Skip to main content

Natural Awakenings Jacksonville-St. Augustine

December 2022 Jacksonville St. Augustine Edition

Nov 28, 2022 09:44PM ● By Rebecca Young

Read now!

   This month we welcome a new advertising partner, featured on page 4. Meet Dalia Philbeck, co-owner of D&D Health, Wellness & Travel. Dalia is a holistic health and wellness coach nurse practitioner, midwife, and wellness travel consultant. Be sure to tell her you found her in Natural Awakenings!

    Unity Church for Creative Living invites the community to their ‘come home’ service on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, at 7pm each night. On January 8 UCCL is holding their annual White Stone Ceremony at 10:30am. Rev. Yvonne McAndrew looks forward to seeing like-minded truth seekers at these services.

    Our main feature this month discusses working together for meaningful change. Transforming our world starts on page 10.

    The sounds of the season may be healing vibrations. Good Vibrations  through singing bowls, gongs, vocal toning, tuning forks, Solfeggio Frequencies and binaural beats are discussed in our healing ways feature on pages 14-15. For centuries, we have used sound to heal and cure. Rediscover these ancient practices!

    Just in time for the holiday season, Alive Credit Union offers advice on combatting scams and identity theft. We know our readers have benefitted from the helpful financial wellness section sponsored by Alive Credit Union. See this month’s feature on pages 16-17.

    Miraculous recoveries and spontaneous healing from incurable disease are explored in our wise words section on pages 18-19. Board Certified psychiatrist Jeffrey Rediger has studied spontaneous healing for two decades. He holds a Master of Divinity degree and is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. Rediger explains what he’s learn about beating the odds, and offers advice for anyone wanting to take charge of their mind, body and life.

    Have you tried planning pickleball yet? Read about it on our fit body section. This fun sport is quickly growing in popularity.

    You’ll love the recipes in our Merry Brunching article beginning on page 24, with more recipes online at We tried the protein pancakes with berry swirl, and will definitely make them again on Christmas morning.


From our Natural Awakenings Family to yours, we send blessings for a bright and peaceful holiday season.