APRIL 26, 2016

Earlier this month my "gang" of high school girlfriends got together in Florida for a week to celebrate our joint 70th birthdays--all born in 1946. Some of the group have been together since kindergarten, gradually coalescing a cohesive group of 18 through our junior and high school years. Only 13 of the 18 were able to make the Florida birthday party--a good turnout.
    We pondered why the group has stayed connected for over six+ decades. Politically and religiously/spiritually, we are all over the map. From Trump to Sanders and within each political party there are different choices. Some are Christian in the fundamental and non-fundamental sense, some Jewish, some no religion, others who classify themselves as spiritual. The one thing we have all agreed upon over the years: We do not talk politics or religion at our gatherings because we value the group's integrity too much. We've mutually chosen happiness and unity over seeking to be right--which is what divides.
    The unanimous vote about what has kept us together is our sense of humor and the  medicine of belly laughter when we get together--as One.
Lynn LaFroth
Essential Wellness/Celebrate Wellness
The Wellness Tree: The Dynamic Six-Step Program for Rejuvenating Health and Creating Optimal Wellness

Dr. Justin O'Brien uses time-tested, ancient techniques and modern psychological discoveries to expand the vital mind-body connection-proving that wellness is not just being healthy. Each chapter deals with a key concept in wellness, including: attitude, breath, food, movement, rest, solitude, self re-creation, why we get sick, and the future of wellness. Each one is followed by a practice session that vitalizes and energizes, repairs and restores, creating a new outlook on life. The sessions are a mixture of mental and physical workouts that can help to repair the damage done by the stresses of modern society.
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Yellow Rose Farm

Join Lindsay Hildreth and Laurie Burgess for exciting experiential workshops with horses, created for those who seek clarity, empowerment, balance, and ALIGNment with their life purpose.
Chakra ALIGNment: 5/14/16
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ALIGN your Inner Goddess - monthly women's group (come to one or all).
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APRIL 2016 Events
Apr 30: Grief Around the Sacred Wheel
A workshop led by Cheryl Downey, Shamanic Grief-Healing Practitioner. 10 am - 3 pm. Hosted by Amy Sheets, 950 CR 10, Spring Lake Park. $75. Register at www.joyful-connections.com." For more information go to www.sacredwheelcenter.com and click "workshops."
MAY 2016 Events
May 3: Free Meta Institute Information Session,
6:30-8:30 pm
Meta Institute is a state licensed school providing certification courses in Therapeutic CoachingĀ®, Reiki, NLP, and Hypnosis. Comprehensive, hands-on certification courses provide students with a multitude of tools for assisting others. meta@metainstitute.com/ 763-533-6527/ www.metainstitute.com.
Jeanne Lecher May 14: "Clarity of Purpose" With Jeanne Lecher, The SoulBody Network
10-11:30 am.  Imagine living a life feeling satisfied and fulfilled in relationship, job/business, health, well-being. This Can Be Yours! Heart of the River Healing Center, 44 Saint Croix Trail South, suite 170, Lakeland, MN 55043. heartoftheriverhealingcenter.com     thesoulbodynetwork.com
JUNE 2016 Events
June 3-5: Fifth Annual Midwest Women's Herbal Conference
At beautiful Camp Helen Brachman in Almond, WI. Experience a gathering of the feminine, internationally acclaimed herbalists and earth-based speakers, plant walks, herbal wisdom, the wise woman way, and much more! Register now at www.midwestwomensherbal.com.
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June 11: Holistic Wellness Expo
20+ vendors offering their services (fees apply). Door prizes. 4 free workshops. Products for sale. 10 - 5; $5 Admission. Earthway Farm, 15832 County Rd. 7, South Haven, MN. For information: earthwayfarm@gmail.com or www.earthwayfarms.com; www.facebook.com/earthwayfarm or call 320-236-7852.


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EDITOR: Lynn LaFroth