May 2018

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Chicago IANDS Celebrates 20 Years

The 20th anniversary of the Chicago International Association for Near-Death Studies (IANDS) will be celebrated from 2 to 5p.m., May 12, at the Frank Auditorium.

Toward the Expansion of Fair Trade

A Magnificent Mile of Fair Trade, the largest World Fair Trade Day event in the U.S., hosted by Chicago Fair Trade, the largest grassroots fair trade coalition in the country, will take place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on May 11.

Chicago Excellence in Gardening Awards Enters Second Season

Yes, there had been citywide gardening awards in Chicago in the past. In fact, there was a more than 50-year history of acknowledging gardeners for their hard work, but that ended inexplicably in 2011.

Results 360 Business Summit a Must for All Businesspersons

The Dynamic Professional Women’s Network will partner with Crain’s Chicago Business, the Better Business Bureau and others at the Results 360 Business Summit from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., May 4, at the Holiday Inn Chicago West, in Itasca.

LISA NICHOLS

Lisa Nichols, the keynote speaker for the Celebrate Your Life event, from June 8 through 11 at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center, is a popular motivational speaker and media personality.

Three Ways to Improve

More women are thinking about starting families later in life and have difficulty conceiving. Many commonly heard reasons for infertility include extended use of birth control, advanced age, a hormone imbalance, stress and others.

PSYCHOTRONICS

Our minds are very powerful, and we can we direct our intention to make nourishing change, assist sick animals or persons or improve agricultural crop yields. However, most of us are not using our full capabilities to manifest positive effects in the world.

Top Tips

We know it’s coming, yet we still get caught in the feeling of overwhelm at the end of the school year. Too many things are going on at once—sporting events, dance and music recitals, Memorial Day celebrations, graduations and preparing for camp or vacation.

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.

Soba Noodle Salad Recipe with Garlic Scapes

May in Illinois is full of possibilities. Temperatures are finally warming up, and spring planting is beginning. It is the time of year to be eagerly awaiting the new season of fresh produce.

Discover the Flavors of Door County

Anyone craving a foodie road trip out of the city and into the countryside, but without the butter burgers and fries, can find their destination in Wisconsin’s Door County.