September 2013

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Peace to You

In honor of the United Nations’ International Day of Peace, on September 21, I want to share a poem comprised of contributions by children ages 5 to 11.

Seminar to Enhance the Child-Dog Relationship

Boston K9 Concierge and New England Dog Training will bring Kids & Dogs: Pitfalls & Potentials to the Boston area, a seminar for families to learn how to reduce risk and enhance the child-dog relationship.

Matching Fund Campaign Benefits Animal Rescue Groups and Shelters

From now through September 30, Especially for Pets shoppers can make a donation to the MATCH 25 Rescue/Shelter Fund and the store will match it.

Annual Walk for Animals Benefi ts MSPCA

The 5th annual Walk for Animals takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, September 8, at Nevins Farm.

Playing the Game of Fitness

As found with many daily chores, technology has interceded to make lives better, easier and more fulfilling. Today, many options are available to support the path to health and fitness.

Greening Massachusetts Schools

On average, green schools save $100,000 per year on operating expenses, use less energy and emit less CO2 than conventionally designed schools.

Functional Medicine for Anxiety and Depression

Functional medicine provides treatment options for depression and anxiety disorders that allow people to be active in their own recovery.

Nordic Walking Moves Body and Mind

Since the 1990s, Nordic walking has been one of the fastest growing recreational fitness sports in Scandinavia and Europe and has since been introduced in the United States.

Furnature: Making Homes Healthier and More Beautiful

atural Awakenings asked Shapiro to share more about Furnature’s history and practices that led to designing comfortable, healthy furniture using organic, non-toxic materials.

Free Weekly Buddhist Meditation Sessions in Waltham

Rigpa Boston is hosting free weekly meditation sessions on Monday evenings from 7 to 9:15, in Waltham.

Workshop to Get Unstuck and In Touch with Dreams and Creative Passions

Creative living coach Kim Childs presents an Introduction to The Artist’s Way from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, September 7.

Free Alexander Technique Demonstrations at Jamaica Pond

Cecile Raynor, founder of Alexander Technique and Thai Yoga of Brookline, is offering free demonstrations of the Alexander Technique at 2 p.m., most Sunday afternoons at Jamaica Pond.