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Articles from: December 2012

Bixby & Co. Wins Best New Packaging at Candy Show

Bixby & Co. is proud to announce its first place award for best new packaging at the 169th annual Philadelphia National Candy Show, America’s largest trade show dedicated to retail confections. The show, which was held in September, is sponsored by the Retail Confectioners Association of Philadelphia.

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Not Forgetting After the Storm by Jennifer Moccio

Why does it take a disaster like Hurricane Sandy to make us recognize the important things in life? We become full of gratitude and good will. We are thankful to have whatever we have left. First, we are thankful that we have our lives and our families. We are thankful that we have a roof over

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Awakening Humanity by Diana Underwood

Today, no one is completely independent. We are all interdependent as human beings, families and communities. The recent hurricane is a perfect reminder of that. Therefore, we always should be developing and increasing our interactive nature.

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Local Author and Therapist Publishes New Book

Local author, clinical hypnotherapist and spiritual counselor Rachel Astarte Piccione has released a new book, Celebrating Solitude. Piccione maintains that developing a regular solitude practice will help us "recharge our batteries" so that we can give even more to our loved ones as well as ourselves.

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Helping Parents Conquer a Child’s Challenges

Every child deserves the opportunity to reach their fullest social and academic potential. It is important to conquer a child’s challenges and not just compensate for them. That is the goal at the Brain Balance Achievement Center in Allendale, New Jersey. As center director, Dr. Yola Barbosa shares, “At Brain Balance Achievement Centers, we don’t just work with a child’s strengths or provide strategies to compensate for a weakness,

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An Ever Clean Life Adds Organic Cleanses

An Ever Clean Life has added Advanced Naturals cleanse products as a complement to their colon cleansing service. The product line includes formulations for first-time cleansers; those with candida, parasite and heavy metal concerns; and liver and weightloss cleanses. All formulations are soy and gluten-free and contain 100 percent organic whole herbs,

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Beans – an Underappreciated Food by Teodora Touzharova

As the winter approaches and the weather gets cold, our bodies start to adjust to the outside changes by craving grounding and warming foods such as root vegetables, dried fruit, nuts and seeds, and last but not least, beans and legumes.

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The Sanskrit Language by Jennifer Schmid

According to the American Sanskrit Institute’s website, Sanskrit is the source language of yoga, mantra and meditation. Dating back as early as 1500 BCE, this language is experiencing a global resurgence, due to the fact that many more people are becoming devotees of yoga and meditation

Yoga and Sanksrit

In today’s Western world many people relate to Sanskrit through the practice of hatha yoga. The names of the postures practiced on the yoga mat are in Sanskrit. It also is the language of Patanjali, who authored the Yoga Sutras, arguably one of the oldest written texts on yoga psychology and philosophy which is still being studied throughout the world today by aspiring yogic practitioners. The most translated work of all Sanskrit literature is the Bhagavad Gita, which means “Song of the Lord.” It has been studied and praised by Western poets, philosophers and modern scientists for its sublime, universal spiritual message.

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Better Communication for a Healthier Family Unit by Andrea Lynn Waronker

Want to have effective communication with your family starting tonight? Start with dinner. At least one time a week, families should carve out time to sit and share at the dinner table. It is proven that the family that sits together at a meal communicates more effectively.

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With ASEA You Can Heal

“Do you know someone who is suffering with their wellness or someone who wants better athletic performance?” asks Maryann McQuillan, a New York State licensed acupuncturist and ASEA Independent Associate and owner of Goshen Acupuncture. “ASEA can help. With over 30 patents, ASEA literally makes the cells communicate with each other. This is a process

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