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January, 2023 Harmony Way Newsletter

Harmony Way

January, 2023 Newsletter

By: Michelle Caron, Owner of Harmony Way in

Wilbraham, Massachusetts, USA

Glitter Confetti Hearts

Welcome to the January, 2023 Harmony Way Newsletter!

Happy New Year! May your 2023 be filled with joy, vibrant health and wonderful new adventures. Remember that each day is an opportunity to do more of what you love and to reach your goals. There doesn't have to be a "New Year's resolution" for progress to happen steadily in our lives. You can choose to make changes anytime you feel ready.

Also, thank you so very much to the Northeast Herbal Association for highlighting me as their featured herbalist in their current winter edition of the NEHA news! It's a great honor that I deeply appreciate to have been able to share my own journey to becoming an herbal teacher among so many other amazing herbalists in my "neck of the woods!" Many thanks for all that our herbalists and other healers of all types do. This non-profit organization provides a presence and a voice for herbalists and for those seeking herbal education and wisdom in the Northeast corner of the United States.

Wishing you a terrific January and a fabulous start to 2023!


Balloon spelling the word, "love"



Harmony Way Virtual Yoga & Zumba Fitness Classes

Pre-Registration Necessary

You'll also need the Zoom Cloud Meetings app to participate.

It's free and simple to install/use.

Harmony Way Virtual Home & Family Herbal Training Program

Harmony Way Virtual

Home & Family Herbal Training Program

*Prerequisite for

The Harmony Way Professional Herbalist Training Program*

More information about this program is here:

Over 60+ Hours of Herbal Education!

This program runs from March through December each year.

The next round of this training program opens for registration on March 1st, 2023. Please see the link above and our social media/newsletter posts for reminders and more information if you are interested. Thank you!

Harmony Way Virtual Professional Herbalist Training Program


The Harmony Way Virtual

Professional Herbalist Training Program

*Prerequisite: Harmony Way Home & Family

Herbal Training Program*

Over 350+ Hours of Professional Level,

Experiential Herbal Training!

Harmony Way Core Shamanic Healing and Counseling Training Program

Core Shamanic Healing & Counseling Classes:

This year's virtual classes have already started. Applications are already coming in for the 2023 class.

More information about this training program

(and its need-based, BIPOC/AAPI scholarship) is here:

Herbal Tea

Wishing you a healthy, joyful month!

This Month's Exercise Demo:

Group Exercise Class

(From: PopSugar Fitness)

Dance is a wonderful way to alter our mood and immediately bring us into the present moment. Not only is this a great cardio fitness workout that is quick; but it's also useful if you are looking for some new moves on the dance floor! It can work for all levels of fitness experience, since it also includes modifications in the video. Just 10 minutes of dance can change your outlook, bringing an uplifted mood and boosting your energy throughout the day.

*Always check in with your medical health provider for advice and guidance before starting a new workout program, being mindful of any existing conditions or injuries that you have, discussing these with a qualified medical professional prior to trying any workout.

This Month's Wellness Article:


(From: Healthline)

Social media can be many things to many people: A source of support, current news, a way to keep in touch with others, gross misinformation, body dysmorphic posts, validation for feeling a certain way or prompting us to feel worse, depending upon many factors in the algorithm and in our own lives. Perhaps one of the most vulnerable populations is our youth, particularly pre-teens and teens. There are so many mixed messages popping up in the social media feeds of kids and teens that it can become overwhelming and confusing. The above article explains some of the most dangerous things online to look for and how to help our youth navigate this ever-growing body of information safely.

This Month's Yummy Recipe:

Vegan Bolognese Sauce

(From: fooduzzi)

Gluten-Free, Vegan, Nut/Peanut-Free

Do you enjoy carbs? I do, too. :) These should hit the spot during a craving. The above recipe is for soft, chewy pretzels that are totally gluten-free, nut-free, vegan and delicious! What's not to love about that...on top of how simple they are to make? Store-bought pretzels are often quite high in sodium and refined flour, which has no fiber or protein. There are also sometimes added sugars for flavor. This recipe uses a small amount of sugar only as a yeast starter (so the yeast digests it to make the rising agent) and gluten-free flour that has more fiber and protein, which means a more filling and nutritious snack.

Spread Love

PS We don't need to deprive ourselves to be healthy. Everything in moderation and/or adding more healthy foods/movement into (rather than avoiding a long list of foods or dieting) our lives is a much more manageable way to make permanent, healthy lifestyle changes.


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