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Fresh: Documentary about Food, Farming, and the Future

Documentary Film Fresh

With an examination of industrial farming and its impacts, including the negative consequences of monoculture agricultural practices, Fresh (Ripple Effect Films) depicts for viewers the benefits of sustainable agricultural. Producer Ana Sofia Joanes highlights prominent people within the discussion and promotion of renovating the current food system. With references to …

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Natural Remedies for Foot Pain

Walking in the Grass

Question for Dr. Leia: I have had a heel problem for a couple of months since summer wearing flat slip-ons. Now my heels hurt like they are on fire. I feel it must be some type of inflammation. I’ve tried reflexology treatments, soaking my feet, and foot creams. Might you know …

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Gabrielle Roth’s The Wave: Healing Though Dance

TheWave by Gabrielle Roth

Ecstatic dance is a meditative and spiritual activity that uses the body’s physical movements to encourage clarity, inspiration, and creativity. Dancer and philosopher Gabrielle Roth developed an approach to ecstatic dance’s mind-body healing called 5Rhythms. 5Rhythms, or the five states of being, can be experienced with Roth’s video, The Wave: …

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