Communities Magazine #145 (Winter 2009) – Health and Well Being


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Health and Well Being

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  • Lessons from the Orchard: A PEACH of a Health Care Plan by Laird Schaub
  • Cooperative Group Solutions: The Bully Question by Tree Bressen, Laird Schaub, Beatrice Briggs
  • GROWING A CULTURE OF COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELL-BEING AT EARTHAVEN ECOVILLAGE – At a permaculture-based ecovillage in North Carolina, care for the earth, care for people, and care for inner health all benefit from a dynamic culture based on local self-reliance, holism, and community by Arjuna da Silva
  • The ZEGG Forum at Earthaven
  • Health and Community: A Move to Edinburgh by Sophie Unwin
  • EMBRACING A TERMINAL ILLNESS – A community rallies in support of a long-time member diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease, discovering opportunities and possibilities for new connections with each other and becoming more present to the priceless experiences of both living and dying. by Fred Lanphear
  • GARDEN AS THERAPIST AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZER – Neither the therapist diagnosing Major Depression nor the psychiatrist prescribing an antidepressant asked the fundamental question: Do you like to garden? When the author discovers this doorway into the natural world, he also finds community and inner and outer health. by Craig Chalquist
  • Cell Phones, Education, Farming, and Mental Health by Shepherd Bliss
  • GUT HEALTH – Both in traditional cultures and at La’akea, close loving relationships, consistent community connection, a life close to nature, fresh non-processed food, satisfying work, regular exercise, clean air and water, attunement to biological rhythms, joy, and laughter all support health. by Dona Willoughby
  • The Shakers’ Secrets of Longevity by Susan Matarese and Paul Salmon
  • The Shakers Then and Now
  • Artabana Solidarity Communities: New Paths for an Integrated Health Care System in Germany by Ina Meyer-Stoll
  • The ZEGG Forum: A Personal Process in a Social Context
  • Healing Work in a Healing Biotope: An interview with Dr. Amelie Weimar by Stephen Davis
  • The True Need for Community by Joshua Canter
  • Community Cured My Asthma and Allergies by Mandy Creighton
  • Some Natural Ways to Manage Your Asthma and Allergies
  • Want to Be a Healer? Be a Creek! by Niann Emerson Chase
  • Community and Health: Immigrant Senior Cohousing in the Netherlands by Dorit Fromm and Els de Jong
  • Senior Cohousing: Establishing a Healthy, Sustainable Lifestyle for an Aging Generation by Chuck Durrett
  • Historic Communities: High Wind: A Retrospective by Belden Paulson
  • REVIEW: HEALTH AND QUIET – Noise and quiet can both affect well-being profoundly. Gordon Hempton’s One Square Inch of Silence offers ear-opening stories and perspectives, practical suggestions, and simple, radical wisdom. by Chris Roth

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