Sacred Activism

Love in Action Can Change the World by Judith Fertig The butterfly, a universal symbol of transformation, reminds us that becoming our best selves is an ongoing process. Yet these delicate, fluttering creatures are suffering a decline, especially the vivid orange and black monarch butterflies that depend on milkweed flowers for sustenance during their migration from Mexico to Canada and ... Read More »

Beauty Foods

Kimberly Snyder Shows How to Eat for Radiant Skin, Eyes, Hair  by Judith Fertig Wise food choices, carefully timed consumption and naturally effective detoxification can help us attain red-carpet shape, professes wellness and beauty expert Kimberly Snyder, bestselling author of The Beauty Detox Foods. She aims for optimum health as the basis for achieving that all-desirable outward glow. Snyder says ... Read More »

Growing Up with Wayne Dyer

by Lindsay McGinty Serena Dyer had a unique childhood being raised by spiritually progressive parents, including her bestselling celebrity dad, Wayne Dyer, Ph.D., who would write her notes on personal stationery printed with the motto, “Be realistic. Expect miracles!” It’s not a message her peers likely heard at home. Now 29, Serena has shared her experiences growing up in Don’t ... Read More »

BioGeoGenetics Is Restoring the Salt of the Earth

by Robin Fillmore When Doc Cornelius Warren was a young child, his grandmother often used the familiar phrase, “you are the salt of the earth.” Little did he know at the time that as an adult, he would devote his life to finding the ways that this salt, cell salts particularly, can bring better health to so many. Warren is ... Read More »

First Person – Being One with the Universe

by Rosa Lidia Tapia Moreno I used to live in total darkness. Both my past and future distressed me. Unnecessary and negative thoughts filled my mind and led me to a life filled with stress, fear, insecurity and a lack of confidence in myself and in my surroundings. I lost all enthusiasm for life and was trapped in a deep ... Read More »

Every Month Should Be Breast Cancer Awareness Month

by Sherri Hudson, CT It is possible to detect breast cancer development in the very early stages, up to 5 to 8 years before a slow-growing palpable lump or mass will appear on a mammogram. Using digital infrared thermal imaging (DITI), physiological changes can be seen to indicate the possibility of early breast disease in both women and men. The ... Read More »

Airwaves Activist – NPR’s Steve Curwood Empowers Listeners to Aid Planet Earth

by Randy Kambic As executive producer and host of Living on Earth, the weekly environmental news program distributed by Public Radio International since 1990, Steve Curwood keeps millions of people informed on leading environmental topics. Broadcast on more than 300 public radio stations nationwide, the program has garnered a host of accolades, including three from the Society of Environmental Journalists and two ... Read More »

The Benefits of Local Bees and Their Honey

by Alison Gillespie Any warm weekend, shoppers can be found in long lines at farmers markets, waiting to buy local honey. This is even true in cities likeBaltimore, D.C. and Philadelphia,where honey often sells for $10 to $25 a bottle. In New York, one urban farming company made foodie headlines when it offered its Brooklyn-made honey for $40 a pound—and ... Read More »

Challenge the World to a Workout: Social Media for the Fitness World

Workout enthusiasts or those who are just thinking about getting in shape don’t have to do it alone.  There’s a new app, the Fitness Games App, available on iPhone, iPad, and Android the last quarter of 2014, which is connecting the world through fitness. With this new app, users can challenge another user in France to a bike race, compete with someone ... Read More »

Learn the Basics of Gluten-Free Living

More people are discovering the benefits of going gluten-free—either because of a medical condition such as celiac disease, food sensitivities, allergies or simply because they feel better when they give up wheat. Neck, Back and Beyond, a local wellness practice in Fairfax is offering a daylong seminar on Gluten-free Living on August 2. This interactive workshop, presented by Babette Lamarre, ... Read More »