Natural Awakenings of Wayne County, Michigan is metro Detroit’s guide to a healthy, higher quality and more balanced lifestyle. Our mission is to provide you the insights and information you need in that quest. In each monthly issue of Natural Awakenings magazine, 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.

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6th Annual Natural Health & EcoFest

Natural Health EcoFest 2014-web

Mark your calendar for Sunday, May 18th – 10am-5pm  International and local speakers:  Viktoras Kulvinskas – Father of the raw food movement, Dr. Joel Kahn, Medical Director of Preventive Cardiology at DMC, Joyce Oliveto, Living Foods Pioneer & Natual Healing Expert, Terri VanDale, Certified Nutritional Microscopist, Ellen Livingston, Masters Degree in Counseling & Certified YogaRead more…


Empowerment Weekend Event for Victims of Domestic Violence


 Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) will host the community event, 2013 Empowerment Weekend, on October 11 and 12, in honor of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment (SAFE), a non-profit organization dedicated to the financial empowerment of victims of domestic violence, will present two events: O.P.E.N (Opportunity, Preparation, Entrepreneurship, Networking) forRead more…


Neal’s Yard Remedies to be Featured at Holistic Networking Meeting

Paul Neys

The Holistic Networking Group, a community networking event for businesses centered around healthy and sustainable living, will meet from 6 to 8 p.m., October 16, at St. Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat and Conference Center, in Detroit. The scheduled presenter is Paula Neys, occupational therapist and independent consultant for NYR Organic, the United States’Read more…


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Wellness Books to Improve Your Personal Life

Live Your Dash:
Make Every Moment Matter

Live Your Dash, by Linda EllisHave you ever walked through a cemetery or read an obituary and pondered that small, seemingly insignificant dash between the day someone was born and the date he or she departed? This often overlooked little line ultimately represents every breath and step we take in life. Until an epiphany awakens us to the brevity of this dash with which we have been blessed, true appreciation of our life cannot begin. Find out more >>

Forks Over Knives:
The Plant-Based Way to Health

Forks Over KnivesWhat has happened to us? Despite the most advanced medical technology in the world, we are sicker than ever by nearly every measure.

Could it be there’s a single solution to all of these problems? A solution so comprehensive but so straightforward, that it’s mind-boggling that more of us haven’t taken it seriously? Find out more >>

Featured! – Wellness Mats For Your Workplace and Home

Wellness Mats, a healthy way of life

In recent years consumers have identified the many back, leg and foot ailments that have plagued us in our homes. The attractive hardwood, ceramic and and tiled floors have become the culprits of these discomforts. While several products have entered the market, none have the proven success of the Wellness Mats.

Wellness Mats offer 50% more cushion than other leading mats, and ensures the absolute best in comfort and longevity. Wellness Mats have a comprehensive 7 year warranty and are truly the healthiest choice in comfort flooring and are perfect for the kitchen, bathroom, home gym, laundry, and workshop areas.

For more information about Wellness Mats or to place an order, call (313) 221-9674. (mention Natural Awakenings to get free shipping!)

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