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love this month’s cover and theme on multilevel healing. I can totally relate and know many others who can, too. Life these days can be demanding, and PTSD is at an all-time high. If I could be granted one wish, it would be to live offthe-grid for a minimum of 30 days. If this is your wish too, be sure to check out my Journeying and transitioning together with laughter, love and light. Viva la Mexico Publisher’s Pick on page 13. and friendship. My dear friend Heidi and I recently carved a week out of our schedules to be partially off-the-grid at a cozy surf resort in Mexico and it did us a world of good. While we don’t always have the time for such trips, we do have the time to become aware of our stress levels and listen to the havoc it creates in our bodies and our relationships. We also can show compassion to those suffering from stress and mental and physical offshoots. Staying busy and judging others is an easy way to derail and project our own issues onto others. I came back my first day of vacation like the energizer bunny. My batteries wore down quickly though, as they’ve been doing more often in my later years. While yoga, meditation and surfing all help me stay balanced, I recognized and accepted that I could use more help due to my personal life history. I started working with Dr. Danielle Chavalarias, CEO of InnerOptimal Inc. (see page 8), and what an eye opener that’s been—or, should I say, brain opener. Dr. Danielle diagnosed my history without my having to tell her. All she had to do was study my brain waves. That’s the biofeedback end—and it gets better as the neurological feedback has already started optimizing my brain functions. Yes, I’m signed up and on course to be the best version of me. I’ve also been immersed in studying the Enneagram with Rolf practitioner, Michael Mitchell. The Enneagram helps you utilize your dominant personality in a healthy way. It can enhance your good relationships and help sever any toxic ones. Michael and I will be announcing and hosting “Personality Parties” utilizing the Enneagram (see page 24). I welcome you all to subscribe to my newsletters to enhance your lives, too, via our abundance of passionate professional practitioners.


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r. Danielle Chavalarias, CEO of InnerOptimal Inc. and Marie-Laure Wagner, co-owner of InnerOptimal Inc. and peak performance coach, are excited to announce their upcoming Brain Science Interactive Workshop for Peak Performance in Sports and Life. During this event, being held August 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., attendees will learn the secrets of distraction control. “We’ll cover topics such as keeping your focus through your game or task, and how to get rid of nerves when competing,” says Chavalarias. World-renowned instructor Daniel Wagner, Chairman of the European Institute of Neuro-Performance, will be a special guest speaker. In addition, Denise Mueller-Korenek, Project Speed World Record Holder, will also be in attendance. Mueller-Korenek has her brain trained by InnerOptimal and became the fastest woman on a bicycle, pedaling at an astounding speed of 147 miles per hour in 2007. “Come and listen to her incredible record,” invites Chavalarias. Cost: advance tickets $35, at the door $45. Lunch included. Location: 2210 Encinitas Blvd., Ste. L, Encinitas. To register, visit For more information, call 760-633-3328 or visit See ad on page 5.

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just returned from a wonderful two-thousandmile road trip to San Juanico, Baja California Sur, Mexico. It brought back so many memories, as I used to camp there over 18 years ago with my kids and many other families. I get asked all the time if I’m afraid to drive through Mexico. The answer is a big no! As soon as you cross over the border, the Mexico "mañana" mentality sets in. The geography, the food and the people enchant you as you feel your mind relax, your spirits soar and your heart get all warm and cozy. Rather, it scares me to return. I went without family this time, and instead, traveled with a dear friend. We stayed at the Cowabunga Hotel and Bungalows, a perfect name to go with the perfect place. The owners, Cholie and Mike, are as authentic as authentic gets. Their cozy resort can’t be any more inviting or

clean and their captivating stories alone are enough to make your trip worthwhile. Needless to say, I left a couple of surfboards behind, along with my heart, for a return trip. I hit the pavement running after I got back to San Diego. The first day, I made it to my 8 a.m. network meeting with restored energy. However, after a few more days of attempting to re-acclimate to our fast-paced culture, my energy swiftly began to dwindle. I found myself secretly wishing that Trump’s “wall” would reverse its intention and prevent relaxed U.S. citizens from re-entering the rat race. Normally, I’d apologize to my fellow surfers for spreading the word about a secret surf spot. However, in this case, the road to Cowabunga was paved long before I discovered it as many others had already been spreading the word about this surfer’s paradise. Plus, I am so grateful for my time spent at Cowabunga, I have no choice but to share one of the best experiences of my life. Thank you, Cowabunga and San Juanico, for turning my old memories into new unforgettable ones. Find them on Facebook: Cowabunga Hotel and Bungalows.

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Parents wishing to simplify child-raising seek less stress and more fun; less scheduling and more casual time; less “shoulds” and more “want-tos” less second-guessing and more confidence.


or a happier family life, experts encourage parents to stay true to their own values, strengths and sense of family purpose, focusing on the wonders of their children instead of endless daily tasks. It begins with each child feeling loved.

