Orloff to Visit Seattle as Part of New Book Tour
oinciding with the release on April 4 of her new book, The Empath’s Survival Guide, Dr. Judith Orloff will sign copies and speak about its “life strategies for sensitive people” from 7:30-9 p.m. on April 21 at East West Bookshop, in Seattle. An assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California-Los Angeles, she has helped patients for more than 20 years. Orloff synthesizes traditional medicine with cutting-edge knowledge of intuition, energy and spirituality to achieve physical and emotional healing. She passionately asserts that we have the power to transform negative emotions and achieve inner peace. Her bestselling books, The Power of Surrender, Emotional Freedom, Second Sight, Positive Energy and Guide to Intuitive Healing, offer readers practical strategies to help them overcome frustration, stress and worry. Caroline Myss, author of Anatomy of the Spirit, attests that The Empath’s Survival Guide is “a perfect guide book. Now people will know how to cope with being highly sensitive and empathic in their everyday lives without developing exhaustion or compassion fatigue or burning out.” Book cost: $15.37. Location: East West Bookshop, 6407 12th Ave. NE, Seattle. For more information or to purchase the book, visit DrJudithOrloff.com or SoundsTrue.com.
21 Acres Hosts Earth Day Event Woodinville nonprofit and education center 21 Acres will host an event titled Bee Sweet to the Earth on April 22. The free event celebrates the milestone of five years as an education center and shows gratitude to the community on Earth Day, according to organizer and operations director Kurt Sahl. “Visitors can expect family friendly education and learning opportunities about growing, eating and living sustainably,” Sahl says. He notes visitors will be able to learn about worm condors, how to plant a pollinator garden, fungi, butterflies, and more. They will also be able to tour 21 Acres’ sustainable buildings and campus. In addition, kids will have the opportunity to make a seed ball, craft woodland necklaces and go on a scavenger hunt. There will be cooking demos, tastings and samplings from the 21 Acres kitchen, plus artisan vendors selling food onsite. The Latona Family Band will provide live music. The Bee Sweet to the Earth event takes place Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 21 Acres, 13701 NE 171st St., Woodinville. Free. For more information: 21Acres.org.