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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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10 Tips for Family Happiness

2012 Practitioner Profiles

5Rhythms and Open Floor IN CHICAGO

Abundant Life Spiritual Center

Doors Are Always Open

A Chat with Dr. Corinna Basler

President of Green Festival

A Chat With Tony Abruscato

Director of the Chicago Flower & Garden Show

Achieving Brainwave Wellness for Better Health

Achieving the Venus Effect

Acne is a Manifestation of Gut Health

A Conversation with Janet Attwood

Acupuncture Eases Cancer Treatments

Add Colon Hydrotherapy to Spring Detox Routine

Adding Momentum to the 2012 Shift

Renew, Evolve and Transcend at Skokie’s Body Mind Spirit Expo

Advanced Arlington Medical Center Offers Holistic and Traditional Healing

Adventure Learning

Connecting People and Learning Through Experience

A Farm that has Something to Say

A Holistic Approach to Our Hidden Gardens

A Home in Balance

Alchemy on the Yoga Mat

Natural Awakenings Chicago News Briefs

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Cool Chow

Icy Treats for Hot Summer Days
With a little time and ingenuity, we can ease our furry friends through the heat with homemade icy preparations of fruit, veggies and poultry.

Mom’s Kitchen Counter Cooking School

Kids That Learn to Cook Grow Up Eating Healthier
Cooking is a skill passed along from mother to child, which is why it’s important to spend time in the kitchen teaching our children how to measure, pour and stir.

Signs That You’ve Found Your Calling

When you’re on track with your life purpose, the people and money you need to fulfill your calling flow to you in unexpected ways.

Real News That Matters

Independent Media Tell Us the Truth
The monopolistic control of mainstream media means that we often get only one side of the story on crucial eco-issues, topics such as healing and spirituality, and upbeat markers of progress.

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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Chicago-based Relax By Scent Soy Candles was invited to gift its all-natural soaps and lotions to more than 150 celebrities at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony, in Hollywood.

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The nonprofit Infinity Foundation, the Chicago area’s leading holistic education center, is relocating to a beautiful new space that is double the size at 1280 Old Skokie Road, in Highland Park.
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Moth Misery

Bright Lights Drive Them to Extinction

Farm-to-Work

Fresh Veggies Come Direct to Offices

GMO-Free Pioneer

New Grain Transport to be Contaminant-Free

Fish Fried

New Numbers Confirm Global Overfishing

Toxic Teflon

Scientists Increasingly Find It Dangerous

Recycling Nutrients

Animal Droppings Help Forests Absorb CO2

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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.

New Scholarships at Rolf Institute of Structural Integration

The Rolf Institute of Structural Integration, in Boulder, Colorado, is offering two new tuition scholarships, along with Veterans Administration and Title IV financial aid for students interested in becoming a certified rolfer.

Aurum Lavender Rose Cream and Massage Oils for Wellness

Certain botanicals are useful for helping us to stay calm and centered and be less susceptible to contagious diseases.

Microneedling for Healthier Skin

Microneedling, a safe, clinically proven, chemical-free method to boost collagen and elastin production, reduces wrinkles, scars, sun damage and dark spots, shrinks pores, improves texture and youthful glow and helps maintain healthy skin.

Connections Between Mercury Fillings, Depression and Anxiety

Dental professionals have 40 times more mercury in their pituitary glands than the general population. Mercury toxicity, caused not just by working with amalgam fillings, but even just having them in our mouths, can lead to depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders.
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Calcium Pills Don’t Build Bone Health

Supplements Have Little Effect on Density

Colorful Produce Slows Cell Aging

Carotenoids Linked to Longevity

Energy Drinks Harm the Heart

Produces Abnormalities and Raises Blood Pressure

ADHD Meds Weaken Kids’ Bones

Prescription Medicine Linked to Osteopenia

Neurotoxins Identified in Everyday Items

Six New Substances to Be Aware Of

Osteopathy Alleviates Low Back Pain

Alternative Treatment for Sufferers

Chicago Business Spotlights
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Cancer Report

Solay Wellness Crystal Salt Lamps

WCPT Chicago Progressive Talk Radio