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For Gary Chapman, Ph. D., author of The 5 Love Languages of Children: The Secret to Loving Children Effectively, understanding each child’s particular needs for touch, affirming words, quality time, gifts or acts of service is foundational to parenting success. “Other than security, a child’s deepest need is to feel loved,” says Chapman, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. “If their love tank is full, children grow up emotionally healthy. Knowing a child’s preferred language helps parents effectively communicate their feelings. The question is not, ‘Do you love your children?’ It’s, ‘Do your children feel loved?’” As Chapman arrives home, his son rushes to hug him, grinning while his dad 14

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tousles his hair. Chapman’s daughter often calls out, “Dad, come into my room. I want to show you something.” This is how he communicates with each child in their primary love language. Parents learn their children’s preferred communication style by observing their behavior, noticing how they express love and listening to them. They can also offer options and track results. For example: n Would you like to take the dog to the park (quality time) or for me to help you study for a test (acts of service)? n Would you like to wrestle (touch) or shop for your new shoes (gift)? “Ideally, we offer heavy doses of the child’s primary language and sprinkle

in the others,” says Chapman. “Children who feel loved respond better to suggestions and discipline. They also learn how to express their feelings.”

Avoid Unreal Idealizing

Some parents carry a mental snapshot of their ideal child, perhaps envisioning a kid that is into sports or even-tempered or academically gifted. Often, that picture is very different from the actual child. The first step to truly accepting the child is to allow ourselves to feel whatever authentic feelings pop up. The parent might think, “I love my son, but am struggling; I adore sports and may never get to share that with him.” “Give yourself time to process disappointment,” advises Susan Stiffelman, a Los Angeles marriage and family therapist, mother of one and author of Parenting Without Power Struggles: Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids While Staying Cool,

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Calm and Connected. “Then identify the things you love about your kids and share those with them.” As just one example, we might convey that we love the sound of their voice and how gentle they are with the baby. “Appreciating our children as they are is one way to keep our hearts open,” says Stiffelman.

Focus on the Good

When Barbara Unell, a parent educator and author of Discipline With Love and Limits: Calm, Practical Solutions to the 43 Most Common Childhood Behavior Problems, birthed twins, she was initially daunted by the work of caring for them. Then she began simplifying by focusing on the “wow” factors. “Being a parent speaks to the core of our humanity. Experiencing the growth and development of a human being is miraculous. I started looking at parenting through that lens,” says Unell, who lives in the Leawood, Kansas, area. Asha Dornfest, of Portland, Oregon, a podcaster, co-author of Minimalist Parenting: Enjoy Modern Family Life More by Doing Less and mother of two, relates, “I paid more attention to my values and my family’s unique needs and was less influenced by parenting experts, social pressures and well-meaning peers.” Dornfest explored her own values

by asking, “What did I learn from my parents?” and, “How do I want my family to be different?” She also practiced trusting her intuition. “Even when I’m not certain I’m right, I know I love my children, I’m doing my best, and I’ll make adjustments if necessary,” she says.

Create Rhythm and Rituals

Rhythmic activities ease the anxiety of family transitions and furnish warm solidarity, consistency and connectedness. “Increasing the predictability of meals, bedtime and other rituals also improves family life,” says Davina Muse, a mental health counselor and mother of two from Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Muse serves as training director for Simplicity Parenting, a program based on Kim John Payne’s book Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids that offers a connective ritual families can merge with mealtimes. Each person describes a “rose” (one good thing from the day) or a “thorn” (one challenging thing) and a “bud” (one thing they’re anticipating). Such sharing builds a family connection and helps kids discuss difficult issues, notes Muse. Also, “Describing the bud lifts everyone’s mood.” Every Friday evening, the Dornfests

share a Sabbath dinner, a low-key way for them to gather and talk. “This ritual adds a rhythm to our week and anchors us,” says Dornfest.

Elect De-Stress Over Distress

Everyone can sometimes become overscheduled and overwhelmed; a balance between scheduled time and downtime is necessary to well-being. In her daily check-in, Dornfest confers with herself and her husband, inquiring, “How are things going? Are they too hectic? Is our schedule energizing or draining?” She advises, “When I feel like I’m riding a runaway train, I slow down. There seem to be so many ‘shoulds’ in parenting; we instead need to discover what our family loves.” Before enlisting a child for an activity, Dornfest suggests we ask why it’s important: Are you making up for your own missed opportunities as a child? Are you worried your child will miss out? Do you equate these lessons with being a good and caring parent? Parenting is more than checking off lists and tasks. It’s about being connected with children. Build in playtime, roughhousing, chase each other around the yard, toss balloons or balls together, blow bubbles and welcome opportunities for laughter.

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Soothing Quiet Time

Children that act out or withdraw may not have enough downtime. Take the kids outside to play. “Nature is very soothing,” says Muse. “Climbing trees, searching for rocks and pine cones, playing with dirt, sticks, water and leaves all offer healing down time.” To escape from worries and distractions, Stiffelman suggests three or four minutes of meditation or simply designated quiet time. For little ones, lay a stuffed teddy bear on the child’s tummy and have them notice how the animal is moving. A parent and child can also be aware of the sounds they are hearing, plus incorporate a little mindful breathing into the bedtime ritual.

