Letter from Publisher
Dear Awaken Indy Readers, Happy June! As we enter the dog days of summer, when fathers are remembered and kids are afoot, we focus on health and fitness for him and well-being for the whole family.
Writer Melanie Laporte offers an insightful path to wellness in “Nature’s Toolbox: The Key to Prostate Health,” an up-to-date report on the latest approaches to treating and preventing some major problems associated with this tiny yet highly important gland.
And Chris Bruno offers inspiration to fathers with his personal essay, “Fatherhood’s Pain and Glory: We Must Face Our Own Story First.”
One way to feed the brain is with the unique nutrients found in mushrooms. Discover the magic in these healthy (and delicious) fungi with writer April Thompson’s “Medicinal Mushrooms: Beyond Buttons and Portabellas.”
This month’s Wise Words also points the way to the healing power of foods and much more with Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s take on “Chasing Life.” CNN’s chief medical correspondent shares his eye-opening experiences following an immersive tour of some of the happiest and healthiest places on Earth. The resulting docuseries of the same name explores, among other helpful topics, how ancient traditions may play a role in 21st-century health care.
Lots more good stuff has been packed into our June issue, including Natural Awakenings of Gulf Coast Alabama/Mississippi Publisher Meredith Montgomery’s delightful Healthy Kids piece on “The Minimalist Family: Trading Clutter for Calm.”
Locally, Brain Balance Achievement Centers are highlighted in our Business Spotlight. Dr. Bryce Lindley shares his holistic methods for brain health in children using a whole-family focus. And Pamela Haase, Certified “Energy Codes” Facilitator, will be teaching Dr. Sue Morter’s energetic techniques for energy management on Sunday, June 23 at Unity of Indianapolis. I invite you to check out our local practitioners and tell them you learned of them in Natural Awakenings Indy!