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Crystal Connection in Wurtsboro is Open for the Season

Crystal Connection welcomes all back to their world of crystals and the mineral kingdom. This mineral and metaphysical destination, noted to be the rock shop with the most variety and lowest prices in the Northeast, officially has opened for the season. “We look forward to helping those coming through our portal of citrine geodes at the door find the stones and minerals they need to help on their journey. We’re happy to share our knowledge and wisdom with any seeker, and will have you feeling better than when you came in,” affirms co-owner Travis Ogden. Continue Reading

Maintain Your Health and Well-Being by Maintaining Your DENTAL HEALTH by Sherri Alpert, DDS

It has been said that the eyes are the window to the soul, but it is equally true that the mouth is the window to the body. Many common diseases show their first symptoms in the oral cavity. For instance, bleeding gums often is the first detectable sign of diabetes. The same pathogens that cause gum disease can cause the arterial plaques which cause heart disease.
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local author profile The Adopted Teen Workbook by Barbara Neiman

Barbara Neiman OTR, an adoptive parent, accompanied her daughter to Russia for a birth search journey. A pediatric occupational therapist of 40 years, her new workbook is: The Adopted Teen Workbook: Develop Confidence, Strength & Resilience on the Path to Adulthood. It helps teens that have experienced adoption, foster care or guardianship in their search for identity. Continue Reading

Experience the Energy of Serenity

“Listening to your body is essential. Feed your body with healthy nourishment and exercise. Feed your soul and mind with positive affirmations and meditation. Plan and follow through on your self-care and watch your positivity soar,” invites Reiki Master Donna McDine. “I am gratified to be able to offer you the healing power of Reiki to further support your well-being.” Reiki creates a calming sense both physically and mentally and can alleviate physical and emotional pain, bring calm and joy and more. Continue Reading

A Celebration of Spirit and Healing

The Sparkill Holistic Fair is being held May 18 from 11a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Union Arts Center, a fine arts gallery and classical performing arts venue located at 2 Union Street in Sparkill. All are invited to join in this celebration of spirit, life, holistic living and the arrival of spring. Continue Reading

Getting Emotionally and Cognitively Unstuck by Amy McTear

Sometimes we just can’t seem to pull ourselves out of an emotional rut. Hopelessness, irritability, restlessness, pessimism, worry and fear can persist for so long that we start to believe it is who we are. We may try to exert our willpower, pull ourselves up by our bootstraps, but find ourselves falling back into familiar emotional patterns. Continue Reading

Get Unstuck and Come Fully Alive!

“When you embody self-love and fully own your own power, anything is possible and all that you desire can be created,” shares somatic psychotherapist Cynthia Shaw, MA, LMHC.

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Professional Cancer Risk Assessment and Genetic Testing by Dr. Hannah Brooks

Cancer risk assessment and genetic testing can help determine if a person is predisposed to developing cancer in his or her lifetime. It especially helps identify those who may carry a high risk gene mutation inherited from one or both parents. Those identified as high risk patients may benefit from preventive interventions, or more customized screening protocols to identify cancers at earlier, more treatable stages. Knowing one’s risk, and genetic status, may also affect family members.

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Voices of the Stones at Woodstock Flea Market

Virtually every weekend throughout the spring and summer
beginning on Saturday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., you will have the opportunity to choose from the amazing selection of jewelry, natural crystals, minerals and stone beads from Voices of the Stones. Proprietors Carole White and Mary Cameron set up Saturday and Sunday at the Woodstock Flea Market on Maple Lane behind Bread Alone Cafe. Carole offers Crystal Coaching personal consultations, by appointment during the week. Continue Reading

Are You Ready for a Fresh Start?

Are you the woman who is ready to hit the refresh button and
start cultivating a path paved with powerful desires? I know how challenging it can be to say yes to yourself especially if you have so much going on in your life but I also know that if you desire change that starts with a big yes to yourself and then saying yes to get the support needed to stay on your fresh start path. Continue Reading