Know the Power of Space

Most parents think their children would go crazy if half their toys and books were removed, but this isn’t true. “My trainers and I have worked with thousands of parents on decluttering, and the results have been powerful,” says


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Muse. The Simplicity Parenting approach encourages parents to discard broken toys, give away anything no longer being played with and attractively store current playthings. She observes, “As you decrease the quantity of toys and clutter, you increase the child’s attention and capacity for deep play.”

Build Resilience

Simplifying parenting means releasing the notion that children must be happy, well-behaved and delighted with life and their parents at all times. Unell used the daily multitasking challenges with her twins as exercises in developing resilience and modeling these skills for them. If children spill milk, the parent comments, “No big deal. We all spill things.” When there’s a minor accident, “Let’s just get towels and clean it up.” A resilient attitude is, “Something goes wrong, we fix it.” It’s also about being flexible and coping with disappointment. “To build resilience, parents need to feel comfortable in the presence of an un-

happy child,” says Stiffelman. “If parents don’t allow children to be disappointed, kids can become rigid, lack confidence and struggle with unreasonable expectations.” During meltdowns or disappointments, she recommends sitting quietly, listening, and then empathizing and helping put the children’s feelings into words. “This is not the time to lecture or advise,” she says. “Upset children can’t really listen.” Yet, they can be heard—a key way to help them mature. Parents that learn to simplify happily discover that their children feel calmer and more loved, socially and emotionally adept, and resilient. Concepts focused on creating connections, rather than parenting perfection, are easy to weave into everyday life. Deborah Shouse is a writer, speaker, editor, dementia advocate, parent and grandmother. She’s also the author of Connecting in the Land of Dementia: Creative Activities to Explore Together (

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Born and raised in Haiti, Dr. Carolle comes from a family of healers, shamans and midwives. She was educated at top universities in Haiti, Mexico, Jamaica and the U.S., giving her a broad-spectrum approach to medicine and invaluable multicultural knowledge. As her own intuitive gift grew stronger, she eventually closed her private practice to focus on spirit-guided holistic healing, replacing her surgical knives with unconditional love and hugs.

ELF: You have a magical gift as a medical intuitive. Can you elaborate on your gift of intuition and clairvoyance? DC: My gift as a medical intuitive is that I can see and understand the root cause of any issue a person is dealing with. When we talk, and this can be on the phone or in person in my beautiful healing sanctuary, I open the portal to your subconscious, so you can quickly discover the root causes of your dis-ease, which is usually hidden emotions. Once we bring them to consciousness, we can effectively deal with them and the healing process can begin.

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By working with me, a woman can find out if she really is infertile and whether she needs to embark in infertility treatments and procedures that can cause lots of emotional, physical and financial stress, the deterioration of her relationship with her husband, as well as the unwanted consequences on her health and that of her baby conceived through unnatural means. Plus, I get the wonderful opportunity to help heal two lives. It’s so important that the mother-to-be is spiritually, physically, emotionally and mentally healthy for the baby to truly feel safe in the womb. If mother is in a constant state of fight-or-flight, that can be felt in utero. By helping her heal, we create a safe, spiritual womb for the child to enter.

Can you elaborate on the three-step process you use with your clients? This process took me years to develop because I wanted those who agree to work with me to have a true life-altering experience. In step one, I have them dig deep into their psyche to find out what is going on in their lives, what they are yearning for, and what they want from me. Taking the time to do this opens that portal deep in their subconscious where, often for the first time, they “see” their true selves. Those few hours of introspection reveal what I call their cake, slice by slice. This step alone can be as effective as years of therapy. In step two, we painlessly go even deeper together to discover the root cause of it all. You’ll finally understand yourself and why each slice of the cake doesn’t work. Then you’ll get the real recipe on how to make it work and you’ll have some more homework to do.

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Erling Kagge on Our Deep Need For Silence by Randy Kambic

Silence in itself is rich. It is a quality, something exclusive and luxurious, and also a practical resource for living a richer life. Silence is a deep human need that in our age, has ended up being scarcer than plastic bags from Louis Vuitton. To me, silence is a key to unlock new ways of thinking. I wanted to write about silence because I consider it nearly extinct.

Which insight from the great thinkers cited in your latest book means the most to you?

The Roman philosopher Seneca, 2,000 years ago, said, “Life is very short and anxious for those who forget the past, neglect the present and fear the future. When they come to the end of it, the poor wretches realize too late that for all this time, they have been preoccupied in doing nothing.” Everything Earthly can be snatched away in an instant. Life is long if you know how to use it. Even if we were to live 1,000 years, our lives would feel short if we threw away this present time. We exist, but few of us actually live.

our sanity and happiness and how it can open doors to wonder and gratitude. Kagge, whose previous books address exploration, philosophy and art collecting, runs Kagge Forlag, a publishing company in Oslo, where he lives.

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Your mind—in silence—can be wider than the sky. Silence is about getting inside what you are doing—experiencing, rather than overthinking, and not living through electronic devices and other people.

