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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 »

Movie Night Returns to Neck, Back & Beyond

Monthly movies have returned to Neck, Back & Beyond, staring in January. Now that they are in their new location in Fairfax, these monthly offerings showcase some of the best health-related documentaries currently available. The next movie, That Sugar Film, will be shown at 7 p.m. on January 25. That Sugar Film started as one man’s journey to discover the ... Read More »

Illuminate Columbia Mind-Body-Spirit Festival in January

If you’ve ever wondered about trying reiki, acupuncture, massage, healing crystals, intuitive readings, astrology, essential oils or tarot (and more), the Illuminate Columbia Mind-Body-Spirit Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on January 20 is a great place to start. The participating practitioners will conduct mini-sessions on a walk-up basis. Vetted intuitive readers, angel communicators, psychic mediums and astrologers will offer their ... Read More »

Conquer Doggy Breath Without Anesthesia

Maintaining a healthy mouth is essential to your pet’s wellness and is a quality of life issue—for both pet and owner. Pets stay healthier with periodic dental cleaning and even a daily home brushing does not remove everything. Most vets agree that most cats and dogs over the age of three have some degree of periodontal disease. Houndstooth dental hygienists ... Read More »

Nonagenarian Rockville Author Inspires Others

Rockville resident Frances Chavarria wrote an environmental awareness book, Let Us Dream of Turtles, to encourage people to protect the planet, and now is learning that her own personal story of publishing her first book at age 90, is inspiring people to follow their dreams as well. Through this love story of two people from very different cultures, Chavarria takes ... Read More »

Laughter Yoga Continues in Arlington

Recently, it was overheard, “Joy, peace, relaxed, tons of fun, amazing, it moved me out of my comfort zone, gratitude and less physical pain.” These are some of the comments from the people who attended a recent laughter yoga class. People of all ages laugh once a month from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Arlington Central Library auditorium. The ... Read More »

New Year’s Eve Intention Setting and Yoga

The end of the year is always a very sweet time of the year for many. While the holidays can drum up their own levels of stress, sitting back to reflect on what actually took place this year is a deeply humbling and powerful experience. Consider doing something different to launch 2018 with a New Year’s Eve intention setting and ... Read More »