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18 fitbody 23 healingways 24 healthykids 28 consciouseating 30 naturalpet 32 wisewords 34 inspiration 35 calendar 40 resourceguide 42 saludybienestar


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Natural Awakenings is your guide to a healthier, more balanced life. In each issue readers find cutting-edge information on natural health, nutrition, fitness, personal growth, green living, creative expression and the products and services that support a healthy lifestyle.


16 COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT Ibby’s Falafel: Celebrating 18 Years of Good Food by Karen Adams


18 MIND YOUR BODY A Faster Path to Your


New Year’s Fitness Goals by Victoria L. Freeman


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23 HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO YOU Mood-Boosting Health Tips by Kim Childs


24 CALMING ANXIOUS KIDS Six Ways to Ease Upsets by Elisa Bosley


26 TEA UP A Cup of Good Taste and


Crucial Nutrients by H. K. Jonesl


27 LOCAL TEA LOVERS GUIDE


28 SOUP’S ON!


Healthy Choices Kids Love by Claire O’Nell


30 PUMPKIN FOR PETS by Morieka V. Johnson


32 THE MIRACLE OF MIDLIFE Being Exactly Who


We Need to Be by Marianne Williamson


34 LIVING GRATITUDE A Taproot of Happiness by Leo Babauta


43 LA LEY DEL CUIDADO DE SALUD A BAJO PRECIO


45 THE AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE ACT


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