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6 newsbriefs


10 healthbriefs 13 globalbriefs 16 eventspotlight 18 community spotlight


20 consciouseating 25 greenliving


26 therapyspotlight 28 healthykids 30 healingways


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32 businessspotlight 34 fitbody 38 naturalpet 43 calendar 48 resourceguide 50 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.


20 HEALTHY HOLIDAY BAKING A Conrucopia of Delicious Treats


23 HOLIDAY CHEER Special Drinks Help Make


a Party Memorable by Judith Fertig


25 HOMEMADE AND HEARTFELT Do-it-Yourself Stocking Stuffers by Meredith Montgomery


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28 SWEET SLUMBER Co-Sleeping in the Family Bed by Mark Sisson


30 ‘TIS THE SEASON TO BE WISE A Prime Time to Rejuvenate and Birth Creativity by Lane Vail


34 EXERCISE NOW! Stick-With-It Tips Keep Your New Year’s Resolution Going Strong by Gretchen Rubin


37 NATURAL HEALING IN UNNATURAL SETTINGS


Homelike Touches Help Restore Health by Melinda Hemmelgarn


38 PET FIRST-AID KITS All-Natural Home Health Care by Sandra Murphy


40 HEALING RITUALS


AROUND THE WORLD by Debra Bokur


42 MINDFUL HOLIDAY TRADITIONS Simple Ways to Add Meaining and Family-Centered Fun by Barbara Amrhein


50 SALUD Y BIENESTAR Un Cerebro Brillante Libre de Trigo por Linda Sechrist


ElCamino Hacia la Paz Interior por por Michael A. Singer


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