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The Largest American Tributary to the Great Lakes is On the Mend

The Largest American Tributary to the Great Lakes is On the Mend

Leo Tolstoy opened his epic tale Anna Karenina with this powerful observation: “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” The same could probably be said about rivers. Happy rivers are healthy, clean, teeming with fish and fowl, abundant with life, responsive to the seasons and beautiful to behold.

August 2018
The Mindfulness of Water

The Mindfulness of Water

Water. A precious resource and the foundation of our biological survival. It is not just our bodies that need it, but our minds that crave it. When we connect with water, we engage in a deeper connection to ourselves.

July 2018
Urban Roots: Growing Healthy Communities

Urban Roots: Growing Healthy Communities

Empowering youth through nature, healthy food and community is the mission of Urban Roots. Located in East St. Paul, this urban agriculture nonprofit organization engages thousands of youths each year.

July 2018
The Time is Now

The Time is Now

Words, like other things, have value. When we value things, we use special words. Many things add to the value that we give something. The more limited something is, the more valuable it becomes. It is the old concept of supply and demand—the more the supply, the less the cost or value we put on it.

July 2018
Boswellia – A Powerful Tool Against Inflammation

Boswellia – A Powerful Tool Against Inflammation

Inflammation is one of today’s hot topics in health and wellness. One of the best products to reduce inflammation in the body is boswellia.

July 2018
7 Health Hazards You Might Not Expect in Your House

7 Health Hazards You Might Not Expect in Your House

Our homes offer us protection from the elements, privacy for the occupants and are the centerpiece of our lives. The environments in which we live can also contribute to ill health.

July 2018
Buying Foods Grown with Your Health in Mind

Buying Foods Grown with Your Health in Mind

One of the main goals of natural food markets is to supply customers with organic, non-GMO produce that is locally sourced. When you are weighing your options, be sure to consider the nutritional benefits of non-modified foods compared to modified foods as well as the foods’ environmental impact.

July 2018
Five Reasons to Love Your Lines

Five Reasons to Love Your Lines

Life is full of beautiful and amazing experiences, all of which help to form who you are in this world. When you look back at life and see the enormous achievements, ponder the struggles and embrace the loving moments, consider how each of those are a part of you. The face you see in the mirror every day—that beautiful face looking back at you—is a culmination of all those incredible endeavors.

June 2018
Go Natural! The Benefits of Chemical-Free Skincare

Go Natural! The Benefits of Chemical-Free Skincare

If you’ve ever read the packaging on commercial beauty and skincare products, you may have noticed that an alarming number are jam-packed with scary sounding, unfamiliar ingredients. While it may be tempting to believe that the chemicals and synthetic ingredients are necessary for these products to be effective, the truth is that they may do more harm than good.

June 2018
Local Nonprofits Helping to Build Livable Communities

Local Nonprofits Helping to Build Livable Communities

In many communities in Minnesota we’re seeing business owners, nonprofits, government officials and community members come together in thoughtful and engaging ways to make their communities more welcoming and resilient. There are many such efforts happening right here in Minneapolis.

June 2018
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