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Relief from Anxiety and Depression in Our Uncertain World
Relief from Anxiety and Depression in Our Uncertain World
Anxiety and depression are the most prevalent psychological disorders today. Major depression alone is expected to be…
Low Flatulence Livestock Can Cool Planet
Believe It, Low Flatulence Livestock Can Help Cool The Planet
Farmers may be able to rear livestock which produce fewer emissions from their stomachs of methane, one of the most…
How Rainfall Variability, Food Security and Migration Interact
How Rainfall Variability, Food Security and Migration Interact
The world faces a serious water crisis, warned former heads of government and experts recently in a book that…
Yoga: A Fitness Resource For People With "Round Bodies"
Yoga: A Fitness Resource For People With "Round Bodies"
Yoga! Suddenly, everyone wants to know about this gentle approach to whole-self fitness. A Roper poll reveals that over…
The Practice of Islam: What Does It Mean to be Muslim?
The Practice of Islam: What Does It Mean to be Muslim?
The central Islamic affirmation is la ilaha illa'llah, signifying: "There is nothing worthy of worship other than the…
Why Finland Sets The Benchmark For Education Worldwide
Why Finland Sets The Benchmark For Education Worldwide
When looking at large-scale international studies and comparisons of education systems worldwide, everyone’s always…
Can Meditation be a Tool to Help Prisoners Outgrow Crime?
Can Meditation be a Tool to Help Prisoners Outgrow Crime?
What should be done about prisoners? Should society lock them up and throw away the key? Or should we try to…
The Journey: From Black Exhaust Smoke to Green Products & Sustainability
The Journey: From Black Exhaust Smoke to Green Sustainability
One of my first memories of taking an environmental stance was in the late 60s. I was about ten years old, and I…
Building a resilient homestead of your own
Building A Resilient Homestead Of Your Own
Many of the lessons learned are most applicable to those living in a similar climate to the Whole Systems Farm in…
Jamie Oliver Fights Obesity One Child at a Time
Jamie Oliver Fights Obesity One Family at a Time
Sharing powerful stories from his anti-obesity project in Huntington, W. Va., TED Prize winner Jamie Oliver makes the…
Expanded Role for Schools Needed to Respond to Realities of Today's World
Expanded Role for Schools Needed to Respond to Realities of Today's World
Raising children in today's world is much more challenging than it was in the Fifties. Many parents, whether in intact…
New See Through Solar Windows Go Big
"See Through" Solar Windows Go Big
The company New Energy Technologies is reporting a breakthrough in their see through solar window technology and it’s…
Is It Ever Too Late for Forgiveness or Gratitude?
Is It Ever Too Late for Forgiveness or Gratitude?
The pain from the past that people experience often follows them to their deaths. I had been visiting Vince weekly for…
Lightening Up: Laughing at the Absurdities in Our Life
Lightening Up: Laughing at the Absurdities in Our Life
Self-care includes a healthy dose of humor. If you’re not laughing every day, it’s time to start. Laughter creates…
NSA Spying Worse Than A Conspiracy Nut's Imagination
Is US Government Spying Worse Than A Conspiracy Nut's Imagination?
It seems that every day brings a new revelation about the scope of the NSA’s heretofore secret warrantless mass…
Super Storm Sandy
Future Storms Like Sandy Will Pack A Wallop
The energy released by 2012′s Superstorm Sandy in the US was so immense that it triggered seismic waves which…
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New Hampshire Debate
The Republican New Hampshire debate held October 11, 2011 included the top eight contenders vying for the right to…
The City Of Berkeley vs. Corporate Big Soda
The City of Berkeley vs. Corporate Big Soda
I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey.…
Investigating Feelings: Good, Bad, and Indifferent
Investigating Feelings: Good, Bad, or Indifferent
We often consider feelings as existing with only positive or negative values. Besides positive and negative feelings,…
Happy & Hungry: Deciding to Enjoy the Ride
Happy & Hungry: Deciding to Enjoy the Ride
"The newspaper did a survey asking highly successful people which came first: happiness or success? Sixty-three percent…
Getting Real and “Loving Smart”
Getting Real and “Loving Smart”
It’s up to you to take smart risks with love. You don’t want to put your heart in the care of anybody who’s going to…
Happy New Year! by Marie T. Russell
Happy New Year!
by Marie T. Russell. It is good to have a fresh start on January 1st... this gives us the needed motivation to release…
Four Ways to Escape the NSA Dragnet
Four Ways to Escape the NSA Dragnet
The PRISM scandal confirmed our worst fears when it comes to state-level surveillance of the Internet, with the…
Government Snooping Books A New Face
The National Security Agency has obtained access to the central servers of nine major Internet companies — including…
Are We Living in Uncertain Times?
Are We Living in Uncertain Times? Learning The Lessons of Trust and Faith
Uncertainty in these times is the only certainty. That which has a beginning will end. In my own life, many years ago,…
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Food Irradiation
by Danila Oder. The question the media focuses on, is "will irradiated food harm my health?" We don't know, because…
Thom Hartmann on "The Crash of 2016: The Plot to Destroy America—and What We Can Do to Stop It"
Thom Hartmann on "The Crash of 2016: The Plot to Destroy America—and What We Can Do to Stop It"
Could the United States face another economic collapse? Writer and broadcaster Thom Hartmann looks back at past…
Valuing Your Natural Abilities by Gail McMeekin
Valuing Your Natural Abilities
Women have long had the self-destructive habit of discounting themselves and their natural abilities. This is a common…
Ohio Voters Reject Koch Backed Bill
Koch-Backed Anti-Worker Policy Soundly Rejected
From the historic uprising in Madison, Wisconsin, to the Occupy movement that has swept the country, people power is…
Aquarius Change & Reform
Perennial non-conformists, the natives of winter's second astrological month are reform minded, protective of…
Women's Knowledge: Three Reasons We Won't Solve Climate Change Without It
Women's Knowledge: Three Reasons We Won't Solve Climate Change Without It
When it comes to solving the climate crisis, the world can't afford to ignore women's voices. Women's equality goes…
A Made-Up Controversy -  Us Against Them
A Made-Up Controversy - Us Against Them
When people stop fighting and start listening, a funny thing happens. They realize they have much more in common than…
Authentic Wisdom: Shifting Out of Thoughts That Weaken You
Authentic Wisdom: Shifting Out of Thoughts That Weaken You
by Wayne Dyer. Every single thought you have can be assessed in terms of whether it strengthens or weakens you.…
Social Transitions, article by Kingsley L. Dennis
Social Transitions: Finding Our Way Back
According to social commentator James Howard Kunstler, those of us who presently live in the comfortable Western…
Every Moment of Life Is An Initiation: The Journey from Cocoon to Butterfly
Every Moment of Life Is An Initiation: The Journey from Cocoon to Butterfly
Every situation in life has been an initiation—the leap forward, an activation; the reconciliation and clearing, the…
Diving Into The Mental Plane for Clarity and Knowing
Delving Into The Mental Plane for Clarity and Knowing
We need the mental plane, and it can be our greatest ally; but it can be our biggest enemy. The mental plane has the…

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