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Holiday Survival Guide: A Free Webinar

It is actually possible to “win” the holidays, with healthy, delicious food (including baked goods) and a plan for January to get you set for tackling your new year’s resolutions. Elizabeth McMillian, a clinical nutrition specialist at the Rose Wellness Clinic in Oakton, will be offering a free webinar titled How to Ensure Your Health Will Survive the Holiday Season. ... Read More »

Homeopathic Alternative Approach to ADHD

Is your children struggling in school and having difficulties making friends? Perhaps your child’s medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is making him dazed or leaving her with little appetite. The good news is that are natural alternatives available. Michael  Liss, of the Rose Wellness Center, in Oakton, will be offering a free webinar at 7 p.m. on January ... Read More »

Sahaja Yoga Meditation Workshop

The Fairfax County Library system is offering a free workshop on Sahaja Yoga meditation at 7 to 8:30 p.m. on December 18, at the Oakton Library. This meditation workshop is perfect for beginners, where they will learn how to connect with your inner energy and achieve a state of peace. In this silence, inner joy flourishes and brings balance and harmony in everything we do. Sahaja Yoga was ... Read More »

NIHA adds Two New Doctors

A leading center for innovative medical and dental care in our area, National Integrated Health Associates (NIHA), located in Washington, D.C., recently invited two renowned physicians to join the practice. Dr. Sherif Hassan’s comprehensive experience in medical practice in international settings coupled with his personal experience as a patient suffering from Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) changed his path to ... Read More »

Post-Thanksgiving Workshop at Rise Well-being Center

Rise Well-being Center in Reston is a new concept for community around truly holistic lifestyles. They are offering a special workshop that includes playful movement with powerful healing components from 2 to 4 p.m. on November 24—for those that stay in town for the Thanksgiving holiday. The workshop, titled Meet Yourself with Gratitude, will be led by Karen King, a ... Read More »

DC EcoWomen have Big Plans for 2019

DC EcoWomen gathers women who are passionate about environmental issues, have knowledge to share and a desire to learn from each other. They are a group of women with common interests that provides a forum to help them develop personal relationships that can lead professional synergies. They recently met to plan a full schedule of events and content appealing to ... Read More »

Illuminate Holidays in Nearby Gettysburg

Give the gift of wellness this holiday season.  Enjoy a day in scenic and historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and visit Illuminate the Holidays Gettysburg.  Exhibitors will present a fascinating array of holistic- and wellness-related shopping options. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on December 2, at Sidney Willoughby Run. Festival admission is free to all but they ask that ... Read More »

D.C. Chefs Unite to Help Cure Cystic Fibrosis

The Metro D.C. Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host its annual Celebrate Every Breath Gala featuring some of the region’s most popular chefs in a unique, interactive tableside dining experience. Now in its fourth year, the culinary gala has become a favorite local event after being named a top-five charity event by BizBash. This sensory adventure will begin at 6 p.m. on ... Read More »

Join the Plastic-Free Challenge

The impact of plastic pollution on our planet is growing exponentially. Each year, an estimated 18 billion pounds of plastic ends up in the ocean. According to a July 2018 article in National Geographic, nearly 40 percent of all plastic produced is in packaging, which means that much of that is used once and then thrown away. But, together, we ... Read More »

The Local First Awards

The Local First Awards is a celebration of local independent businesses, entrepreneurs and artists who give back to the community and create a positive impact. This is an initiative of Think Local First DC, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting local independent businesses and promoting their positive impact on our communities to the public. The ceremony will be held on October ... Read More »