July 2015

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Buddhist Monk-Nun Maytawee to Appear at Solful Gifts

Solful Gifts, in Wheeling, will present special guest Maytawee, a Buddhist Monk-nun who has worked with Eckhart Tolle, from noon to 5 p.m., July 26, as part of a Serendipity event.

Free Lecture in Wauconda to Reclaim the Health of Animal Friends

Suter is a local holistic veterinarian who practices functional medicine. She’ll explain how to tell what ails our animals and how to do more than cover up symptoms with drugs that can make conditions worse, resulting in higher vet bills.

letter from publisher

Access to safe and nutritious food is an inalienable right of everyone, no matter their economic status or position in life.

Awaken Wisdom with Maytawee

Maytawee, a Buddhist Monk-nun and minister of divinity, will offer a variety of Awakening Your Authentic Wisdom classes and workshops this July and August in the Chicago area.

Living the Good Carb Revolution

By substituting bad carbs with good carbs and reducing all forms of sugar intake considerably, we can transform our health and turn our body into a fat-burning machine, with stable sugar and insulin levels, reduced inflammation and a happy gut, which by means of billions of friendly bacteria, keeps us energized and feeling great.

The Smorgasbord of Midwestern Laws

The Midwest has a great tradition of home cooking, and its potlucks are legendary. Yet, state laws are sometimes hostile to the home cook that tries to test the market or grow a business selling homemade goodness. Nevertheless, new laws are pending in local state capitols.

Launching a Kitchen-Based Food Business from Home

Depending on the relatively new cottage food laws in Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, home bakers, picklers and jammers can now launch a food business from their home kitchen and sell certain food products to neighbors and friends

Holistic Dentistry That’s Always Nearby

Holistic general dentist Dr. Kevin Boehm, who has been practicing in Chicagoland for 22 years, is certified in orthodontics, nutritional consulting and craniosacral therapy.

Experience Amazing Healing at the 2015 Qi Revolution Event

Qigong practitioner Jeff Primack and 20 other instructors will lead a large group to practice together at this year’s amazing qigong Healing event, from September 12 through 15, at the Schaumburg Convention Center.

Conveniently Host Fundraising Events with Bake425°

After hosting more than 50 successful fundraising events, local bake-at-home pizza concept Bake425° wants to partner with more nonprofit organizations this summer to support the causes that matter most to its customers.

MIGRAINES

“To me, the fundamental cause of migraine is not living in alignment with your mind-body type,” notes Gokani. “Stress is basically when the mind and body are not living in harmony with the world around us.

The True Cost of the Food We Eat

By investing in more sustainable production practices instead of borrowing from future natural capital, agriculture can actually improve environmental outcomes through carbon capture, soil building and sustainable water management.