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Natural Awakenings Magazine Chicago

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Inaugural Bison Crawl to Celebrate National Bison Day

These massive animals, characterized by long, shaggy brown coats, have poor eyesight, but acute hearing and an excellent sense of smell.

Volunteer Restoration Work

Offers Chance to Learn and Get Exercise
Cold weather is approaching, and for restoration volunteers, that means it’s time to remove non-native plants in the region’s natural areas.

Amicable Settlements

Facilitated by Alternative Means
On June 22, the American Bar Association hosted the inaugural Practice Development Institute for collaborative professionals in Chicago.

Recipes from a Farm Kitchen

The sweet, fall carrots and beets make a great salad to celebrate the rich soil where they were grown, and the spinach frittata reminds me to prepare more recipes for winter spinach harvests to come.

Fall Flavors of Squash and Cranberry

Make Tasty and Healthy Pasta Topping
Buttercup squash is a variety of winter squash providing a high dose of vitamin A and C, great for protecting the eyes and fighting off germs during flu season.

Individualized Testing

Gets the Best Results
One of the tools Barasch uses to check digestion is a comprehensive 24-hour urinalysis, which requires collection of all urine produced in a normal day.

Natural Awakenings Chicago News Briefs

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Alexander and Newell on Living in A Mindful Universe

Alexander will share his theories of the mechanism that connect consciousness with the physical world; science supporting reality of the spiritual world.

Changing a Nation with Brain Education

The award comes after seven years of work by the International Brain Education Association Foundation to implement Lee’s holistic mind-body training program known as Brain Education in the country’s public schools.

First Fall Harvest Dinner in Highland Park

Diners can meet the farmers and vendors between 6 and 7 p.m. to get to know them a little better while appreciating the bounty they provide.

From Grief to Grace

There are many areas of grief, including death, divorce, finances, relationship issues and both pet and job losses.

Keys to Happy Living Explained

The Kadampa Meditation Center (KMC) Chicago will present a public talk, The Secret to a Happy Life, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on December 1st.

Laser De-Stress Sessions with Sarah Karnes

Sarah Karnes is a life changes coach and Midwest coordinator for the Way of the Heart trainings in Chicago who helps her clients reclaim their energy and change their world.

Manifest the Life You Desire

Attendees will learn to create new neurological pathways to manifest the life they desire, including a new career, new look, a healthier body, financial abundance, a happier outlook and self-confidence.

Natural Awakenings Family of Franchises Keeps Growing

Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp. (NAPC) welcomed two new publishers to a recent training session at the corporate headquarters in Naples, Florida.

Processing Hidden Trauma to Accelerate Healing

The Mind Body Healing Center offers a whole person approach for the treatment of depression and anxiety.

Tomorrow’s Dentistry is Here Today at Gaiamed Dental Spa

One of the exciting applications of this new technology is for the removal or reduction of facial lines and wrinkles, giving a moderate lift and tightening to the face, along with lip plumping and tooth whitening.

Natural Awakenings Chicago Spotlights

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Wrigleyville Dental

Specializes in Holistic Dentistry
Wrigleyville Dental, in Chicago, is encouraging people to think about oral health as a vital component of overall wellness.

Learn and Grow with

Kriya Yoga
For more than 30 years, people from all backgrounds are welcome and have explored their spiritual path at the Temple of Kriya Yoga, in Chicago.

Aligned Modern Health

Helps Restore Joint Health Holistically
With an integrated approach that strives to help patients eliminate the root cause of pain and live life to the fullest, the team at Aligned Modern Health can help restore both acute and chronic joint health issues.

Be The Change at the

Body Mind Spirit Expo
For more than 30 years, the Body Mind Spirit Expo (BMSE) has provided a nurturing, safe space for visitors to discover their inner path and connect with their local holistic community.

NATURAL REMEDEE

Makes Sense of Cannabis Supplementation
Dee Bayro is a certified holistic health coach and nutritional cannabis educator who supports clients in finding their own path towards wellness.

Organic Gardener Ed Kugler

Shares Knowledge and Produce
For Highland Park native Ed Kugler, a new idea is always growing, whether to teach high school students to grow produce with no chemicals, offer adults an easy way to get healthy food or spread his organic message at local festivals and parades.

North Shore Salt Therapy Center

Makes People Feel Happier
Salt has been used for healing purposes since ancient times, and the first European salt spas originated 150 years ago.

ARC Physical Therapy

is Committed to Success
Advance Rehabilitation Clinics (ARC), with six locations in the Chicago area, offers outpatient orthopedic physical therapy and cutting-edge techniques to effectively treat pains, strains and injuries.

Skin Care So Clean

We live in a world of instant care in which we want our skin care to work and to last,” says Smita Kishore, president and co-founder with her husband, of Simply Smita, a Chicago-based skincare line that uses organic ingredients.

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

OFFERS DOCTORATE PROGRAM
The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM), with locations in Chicago, New York and San Diego, offers training in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and bodywork therapy education.

Body & Brain Yoga Tai Chi for Holistic Healing

Body & Brain Yoga Tai Chi, a national group of centers with 13 locations in the Chicago area, is a leader in health, wellness, and integrative lifestyle education.

Onion Garden Offers

Healthy Take on Takeout
The Onion Garden, headquartered in Highland Park, is a quick service takeout eatery and catering business that is changing the way consumers eat, one meal at a time.
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Eco-Packaging Progress Report

Innovative Uses of Pulp, Paper and Mushrooms
Creative new options include carry-out containers made of wood pulp, baked-goods wrapping paper infused with antibacterial spices, and cardboard made of mushroom roots.

Ease Repetitive Strain Injuries

Targeted Exercises Lower Risk of Injury
Any movement we do repeatedly, such as typing at a screen or keyboard, can cause muscle strain and injury, but the right kind of exercises can lower our risk and repair damage.

Kristi Nelson on Why Gratefulness Brings Happiness

It’s not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy, counsels the head of the Network for Grateful Living.

Supercharge Your Immune System

Natural Ways to Stay Healthy
Immune system disorders are skyrocketing, but we can boost our daily protection by eating carefully and using supplements to restore a whole system balance.
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Letter from Publisher

I’m back to wearing socks and fleece, and sipping a cup of hot tea as fragrant pumpkin bread bakes in the kitchen while I’m here at the keyboard.

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CranioSacral Therapy is a Gentle Alternative Therapy

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine included an article on the recent findings of a pilot study that studied the effects of CST on former football players that suffer from physical pain, brain injuries and repeated concussions.
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Kudos

Aligned Modern Health, with four new locations in Andersonville, Evanston, Elmhurst and Mount Prospect, is adding more staff to help patients live life to the fullest.
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Raw Fruit and Veggies Key to Mental Health

Uncooked Produce Aids Psychological Well-Being

Eating Well Protects Hearing

Nutrition Impacts Auditory Health

Pumpkin Compounds Inhibit Cancer Growth

Beneficial Nutrients Discovered

Air Pollution Harms Developing Brains

Fetal Exposure Leads to Cognitive Difficulties

Hostile Teachers Hamper Learning

Damages Academic Performance

Eating Walnuts Boosts Gut Bacteria

Daily Handful Increases Health
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Really Natural

Organic Labeling Evolves to Meet Challenges

Dumping Disincentive

Big Bank Acts to Protect Oceans from Mine Waste

End Game

Extinctions of Threatened Species Continue

Plastic Pushback

Countries Ban Single-Use Plastics

Teeny Town

Tiny Houses Can Benefit Seniors

Soybean Slowdown

Chinese GMO Regulations Dampen U.S. Exports