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A Free Talk: Why Are My Joints and Muscles Hurting?

Many people suffer with insomnia, muscle and joint pain, inability to exercise because of pain and fatigue, depression or lack of motivation, memory problems, brain fog, nervous and emotional problems without any hope of relief. Dr. Serena Satcher, M.D., has an approach that can get at the root causes and is offering a free talk that will help participants to ... Read More »

Calling All Campers

Registration for 2018 Arcadia Farm Camp is now open. For a week this summer, campers joyfully discover where their food comes from through hands-on farming, cooking and eating experiences. This camp is all about farming, food and fun. Campers learn about daily farm life. From morning chores like watering, harvesting, and collecting eggs to planting seeds and tilling garden beds, ... Read More »

Update on MLK Library Renovation

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, D.C.’s central library, is undergoing a complete modernization with the new library scheduled to open in 2020. The new flagship library will house a spectacular new, vibrant and transparent entryway; sculptured monumental stairs; large auditorium and conference center; creative spaces for fabrication, music production and art creation; ground level café with patio; double-height reading ... Read More »

Congratulations to MOM’s Organic Market: Best Grocery in Maryland

Recently, the popular food news website, The Daily Mail, identified MOM’s Organic Market as the best grocery store in Maryland. In the announcement, they noted, “Founded in 1987, MOM’s has grown to become the mid-Atlantic region’s premier chain of family-owned and operated organic grocery stores. MOM’s emphasizes that the chain’s purpose is to protect and restore the environment.” The Daily Mail relied ... Read More »

Serving Community through Integrative Health, Yoga and Mindfulness

Spotlight on LaShone Wilson and One Breath at a Time LaShone Wilson is an integrative health and wellness coach and the executive director of One Breath at a Time, Mindful Living and Wellness Services, based in Washington, D.C. One Breath at a Time is a rapidly growing company with the mission to empower others through health and wellness coaching, mind-body ... Read More »

10,000 Steps and Counting

Keep Moving to Stay Fit by Kathleen Barnes We have become a nation of couch potatoes. The average American takes only 5,900 steps a day, somewhat better than the sedentary Brits that average less than 4,000. The notion that overall we need to take 10,000 steps a day to be physically fit started with manpo-kei, a 1960s Japanese marketing tool ... Read More »

Harold Koenig on Why Science Finds Faith a Healthy Choice

by April Thompson Physician Harold G. Koenig, an international authority on religion, health and ethical issues in medicine, has dedicated his career to understanding the relationship between faith and health. Koenig, who has surveyed the scientific literature, shares the mounting evidence linking the power of faith to better health and well-being. Koenig struggled for three decades to determine his life’s ... Read More »

The Surprising Benefits of Papaya

by Laina Poulakos Papaya is a wonderful support for good digestion health. This delicious fruit is rich in many valuable proteolytic enzymes, such as papain, chymopapain and caricain which can help human bodies digest and process meat. This is useful because digesting meat proteins can be taxing on the pancreas and digestive system. This process can also cause unpleasant symptoms ... Read More »

Letter From the Publisher

Happy New Year, It seems unbelievable that we are ready to embark on a new year—full of new adventures and the potential of great change. Despite the overwhelming evidence that new year’s resolutions are most likely abandoned by February, I believe it is a good time for us to assess changes that would make us healthier, happier, more fulfilled in ... Read More »

The Inner Journey

by John Mays Midlife can be a wonderful or stressful time in the life cycle of an adult. Many adults begin to question their purpose and direction in life. Many become more self-aware and restless as they struggle with concepts such as aging, their mortality and a renewed sense of purpose in life. Midlife is actually just a transitional stage ... Read More »