Archive for October, 2019

12 Strategies to Enhance Your Immune System

By Dr. Amy Davis, MD

We are constantly exposed to potential infectious agents like viruses and bacteria that cause infections such as colds, flu, bronchitis and ear infections. The immune system defends us from invaders and repairs the damage that occurs with infections.

When the immune system is weak infections may occur frequently and be difficult to […]

17th Annual Fair Trade Market Nov. 23-24 and Nov. 29-Dec. 1

The largest Fair Trade Market in the United States

We are the nation’s largest Fair Trade Market with over 3,000 sq. ft. of merchandise from around the world. By choosing Fair Trade products, you get great value, and ensure equitable wages and treatment for farmers, artisans, and their communities. Our Fair Trade Market offers unique holiday […]

A Guide To Winter Wellness

By Dr. Alex Chen

The winter season is a notoriously challenging time for many people. Cold weather conditions, fewer daylight hours and holiday pressures often lead to an increase in physical aches and emotional stress. However, if viewed differently, you might see that winter presents a wonderful opportunity to take advantage of a new pace of […]

Acupuncture Helps With Emotional As Well As Physical Pain

By Traci Bredenkamp, LAc
Acupuncture on Main

Have you been stuck? Have you been looking for answers to your health problems and getting nowhere? Have you gone to doctors and specialists and feel unsettled with your current options? Have you lost a spouse, parent, child or friend recently or seem to repeat patterns in relationships and don’t […]

ARTful HAPPENINGS November 2019


Through December 4
Bonsack Gallery on John Burroughs School campus; for info, visit www.jburroughs.org.

Through December 31
The Luminary; 2701 Cherokee; for info, visit www.theluminary.com.

Through December 31
World Chess Hall of Fame, 4652 Maryland Avenue; for info, visit www.worldchesshof.org.

Through January 12
From […]

ArtFul Living

St. Louis Area Fine Arts, Crafts & Performing Arts
Michelle “Mike” Ochonicky, Arts Editor

Autumn Arts

The Slightly Askew Theatre Ensemble (SATE) celebrates its thirteenth year in St. Louis by presenting selected plays that fit their theme of “The Season of Ritual.” (Really? They’ve been here for thirteen years and you haven’t attended one of their performances? Hmmm…). […]

Be Inspired and Take the Path of Least Resistance

By Jon Patrick Frieda

Have you ever been inspired into action? Truth be told, all of us have likely been inspired before in our lives. Do you know what inspiration actually is? How would you describe it? Think about that for a moment. Inspiration is actually a process by which we become mentally stimulated to feel […]

Biomats & Infrared Portable Saunas: Quantum Tools for Your Health, from A to Z

By Clint Willett,
Infrared Medical Foundation

The Infrared Biomat helps with 1,800 Medical Issues from A to Z, with the Biomat’s technology based on a Nobel Prize In Medicine. The Quartz Enhanced Biomat allows the Infrared to gently go into your body 6-8 inches, whereas most all other Infrared Devices and Saunas only go 1-2 inches into […]


November: A Blooming Ghost of Ice

By Dan Zarlenga, Missouri Department of Conservation

Would you think of November as an ideal time to go out and pick some flowers? It’s true that most flowers, the kind that produce vibrant colors of red, purple, yellow, or orange, are gone by this time of year. But there’s one kind […]

Natural Living Holiday and Gift Guide

Kim’s Herbs & Detox Center
Kim’s Herbs & Detox center is a specialty herbal store centrally located in Olivette, Missouri. Make sure you come by and purchase some of our awesome products for gifts this holiday season. We carry
high quality herbs and more that aren’t typically found at supplement stores in the metro area. Nature’s Sunshine, […]

Publisher’s Corner

Being Thankful For Peace of Mind

In November, we celebrate Thanksgiving with a meal and spending time with family and friends. It is a good time to reflect and consider what you are thankful for. By the time you get to my age, 68, you realize you are thankful for so many things as you look […]

Recycling News From St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management District

The St. Louis – Jefferson Solid Waste Management District is a regional agency that was created in 1993 to assist the public, private and nonprofit sectors in establishing and expanding programs for recycling and waste reduction. The service area includes the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, Jefferson County and St. Charles County. Funding […]