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Aromatherapy Makes Everything Better

Spa Terme Di Aroma is a holistic day spa in Old City inspired by the great centers of healing and meditation of the ancient Mediterranean world. It was founded in 1997 by psychologist Jim Leemon and his wife, Gail, a registered nurse.

You Matter Marathon—No Running Required

There is a sense today that we cannot simply rely upon government or industry to supply all our needs or support all the people that require assistance in society.

Holistic Chiropractic Wellness in Roxborough

Hank Finkel, DC, owner of Advanced Chiropractic Services, in Roxborough, recently appeared a guest speaker at the Empowered Light Holistic Expo in Oaks, PA and at Karmafest—The Gathering in Maryland, to talk about his unique techniques of incorporating energy medicine into traditional chiropractic care.

Mayor’s Office Takes Leadership Role in Coordinating Public Service

There is a sense today that we cannot simply rely upon government or industry to supply all our needs or support all the people that require assistance in society. The good will and efforts of those that volunteer with nonprofits are alive and more widespread than ever. The nature and variety of their tasks may vary in the fields of health care, environment, education and social work, but there is a place for everyone to do their part for the less fortunate. Some bring skills they have mastered in their careers, while others will be trained for specific duties, but the spirit is the same. Here in Philadelphia, we are blessed with a multitude of folks with a big heart, and our series can help them find their niche in the scheme of things.

Goat Yoga Adds a New Twist to an Ancient Practice

Philadelphia’s Water and Rock Studio, owned and operated by Japheth and Suzanne Brubaker since 2013, is currently the biggest provider of goat yoga in the area, receiving national media attention, recognition, awards and medals for what they do. “We love helping people and giving them an incredible experience,” says Suzanne.

Sharing is Caring at Philabundance

Philabundance, in operation since 1984, is the largest hunger relief organization in the Delaware Valley, with a mission to drive hunger from our communities today and end hunger forever. Philabundance serves 90,000 low-income people each week at risk of hunger, 30 percent of which are children and 16 percent are senior citizens. Other populations served include the working class, college students and single parents. Over the course of a year, Philabundance uses the services of approximately 16,000 volunteers to help their neighbors in need through a variety of volunteer opportunities.

A European Flair Energizes Design at BoConcept

BoConcept is the brand name of Denmark's most global retail furniture chain, founded in 1952, with 265 stores in 60 countries. Terrace Daniels, the owner of the BoConcept Philadelphia franchise, was an integral component of BoConcept’s U.S. operations for more than 10 years.

The Schuylkill Center For Environmental Education

This fall’s Empowered Light Holistic Expo is just around the corner, running from 5 to 9 p.m., September 28, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., September 29 and 30, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center.

Return to Life Allows Us to Prosper From Adversity

Return to Life: Finding Your Way Back to Bliss in a Stressed-Out World, the new book from Hay House author Pam Butler, is a beautiful and essential resource for anyone that has experienced hardship or trauma from depression, anxiety or PTSD, divorce, illness or loss. By offering up her personal stories, along with simple, powerful techniques for finding peace, Butler shows that no matter what happens, we can still live a life full of bliss.

Time to Stop Domestic Violence

Women Against Abuse is Philadelphia’s only comprehensive domestic violence service provider, touching the lives of nearly 14,000 individuals each year through a continuum of care that includes The only emergency safe havens in Philadelphia for victims of domestic violence; A 15-unit transitional housing program; Community-based case management services, as well as relocation and housing assistance to ensure survivors’ long-term independence from abuse; Philadelphia’s only Legal Center for survivors of domestic violence.


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