapy

Sometimes we start taking a vitamin or supplement and wondered why it isn’t working. It is possible that we are not properly absorbing the nutrients through the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

Nearby Natural Facial Health and Beauty Solutions

A spa facial for many people is a chance to unwind and forget about the stress of the day. Don’t let the worry of harmful chemicals or additives in a spa product ruin this experience.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Features

Dangers in the Cosmetic Bag

Choose Safe and Healthy Natural Beauty Aids
Made-in-USA cosmetics commonly include toxic ingredients banned in the European Union; a nifty phone app can help us know when to take a pass.

Sharing Our Bounty

Food Drives Need Healthy Donations
Healthy eating matters to everyone, so it’s most helpful to donate high-protein, low-sodium, low-sugar nonperishables.

What’s Your Child’s EQ?

Six Ways to Raise Emotional Intelligence
By listening closely to our children and validating their emotions, we can empower them to better handle tough situations, sometimes all on their own.

True Wealth

Living a Life We Love is Real Affluence
Trading in time and health for more money to buy more stuff turns out to be a poor equation for happiness.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

See More »News Briefs

Buy Organic Spices in Bulk at Wegmans

Wegmans Food Market in Mechanicsburg has added a cost-effective way to purchase high-quality organic spices with a bulk organic spice rack in their Nature’s Marketplace department.

Skin Classic Now Available at Simplicity Skincare Studio

Simplicity Skincare Studio with Donna Daacke has added the Skin Classic, device with high-frequency technology for the rapid treatment of minor skin irregularities.

Saubel’s Expanding Product Selection

Saubel’s Markets, in Shrewsbury, will be carrying some new items they saw at the Natural Products Expo East in September. Kimberley Heidler, natural and organic specialist at Saubel’s natural and organic marketplace attended.

Prebiotin Now Available in Powdered Form

Prebiotin, the top doctor recommended prebiotic fiber, is now available in powdered form as a daily dietary supplement to help feed and grow the good bacteria in the gut, which is essential to overall good health.

Drumming Workshop with Jim Donovan

Participants will learn to use drumming to enter deep relaxation; use chants and vocal toning to energize the brain and clear the mind; discover accessible ways to expand conscious awareness; and more...

Bee Present Spiritual Training Class Forming

Bee Present Wellness Studio will begin offering a nine-month Bee Present Spiritual Training, meeting one weekend per month, excluding December.

Reflexology Cleanses the Sole

Cleanse Your Soles owner Jannette Kortman, a cancer survivor, is now offering reflexology therapy sessions in addition to ionic footbath and Amethyst BioMat services.

Become a Yoga Teacher Right Here in York

Open Heart Teacher Training, approved by the Yoga Alliance, will be conducted by teachers Ashley DiMeglio, 500-YET, founder of Open Heart, and Nicole Ness, 200-RYT, owner of Ignite Power Yoga.

IDLife Introduces New Vitamins Just For Kids

IDLife, a well-known health and wellness company, has introduced an all-new kid’s line that offers chewable tablets with 24 vitamins and minerals, a protein shake, snack bar and hydrate powder to fill in the gaps in children's diets.

New Digs in Lemoyne for Studio Solomon

Leigh Wisotzkey, owner, martial arts and self-defense instructor, says, “Women’s self-defense is my special interest, because it presents opportunities to build confidence, learn new skills, get exercise and enjoy arts and culture, all in one place.”

Good News for Migraine Sufferers

Due to high demand, Dr. David Sullivan, chief of staff of Headache Freedom Centers, will be opening a new Headache Freedom Center of York, in January 2016 to provide residents of York County with state-of-the art headache therapy at a convenient location in South York.

Horses Facilitate Sacred Discovery

This unique, one-of-a-kind experience promotes healing and optimal wellness, and participants will discover a natural way to awaken their innermost sacred space through intuitive interaction with horses.
Edit ModuleShow Tags


KUDOS Advanced Thermal Imaging

Dr. Pamela Howard, DC, CCT, owner of Advanced Thermal Imaging, recently celebrated her 11th year in practice in South Central Pennsylvania, becoming the longest practicing thermographer in the region.

KUDOS Giddings Acupuncture

Two practitioners, Rhonda Giddings and Rachel Benbow, from Giddings Acupuncture Practice, LLC, were presenters at the Spirit of Oneness holistic expo, held October 3 and 4 in Harrisburg.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

See More »Health Briefs

Having Gratitude Yields More Happiness than Having Things

The Positive Effects of Being Thankful

Animal Friends Soothe Autistic Children

Relief for Stressful Social Situations

Formaldehyde Found in GMO Soybeans

Class-one Carcinogen in Our Food

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raises Risk of Hypertension in Kids

Heart Issues Face the Unborn

Ingrown Nails Linked to Over-Trimming

Take Caution When Cutting

Cloves Inhibit Cancer Growth

Powerful Medicinal Spice

Edit ModuleShow Tags

2015 Wellness Profiles

Carol E. Layton, DMD, MAGD, MND, AIAOMT

Mercury-Free/Mercury-Safe Dentistry

Magali Diskus Essential Vision Coaching

Life Coaching, Energy Healing and Intuitive Readings

Dr. Thomas D. Gault Gault Wellness Center

Weight Loss and Nutrition/Chiropractic and Pain Relief

Jeffrey J. Backenstoes, DO, ABAARM, FAARFM Kim M. Backenstoes, Certified lifestyle health coach

Traditional and Alternative Medicine/ Medically Directed Weight Loss

Dr. Julie Madeira Niedwick, DC, DICCP Madeira

Chiropractic Pregnancy and Pediatric Chiropractic

Pentti J. Nupponen, DMD, MAGd, FIND, CNC, FIAOMT

Holistic Integrative Dentistry

Pamela Howard, DC, CCT Advanced Thermal Imaging

Clinical Thermography

Elaine C. Torrance-Gingrich, Avalonian Moon

Law of Attraction Life Coach

Jessica Shoemaker, BS, ND Alternative Healthcare Consultant

Dr. Owen W. Allison Susquehanna Dental Arts

Mercury-Safe Holistic Family Dentistry

Rickie Freedman, RMT, PT Reiki by Rickie ~ ReikiSpace & Learning Place


Dr. Linda Stern

Healing Creatures Animal Hospital Integrative Holistic Veterinary Hospital

Tammy del Sol, DMD Colonial Dental Group

New Advancement in Full Dentures

David Sullivan, DC

Chiropractic Neurology

Jacqui Cassel, Jacqui & Company

Personal and Business Coaching
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Edit ModuleShow Tags

See More »Global Briefs

Sky Kings

Agricultural Drones May Boost Sustainability

Recycling Revolution

Global Rise Bolsters Sustainability

Solving Hunger

France Tackles Food Waste with New Law


Pay Tied to Sustainability

Smiley Faces

Shared Laughter Creates Happier Workers

Green Thanksgiving

A Soulful Celebration of Body, Mind and Spirit