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xplorer, publisher, art collector and author Erling Kagge inspires us to find silence around and within us as a transformative experience. The lengths he’s gone to make himself an authority in this pursuit include being the first person to complete the Three Poles Challenge on foot—the North and South poles and Mount Everest summit. He has also traveled to Japan to meditate and practice yoga. The Norwegian’s seventh book, Silence: In the Age of Noise, selected as a 2017 Great Read from the Indie Next List, recounts his experiences and presents observations of many past and present poets, philosophers, artists and other explorers—including Plato, Aristotle, Søren Kierkegaard, Oliver Sacks, Blaise Pascal, Martin Heidegger, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Stendhal, Denis Diderot and Mark Rothko—in exploring where we find silence and how to invoke it to improve well-being. It provokes reader reflection, demonstrating the kind of active engagement Kagge believes silence invites. He explores why it’s essential to

Why do you consider silence, “the new luxury”, more important now than ever before?

Where may silence be found?

It’s easier to find silence than many people think or believe. I walked alone to the South Pole for 50 days and nights under the midnight sun in search of total silence; but I never found it before I turned inwards toward inner silence and uncovered forgotten sides of a universe just as mysterious as outer space. One universe stretches outward, the other inward.

Are there practical steps to achieve a state of silence?

You can shut out the world and fashion your own inner silence whenever you run, cook food, have sex, study, chat, work, think of a new idea, read or dance. Silence is not about turning your back on your surroundings, but the opposite; it’s seeing the world a bit more clearly, staying on a course and aiming to love your life as much as you can. I had to use my legs to go far away in order to discover this, but I now know it’s possible to reach silence anywhere. One only needs to subtract. It’s about finding your own South Pole. Randy Kambic, an Estero, FL, freelance writer and editor, regularly contributes to Natural Awakenings.

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spiritual/mental—and what’s needed to unlock each person’s inherent capacity for health and healing. The author of How Healing Works: Get Well and Stay Well Using Your Hidden Power to Heal, Jonas concludes, “Only 20 percent of healing comes from the treatment agent the doctor applies. A full 80 percent of the healing potential, which lies dormant in everyone, comes from constructing a meaningful treatment response unique to you. This is internal, highly personal and uses simple principles and components.” During his 40-year career, Jonas was able to observe multi-level healings with patients, as well as through other professional roles. He’s served as director of the Office of Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health, a research scientist at the World Health Organization, CEO and president of the former Samueli Institute and director of the medical research fellowship at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Applying whole system science, Jonas developed the view of a patient as a veritable ecosystem. “We are more like a garden to be cultivated than a car to be fixed. Healing emerges when we support and strengthen the connections within us—body, behavior, social and spirit— making us more whole,” says Jonas. His broader approach for healing now includes the impacts of beauty, order, an


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he word Enneagram means “9 styles” and refers to the nine basic personality styles of people. Through observation of these styles, we learn that not only is everyone born with a personality, but it is shaped by parents, friends and culture. Much of our personality is ego driven and stems from the unconscious. Usually at some point in life, we start to observe our behavior—especially when we are in relationships. As we become more conscious and awake we can began to change our behaviors. The Enneagram, a very old system of observation, recognizes that each of the 9 personality types has their own specific patterns, as well as gifts.

The 9 types are as follows: 1. The good person 2. The giving person 3. The great person 4. The creative person 5. The thinking person 6. The questioning person 7. The enthusiastic person 8. The strong person 9. The peaceful person Three of the types are predominantly mental/head types, three are heart or feeling types, and three are body-centered or gut types. While everyone has a little bit of all nine personality types in them, and therefore can relate to all types, we each have a basic personality type that defines how we relate to the world. As we mature, 24

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we learn to appreciate all types of people and appreciate our own unique personality with its gifts and strengths. The goal of Enneagram work is to help people make rapid advancements in their psychological and spiritual growth. The results from this outstanding work can help in one’s personal and professional life. In fact, this personality work is used by management in many major corporations including Google, IBM, Dove and Nike. It is also used by the CIA to profile people. Holistic health practitioner Michael Mitchell, is the owner of Body Solutions 101, located at 535 North Coast Hwy. 101, Ste. D, in Solana Beach. For more information, call 760-715-2122 or visit See ad on page 9.

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Elaine Russo, publisher of the San Diego edition of Natural Awakenings magazine, is teaming up with Rolf practitioner Michael Mitchell, owner of Body Solutions 101 in Solana Beach, to begin hosting Personality Parties utilizing the wisdom of the Enneagram. Their first gathering is being held on August 15 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Encinitas. The Enneagram is a very old system of observation recognizing that each of the nine basic personality types has their own specific patterns as well as gifts. Mitchell, who has studied the Enneagram extensively for over two decades, shares, “This system is one the most powerful ones I have found in my 30 years of inner work.” According to the pair, the goal of Personality Parties is to introduce the system to others while making it a creative and fun experience. “We’ll use music, experiential exercises, dancing and more to create fun interaction among participants while helping them find tools to help them make rapid advancements in their psychological and spiritual growth,” affirms Mitchell. “I’ve learned so much about myself through my studies with the Enneagram, which helps you utilize your dominant personality in a healthy way,” says Russo. “This self-awareness helps to enhance your healthy relationships while allowing the letting go of relationships that aren’t good for you. Plus, it’s just a fascinating system to learn.” To reserve your spot, call Michael at 760715-2122 or Elaine at 760-436-2343.

