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Energy Healing for Family and Community

by Marlaina Donato When certified reiki master and instructor Gina Clemente opened her Reiki Healing and Education Center in Saratoga Springs 16 years ago, energy healing had not yet gone mainstream, but her clients knew firsthand the life-changing potential of the modality. “Reiki originated 100 years ago in Japan and …

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The Salt Den: Himalayan Wellness for Body and Spirit

by Marlaina Donato Known for its rosy color, Himalayan salt has become a healthy ingredient in gourmet kitchens and a beneficial addition to home decor in the form of ambient lamps, but its fortifying benefits are much more far-reaching. Bob Duff wanted to bring these benefits to the community and …

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Finding Clarity, Compassion and Contentment

by Martin Miron Life, success and spiritual coach Kim Perone, co-owner of Inspired Life Coaching at The Center for Clarity Compassion & Contentment, in Burnt Hills, has written a new book, The Case for Clarity, Compassion & Contentment: Finding Your Center. She says, “It is a coaching book based on …

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WE Care Produces Lasting Holistic Weight-Loss Results

by Marlaina Donato WE Care’s staff of professionals In a sea of weight-loss options, WE Care, in Latham, cuts through one-size-fits-all approaches and offers tailored solutions to achieve permanent lifestyle changes. Since 2012, a medically supervised, multifaceted paradigm has been their hallmark—a more comprehensive and integrative approach to weight-loss treatment. …

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Examining the Geography of the Heart

One Big Roof

by Rachel McDaniel One Big Roof Center for Mindful Practices is a retreat and workshop facility that promotes well-being with events and daily classes throughout the year. In operation for eight years, One Big Roof’s is built on the premise that all are welcome. The center provides a continuum of …

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A Unique Approach to Mental Well-Being: Pinnacle Behavioral Health

by Marlaina Donato In recent years, due to a plethora of information and much-needed open discussion, seeking help for depression, anxiety disorders, addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder has eliminated the shame surrounding these common human struggles, but because of individual needs and insurance issues, finding the right avenue of treatment …

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