May 2016

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Workshop to Clear Energy in the Home

Karen Parker Piedra, a realtor, reiki practitioner and feng shui healer, will present a workshop on clearing energy in the home environment from 6:30 to 8 p.m., June 16.

Understanding and Diagnosing Hypothyroidism

The thyroid gland’s hormone production and control is quite complex, yet often physicians use only the most basic thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) test which doesn’t really tell the whole story.

The Female Hormonal Symphony

The female hormonal system can be compared to a symphony orchestra. If one instrument in the orchestra is out of tune, it can negatively affect the quality of the music produced by all of the instruments.

The Clean Bedroom Unveils More Affordable Mattresses

The Clean Bedroom has added a new, more affordable, innerspring mattress line to its product array: the Naturally Organic Classic, Ergo and Luxe models.

Popular European Feminine Care Product at CVS Pharmacies

Lubrigyn line of feminine care products now at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide.

Canine Expert Discusses Natural Remedies for Dogs

Dog whisperer and canine expert Marie Cargill will present a workshop on the secrets to helping dogs live longer from 6 to 7:30 p.m., May 11.

Boston Bans the Sale of Puppies, Kittens and Rabbits in Pet Stores

The 13-member Boston City Council unanimously passed an ordinance that bans the sale of puppies, kittens and rabbits in pet stores.

Natural Awakenings Family of Franchises Keeps Growing

Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp. (NAPC) welcomed five new publishers to its April training session at the corporate headquarters in Naples, Florida.

Meet and Greet at New Functional Wellness Practice

With a shortage of wellness-focused functional medicine providers in the Boston area, Five Journeys is holding a Meet and Greet from 5:30 to 7 p.m., May 18.

May Coaching Discounts for Natural Awakenings Readers

Kim Childs, Certified Positive Psychology Coach and owner of Take the Leap Coaching in Arlington, is celebrating her second anniversary by offering Natural Awakenings readers a discount on life or career coaching.

Linda Lizotte on Choosing Healthier Skincare Products

Registered dietitian and entrepreneur Linda Lizotte qualifies the classic adage “You are what you eat” with “You are what you absorb.”

The Beauty of Being Human

Pondering this month’s Women’s Wellness theme prompted me to take a good hard look at some of my own wellness habits.