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ALL MONTH LONG Make Adult Use Cannabis Legal in Oceanside – Come to the One Minute Cannabist to sign the city initiative and put local access on the ballot for the next election. 3041 Industry St, Ste B, Oceanside. Call 760-760-2020 or visit OneMinuteCannabist. com for office hours. Back to Nature – Forget your worries, escape the hustle and bustle of the city and reconnect with your wild roots. Join us for Back to Nature, an interactive exhibit featuring new animals such as parrots, mice, iguanas, falcons, frogs and more. Be among the first to walk through our new Native Pollinator Garden, attracting butterflies, hummingbirds and bees while learning about the role of native pollinators in our everyday lives. Living Coast Discovery Center, 1000 Gunpowder Point Dr, Chula Vista, 91910. 619-409-5900. Balboa Park Tour – This approximately threehour tour is filled with larger-than-life stories, interesting legends and fun facts. Fantastic tour guides will regale you with historic tales of San Diego’s past as you traverse the city on your way to Balboa Park. Weekdays only. $109. San Diego Segway Tours by Wheel Fun Rentals, 1355 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, 92101. 805-650-7770. Whale and Dolphin Watching Adventures – 8:30am-1pm. Blue Whale Watching Adventures depart conveniently from downtown San Diego, Friday to Monday. This is a great opportunity in San Diego to get an up-close and personal whale watching experience. Perfect for families, kids, out-oftown visitors and locals alike. $55 adults. Sat/Sun, $65 adults. Hornblower Cruises and Events, 970 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, 92101. 619-686-8715. SD@ Living with Animals – 10am-5pm. Whether we see an animal as a pet, a pest or food has changed over time and across cultures, making our relationships with them dynamic and complex, to say the least. Take a journey with us and discover all the surprising, unique and inspiring ways that we

live with animals. You’ll find we’re not human without them. Exhibit free with general admission. San Diego Museum of Man, 1350 El Prado, San Diego, 92101. 619-239-2001. MuseumOfMan@

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2 Lemon Grove Certified Farmers Market – 3-7pm. Come join us for Lemon Grove’s open-air Farmers’ Market filled with fresh fruits, veggies and delicious food from local restaurants. Family friendly. EBT/WIC accepted. VFW Parking Lot, 2885 Lemon Grove Ave, Lemon Grove.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 SoCal Etsy Guild – 10am-9pm. A group of Southern California based artists, crafters and those who support them. Westfield Mission Valley, 1640 Camino Del Rio North, San Diego. Festival of Great Reads – 11am-3pm. Come out and enjoy a day of literacy, free books, music, face painting, snack shack, raffle prizes and much more. We are big advocates of literacy and the importance of children and youth reading in Long Beach and the surrounding cities. Get great reads before the school year begins and meet the authors of these awesome books. 3140 East Anaheim St, Long Beach.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 North County Health and Wellness Fair – 9am1pm. This event provides an opportunity for local health related businesses to promote their products and services. The event also features a variety of health screenings and valuable health and wellness information for community members. The North County Health & Wellness Fair is free of charge to the public and is presented by Tri-City Medical Center. City Hall – South, 300 N Coast Hwy, Oceanside.

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 12 Gaslamp Artisan Market Vendor Sign Up –10am3pm. The Gaslamp Artisan market endeavors to feature one-of-a-kind creations and unique items handmade by artists, primarily local. The market is located in the lively Gaslamp Quarter of downtown San Diego which hosts visitors and residents alike by providing a great place to shop, dine and recreate. 500 Fifth Ave, San Diego. Please email us at info@ for more information.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18 Personality Party Utilizing the Enneagram – 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Enneagram is a very old system of observation recognizing that each of the 9 basic personality types has their own specific patterns, as well as gifts. Personality Parties will introduce the system to participants while making it a creative and fun experience using music, experiential exercises, dancing and more. For more information, see article on page 24.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 Womanhood Now: Weekend for Women – 7:30pm. Join Marianne Williamson for a weekend of spiritual sisterhood, during which Marianne and attendees will release fearful programming and rise to the glory of their most powerful selves. Find and embrace the deepest aspects of what it means to be a woman. From our personal longings for love and connection, to our public responsibility to usher the world into a more sustainable era, there is much to discuss, much to forgive and much to co-create. Personally, and politically, singly and

together, join Marianne in re-creating ourselves and revolutionizing the world. Cost: $99 - $325. Los Angeles Airport Marriott Hotel, 5855 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18 Pacific Wine & Food Classic – Aug 18 & 19. The Pacific Wine & Food Classic is an all-inclusive event that is designed for guests to enjoy food and wine in a beautiful setting. Soak up the beautiful soft sand, blue waters and sweet summer air. Tickets are limited to ensure an absolute quality experience for you. No one under the age of 21 permitted, including infants and small children. Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, 1131 Back Bay Dr, Newport Beach. 59521160?aff=ebdssbdestsearch. Brain Science Interactive Workshops – 10-Noon and 1-3pm. Learn the secrets of distraction control, keep your focus through your game/task, get rid of your nerves when competing. Coming back by demand after three years, Daniel Wagner, Chairman of the European Institute of Neuro-Performance and world-renowned instructor. Lunch provided. 2210 Encinitas Blvd, Ste L, Encinitas. RSVP in advance 760-633-3328.

