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Expecting Perfection

Expecting Perfection

I’m always amazed at the amount of time we devote to criticizing ourselves. It seems to me we give this cranial activity way too much power.

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Water Yoga

Water Yoga

Yoga is wonderful for achy bodies, but when we ache it can be very challenging to get up and down off the floor.

SUMMER STRUGGLES OF SOCIAL MEDIA

SUMMER STRUGGLES OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Summer is here, and so are all the exciting adventures that come with it. Along with having beach days and attending concerts, teens are highly active on social media during the summer months.

From Soil to Gut

From Soil to Gut

Growing a Dirty Healthy Life

Our bodies, weakened by poorly grown, nutritionally drained foods, are subject to more debilitating illnesses as we outpace our current “disease care” system.

April Linkroum & The Natural Power of Noni

April Linkroum & The Natural Power of Noni

At age 16, April Linkroum was diagnosed with IBS and told she would need a colostomy bag by the age of 40.

A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Marijuana

A Beginner’s Guide to Medical Marijuana

Since 2012, medical marijuana has been legal in New Jersey and it’s been playing a crucial role in relieving patients’ numerous conditions inadequately controlled with more traditional approaches

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Help For Home Gardeners

Help For Home Gardeners

Extension Agents at Your Service

Nationwide, local extension agents offer soil testing and instruction in organic methods, making rain barrels, choosing native plants and a host of low-cost and no-cost services.

Beyond Antibiotics

Beyond Antibiotics

Pets Can Heal With Natural Approaches

Antibiotics for pets can carry considerable downsides, so it's worth exploring natural options like herbs, homeopathy and nutritional interventions with a holistic or integrative vet.

Alice Robb on the Transformative Power of Dreams

Alice Robb on the Transformative Power of Dreams

We can teach ourselves first to recall our dreams and then to influence them to enhance our inner growth and creativity, says the author.

Crops in the City

Crops in the City

Urban Agriculture Breaks New Ground

Entrepreneurial innovators are tapping into new technologies and markets to grow fresh, healthy food within cities, turning so-called ‘mean streets’ into ‘green streets.’

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Munch Nuts for a Healthy Brain

Munch Nuts for a Healthy Brain

Improves Cognitive Functions

Sleep Better and Feel Happier With Probiotics

Sleep Better and Feel Happier With Probiotics

Healthy Bacteria Helps with Mood and Rest

Get Eyes Checked to Detect Early Alzheimer’s

Get Eyes Checked to Detect Early Alzheimer’s

Optometry's Link to Brain Health

Eat Mostly Plants to Ease Gum Inflammation

Eat Mostly Plants to Ease Gum Inflammation

Oral Health Benefits

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Tru Nature Yoga and Wellness Center Makes Its Mark in Morris County

Tru Nature Yoga and Wellness Center Makes Its Mark in Morris County

A terminal cancer diagnosis turned corporate business woman Lynette Denson into a warrior for wellness.

Become a Certified Hypnotherapist

Become a Certified Hypnotherapist

For those interested in helping people make the changes they desire to live happier, more fulfilled lives, consider the fascinating field of hypnosis.

Against-All-Odds: True Stories of Spiritual Healing

Against-All-Odds: True Stories of Spiritual Healing

In My Life with God, Dr. John Gerard Gallucci presents a compilation of against-all-odds spiritually and metaphysically based true stories that demonstrate how God and a healing spirit move and work through our lives.

Polka Dot Café Opens at Columbia Trail

Polka Dot Café Opens at Columbia Trail

Nature enthusiasts who walk or bike the Columbia Trail in High Bridge are in for a treat with the opening of the Polka Dot Café.

Inclusion Festival Returns in August

Inclusion Festival Returns in August

Inclusion Festival, billed as the nation’s first and only sensory-friendly music and wellness festival, is an event designed to include and accommodate people of all ages and abilities.

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Wonder Weed

Wonder Weed

Hemp to the Rescue at Detox Sites

Too Blue

Too Blue

Algae Loss Colors Ocean

Dangerous Dozen

Dangerous Dozen

Produce to Avoid

Alarm Sounded

Alarm Sounded

Ireland Declares Climate Emergency

Action Alert

Action Alert

Greenhouse Gases Hit Landmark

Sunny Solution

Sunny Solution

Wastewater Turned into Hydrogen Fuel