Featured Editorial


Daily Walks Make Kids Healthier

Posted on 14 February 2019

Thanks to a program called The Daily Mile, Scottish schoolchildren have shown improvements in their fitness and body composition, researchers from the universities of Edinburgh and Sterling report. Started by a teacher in 2012, the initiative encourages children to run, jog or walk around their school grounds during a 15-minute recess from classes in addition […]
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The Science of Self-Compassion

Posted on 14 February 2019

 by Deb Rodney The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education in a 2014 study showed that self-compassion is an important resilience tool. It gives us strength in difficult times, the ability to learn from mistakes, and to re-bound with a greater zest for life. The research suggests that self-compassion is a far superior […]
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What if Love Powers The Universe?

Posted on 14 February 2019

By Deb Rodney What if it is LOVE that powers the universe with an energy that sustains and nourishes everything? I think it’s what the new physicists are struggling to describe with different words because the word “love” has been cheapened, diluted and stuffed into syrupy cards, fairy tale romances and television commercials. And in […]
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Silver Thread and Golden Opportunities – 25 Years of Natural Awakenings

Posted on 14 February 2019

by Jan Hollingsworth The year was 1994. America Online opened the first gateway to the World Wide Web; Jeff Bezos founded the fledgling behemoth Amazon; and Deepak Chopra installed the first bricks on his path to enlightenment with the publication of his book The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment […]
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News Briefs


Gooseberries are Good for the Gut

Posted on 05 March 2018

Researchers from Malaysia’s Islamic Science University tested 30 patients with gastrointestinal issues, dividing them into three groups. One received lactose, a placebo; another group was given omeprazole, an over-the-counter remedy; and the third Phyllanthus emblica Linn, an ayurvedic treatment for gastrointestinal issues also known as Indian gooseberry. The research found the herbal treatment resulted in […]
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Become a Certified Holy Fire II Reiki Practitioner or Master

Posted on 21 December 2017

Learning Reiki is very easy and can be used for either personal or professional reasons. Holy Fire is a higher vibrational form of Reiki that offers empowerment, guidance, purification and healing. Patty Oliver, owner of Body-Mind-Spirit Healing Arts, is a Holy Fire II Karuna Reiki Master who has been giving Reiki sessions for eight years. […]
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The Future of Health Screening is Bright for Patients

Posted on 01 December 2017

It takes years for most cancers to develop to the stage that they can be detected with mammogram or ultrasound (dense enough for location and biopsy) so digital infrared thermal imaging (DITI or “thermography”) is ideally placed as a screening tool to identify changes over time in the early development stages, before there is more […]
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ZenShi Wellness Holistic Healing Package for the Holidays

Posted on 01 December 2017

ZenShi Wellness announces a special healing package for energy balance and renewal to provide calm and strength through hectic holiday time and to bring clarity for the new year. “Many of us are working so hard at our lives and not getting what we know deep down is possible. Additionally, holidays often magnify the tough […]
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Community Spotlight


Community Close-up Q & A session with Aesthetic Dentistry

Posted on 09 February 2016

Aesthetic Dentistry Welcome to our Community Close-up Q&A session with Aesthetic Dentistry of Lake Oswego. We are excited for this opportunity to allow you to get more personally acquainted with their practice. What makes a dental practice holistic? At Aesthetic Dentistry of Lake Oswego, we pride ourselves on our approach to dentistry that promotes health […]Continue Reading →

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Living in the Now, Key to Agelessness for Nehalem Artist and Framer by Dana Taylor

Posted on 05 September 2015

Since the days of Ponce de Leon and before, people have been seeking the fountain of youth as if it offers the same quality of life provided by its close cousin, agelessness. Nestled in the picturesque hills of Nehalem, Oregon, Bonnie Speer, proprietress of Art Happens, a local’s favorite art framing boutique, proves that agelessness […]Continue Reading →

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Form & Function, Josh Sabraw by Robin Will

Posted on 05 June 2014

Josh Sabraw, Personal Trainer and Strength Coach, is the proprietor at Form & Function, which just moved to new quarters near OMSI on Portland’s east side. Form & Function involves more than joining a gym and working up a sweat a couple of times a week. Many of Sabraw’s clients have been that route, and […]Continue Reading →

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Community Close-up Q & A New Renaissance Bookshop

Posted on 26 March 2014

We are delighted to spotlight New Renaissance Bookshop this month to share further insight into one of Portland’s gems and the owners, Darlene and Jamie Potter. Often People refer to you as the conscious living bookshop on NW 23rd, but your business and role in the community reach far beyond just books. What is it […]Continue Reading →

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Curiosities – A Vintage Mall opened in Beaverton

Posted on 01 August 2013

Curiosities, A Vintage Mall, opened in Beaverton in April, 2013. It has been a strong start, in part because the store likes to emphasize the local, green, sustainable values in their business. Responsible consumers everywhere are finding that vintage resale makes a lot of sense. Ethically, and in terms of quality, variety, value, meaning and […]Continue Reading →

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