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 25 Spirit Circle with Susanne Wilson, The Carefree Medium – Rare opportunity limited to only 8-9 attendees. Receive a meditation to take home and a signed copy of Susanne’s second edition of Soul Smart. Susanne will begin with an uplifting and fascinating brief 30-minute seminar about spirit communication. Learn ways to begin making your own connection with your spirit loved ones. She will explain how you can get the most benefit from having a reading. After a very quick break, the non-stop messages from spirit begin. By attending the Carlsbad Spirit Circle, you may be eligible for an individual reading with Susanne in 2019, schedule permitting. 1 ticket, $220. 2 tickets, $400. Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach, 6450 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad. Diane Calderon, 480-203-2336.

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daily Free 15-Minute Phone Consultation for Health and Success – Discover how you can achieve ultimate happiness and health with InteriorWerx. Clear emotional and energetic abnormalities that cause dis-ease, such as anxiety, pain, sadness, discomfort, allergies, recurring physical injury and more. There is immediate relief from symptoms, bringing health back to true form. Free. 312-479-7893. Schedule: Yoga Classes – Days and times vary. Iyengar for beginners and advanced practitioners. Iyengar Yoga Center of North County, 2210 Encinitas Blvd, Ste U, Encinitas, 92024. 760-632-0040. Donations Accepted – 10am-7pm, Mon-Sat; 11am-6pm, Sun. All profits support individuals with Autism and other developmental or learning disabilities. TERI Inspired Resale, 1024 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, 92054. 760-722-1880. Shop.

sunday Reiki Levels 1, 2, Master and Teacher – Nationally certified courses. 1-day classes. Ongoing throughout the year. Earn CE credits. More info: 760-593-4595. San Diego River Garden Volunteer Work Party – 9-11am. 2nd and 4th Sun. Weeding, watering, pruning, trail maintenance and other light gardening projects. Family friendly. Tools provided. 3334 Camino Del Rio N, San Diego, 92108. RSVP: 619-297-7380. Guided Nature Walk – 9:30-11am, Sun, Wed, Sat. Guided walk from the Visitor Center on one of three trails. Learn about the history, geology, plants, animals and ecology of the park. Free. Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center, 2 Father Junipero Serra Trl, San Diego, 92119. 619-6683281. Grow Getters: Learn How to Propagate – 10am. 1st Sun. Learn more about propagation and potting plants. Help us grow our growing area. Free. Alta Vista Gardens, 1270 Vale Terrace Dr, Vista, 92084. Info and sign up: Free Special Access Tour at The Garden – 10am11am. 3rd Sun. Have trouble navigating the terrain of The Garden? Let us take you for a ride. Explore The Garden from the comfortable Verbeck Shuttle with a Garden Docent. This tour seats only four to five people. Advanced reservations required. Free. Water Conservation Garden, 12122 Cuyamaca College Dr W, El Cajon, 92019. Register: 619-6600614 x16. Qigong in The Garden – 10-11:30am. 4th Sun. Instructor Reyna Lerma will guide students through the ancient Chinese health series that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. Free, $10 suggested donation. The Water Conservation Garden, 12122 Cuyamaca College Dr W, El Cajon, 92019. 619-660-0614. RSVP:

Spirit Dance: Ecstatic Dance and Moving Meditation – 10am-Noon. Join us for a simple yet profound ecstatic dance. $10-$20 sliding scale. Malashock Studio, 2650 Truxton Rd, Ste 200, San Diego, 92106. More info: 619-787-2389 or Bird Walk – 3-4pm. Take a leisurely stroll down the McCoy Trail and view and learn about some of the 370 species of birds that live or stop by this reserve on their yearly migration. Walks begin at the Visitor Center unless otherwise noted on calendar and happen the1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday of the month. Bring binoculars if you have them. All ages welcome. No reservations required. Free. Tijuana River Valley Regional Park Visitor Center, 2310 Hollister St, San Diego, 92154. 619-428-2946. Family Discovery Walk – 3-4:30pm. 4th Sun. Walk and help your children discover the wonder and beauty of nature. Walks highlight the many changes that occur in the park throughout the year. Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes and bring water. Canceled if raining. Free. Mission Trails Regional Park, 2 Father Junipero Serra Trl, San Diego, 92119. 619-668-3281.

