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A Year of Inspired Living

Blog for the book A Year of Inspired Living

Letter from the Publisher: Take Care of the Earth

“Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.” – Former Intel CEO Andy Grove ☺ This month’s edition focuses on so many wonderful things: travel, fitness for optimal bone health, and even the novel idea of bringing your cat to work! This October issue also marks my five-year anniversary as publisher of this amazing magazine! I am ever ... Read More »

Letter from the Publisher: Vape—Your Teens’ New Training Bra

by Kelly Martinsen Vape … the word is everywhere. In fact, it’s a noun and a verb. And if you are like me, a parent of teens, I imagine you are wondering what this thing—which smells like cotton candy and is inhaled through a fancy (often bedazzled) pen-like item—is all about and just how safe it is. Vape pens, also ... Read More »

Letter from the Publisher: How is your Time Spent?

“Time, time, time, see what’s become of me while I looked around for my possibilities.” –The Bangles 😉 The months of May and June for me are busy ones. Too busy, really; they are filled with both end-of-the-year ceremonies and obligations and summer planning. Beginnings and endings. The use of time and the planning of time. Time. Time is so ... Read More »

Letter from the Publisher: Leading by example

“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I couldn’t stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.”  –Mark Twain I am going through the whole “ignorant” stage with my brood. Oh, they love me and are respectful ... Read More »

Letter from the Publisher: The Law of Attraction Lite

I’m going to tell you a little bit about the theory of the Law of Attraction and my experience with it, and then I will leave it to you to decide. When I looked up “Law of Attraction,” the word “pseudoscience” was one of the first things to pop up. This law intrigues me not as a science, but more ... Read More »

Natural Favorites

The summer is here, and with it comes our favorite seasonal segment, what we like to call Natural Favorites. We’ve picked some favorites from members of our editorial team as well as from Natural Awakenings Long Island readers. These include a natural deodorant, a superfood smoothie service, a coffee supplement, great beach reads, and more! “A great book for the ... Read More »

Dr. Jonathan Richter Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings for Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. Jonathan Richter

“With our mouth we eat and drink what sustains us. With it, we communicate ideas and feelings to the world through speech or a simple smile. It allows us to taste the nuance of a fine wine, the sweetness of a freshly picked berry, or mustard-covered hot dog at the ballpark. Love or passion is expressed by it when we kiss a loved one or ... Read More »

Labor Day Picks

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Raw Terre: A Purely Organic Solution to Combat Sagging Skin and Stretch Marks

Raw Terre belly balm

Raw Terre is extraordinary skin and hair care built on creativity, integrity and love. The company is an all-woman, all-natural one that perfectly melds the ancient art and secrets of beauty with today’s science of natural, raw ingredients. Their creativity is in their wondrous ingredients, many of which have languished underused for centuries, and their selective blending of precious oils, ... Read More »

Experience Unlimited Pleasure

Christiane Northrup

We humans were born to experience unlimited pleasure and joy. It’s our birthright. Pursuing pleasure and also allowing ourselves to receive it on a regular basis are absolutely essential to creating and maintaining vibrant physical and emotional health. That’s right—the pursuit of good feelings is not an indulgence. It’s a life-affirming necessity! Pleasure in all its many forms literally stokes ... Read More »