NewLife Expo, America’s longest-running event focused on holistic enlightenment and rejuvenation, takes place February 2 to 3, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Deerfield Beach-Boca Raton. Its organizer, Mark Becker, says he’s grateful for the continued success and growth of what he started 29 years ago. “Boca is midway between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale and convenient for attendees from both past expos. Also, my Miami attendees were complaining; now, being right off I-95, it’s also convenient for them.”
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In an effort to provide an inclusive experience for all, on December 15, 2018, the Museum of Discovery and Science launched its new Sensory-Friendly Screenings at the AutoNation IMAX Theater, in Fort Lauderdale.
To provide a more sensory-sensitive environment for individuals on the autism spectrum, the museum raises the lights, lowers the sound and shows the films in 2D. Audience members are welcome to get up, sing, dance and shout. This program is endorsed by the Autism Society of Florida.
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by Dr. Donna Goldstein
Keys to Long-Term Weight Loss Success
Do you eat on the run, in your car, at your desk or in front of the TV? We have a myriad of distractions all around us. Have you ever opened a bag of chips or cookies with the intent to have one or two, and before you realized it, they were gone? This is an example of mindless eating. Pure and simple. Eating mindfully can impact how much you eat and ultimately your weight loss success.
The goal for mindful eating is to experience food more intensely by paying attention to the sensation and flavor of each bite.
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Upper cervical chiropractic doesn’t mean much to people right now but it will. There are 75,000 chiropractors in the U.S. and over 30,000 chiropractors in over 100 different countries worldwide. There are less than 300 board certified Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractors worldwide.
Atlas orthogonal (A/O) chiropractic is a specialty in chiropractic much like neurology is in the medical field. A/O is an upper cervical technique that focuses on the relationship between the skull (head) to the atlas (first cervical vertebrae-C1) and how the atlas relates to the axis (C2). Skull-C1-C2 is referred to as the upper cervical area.
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The newest in technology for body and face sculpting, Alpha Lypolysis with HIFU, is now exclusively used at the Anti-Aging Center of Boca. Nina Presman, owner and founder of the center, took the existing process of Acoustic Lipoliser to a new level with astonishing results.
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Many people are learning how to moderate their drinking—a good thing. Drinking becomes a habit and there are ways to create new habits such as moderating just how much alcohol is ingested.
With many different solutions for different people, here are a few suggestions: If you are drinking every day, cut it to six days. Drink one less drink at an evening out. Watch the slowest drinker and take a sip every time he or she does. Keep water by your drink and take sips.
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by Susan Smith Jones, PhD
Susan Smith Jones suggests to start on the inside—the inside of your body. She says that when you’re “green” inside, you’re clean inside. Thirteen specific green foods can have a powerful effect on longevity and vitality, suggests Jones, and she shows you how to attack aging—with your fork.
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Come and celebrate the season with Party in the Plaza, from noon to 4 p.m., December 8, at Parkland Town Center, 6710 Parkside Drive, in Parkland. The Salt Box, located at the center, invites both new and existing clients to enjoy $5 salt therapy sessions all day long.
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After 21 years, The Garden Gate, located at Sears, in the Pompano Citi Centre, will be forced to close due to the closing of the Sears store at that location.
The Garden Gate has been a mainstay of sustainable gardening in the area since 1997, specializing in Florida native plants, wildlife attracting plants, aquatic plants, edible plants and noninvasive exotics.
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December celebrations and holidays abound. From all of us within the Natural Awakenings family, we wish you peace, health and happiness in the pursuit of your dreams. From where I sit now, the sense is that it is the pursuit of one’s dreams that sets the tone for a healthy, happy and peaceful environment. Within that pursuit, I’m talking about dreaming with action.
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