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Natural Awakenings is your guide to a healthier, more balanced life. In each issue readers find cutting-edge information on natural health, nutrition, fitness, personal growth, green living, creative expression and the products and services that support a healthy lifestyle.

17 REFRAMING PERSONAL 24 PRIORITIES

Craig Hamilton Explores the Gender Gap in Spiritual Growth by Kim Childs

18 THE FATHERHOOD FACTOR

How Raising Children Changes Men by Armin Brott

20 WALK THIS WAY

Step Up to Barefoot Benefits by Randy Kambic

24 LIFE LIFT

Being Happy from the Inside Out by Judith Fertig

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26 DAD & DAUGHTER

News Briefs & article submissions

Cherished Time Together by Clint Kelly

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DATES Making the Most of

28 GROW, PICK, GRILL Making the Most of Summer’s Bounty

by Claire O’Neil

34 DOG SPORTS

People & Pets Play Well Together

by Sandra Murphy

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36 TRAVELING

VOLUNTEERS Doing Good During Time Away

by Avery Mack

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Natural Awakenings Magazine is West Michigan's premiere natural health, holistic living, green magazine focusing on conscious living and sus...