monday Volunteer Bird Count – 7:30am-Noon. 2nd Mon. All levels of experience welcome. For more info and to receive an automatic reply with meeting location, contact Robert Patton at Bird Watching Monday – 8am. 1st Mon. Discover the fascinating birds and the unique art of bird-watching. San Diego Botanical Garden, 230 Quail Garden Dr, Encinitas, 92024. 760-532-0917. Qi Gong Class – 6-7pm. $10/class. InnerOptimal, 2210 Encinitas Blvd, Ste L, Encinitas. Contact Amelie 415-297-2354 for more information. San Diego Horticultural Society Meeting – 6-9pm. 2nd Mon. All welcome. Free/member, $15/nonmember. Congregation Beth Israel, 9001 Towne Centre Dr, San Diego, 92122. More info: 760-295-7089 or

tuesday Free Admission to the Japanese Friendship Garden – 3rd Tues. Enjoy a refreshing stroll through the garden and stop by the activity booths in the upper garden. Free. 2215 Pan American Rd, San Diego, 92101. 619-232-2721. $15 Yoga Classes – 11:15am. Bring your child into class with you for Vinyasa Mama Tues and Thurs. Nature’s Whisper Yoga, 4205 Park Blvd, San Diego, 92103. 760-213-1110. A Gathering of Priestesses Live Online Video Show – 6pm. With special guests each week. For more info: California Native Plant Society San Diego Chapter – 7pm. 3rd Tues (except Aug and Dec). Free lectures on a variety of California native plant topics. Have an unknown plant? Bring it to be identified. Open to the public. Casa Del Prado, Balboa Park, Rm 101 or 104, 1800 El Prado, San Diego, 92101.

wednesday River Rescue – 9am-Noon. 1st and 3rd Wed. Team attacks and removes smaller and harder-to-reach trash sites along the river. All tools and supplies provided. More info: 619-297-7380 or Doug@ Guided Nature Walk – 9:30-11am, Sun, Wed, Sat. Guided walk from the Visitor Center on one of three trails. Learn about the history, geology, plants, animals and ecology of the park. Free. Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center, 2 Father Junipero Serra Trl, San Diego, 92119. 619668-3281. Wednesday Trail Walk – 10am. 1st Wed. Explore trails of Balboa Park with a ranger. Leisurely pace. Difficulty level varies; check trail map. Balboa Park, 1549 El Prado, San Diego, 92101. 619-2351122. First Wednesdays Free Community Concert Series – 4pm and 7pm. Tickets are handed out on a first-come, first-seated basis. Doors open one hour prior to show time. Free, $12/reserved seats, $10/member reserved seats. California Center for the Arts, Center Theater, 340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, 92925. USI-Tech / Bitcoin Overview – 6pm. An opportunity to introduce yourself and your friends to the extraordinary Bitcoin opportunity with USI-Tech. Attend to learn about Bitcoin and how to acquire and accumulate Bitcoin faster than you may imagine possible. Seating is limited. Email us at to RSVP. 201 E Grand Ave, Escondido.

thursday Trains, Paints and Plants at San Diego Botanic Garden – 10-11am. Three of a kid’s favorite things in one place: trains, paints and gardening. San Diego Botanic Garden’s motorman-engineer James runs his unique trains and answers your train-obsessed tot’s questions about the mode of transport. Nature related crafts and plant potting round out this fun-filled hour. Ages 1 to 6. Free with admission or membership. San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Dr, San Diego. 760436-3036. Shelter Island Walk and Talk Bunch – 1011:15am. Take a walk from the parking lot at Bali Hai to the end of Shelter Island and back (2.2-mile roundtrip). Some go to lunch after. Free. Bali Hai, 2230 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, 92106. Balboa Park History Stroll – 11am-Noon. Specially trained History Center guides lead this easypaced stroll through the park, revealing many of the intriguing aspects of its past, present and future. Reservations requested, but walk-ups welcome. $10-$12. San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, San Diego, 92101. $15 Yoga Classes – 11:15am. Bring your child into class with you for Vinyasa Mama Tues and Thurs. Nature’s Whisper Yoga, 4205 Park Blvd, San Diego, 92103. 760-213-1110. Fur Fix Thursday – 3-5pm. Touch, pet and play with some incredibly cute and cuddly animals,

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adoptable and volunteer. San Diego Humane Society, 5500 Gaines St, San Diego, 92110. 619279-5939 or Junior Rangers at Tijuana Estuary – 3:304:30pm. Jr. Rangers ages 7 to 12 learn about the ecology of estuaries, the importance of wetlands and will discover an appreciation for this disappearing ecosystem by participating in related hands-on activities featuring different topics at each session. Kids can earn patches, buttons and more as they progress through the program. Programs are held rain or shine. Free. Imperial Beach, Tijuana Estuary, 301 Caspian Way, San Diego.

friday Mac’s Kids Corner – 10-11am. Is your child fascinated by trains and moving toys? Then this is the play group and story time for you. Come and meet parents and make new friends while in a learning environment. There are lots of indoor and outdoor fun activities for the kids including stories about trains, crafts, puppets, paints and more. Included with admission. Balboa Park, San Diego Model Railroad Museum, 1649 El Prado, San Diego. Go Ice Skating at Poway Ice Arena – 1:454:30pm. Bundle up in warm clothes and go enjoy a public skate session for all ages and skating levels at Poway Ice Arena. The whole family can do this activity together as a fun and novel way to get some exercise. $12 admission; $3 skate rentals. Poway Ice Arena, 2455 Kerran St, San Diego. PowayIce. San Diego River Coalition – 3-4:30pm. 3rd Fri. Meet other people interested in the river, to exchange ideas and experiences, and to learn the latest news about the San Diego River Park. Open to the public. Mission Valley Library, Community Rm, 2123 Fenton Pkwy, San Diego, 92108. Friday Night Liberty – 5-9pm. 1st Fri. Evening of free open artist studios, galleries and performances throughout NTC Arts and Cultural District


at Liberty Station. NTC Command Center, 2640 Historic Decatur Rd, San Diego, 92106. More info, Whitney Roux: 619-573-9300. WRoux@

saturday Guided Bird Walk – 8-10am. 3rd Sat. Join MTRP trail guide and resident birder Jeanne Raimond for an adventure in bird watching. If you have binoculars and/or a field guide, please bring them. For location: Wildlife Tracking Walks – 8:30-10:30am. 1st Sat. Learn to recognize and identify various signs left behind by resident wildlife. Free. Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center, 2 Father Junipero Serra Trl, San Diego, 92119. 619-668-3281.


