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Letter from Publisher

Generation Z has birthed a strong surge of activists. Let’s join these young leaders in making a commitment and taking steps to improve what we see that’s wrong in the world, starting now. Throughout this month’s issue, you’ll find plenty of ideas on how you can step up your green game.

Citizen-Style Climate Action

Southwest Florida’s sustainability movement has morphed into a climate change movement, and what was once slow progress is now benefiting from an active base of grassroots citizen involvement.

Wellness Retreat Offers Healthy Lifestyle Options

Lee Health’s Wellness Retreat will take place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., May 15, 7 a.m. to 8:15 p.m., May 16, and 7 a.m. to noon, May 17, at the Pink Shell Resort, on Fort Myers Beach.

Cypress Cove Conservancy

Cypress Cove Conservancy (CCC) has a vision that requires serious fundraising efforts to create a very special community center and natural park on Naithloriendun, the 200-acre preserve that the late Dr. Robert H. Gore III pieced together, parcel by parcel, with his own money.

Christina Carlin

While there is no preaching coming from the lips of Christina Carlin, owner of the Ayurvenda Massage and & Yoga Institute, in Naples, there is definitely a lifetime of personally practicing what she teaches.

Trauma Relief Unlimited Workshop at Wellbridges

Trauma Relief Unlimited (TRU), a free workshop on the powerful, safe and effective method for treating anxiety, stress and trauma, presented by Licensed Clinical Social Worker Robert Cicione, will be held from 6 to 7 p.m., April 10, at Wellbridges Health Center.

Plastic Wars

Help Southwest Florida celebrate and forward progress in sustainability efforts by participating in these local Earth Day 2018 events.

It’s Time to Acknowledge that Plastic is a Problem

Unless we are aware, it’s easy to overlook the prevalence of plastic in our home, particularly in the bathroom—shampoo and conditioner bottles, soap dispensers, toothbrushes, soap dishes, children’s bath toys, hairbrushes, combs, shavers, toilet brushes, exhaust fan coverings, light switches, toilet paper dispensers and more.

Nutrigenomics Can Help Shape a Customized Healthy Diet

Nutrigenomics, the study of how nutrition impacts human gene expression, is now playing a big part in personalized medicine, particularly in prevention, wellness and the treatment of illnesses.

Hawaiian-Style Massage and Healing Arts Workshop Coming in May

An opportunity to learn Lomilomi, an ancient healing form of massage that originated in Hawaii, begins May 3 at Henderson Healing Hub, in Henderson.