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Green Living is
Healthy Living

Local natural-health and sustainability
advocates show us how.

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Building for the Future

Building for the Future

EcoSmart Worldwide Makes it Easy Being Green

EcoSmart Worldwide, LLC, is a Florida-based educational consulting, design integration and green products purchasing company.

It’s Time to Redefine Fertilization

It’s Time to Redefine Fertilization

... unlike their animal counterparts, plants, trees and turf don’t have mechanical digestion or organs with an acidic environment to break down their “food” and are therefore more dependent on microbes to meet their nutritional demands.

Insulation Enhances Sustainability

Insulation Enhances Sustainability

Properly insulated buildings have many benefits, including saving energy, lower monthly utility expenses and contributing to a healthier indoor environment

Deep Listening:  A Healing Practice

Deep Listening: A Healing Practice

Dr. Michael DeMarie Unveils His Life’s Guidence Tools for All to Discover

Dr. Michael DeMaria is a psychologist, author, sound healing artist and four-time Grammy nominee. A local treasure, he is respected for life guidance that he has offered to many people in our local area, applying his unique integrative psychology for more than 25 years.

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Backyard Birds and Butterflies

Backyard Birds and Butterflies

Native Habitats Draw Critters and Delight Kids

Charming creatures will flock to the neighborhood if yards provide them with nutrients and shelter.

Culinary Mushroom Magic

Culinary Mushroom Magic

Delicate Powerhouses of Nutrition and Medicine

Ancient cultures believed mushrooms conferred immortality, and now science has verified that yes, their proteins, vitamins and compounds do have protective powers.

Pooch Protocol

Pooch Protocol

Good Manners Make a Dog Welcome

With careful owner training, dogs can learn to behave nicely in restaurants, offices and planes.

Qi Whiz

Qi Whiz

Qigong Steps Up Vitality and Serenity

Qigong’s gentle movements strengthen the body so it can take care of itself and will boost our overall health and happiness.

Local News Briefs

Organic Hair Care in Pensacola

Organic Hair Care in Pensacola

Camy Kilker, with Le Vogue Salon, is now providing organic hair color in downtown Pensacola.

Learn About Reflexology from a Professional

Learn About Reflexology from a Professional

Laurie Azzarella, as an affiliate of the International Institute of Reflexology (IIR), is offering an opportunity to learn therapeutic Ingham Reflexology for personal, family or professional use...

Akashic Records Class in Pensacola

Akashic Records Class in Pensacola

Author, teacher and Shaman Ernesto Ortiz will be in Pensacola from May 23 through May 27...

Lose Weight the Medical Way

Lose Weight the Medical Way

Anthony Huynh, DO, a weight management and nutrition specialist and the medical director of Sacred Heart Medical Group’s Weight Management & Nutrition program, is used to hearing comments from his patients...

Women’s Yoga Retreat Celebrates Fellowship

Women’s Yoga Retreat Celebrates Fellowship

Dragonfly Yoga & THE Healing Clinic of Fort Walton Beach will conduct a Women's Joy Yoga Retreat from April 25 to 27 at Tops’l Beach & Racquet Resort, in Miramar Beach.

Study Taoist Tai Chi in Niceville

Study Taoist Tai Chi in Niceville

he nonprofit Taoist Tai Chi Society of the United States is offering Beginner Taoist Tai Chi classes in Niceville at A Dance Studio.

Cowabunga Time in Panama City at Yoga with Mermaid Heather

Cowabunga Time in Panama City at Yoga with Mermaid Heather

Heather Wiles, owner of Yoga with Mermaid Heather, in Panama City Beach, is offering paddleboard yoga, surfing lessons and yoga for surfing for children and adults,

Practice Real, Undiluted Yoga at Body Soul Bliss

Practice Real, Undiluted Yoga at Body Soul Bliss

Renovations are complete and Body Soul Bliss yoga studio is now open in Panama City. It is the only Heart of Yoga studio in Florida.

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Home Renovations Aggravate Childhood Asthma

Home Renovations Aggravate Childhood Asthma

Consider Respiratory Conditions When Fixing Up the House

Ventilation and Cleaning Hinder Indoor Pollutants

Ventilation and Cleaning Hinder Indoor Pollutants

Keeping Healthy Spaces

Tomatoes Prevent and Even Treat Liver Disease

Tomatoes Prevent and Even Treat Liver Disease

The Power of Lycopene

Supplements Could Save $70 Billion in Medical Costs

Supplements Could Save $70 Billion in Medical Costs

Alternative Healthcare Management

Orange Oil Calms Kids in Dental Chairs

Orange Oil Calms Kids in Dental Chairs

Aromatherapy Helps with Visits to the Dentist

Olive Leaf Outperforms Diabetes Drug

Olive Leaf Outperforms Diabetes Drug

A Natural Treatment for Reducing Insulin Resistance

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Albatross Advance

Other Endangered Animals Continue to Decline

Porous Pavement

Widespread Use Awaits Cleaning Machines

Pick-Me-Up Books

Mailbox Libraries Gain Worldwide

Marine Maneuvers

Harnessing the Ocean’s Power Potential

Trees are Trying

Forests Have Limited Powers to Save Us

CO2-Correct Food

Menus Minimize Greenhouse Gases

2014 Natural Wellness Profiles