MARCH 22, 2016
Greetings! 

I'm trying to figure out how we got here--arrived at this unprecedented place in our political landscape. Have we, as a nation, become unstable?...not thinking clearly? In the last election when Michele Bachman was spewing crazy allegations, Colin Powell stepped in to say, "We need to stop this nonsense." This election season Mitt Romney has tried to be the voice for reason. I know it's out there somewhere: Common sense, logical thinking, heart-centered rhetoric. One of our contentious candidates is said to be a man of the people but I don't identify with this "people."  I'm really ashamed of the consciousness of our country that has allowed this low-level frequency of so-called leadership to emerge. What has gone wrong here? 

Lynn LaFroth
Essential Wellness/Celebrate Wellness
www.esswellness.com
FEATURED EVENTS
Apr 2 & 9: Wisconsin BodyLabUSA's Holistic Healing & Psychic Fairs
www.BodyLabUSA.com

Apr 2: Hayward, WI. Apr 9: Superior, WI. Featuring up to 30 vendors & practitioners, free guest speakers & psychic gallery events.  Healing therapists, intuitive readings, aura photos, health professionals, spirituality resources, crystals/stones, jewelry & more. Join us for a fun & educational event.  Gift bags for the first 25 guests & door prizes throughout the day. 715-520-1358
Apr 15-17: Food & Farms Weekend
Take control of your food destiny! Learn new skills at this unique all-inclusive weekend all about food. Classes on everything from beekeeping and raising chickens to gardening techniques and mushroom cultivation to cooking, canning and freezing to lacto-fermenting and winemaking, and more! Field trips to local produce and animal farmers. Keynote speakers Lucie Amundsen (co-founder of Locally Laid) and Lynn Gordon (founder of French Meadow Bakery and Café). Commuter and daily rates also available. Pre-registration required - 888-404-7743 or register at www.audubon-center.org/event/foodfarms-2016
Apr 16-23: Heal Your Life® Workshop Leader Training
www.healyourlifetraining.com 

The philosophy of Louise Hay has changed the lives of millions of people worldwide. Are you one of them? Louise has approved a 7 day training program where you can learn to lead 14 different HYL workshops.  If you are familiar with her book, You Can Heal Your Life, using the techniques in your own life with positive results, and excited about sharing this work with others, you are eligible to attend the training.  April 16 - 23, San Diego. 800-969-4584.
NEW CRONE CIRCLE
https://bellabeata.wordpress.com/new-crone-circle/

Revolutionize your thinking about aging. The Crone is the feminine archetype of wisdom and power. Tap into your own creativity & be intentional about your future & your legacy. We'll share stories, poems, and learn what it means to be older and wiser; we'll each make a personal crone doll, and conclude with a Crone Ceremony.  Monday mornings 9:30-12:30, April 18 thru May 9. Led by Beata Rydeen, Creative Women Life Coach. Location: my place, New Brighton, MN. $125. Contact & registration information at https://bellabeata.wordpress.com/new-crone-circle/
APRIL 2016 Events
Apr 5: Free Meta Institute Information Session,
6:30-8:30 pm

Also: May 17. Meta Institute is a state licensed school providing certification courses in Therapeutic Coaching®, 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.
Apr 11-May 16: Meditation and Energy Skills for Life & Relationships
Whose energy is driving your decisions, actions and emotions? Uncover your own best self with an innovative meditation system. Explore ways to skillfully interact with your energy and the energy of others, generating kindness, openness and generosity. 6 Mondays 6:30 - 8:30 pm. $57. St Paul. FFI: http://tinyurl.com/jftfqu7
Apr 13-17: Shamanic Training
An extensive training program in shamanism, energy medicine and self-transformation. Meets four times over 12 months. Learn energy healing techniques, power animal and soul retrieval, clearing of past life and ancestral imprints, deepening your connection with the forces of Nature, ceremony and ritual and much more! Facilitated by Amy Wilinski. www.GoldenLightHealing.net
Apr 15-17: Intro to Systemic Constellations
Friday Apr 15 - 7 p.m. Intro ($20.00).  Apr 16-17 Full Days. Family Constellations is a powerful form of body, mind and spirit healing revealing hidden dynamics in family systems. See link below for information.   http://www.powerandleadership.com/const/
Longevity Expo
Apr. 16: Longevity Health EXPO™
10 am to 5 pm. Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Road, Maple Grove, MN. 150 exhibitors. Two non-stop speakers' stages. The Ultimate Health Expo. $6 or FREE with donation for the Food Shelf. Exhibit or attend: 952-238-1700. http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com
Apr 19: Mother Energies
Third class in a three-part series taught by Cheryl Downey, Shaman & Grief-Healing Practitioner. 7 - 9 pm. Hosted by Amy Sheets, 950 CR 10, Spring Lake Park. $35. Register at www.joyful-connections.com.  For more information go to www.sacredwheelcenter.com and click "classes."
Edge Life
April 23 & 24: Fargo Holistic Expo
65+ exhibitors include holistic healers, wellness products, intuitive readers, stones/crystals, jewelry, drums & more! Workshops/4 Keynote speakers plus a Sound Healing Concert. Fargo Civic Center, ND. Keynote speakers & purchase tickets online:
http://edgelife.net/fargo-holistic-expo/tickets-speakers-fargo-expo/
Booths available. To Exhibit: Dee@edgelife.net
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."
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.
SEPTEMBER 2016 Events
Wilinski Scotland
Sept 18-29: Sacred Scotland
A sacred pilgrimage of renewal as you connect with the forces of nature, the spirits of the land, and the deep well of your own spirit. Join us in ceremony, ritual, and meditation in sacred sites in this sacred land of the ancients and fairies. Led by Amy Wilinski. www.GoldenLightHealing.net
only $24 for 1 year
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