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Burnout or Fatigue: A Free Webinar

Some call it “burnout” but adrenal fatigue is a stress syndrome and is found in near epidemic proportions in our modern society. The adrenal glands help in responding to stress by producing hormones such as cortisol and are responsible for handling stress. Yet adrenal fatigue occurs when the adrenal glands are unable to compensate for the daily stressors in life ... Read More »

Illuminate Frederick Mind-Body-Spirit Festival Returns

If you’ve ever wondered about trying reiki, acupuncture, massage, healing crystals, intuitive readings, astrology, essential oils or tarot (and more!), the Illuminate Frederick Mind-Body-Spirit Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 14 is a great place to start. Their practitioners will conduct mini-sessions on a walk-up basis. Vetted intuitive readers, angel communicators, psychic mediums and astrologers will offer their ... Read More »

Nature Play at Home Book Launch Event

NoVA Outside will hold a book launch of Nature Play at Home: Creating Outdoor Spaces that Connect Children with the Natural World from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. on April 7, at the historic Blenheim, in Fairfax, Virginia. The event will include a networking reception, book talk and signing. The author, Nancy Striniste, serves in a leadership role for NoVA Outside, ... Read More »

Demystifying Hypnosis: A Free Webinar

Hypnosis is a powerful modality for helping individuals improve their lives, yet it is often misunderstood. It is a safe, non-invasive approach for helping with a variety of issues from stress reduction to stopping bad habits, improving motivation and skills in music, academics, sports and more. Michelle DeStefano, L.Ac., CCH, will be offering a free webinar on this topic at 7 ... Read More »

The Catonsville CO-OP is Open for Business

The Catonsville Cooperative Market (CO-OP) is pleased to announce that they recently re-opened this community-owned grocery store in a newly renovated space at 1905 Edmondson Avenue, with expanded inventory and store hours to better meet the local food shopping needs of its growing membership. The market is now open four times a month: every other Tuesday from 4:30 to 8:00 ... Read More »

It’s Easy Being Green at the MoCo GreenFest

All are invited to the area’s biggest party to celebrate the environment: the Montgomery County GreenFest! This free event will be held at Brookside Gardens from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 28, in celebration of Earth Day.  Grab the family and explore the beautiful spring gardens and discover new and fun ways you can do your part locally, nationally ... Read More »

Hormone Balancing: A Free Webinar

Hormone levels, in women and men both, are constantly fluctuating – a normal process that occurs at every stage of life. The body responds to these changes with physical manifestations that can affect the way a person feels on a daily basis. When hormone levels are imbalanced, it is normal to feel uncomfortable, sluggish and just not quite yourself. With ... Read More »

Free Webinar: An Integrative Approach to Thyroid Conditions

About 20 million Americans suffer from some kind of thyroid disease, according to the American Thyroid Association.  Moreover, a large number of them are unaware of their thyroid disorder. To learn more about this condition, and to discover the ways that it can be treated in from an integrative approach, join Natural Awakenings and Dr. Alex Leon for a free, live webinar ... Read More »

Dawson’s Market Has Reopened

Less than two months after closing, Dawson’s Market in Rockville Town Square has reopened its doors under new ownership. The independent grocery store is now run by former director of operations Bart Yablonsky. He notes in a recent press release that the community was been very supportive of his decision to reopen Dawson’s Market and is excited for what’s to ... Read More »

What are you Reading?

According to a recent press release from the D.C. Public Library, more than 4 million items were borrowed, streamed or downloaded in 2018. These are this year’s most popular items that were checked out in print form. The top fiction books last year include: Little Fires Everywhere, by Celeste Ng; Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward; An American Marriage by ... Read More »