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Letter from Publisher

Yes! July is one of our favorite issues because we get to focus on local food, community, urban farming and sustainable agriculture.

Natural Awakenings CHicago Features

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Natural Awakenings Chicago News Briefs

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Tress Stress

Natural Ways to Prevent Hair Loss
Everything from stress to illness to pollution can lead to hair loss, but we can keep our hair healthy and strong with smart eating and shopping strategies.

Gay Hendricks on Nurturing Love in Midlife

Why Growing Up Can Mean Loving Better
Making love still sparkle later in life means moving out of relationship ruts and opening up to new ways of communing and being together.

Emotional Smarts

How to Raise Your Quotient
Emotionally intelligent people focus on the positive, set boundaries and adopt other sensible strategies that help them thrive in the world.

Happy All Day

Simple Daily Practices for a Happier Life
By working into our days more mindfulness, movement and gratitude, we can make ourselves more deeply happy.

Natural Awakenings Chicago Spotlights

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Enlightened Balance Chakra Spa is a Spiritual Oasis

Enlightened Balance Chakra Spa, in historic downtown Crystal Lake, is more than just a retail store or healing center. Owner Kim Grannemann describes the space as “a spiritual boutique that embraces all cultures. We are committed to continue to build a sense of community.”

Structural Integration for Better Alignment

Structural Integration is a form of bodywork that realigns, reeducates and rebalances the fascia and connective tissue of the body.

Sat Nam Yoga Studio is a Community for Healing and Growth

Karampal Kaur, Sat Nam Yoga Chicago co-founder, director, yoga teacher and meditation leader considers the staff, volunteers, students and clients as part of one big family. “Our mission is to encourage people to expand, to have their own authentic experience, to learn and laugh and do it all in a knowledgeable, soulful, supportive community,” she says.

Community Center Offers Holistic Healing and Inspiration

INSIDE, a holistic and artistic community center, along with their sister organization, Inspire Massage, are connecting people with themselves and their community.

Riverwoods Smiles

Creates Brighter Smiles and a Healthy Outlook
Foad Rasekh, DDS, knows that few people look forward to going to the dentist. To change those perceptions, he has made Riverwoods Smiles, in Riverwoods/Deerfield, a family-friendly and environmentally conscious setting where patients feel relaxed and comfortable.

Finding the Right Balance for Healing

Serlin knew the benefits of rehabilitation in the water and decided that combining chiropractic care and aquatic rehab with mind/body practices was the approach that could make a difference.

Holistic Medicine Offers Integrated Healing and Growth

The Center for Holistic Medicine, located in Riverwoods/Deerfield, is a full-service medical clinic where patients can get help with anything from allergies to anxiety.

Shiatsu Bodywork Nurtures Healing

Zen Shiatsu Chicago, located in Evanston, was started in 1988 and has become one of the top schools in Illinois for practitioner training and certification.

Metaphysical Storefront Provides Spiritual and Healing Resources

Intuitive and Spiritual Resources, in Elk Grove Village, is more than just a place to buy candles.

Dr. Fatima Vilich Uses Functional Medicine to Ease Chronic Conditions

Dr. Fatima Vilich, owner of Vibrant Health, in Glenview, uses functional medicine to help her patients make health a priority.

Chiropractor Makes Whole Life Adjustments

Chicago chiropractor Dr. Eunice Deane provides clients with a comprehensive exam, a specific adjustment and a treatment plan.

North Shore Bedding

Offers Service and Selection for a Better Night’s Sleep
Brett Saul, the owner of North Shore Bedding, in Northbrook, sells the area’s largest collection of natural and organic mattresses and other bedding.
Natural Awakenings Chicago Contests
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Kudos

America’s beaches are synonymous with celebrating summer
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Bye-Bye Dye

Mars and Others Abandoning Artificial Colors

Swedes’ Solution

Six-Hour Workday Reaps Benefits

Banish Bugs

Safely Keep Winged Visitors Away from Outdoor Events

Well Well

New Healthy Building Standard

Municipal Pioneers

More U.S. Cities Leaving the Grid

Buzz Benefactors

More Retailers Ban Bee-Toxic Products

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No Stigma Required for Conception Issues

Anxiety, inadequacy, uncertainty, frustration, sadness and hopelessness are some of the many emotions that make the struggle to conceive a child something many couples would rather keep to themselves.

Increasing Movement and Flexibility as We Age

Children move with the freedom to jump up or roll around without fear of injury, movements taking them in many directions—up, down, around and even upside-down.
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See More »Health Briefs

Omega-3s May Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer

Rethinking Fish Oil Supplements

Ashwagandha Pumps Up Testosterone

Naturally Boosts Levels

E-Cigarettes Produce Free Radicals

Risks Involved with Vaping

Medicinal Mushroom Heals HPV

Research Finds Cure in Fungus Extract

Awe and Wonder Prime Physical Health

Healthy Benefit to Experiencing Emotions

Live Comedy Evokes Trust and Empathy

Stand-up Comics Induce Bonding in Audience Members

Chicago Business Spotlights
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Cancer Report

Solay Wellness Crystal Salt Lamps

WCPT Chicago Progressive Talk Radio