Joanne Stramara

Artist Joanne Stramara Paints for Joy & Healing

     Joanne Stramara of North Port grew up in rural Pennsylvania. Her childhood memories are filled with visions of her Grandmother’s colorful quilts and beautiful flowers. She moved to Florida 13 years ago and finds artistic inspiration from her time in nature and encounters with diverse flora and fauna. You can see her joy for…

Kokokahn Essential Oils

Kokokahn Pure Essential Oils with Traci Dalrymple

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Tracy Dalrymple who owns Kokokahn Pure Essential Oils based in North Port. She sells her high quality products online at and at her office store located at 3545 Bobcat Village Center Road in North Port. The website presents information about upcoming workshops. Please call 941-200-5243. Traci received our North…

Anne-Marie Chalmers and Bo Martinsen

Omega3 Innovations Supports Good Health

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Dr. Anne-Marie Chalmers, the owner of Omega3 Innovations with Dr. Bo Martinsen. They provide their high quality omega-3 products to customers around the U.S. from their headquarters at 727 Commerce Drive in Venice. Visit Anne-Marie, what’s the brief history of your company and how did two physicians from Norway…

Gary Bolen with Contour Light of Venice

Dr. Gary Bolen Explains LED Light Therapy

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Dr. Gary Bolen at Contour Light of Venice to learn more about Body Contouring Technology also known as LED Light Therapy. His office is located at 4140 Woodmere Park Blvd., Suite 2 in Venice. Please call 941-497-7424. A short video posted at provides a helpful overview. Dr. Bolen, what…

CBD Book CBD Naturally

New CBD Book Focuses on 40 Health Conditions

By Randy Moore – Millions of adults are consuming products with CBD oil each. That includes items sold online, as well as in stores, clinics, hair salons, convenience stores, and gas stations. Unfortunately, the widespread availability of CBD doesn’t address issues related to its efficacy, quality, potency, proper serving size, and legal questions. Consumers are…

Katja Dietze with Tigovit USA

Katja Dietze Introduces Tigovit from Germany

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Katja Dietze of Venice to learn more about her two healthy supplement products made in Germany – Tigovit and Tigosol. Katja is the USA Distributor for the company. She’s also a certified yoga instructor and functional aging specialist. Her products are available for sale at Reference HEALTHY10 for an…

Andy Sandberg with the Hermitage Artist Retreat

Andy Sandberg with the Hermitage Artist Retreat

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Andy Sandberg, who was recently selected as Artistic Director and CEO of the Hermitage Artist Retreat on Manasota Key. He’s an accomplished director, writer, and Tony Award-winning producer born and raised in Manhattan. Visit Andy, what’s your initial perspective on the potential of the Hermitage?The Hermitage has tremendous potential,…

Natural Wellness Organics

Premium CBD Products at Natural Wellness Organics

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Ty Wilkinson, the owner of Natural Wellness Organics. His company sells a line of high-quality THC-free CBD products at You can also buy products at their clinic Monday-Friday (9am-5pm) located at 698 S. Tamiami Trail in Osprey. Call 941-584-9840. Ty, please introduce your company Natural Wellness Organics. We’re a…

Dr. Adam Agran family

Dr. Agran Introduces VAX-D Therapy for Back Pain

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Dr. Adam Agran with Agran Chiropractic located at 1986 S. Tamiami Trail in Venice. Please call 941-408-8100 to schedule an appointment. Learn more at Dr. Agran, what is VAX-D Therapy and how does it help patients dealing with back pain? VAX-D Therapy, or Vertebral Axial Decompression, has been helping…

Renee Gillis Family

Renee Gillis Introduces Norwex

Editor’s Note: We spoke with Renee Gillis, an independent sales consultant with Norwex living in Rotonda West, Florida. The Norwegian-based company has been providing products around the world for 25 years. Please call 404-281-9025. Visit Renee, please introduce Norwex to our readers. Norwex is a direct sales company celebrating 25 years of providing healthy,…