It is said that Romans began each year by making promises to the god Janus, for whom the month January is named. To this day, we still view the new year as an opportunity for a fresh start. Our resolutions give us the opportunity to give up what no longer serves us and to bring in new positive changes.
Perfect Pooch Grooming, a father-daughter (Kimo and Caroline Soper) local business certified by the National Dog Grooming Association, has been serving the Austin area for more than 10 years.
At Perfect Pooch, the Sopers, who are both certified in first aid and CPR, take the time to bond with dogs through the grooming process.
Julie Wylie, a Nia technique black belt teacher and Nia training faculty white belt trainer, has released the Nia White Belt Intensive schedule for 2013. Dates include: February 23 to March 1; March 3 to April 14, Sundays; April 18-21 and April 26-28; July 13 to 19; and November 9 to 15. Trainings will be held at Movin’ East, in Austin.
Russell Forsyth, an Angel Therapist, medium and inventor of the Forsyth Crystal Light Bed, has released a series of angelic-inspired books.
Angel Whispers 2007- 2011 is a collection of more than 200—“angel whispers”— he weekly newsletter by the same name.
Climb On! Products, based in Wimberley, are some of the only food grade skin care products on the market. Skincare and skin repair is made with 100 percent pure, food-grade ingredients, not refined or bleached cosmetic-grade ingredients. Plus, only therapeutic-grade essential oils are used—never fragrance or synthetic oils—because of the company’s belief that skin care should actually do something for the body and mind.
Drumz has expanded its hours and added classes. The studio is now open from noon to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, and Sundays from noon to 3 p.m. A Community Drum Circle will be held from noon to 3 p.m., Sundays. Drumz furnishes rhythm instruments and drums, chairs and the space for this circle to form. The circle takes place outside and individuals are free to come and go as they please. All ages, sizes and persuasions are warmly welcomed.
The Living Clay Co. has expanded their cove rage and is now offering products for sale at local retailers including 38 stores in Texas and 66 stores nationwide—and those numbers are growing daily, making Living Clay products more available to the public than ever.
The Living Clay Company has been studying the science behind the benefits of clay for more than 10 years.
Dr. Gene Teel, a chiropractor at Teel Wellness Center in Austin, has completed a 12-month training program in advanced clinical nutrition, which included extensive training in Nutrition Response Testing (NRT). Teel is one of less than 500 health practitioners that have graduated from an extensive advanced clinical training program in NRT conducted in Clearwater, Florida. Here, he studied the advanced breakthroughs in all aspects of clinical nutrition ranging from the in-depth analysis of specific nutritional deficiencies to successful continued patient care.
Relationships are one of the most powerful healing forces in the world. They have the ability to positively rewire our brains and serve as a means for deep spiritual growth. It was once thought that we could prepare for a relationship by being alone and “working on ourselves.” However, recent research refutes this idea. In their book, Love and War in Intimate Relationships, Marion Solomon and Stan Tatkin say our deepest issues tend to surface in close partnership and, in particular, as intimacy deepens.
According to the National Commission on Sleep Disorders Research, an estimated 6 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, a disorder marked by breathing pauses during sleep that may occur up to 30 times per hour. That results in poor-quality slumber, leaves individuals feeling overtired and may lead to other health challenges, such as high blood pressure. Mouthpieces, breathing devices and surgery are often recommended to treat sleep apnea, but natural, non-invasive herbal solutions are now available, as well.