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Workshop Teaches How to Make Healing Salve from Medicinal Plants

Workshop Teaches How to Make Healing Salve from Medicinal Plants

Shannon Francis, founder of Resiliency Training, will teach individuals how to identify wild, medicinal plants and use them to make a healing salve in a hands-on interactive workshop, scheduled from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., July 20, in Greenfield.

July 2013 Publisher Letter

July 2013 Publisher Letter

Reading Madeline Levine’s article, “Letting Kids Just Be Kids,” I identified with the idea of letting kids learn in ways that come naturally to them, and occasionally life’s daily lessons prove this right.

Introduction to The Happiness Journey

Introduction to The Happiness Journey

Hapacus, The Happiness Journey, is a four-week course designed to help people understand the science of happiness and give them techniques for managing their reactions in life. Instructor Colleen Hickmann is offering a complimentary introduction to the course on July 9, from 6 to 7 p.m., at the ITT Technical Institute, in Germantown.

Growing Business and Gardening Skills

Growing Business and Gardening Skills

Registration is now open for the 2013 Agricorp program, a weeklong summer program running from July 29 to August 3 that teaches youth ages 12 to 17 business-planning skills through organic gardening.

Wednesday Walk-in Specials at Natural Therapeutics

Wednesday Walk-in Specials at Natural Therapeutics

Natural Therapeutics is offering walk-in specials from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., every Wednesday in July and August, featuring a choice of 10-minute chair massage, Reiki healing, a detoxifying foot bath, a paraffin hand wax treatment or an inversion table session.

Holistic Health Coach Joins The Colour Bowl Salon

Holistic Health Coach Joins The Colour Bowl Salon

Spark Wellness Solutions has joined the team at The Colour Bowl Salon and Wellness Spa. Spark owner Dana Kowalewski will lead a complementary workshop about how to get control of cravings for sweets without feeling deprived, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., July 16.

Amma Brings Hugs of Peace to Chicago

Amma Brings Hugs of Peace to Chicago

Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, known as Amma, which means “mother” in her native language, will hold five free events from July 3 to 5 at the M.A. Center, in Elburn, a village situated 46 miles west of Chicago.

Dr. Ann Bell Demonstrates Higher Brain Living Technique in Elm Grove

Dr. Ann Bell Demonstrates Higher Brain Living Technique in Elm Grove

Dr. Ann Bell, D.C., the owner of Awaken Higher Brain Living Center in Elm Grove, will present the Higher Brain Living story and technique from 10 to 11 a.m., July 13, and from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., July 18.

Getting Clean the Natural Way

Getting Clean the Natural Way

After she developed sensitivities to the synthetic scents in commercially produced personal care products, Brenda Greuel, founder of The Conscious Bath Company, became curious about their ingredients. She discovered that fragrance or colorants listed on labels were often code words for chemically created aromas and artificial colors. Frustrated, she decided to take matters into her own hands.

Education Open House at Tamarack Waldorf School

Education Open House at Tamarack Waldorf School

Families are invited to learn about the unique Waldorf method of education for children in pre-K through eighth grade at Tamarack Waldorf School’s Open House, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., July 30.

Wudeward Urban Forest Products

Wudeward Urban Forest Products

Today in Milwaukee, local urban wood steward Dwayne Sperber, founder of Wudeward Urban Forest Products, is working vigorously to garner respect for urban wood as a valuable resource that can contribute a sense of place to local building and restoration projects in the form of furniture and lumber.