Articles Written By: Natural Awakenings

10 Steps to Mindful Healing after Divorce

by Sheva Ganz

The end of a bad marriage can feel like a much needed relief but can also be painful, stressful and overwhelming. While many assume that divorce is a process of closure, if you are not prepared to let go and move on, you can be stuck in your unhealthy relationship long after it has ended. If you are divorced, something wasn’t the way you intended or wanted it to be, but without taking the right steps to uncovering what went wrong, you will likely end up making the same mistakes all over again. This process is not about shame or guilt so ditch the self-criticism and embrace curiosity.

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Celebrate the Earth with Heal the Planet Day on April 14

Join in the 4th Annual Heal the Planet Day, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., on April 14, at beautiful Snyder Park, in Fort Lauderdale. This Earth Day celebration brings together the South Florida community for a day of fun, family-friendly activities and conscious community.

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Goddess T.O.U.C.H. Spiritual Services Expands

To better serve Palm Beach clientele, Carole Aileo Ha’la Ramsay, Goddess T.O.U.C.H. Spiritual Services, is proud to announce she is expanding her services to Lisa’s Healing Center, 3170 North Federal Highway, Suite 211K, Lighthouse Point. A multidimensional consciousness expert, Ramsay will offer the same personalized, high frequency services she continues to offer at Jade Wellness, 2717 Oakland Park Boulevard, Suite 201, Fort Lauderdale.

“We’re so excited to be teaming up again with Carole Ramsay, international energy expert,” states owner of Lisa’s Healing Center, Lisa Smith, LMT. “Lisa’s Healing Center is a perfect fit for Carole and Goddess T.O.U.C.H. spiritual consultations, from Life Readings, Pet Psychic services and multidimensional energy work to Raindrop essential oil treatments, Past Lives, and more.”

Ramsay continues to offer her impactful Sacred Circles every Tuesday at Jade Wellness, in Fort Lauderdale, and is committed to offering the highest form of clarity and focus for higher consciousness living.

Look forward to your next magical session at Carole’s Deerfield Beach, Lisa’s Healing Center, or Jade Wellness. For more information, call 954-655-5490 or visit,

Fasting 101: Health Benefits

by Gloria Moreira

By now you have probably heard of the health benefits of fasting. Fasting has existed since the beginning of time, either because of famine or for healing and spiritual purposes. We live in a time where food is abundant. At least in our society, the diseases we see are those of excess rather than not enough food.

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Deepak Chopra Discusses ‘The Nature of Reality’

“Ask yourself, ‘How am I creating my reality?’” That is the question bestselling author, physician and mind-body healing pioneer Deepak Chopra posed to a young man struggling with how much of life is random chance. It is a question he will explore when he returns to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, in Fort Lauderdale, at 7:30 p.m., on March 24.

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Hyperbarics in the Treatment of Autism

by Dr. Eliot Slater

Some 70 years have passed since Dr. Leo Kanner wrote his groundbreaking article on autism and a few facts have emerged. It is now known that some areas of the autistic brain are hypoperfused and there are areas where inflammation exists and the mitochondria are not functioning normally. Since it is also now known that hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can overcome hypoperfusion, diminish inflammation and reverse mitochondrial dysfunction, it has gained traction as a way to treat autism.

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Skip the Dinner and Drinks

Six Ways to Celebrate in a Healthier Way!

by Dr. Donna L. Goldstein

Have you noticed nearly every celebration in life, whether it’s a family birthday, graduation or career advancement on Facebook, shows people indulging in large amounts of food and drink? Let’s rethink how we can celebrate in fun ways that are better for us and healthier, too. Rather than spending hundreds of dollars on eating out and consuming things that don’t serve us well, here are a few examples of how to have a lovely celebration and feel great about it.

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Hallandale Beach 10th Annual Green Fest

In 2018, global nonprofit Ocean Conservancy ranked plastic bags as #5 and Styrofoam take-out containers as #10 of the most litter collected in their International Coastal Cleanup. Plastic straws were ranked #7. Concern regarding global plastics pollution has taken the world by storm, inspiring environmental advocates to go zero-waste or plastic-free.

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MindBody Expo March 23 in Delray Beach

Immerse yourself in a transformative experience that will enhance your quality of life and strengthen your bond with your local community, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 23, at the MindBody Expo, at Old School Square, in Delray Beach.

Learn, grow, connect and celebrate some of the best treasures South Florida has to offer. Not your regular health-conscious festival, MindBody Expo is featuring specially themed zones designed to focus on Healing Arts, Movement, Nurture Your Body, Green Living, and Kids Learning Activities. Designed for the entire family to enjoy, engage in the zones of your choice to learn more about sustainability, health and wellness.

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The CBD Shop at The Weight and Wellness Center

Operating as a wellness establishment for over nine years in Fort Lauderdale, The Weight and Wellness Center is a family-run business with owner Nelcia Salmon at the helm. A practicing registered pharmacist in both Jamaica and the U.S. for more than 30 years, Salmon has the strong belief that while there is a great need for prescribed medications, we cannot ignore the value of traditional herbal, holistic, alternative and complementary medicines.

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