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December 2013

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Our Healthy Holiday Guide will help you find the perfect products and services for your gift giving needs!

Our Healthy Holiday Guide will help you find the perfect products and services for your gift giving needs!

Our Healthy Holiday Guide will help you find the perfect products and services for your gift giving needs!

Kennedy Chiropractic's Christmas Fundraiser

Kennedy Chiropractic's Christmas Fundraiser

Kennedy Chiropractic Clinic is organizing a Christmas Fundraiser during the month of December benefiting Our Mother’s House, a local non-profit organization.

December 2013

December 2013

Dear Santa, Between your busy schedule and ours, a whole year flew by, and we’re finally catching up with you.

Be Happy Right Now

Be Happy Right Now

People grow a lot when faced with their own mortality.

Humanity’s Eternal Quest

Humanity’s Eternal Quest

To listen to Eckhart Tolle is to be reminded that anything is possible—for anyone.

Green Merry Making

Green Merry Making

Throughout the year, Santa’s good girls and boys of all ages make every effort to buy only what’s needed, plus recycle, reuse and repurpose.

Tagging Toxins

Tagging Toxins

SafeMarkets.org offers a new clearinghouse of information gathered by advocates investigating toxic chemicals in food, baby products, toys, furniture, construction materials and other consumer goods

Near Death Experiences

Near Death Experiences

The advice that the White Queen gave to young Alice in Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass might be some of the best to offer non-believers and skeptics that question the credibility of near-death experiences (NDE).

Sweet Slumber

Sweet Slumber

Every young mammal on Earth sleeps in close contact with its mother and other family members.

‘Tis the Season to Be Wise

‘Tis the Season to Be Wise

For California acupuncturist Daniela Freda, counseling patients that grapple with low energy during winter is routine.

Peace on Our Plates

Peace on Our Plates

As Earth’s population grows to a projected 9 billion people by 2050, can our global community keep eating flesh like we’ve been doing for centuries?

Too Much Togetherness?

Too Much Togetherness?

Given family hopes and often unrealistic expectations that everything will go perfectly, holiday gatherings can sometimes be a recipe for untoward stress.

Pet First-Aid Kits

Pet First-Aid Kits

“First-aid is the first thing you can do to help an injured animal if you are prepared,” says Dr. Jason Nicholas, owner of The Preventive Vet.

Beach Life Wellness Institute

Beach Life Wellness Institute

Lucho and Lana De Vettori have opened a unique wellness center near Nokomis Beach.

Pet Pantry Offered at Humane Society of Manatee County

Pet Pantry Offered at Humane Society of Manatee County

The Pet Pantry is a service of the Humane Society and is made possible through the generous contributions of local community members and businesses.

Cat Depot Cuts Adoption Fees in December

Cat Depot Cuts Adoption Fees in December

Cat Depot has an over-abundance of kittens late in the season with 25 from foster homes and another 55 kittens from Sarasota County Animal Services.

Humane Society of Sarasota County Opens Feline Rooms

Humane Society of Sarasota County Opens Feline Rooms

The Humane Society of Sarasota County (HSSC) has opened its newly remodeled feline rooms to the public after weeks of construction.

New Treatment Targeting Cold and Flu Season

New Treatment Targeting Cold and Flu Season

Fusion Therapy of Sarasota debuts their “Cold and Flu Buster” package for December.

Loving Light Yoga & Healing Center to Relocate

Loving Light Yoga & Healing Center to Relocate

Loving Light Yoga & Healing Center will move to a larger facility at 3455 S. Access Road in Englewood beginning in January 2014.

 All Faiths Food Bank Announces December Distributions

All Faiths Food Bank Announces December Distributions

The Florida Department of Agriculture contracts with All Faiths Food Bank to distribute free USDA commodities.