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IN THIS ISSUE - December 2023

IN THIS ISSUE, DECEMBER 2023, our feature story is The Grace of Giving & Receiving – Healing Through Generosity. Other topics include Holiday Parties for Every Diet; Treating Ourselves; Exploring Intermittent FastingThe Skills Children NeedDeepak Chopra on the Quantum Body & Achieving Peace; Local articles include, Slowing the Aging Process With Microneedling; Local Gift-Giving Ideas; plus, Natural Pet article Homemade Pet Playthings. In addition to the preceding linked articles, you’ll also find the following Online Exclusive articles, plus Local News, Local Articles, Health Briefs, Global Briefs, and much more. Enjoy!


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Combine Energy Work, Sound Therapy & Crystals for Energetic Balance & Healing Support

Energy work, sound therapy and crystal energy are each very beneficial on their own and the three modalities used together can change a person’s energy and mood profoundly. Read More » 


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Coffee with Spirits – Setting the Tone For Your Day

Learn how to tap into your inner self, infuse your day with positive energy, and manifest your heart's desires. Read More » 


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Special Holiday Offers Online

Visit our shopping guide and click on the business listings to view unique offers, deals & discounts exclusively for Natural Awakenings readers. Read More » 


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Taking Charge of the Fitness Journey: How to Find Motivation in 2024

A great way to stay motivated and fulfilled in 2024 is to combine a personal goal for better health with the larger purpose of nourishing our planet and giving back to the community. Read More » 



Clothing Donation Tips: Understanding Where Secondhand Items Go

More than 70 percent of the global population wears secondhand clothing. These purchases can extend the life of the garment, reduce textile waste and ameliorate the clothing industry’s im... Read More » 


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Keeping Holiday Parties Green

Although the holidays are a season of joy, an estimated 2.9 billion pounds of extra trash is generated each year from items such as wrapping paper, food waste, packaging, returns and deco... Read More » 


Featured LOCAL Articles

From the DECEMBER 2023 PRINT Edition

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Letter from Publisher - December 2023

“When we focus on our gratitude, the tide of disappointment goes out and the tide of love rushes in.” – Kristin Armstrong Savola Read More » 


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Local Gift-Giving Ideas: Eco-Friendly, Holistic and Healthy

Santa’s elves have compiled a brief list of local gift ideas to help with our holiday shopping. Read More » 



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Holiday Bazaar in Leesport

The annual Holiday Spiritual & Holistic Bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., December 9 and 10, at Leesport Farmers Market Banquet Hall Read More » 


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Spiritual HeArts Nurturing Days

Jennifer Rabenstein, owner of Spiritual HeArts, LLC, will host a nurturing day to relax, create and support local artists from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month in 2024. Read More » 


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Wellness Workshops at CBD American Shaman

Owner Michael Reisinger says, “We are introducing new ideas and services to our stores because we are passionate about your mental and physical wellness." Read More » 


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VitaDripIV Makes House Calls

Krista Dixon, BSN, RN, and Janelle Manley, BSN, RN, have launched VitaDripIV, a 100% mobile, vitamin-infused IV and hydration therapy service in the Camp Hill and surrounding area. Read More » 


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KUDOS - Youveau Aesthetics Medspa & Wellness

Certified esthetician, Ava Ginter has joined the team at Youveau Aesthetics Medspa and Wellness in Harrisburg. Read More » 


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Reiki Mobilization Available Now

Carlisle Bowen Works is introducing a brand-new, innovative technique: Reiki Mobilization. Read More » 


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Ocean Dreams Community Health Festival

The inaugural Ocean Dreams Healing Center Community Health Festival will take place on February 17 and 18, 2024, in Key Largo. Read More » 


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Slowing the Aging Process With Microneedling

A microneedling treatment can help slow and reverse the aging process with healthier skin and a stronger sense of self-confidence. Read More » 


All Other Articles from the DECEMBER 2023 Issue…