Your September 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

September 2017 Aries – (March 20 – April 18) This month aligns with your deepest strength, Aries. Ganesha, the elephant headed Hindu avatar is known as ‘a remover of obstacles’. You may have seen images of him looking benign, but know that Ganesha is fierce, and he holds great power. Indeed, obstacles can and will Continue reading


Relatively Speaking: The Three Paths to Self-Worth

When you look in the mirror do you value yourself? Despite your flaws, despite how you might compare yourself less favorably to others when it comes to certain characteristics, do you value who you are? If so, that should lead you to become a more successful, healthier individual. Right? Well, maybe. Self-esteem is a state Continue reading


Late Summer: Chinese Medicine’s Fifth Season

The traditional seasons are Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. However, here in Maine we also recognize Mud Season, several weeks of sloppiness that comes between Winter and Spring. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) being based on Five Element theory also recognizes 5 Seasons. We are just coming into that 5th season now. Late Summer / Harvest Continue reading


Chronic Winter Headaches May Be Due To Vitamin D Deficiency

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register Do you find yourself experiencing more headaches during the gloomy winter months? Turns out, there may actually be a real connection between the lack of sunshine and your chronic, unbearable headaches. See, shorter days during winter mean we don’t get enough vitamin D – referred to as the ‘sunshine vitamin’. It’s Continue reading


Peace, Love & S’mores Event set for August 12, 2017

  PEACE, LOVE & S’MORES!!!! 6th Annual S’more Social and Holistic Fair to benefit families with special needs to be held on August 12, 2017.   Final preparations are underway for the S’more Social, a one-day benefit event bringing together artists, authors, holistic healers and other professionals in the field of mind-body-spirit from across the Continue reading


Your August 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

August 2017 Aries – (March 20 – April 18) This powerful and amazing month presents you with an opportunity to break barriers, especially those around relationships. You may feel preoccupied with other pressing matters, but don’t lose sight of the prize. There are some old, lingering bonds left over from the past that are still Continue reading


Dog Escapes Shelter to Track Down Woman Who Fed Him Treats

Ted the German shepherd-Akita mix and Abbey Boyd the SPCA worker became a match made in heaven after cheese-flavored bacon strips brought them together. Ted was brought into the Northwest Territories SPCA in Yellowknife on Friday. Terrified by the building and surrounding humans, the canine refused to leave his kennel. style=”display:inline-block;width:300px;height:250px” data-ad-client=”ca-pub-8420654331411867″ data-ad-slot=”1313712966″> In an Continue reading


Your July 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

July 2017   Aries – (March 20 – April 18) You are called by your courage this month, Aries. Your fearless nature will be tested as your ruing planet, Mars, interacts with Pluto (July 2nd) and Uranus (July 17). Do whatever you must to maintain balance and stability; this includes healthy food, moderate exercise, and Continue reading


Your June 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

June 2017 Aries – (March 20 – April 18) It’s time to take a realistic look at your finances, Aries. If you like what you see – awesome! It means that you’ve been utilizing the best of Saturn in a mutual fire sign. If, on the other hand, a look at your bank account makes Continue reading


The Blank Canvas

I spent most of today, a day off, facing a blank page – just like the blank canvas facing all of us humans fortunate enough to wake and begin anew. Right out of the gate, we are all off to a fresh start. Except it didn’t feel fresh and new. I didn’t feel fresh and Continue reading


Your May 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

May 2017 Aries – (March 20 – April 18) May is a decidedly frisky season for you, Aries. With Venus in your sign ALL month and Uranus having been in Aries for oh so long –this is your opportunity for fun. Make this one a no-holds-barred month to remember. Entertain the goddess Venus in style Continue reading


How to Stay Positive Online?: Beware the Social Meme

Social media is tool or in some cases a weapon to manipulate a reaction from people to support social policy. A quite effective tool at that. The most effective and caustic weapon on social media is the meme. The definition for most people is that a meme is an internet anecdote passed along for humorous Continue reading


An Uncommon Joy: A day in the life of a special needs parent

It begins first thing in the morning, you hear your child call out. This isn’t a normal yell; it’s a guttural croak, yelp or groan. Your eyes snap open with a start. It’s not like you were in a very deep sleep, anyway. You hurriedly make your way to your little one’s bedside, more calm Continue reading


Your April 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

April 2017   Aries – (March 20 – April 18) Expect the unexpected this month when Uranus, the planet of miracles joins the Sun for the April 10th full moon. Every full moon delivers a harvest of some kind, and all of this action in your solar first house benefits you personally. Jupiter and the Continue reading


Thank You For Dying, Jess

Thank You For Dying, Jess By KC James Recently I was invited to attend a business networking event. Since I have been trying to work out of my accounting career I was going to decline. However, a chapter I submitted for the new book “When Heaven Touches Earth” had been chosen for publication and the Continue reading


Your March 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

March 2017 Aries – (March 20 – April 18) This month marks the beginning of a new two-year financial cycle. You need stability for your active lifestyle, and Mars is now giving you the energy to up your financial game. The secret to your money game is tangible goods. Owning a home may feel like a Continue reading


Caregiver Diaries: For the Love of Sev

I met Nanett Prausa in 1999 when our boys were babies and we were both part of an email listserv for parents of children with microcephaly. Through that forum we could talk to other parents on a daily basis about feeding problems, seizure treatment, growth and vision issues. It was a great way to pool Continue reading


Your February 2017 Horoscope with Astrologer, Maya White

February 2017 Aries (March 19 – April 18) Declare you role as a Sacred Warrior. You are a protector, a courageous soul, and your mission is to be a defender. Aries is a sign of individual action, but this is your time to act on behalf of the collective. Mars, your planetary ruler enters your Continue reading


People around the world are helping the US save its climate data

Michelle Murphy is a professor in Canada, but her research on the Great Lakes depends on water quality data collected by her neighbors to the south. Specifically, the US Environmental Protection Agency. “Without EPA data, you are blinded,” Murphy says of her work studying chemical emissions into the Great Lakes. She’s concerned that EPA data Continue reading