Marketsmith Inc., the largest independent full-service marketing agency in New Jersey, in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety (“LPS”), has launched a statewide “Take Control of Your Destiny” advertising campaign. The goal is to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving, a contributing factor in more than half of moderate to severe crashes...
The Confidence Project Journal, a book written by Mount Arlington, New Jersey resident Kaity (pronounced Kite-ee) Rodriguez, will be launched online Monday, March 8, to coincide with International Women’s Day. Her mission is to support high-achieving millenial women who struggle with their confidence. The book will be available on Rodriguez’s website in a special VIP hardback edition and all...
mindful breathing
Healer Jay Bradley created his mindful breathing technique to help others alleviate pains hurting both emotionally and physically. The founder of Breathe On It takes one on a wonderful journey of learning how to rewire their brain through a conscious breathing practice known as Breathwork. Breathwork allows one to take control to become centered to end old harmful thoughts...
breathwork
A free workshop for guided breathwork healing is the perfect prescription to reboot one’s energy. With a pandemic in full force, it is vital to find ways to heal, relax, and destress in order to stay healthy and move forward. Known healer Jay Bradley, founder of Breathe On It, is the perfect person to take one on a breathwork journey....
Isaiah House, a 100-bed transitional shelter in East Orange, N.J., is hosting an online auction from noon on Tuesday, Oct. 13 to Saturday, Oct. 17 at 9 p.m. The auction features more than 60 items, services and experiences donated by individuals and businesses throughout the surrounding community. It is the first auction in the organization’s history to assist with...
As the battle against COVID-19 rages on, the number of food-insecure people in Essex County, NJ, may rise to a staggering 17.4% by year’s end, with the greatest concentration found in New Jersey’s most populated city, Newark. Families are facing other troubles, as well, including employment loss and staying current on rent payments, plus the “digital divide” emerging with...
Leading land-use consultancy, Dresdner Robin, has completed zoning analyses for a medical marijuana site now moving forward in Hoboken, NJ. The firm, which also conducted a neighborhood impact study for the site in late-2019, evaluated new regulations and proposed enhancements at the location, which was approved by the city’s Planning Board in July 2020. It will become the 10th...
La Casa de Don Pedro, a community-based, social services nonprofit organization, will host “Burgers and Brew Week,” a digital and interactive celebration promoting northern New Jersey restaurants and breweries, from Sept. 21 – 27, 2020. The organization now seeks sponsors to support the event, as well as local and black-owned restaurants and breweries to be showcased throughout the week. A...
The Community Chest announces the awarding of over $50,000 in grants from its Coronavirus Emergency Fund to 13 agencies.  Founded in 1933, ‘The Chest’ is a nonprofit organization serving eastern Bergen County and headquartered in Englewood, New Jersey working with area agencies supplying support to people in need. With a mission to strengthen the community through partnership, leadership and philanthropy,...
As we all hunker down during this unprecedented time, our romantic relationships are being put to the ultimate test.  We are all suffering from the stressful effects of COVID-19, which inevitably affect our emotional and mental states. As emotional beings, when we feel threatened, we tend to become irrational. Therefore, our ability to think clearly and objectively is impacted. Being...
The numbers are in and they’re not good.  New Jersey took over California for the 2nd most cases in the US, making New York and New Jersey the top two states for total coronavirus cases. Worldwide there are a reported 351,084 and 15,337 deaths.  In the United States there are 32,000 cases and 403 deaths alone. These numbers are...
Modo Yoga NYC, an environmentally and socially conscious boutique yoga studio, announced the launch of their new masterclass mini-series "Going Deep: The Masterclass" that explores the Modo and Modo Flow sequences. The series will be offered next on Saturday, March 7, in the West Village and Saturday, March 28, in Williamsburg. Modo Yoga combines the precision of therapeutic yoga and the...
increase efficiency
It is vital to increase efficiency in today’s fast-moving lifestyle with people being accustomed to instant access to everything from information to money in both personal and professional personas. When one feels they lagging behind in some, or all areas, five ideas should be considered for increasing efficiency and adding depth to one’s life by assisting with time management. ...
Jessie Villars is a testament to the healing power of cannabis and the industry’s ability to pay it forward to those suffering.  “I started as a patient in Medical Marijuana for five years, there have been many benefits. I started making my own edibles and people liked it. And then I got involved in a store,” Villars said regarding...
A CBD shop named 'Cannaboy TreeHouse' is having its grand opening this weekend in Union Township beginning at 1000 A Stuyvesant Ave. There will be a presentation from Mary Jade RX and Jessie Gill, also known as the Marijuana Mommy, on the natural healing properties and nuances of CBD. There will also be CBD massages and light freshments. The shop’s owner...
Golden Nugget Spa
With the mission statement for the Golden Nugget Atlantic City Spa & Salon being, “Relax. Renew. Revitalize,” this day spa truly lives up to its promises. The goal of offering an array of services and experiences that leaves one feeling relaxed and revitalized is absolutely met the moment one takes a step into the soothing space. Golden Nugget is a...