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July / August 2019 Digital Edition

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Letter from Publisher

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Calling All Angels to 'Be Kind'

After more than 4,300 signs painted and given away, Gini Bonnell feels that she has found her calling.

Chrysalis Evolves Into The Innerwork Center

Chrysalis time is a time of change. It is a vulnerable time. It is a sacred time. It occurs when we reflect on the meaning of our life stories and the Greater Story of which we are all a part.

Healing from the Outside In

Topicals as Useful Health Tools
Modern medicine has made huge strides in identifying and treating disease and illness.
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Feeding Healthy Habits

A 10-Step Guide for Helping Children Thrive
Today’s barrage of junk food ads can easily influence kids for the worse, but 10 strategies, including visiting farmers’ markets, teaching cooking skills and implementing device-free family meals, can help them choose to eat better.

Beyond Sustainability

Regenerative Agriculture Takes Aim at Climate Change
Farmers are increasingly exploring inexpensive organic methods to return microbial diversity to the soil, which could help mitigate a warming planet by allowing soil to absorb more carbon.

Aysha Akhtar on Our Symphony With Animals

Through her personal story as a survivor of childhood abuse and the stories of others, the neurologist demonstrates the scientific bond between animals and humans—and how they can heal each other.

21st Century Parenting

Preparing Kids for the Future
Today’s kids live fast-paced, technology-driven lives, which is why it’s critical for parents to strike a balance between accepting modern advances and teaching kids timeless virtues.
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Farmers Responding to Climate Change

Coral Care

Reefs to Get Their Day in Court

Moon Rocks

Tectonic Activity Shakes Geologists

Fluorescent Findings

Artificial Light Tied to Inflammation

Bagging It

New York State Bans Plastic Bags

Floating Solar

Catching Some Rays on the Water

Community Calendar

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Expanded Space, Staff and Services at RVA Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab

Neepa Patel, BPT, DN, has joined RVA Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab’s team.

The Market at 25th Opens in Church Hill

The Market at 25th has opened at 25th Street and Fairmount Avenue, bringing new options for fresh, healthy food into a traditionally underserved area.

Wellness is Rooted in Community

Charlotte Christensen, MS, founder of RootedRVA, believes that true health starts with living soil and confidence in the kitchen.

Free Chiropractic Care for Veterans and Active-Duty Service Members

Veterans and active-duty service members can apply for up to three months of complimentary chiropractic care at Aligned Chiropractic.

More Help for Chronic Pain Sufferers

Nimbus is now also one of the few clinics in Richmond offering oncology massage, which is modified to be safe and supportive for those in treatment for or remission from cancer.

A Better Way to Protect Pets from Mosquitoes

Now, owners can help keep their pets safe from mosquitoes by using a natural repellent like Mosquito-B-Off.
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Kudos ~ Denny Nguyen

Denny Nguyen has joined Dr. Sherron Marquina and the patient support team at Health InSyncs.

Kudos ~ Emma Gazaway

Emma Gazaway, LMT, has joined the team of skilled therapists at Well Into Life Massage & Bodywork.

Kudos ~ Nora Vimala Pozzi

Nora Vimala Pozzi, E-RYT500, C-IAYT, recently graduated from an advanced, two-month Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy (PRYT) Working with Couples.

Kudos ~ New Integral Yoga Teachers

Twelve new Integral Yoga teachers graduated in May after completing a demanding, six-month 200-hour Yoga Alliance-approved training at the Integral Yoga Center of Richmond (IYCoR).

Kudos ~ Elizabeth Malaugh

Elizabeth Malaugh, of Adya Yoga and Ayurveda, recently earned certification to teach The Four Desires, an ancient wisdom methodology used to uncover the soul’s innate longing to fulfill its unique purpose in this life.