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Father Knows Best

by Neal Allen Dads, lighten up. Yes, all dads project their own fears and hopes on their children. If Dad dreamed of becoming a first baseman for the Yankees, he’ll push Johnny into baseball, ignoring his son’s preference for woodworking. If Dad harbored hopes of being the next Hemingway, he’ll praise Mary’s poetry, and maybe skip a few of her tedious soccer games. Those are the facts, ma’am. Dads have a habit of imposing their own success goals on their kids. It’s not built into fatherhood to let kids willy-nilly develop their own talents and dreams. Does that ruin the [...]

By |2020-05-29T11:33:03+00:00May 30th, 2020|Local|0 Comments

Down-Under Drought

Australian Wildfires Linked to Climate Change Australia’s devastating wildfires during 2019 and 2020 were at least 30 percent more likely to occur because of human-caused climate change, report researchers in a new study published in the online journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. An intense heat wave was the primary factor in raising the fire risk, says climate scientist Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, with the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute. The study linked to climate change the extremity of that heat wave, which is 10 times more likely now than it was in 1900. Van Oldenborgh notes that climate simulations tend [...]

By |2020-05-29T11:34:37+00:00May 29th, 2020|Local|0 Comments

Biking During the COVID-19 Crisis

Regular Tips Apply to Pedaling During the coronavirus crisis, biking is especially recommended, as it provides exceptional aerobic and cardio exercise, relaxation and because it maintains social distancing. Keeping in mind proper equipment, fitness, safety and other factors can make it even more fulfilling during this difficult period. Choose the right bike. Those designed for roads and pavement are generally lighter and have more gears than mountain bikes, which have more shock-absorbing features, plus more lower gears to help traverse inclined terrain. Urban and commuting bikes feature a slightly more upright riding position that allows better sightlines and improved visibility [...]

By |2020-05-29T10:23:06+00:00May 29th, 2020|Local|0 Comments

The Great Awakening

by Ilka Handshaw “Changing mass consciousness is an individual responsibility.”  ~ Dennis Weaver This is being written in the last half of April 2020, where we, as humanity, have been in the era of coronavirus. We are mandated to be isolated and stay home; we may reflect and/or worry about what and why this is happening—enormous vibrations of fear, anxiety and uncertainty have been felt all over our world for the last few months. But many of us who have been learning from spiritual masters know that this is a time of a great awakening and rebirth. This suffering is [...]

By |2020-05-29T11:39:09+00:00May 2nd, 2020|Local|0 Comments

Everglades University Online

Everglades University (EU) offers all degrees 100 percent online and has made distance education available to students for over 25 years. They have transitioned their on-ground student body to virtual education, allowing them to continue their educational goals given the current environment. All EU students continue to have easy access to staff, faculty and the online learning community and be supported by experienced faculty that holds a master‘s or doctoral degree in their respective discipline. EU has six campuses located in Boca Raton, Miami, Tampa, Sarasota, Orlando, and an online division which all locations offer. EU also caters to the [...]

By |2020-04-26T10:04:35+00:00May 1st, 2020|Local|0 Comments

Southeast Florida COVID-19 Resources

* Due to the current Pandemic, some Natural Awakenings Advertisers, Businesses and Events may have had changes. Please call in advance for more information. If You Feel Sick: The Florida Department of Health has opened the 24-hour COVID-19 Call Center at 1-866-779-6121. Questions may also be emailed to [email protected] Email responses will be sent during call center hours. You can also call your Dr. Office and follow the procedures put in place with your Primary Care Physician. Read more…. Novel Coronavirus Hotline, information for Broward County Residents, Palm Beach Residents, Natural Awakenings’ articles specifically selected for you, our readers…. […]

By |2020-04-05T15:17:06+00:00April 5th, 2020|Local|0 Comments

The Ugly Truth Behind Laxative Use and a Remedy: Laxatives vs Colon Hydrotherapy

by Laura Hernández Are you familiar with the consequences of using laxatives to relieve constipation? I am, since I had a dependency on these drugs for 19 years and they almost killed me. Those of us who know firsthand what it is to suffer from chronic constipation have gone through all types of remedies to overcome this challenging condition, including the use of laxatives. Most laxatives contain chemicals that may cause adverse effects and even worsen the problem by interfering with the digestive process, causing irritation throughout the digestive system. […]

By |2020-03-24T11:04:53+00:00April 5th, 2020|Local|0 Comments

Change Your Music Change Your Health

Music is part of our soul, so during this time of uncertainty, isolation and quarantines, change your music and change your health. In ancient times, the use of sound healing was a highly developed spiritual science based upon an understanding that sound was the original vibration. […]

By |2020-03-23T15:55:58+00:00April 5th, 2020|Local|0 Comments

Become a Feng Shui Professional Consultant

If you enjoy looking at different types of homes and businesses, coming up with strategies and solutions to help people succeed, you may want to become a professional feng shui consultant. Feng shui is an ancient art and science that has modern and relatable applications in our environments. Our spaces should be supportive of our lifestyles and goals. The practice of feng shui attunes occupants with their spaces, the environment around them and their holistic well-being. […]

By |2020-03-23T15:18:12+00:00April 4th, 2020|Local|0 Comments

Healing the Soul and Clearing Our Path with Debora Ramos

Debora Ramos, a certified Spiritual Response Therapy consultant and teacher, Angel Therapy practitioner, crystal healer and Reiki Master, is dedicated to help clients clear and heal energy blocks in different aspects of their life (including past lives). She tailors each session to best suit the individual’s needs of the moment, assisting with finances, relationships and inner peace. […]

By |2020-03-21T09:07:14+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Local|0 Comments