Ruffin Canyon Care Restoration – 9am-Noon. 1st Sat. Bring gloves and hand tools if have, but loaners available. Wear hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes and long sleeves. Ruffin Canyon, 9298 Shawn Ave, San Diego. RSVP: 619-297-7380.

Ride the Trains at Poway – 10am-4pm. All aboard. Little train lovers can go to Poway-Midland Railroad every Saturday. Adults/$2.50-$3.50; $1/ Kids. Poway-Midland Railroad, 14134 Midland Rd, San Diego.

Dog Beach Cleanup – 9am-Noon. 2nd Sat. You and your friendly dog are invited to join Friends of Dog Beach at our regular beach cleanups. All cleanup supplies provided, along with treats for you and your dog. Dog Beach, North Ocean Beach. More info: 619-523-1700. BeachCleanup.htm.

Famosa Slough Work Party – 1-2:30pm. 3rd Sat. Meet along W Pt Loma Blvd about 200 ft east of the corner of Famosa Blvd and W Pt Loma Blvd. RSVP: 619-224-4591.

Yoga in the Garden – 9:30-10:30am. Get in touch with nature, relax your body and renew your spirit. Basic yoga flow format. No prior yoga experience required. $10/drop-in. Alta Vista Gardens, 1270 Vale Terrace Dr, Vista, 92084. More info:


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Free Family Arts Activities – 10am. 2nd Sat. Explore various artistic mediums. Materials provided. All ages welcome. Free. California Center for the Arts, Art and Education Studios, 340 N Escondido Blvd, Escondido, 92925. Kids in the Garden – 10am-Noon. 2nd Sat. New topic each month. $5/child (accompanied adults free); free/members. Alta Vista Gardens, Children’s Garden, 1270 Vale Terrace Dr, Vista, 92084. Reserve: 760-822-6824 or FarmerJones@

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San Elijo Lagoon Volunteer Work Party – 9-11am. 3rd Sat. Locations vary, and activities typically include habitat restoration, invasive plant removal, planting of new native plants, trash pickup and removal and trail maintenance. More info:

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Guided Nature Walk – 9:30-11am, Sun, Wed, Sat. Guided walk from the Visitor Center on one of three trails. Learn about the history, geology, plants, animals and ecology of the park. Free. Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center, 2 Father Junipero Serra Trl, San Diego, 92119. 619668-3281.

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Birding Basics Class – 1-2:30pm. Last Sat. Join MTRP trail guide and knowledgeable birder Winona Sollock for a class to learn five simple techniques for identifying birds at a glance and how to use a field guide. Free. Mission Trails Regional Park Visitor Center, 2 Father Junipero Serra Trl, San Diego, 92119. 619-668-3281. Old Town State Native Plant Landscape – 1-3pm. 2nd Sat. Do some work at the Old Town Native Plant Landscape, a recreation of the landscape

that provided for the needs of Native Americans in our region before the arrival of Europeans in 1769. Old Town State Historic Park, corner of Taylor St and Congress St, San Diego, 92110. More info: Friends of Famosa Slough Bird Walk – 1-3pm. 3rd Sat. An easy walk with good views of a variety of birds and salt marsh habitat. Free. Meet at the kiosk by the corner of Famosa Blvd and W Pt Loma Blvd, San Diego, 92138. 619-224-4591. University Heights Point Restoration – 1:303:30pm. 1st Sat. Projects range from trash pickup, non-native plant removal, planting native plants and trail maintenance. 6800 Easton Ct, San Diego, 92120. Contact Ranger Jason: 619-235-5262 or CSA San Diego Support Group Meeting – 2pm. 4th Sat. The Celiac Sprue Association is a national support organization that provides information and referral services for persons with celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis. Rady Children’s Medical Office Bldg, 3030 Children’s Way, San Diego, 92123. Home Grown Community Gardening Classes – 2-3pm. 4th Sat. With Diane Hollister, master gardener and composter. Garden and grow food in one’s own back yard. Pre-registration required. Free. El Corazon Senior Center, 3302 Senior Center Dr, Oceanside, 92056. 800-262-4167.


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Natural Awakenings San Diego ~ August 2018  

Natural Awakenings is your guide to a healthier, more balanced life. In each issue readers find cutting-edge information on natural health,...

Natural Awakenings San Diego ~ August 2018  

Natural Awakenings is your guide to a healthier, more balanced life. In each issue readers find cutting-edge information on natural health,...