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Focus on Umbilical Cord Clamping

The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) recently issued a committee opinion that supports delayed cord clamping in full term and preterm infants.

Natural Way to Ease Eyestrain and Impaired Vision

Tension, if left unchecked, can cause eyestrain, blurry vision, mental fatigue, lack of circulation and elevated stress levels. One of the simplest natural and holistic ways to quickly relax the eyes and decrease eyestrain is the gentle practice of palming.

Licensing Raises the Bar for Massage Therapists

The state of Virginia has passed a requirement that all individuals performing massage services must be licensed through the DHP Virginia Board of Nursing. During 2016, all currently Certified Massage Therapists (CMTs) became Licensed Massage Therapists (LMTs).

Agriberry Farm

At Agriberry Farm, pleasing the eye and delighting the palate with fresh picked berries and nourishing fruits is the first order of business. Beyond that, owners Anne and Chuck Geyer, along with their two adult children, Colleen and Pierson, are advocating for farmers, as well as helping young adults learn about the land, hard work and being fiscally responsible.
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Tony Juniper on How Thriving Ecosystems Sustain Prosperity

The environmental advocate and author explains why only policies that acknowledge our need for nature enable us to thrive economically, physically and emotionally.

Enzyme Therapy for Pets

A Key to Good Health
Enzymes are essential to the digestive health of dogs and cats and can aid ills ranging from vomiting to arthritis to shedding.

The Heart of the Wild Reveals Our Spiritual Life

Excerpts from “America’s National Parks” from The Hour of Land
A child, accidentally marooned in a cave, feels her fear morph into wonder—a lesson that nourishes her for life.

Eco Yards

Turning Lawns into Native Landscapes
In all climates and terrains, native plants offer more attractive, lower maintenance, planet-friendly alternatives to monoculture turf lawns.
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Stand Up

March for Science this Earth Day

Saving Sharks

Ocean Sanctuaries Expand in Pacific

Petroleum-Free

Phasing Out Plastic Film Food Wrappers

Dirty Driving

Traffic Pollution Chokes Big Cities Worldwide

Tree Terminators

Insects Assault America’s Forests

Growing Organics

Toxin-Free Farmlands Rise to 4.1 Million Acres

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Chrysalis Institute

Community Calendar

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Get Happy and Live Longer

Chrysalis Institute’s spring keynote, the Art and Science of Happiness, will be presented by Catherine A. Sanderson, Ph.D., from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 16 at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Grace Street Theater. Sanderson will provide attendees with practical, easy ways to increase their own psychological well-being, including 10 specific strategies to use at home.

Ancient Cupping Therapy in a Modern World

Therapeutic Massage & Wellness Center now offers cupping therapy as an additional treatment to a bodywork session or individually to gently relieve pain, release fascial restrictions, improve mobility and increase blood circulation and lymph flow.

Large Baby Fair at Science Museum

Local nonprofit Nurture will host its second annual Nurture RVA Birth & Baby Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 1 at the Science Museum of Virginia. Fifty exhibitors, including local hospital birthing facilities, midwifery practices, pediatricians, doulas, infant sleep consultants, fitness, wellness and mental health resources and more will be on hand.

Kabbalah Study Group Forming

A local Kabbalah study and discussion group is being formed by Jewish author and teacher Norton Richman.

Trinity School of Natural Health Comes to Norfolk

The nonprofit Trinity School of Natural Health will be holding a natural health education seminar from April 27 through May 3, in Norfolk, offering the most complete natural health education to provide people with hope, solutions and support to transform their lives and improve the world.

New Journal Provides Access to Anchored Living

Anchors & Adventures is a women-owned wellness company created to help women find the daily anchors they need to have in place so they can free up time to start living their adventures.

Ageless Program Turns Back the Clock

In December 2016, Barbara Prema Brown, E-RYT 500, opened a private yoga studio to accommodate clients for her Aging Agelessly program, which encourages women and men to excel at any age and be happy and healthy by slowing down the aging process.

Growing Young Minds and Trees with Dominion’s Project Plant It!

Redbud trees are among the first to blossom in the spring and, thanks to Dominion’s Project Plant It!, thousands of children will get their own redbud seedling to celebrate Arbor Day in April.

We’re Thinking Sunshine! Volunteer As a Fresh Air Family

This summer, join volunteer host families in Central Virginia, and open your heart and home to a Fresh Air child. Each summer, thousands of children from New York City’s low-income communities visit suburban, rural and small- town communities along the East Coast and Southern Canada through The Fresh Air Fund’s Friendly Towns Program.

Bruno Groening Teachings on Divine Help and Healing

Bruno Groening, well-known in 20th-century Germany for his extraordinary healing successes, showed people how to connect to a healing, higher power.
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