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Help For Home Gardeners

Nationwide, local extension agents offer soil testing and instruction in organic methods, making rain barrels, choosing native plants and a host of low-cost and no-cost services.

Beyond Antibiotics

Antibiotics for pets can carry considerable downsides, so it's worth exploring natural options like herbs, homeopathy and nutritional interventions with a holistic or integrative vet.

Alice Robb on the Transformative Power of Dreams

We can teach ourselves first to recall our dreams and then to influence them to enhance our inner growth and creativity, says the author.

Crops in the City

Entrepreneurial innovators are tapping into new technologies and markets to grow fresh, healthy food within cities, turning so-called ‘mean streets’ into ‘green streets.’

Toning the Vagus Nerve

This major nerve, which runs between the brain and the gut, regulates inflammation so powerfully that toning it can protect against many health threats.

Summer Eating

Adding raw, organic herbs to summer fare both cools us down and provides us with nutrients that can lower blood pressure and boost energy.

Forest Bathing

What was once called ‘walking in the woods’ has a new moniker – forest bathing – as well as new research showing its unique abilities to boost our health and mood.

The Grace of Abundance

We can move into the flow of love, vitality, wealth and much more by consciously undertaking simple steps.

The Pure Joy of Play

Numerous studies show that giving kids open time for “free play” is so important that pediatricians are writing prescriptions for it.

The Minimalist Family

Families are happily finding that less “stuff’ can lead to less stress and more time together doing what they value most.