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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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Increasing Abundance through Mindful Investments

by Marlaina Donato In 1985, a handful of advocates banded together to make a difference in the Capital Region, and through their efforts, created Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region, in Albany. The organization has financed more than 875 community development projects, built and/or renovated more than 1,315 affordable …

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Sharing the Healing Power of Reiki

by Erin Lehn Floresca Gina Clemente, a certified reiki master and instructor who began her practice in 2002, first discovered the healing art of reiki during a transitional period in her life. “I was leaving my career in retail management and figuring out what steps to take next,” she recalls. …

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Healing Wavelengths: Light Therapy Services

by Marlaina Donato Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) or photomodulation, might sound like a new healing modality, but its roots go back to ancient times. Thousands of years ago, people of Chinese and Egyptian cultures used the power of sunlight and color to help heal the body. Today, LLLT is …

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