sustainable development

VERTICAL VEGETATION: Green walls create a breathing garden of life in the city

VERTICAL VEGETATION: Green walls create a breathing garden of life in the city

With more than half the world’s population (75 per cent in the United States) living in cities or towns, and more people driving...
August 25, 2014 × 0 comments

book reviews

TRUE NORTH: The shocking truth about Yours, Mine and Ours [book review]

TRUE NORTH: The shocking truth about Yours, Mine and Ours [book review]

TRUE NORTH: The shocking truth about Yours, Mine and Ours Tom North [True North Productions, 336 pages] Sometimes, things are far...
August 22, 2014 × 0 comments

poetry

POEMS BY JOSHUA BOCHER: Performances in the Park, Weekend Itinerary, Hot Sweaty Sunday Evening

POEMS BY JOSHUA BOCHER: Performances in the Park, Weekend Itinerary, Hot Sweaty Sunday Evening

Performances in the Park The subway distantly Roaring, Bashful musicians Performing, Starlings and sparrows Socializing, A black lab Dozing, A...
August 22, 2014 × 0 comments

mind-body

AVOIDING “GRAVITY ATTACKS”: Give value right here instead of out there

AVOIDING “GRAVITY ATTACKS”: Give value right here instead of out there

The term “gravity attack” is not in any dictionary that I own. As to the time, place and manner of its coinage I know nothing....
August 20, 2014 × 0 comments

reviews

CHAKRA WISDOM ORACLE CARDS: Are life’s answers in the deck?

CHAKRA WISDOM ORACLE CARDS: Are life’s answers in the deck?

CHAKRA WISDOM ORACLE CARDS:The Complete Spiritual Toolkit for Transforming Your Life Tori Hartman [ Watkins Publishing, 2014 ] Can...
August 18, 2014 × 0 comments

meditation

BE STILL AND KNOW SELF: A meditation exercise for quieting the ego

BE STILL AND KNOW SELF: A meditation exercise for quieting the ego

Many wonder how they can learn to still themselves and move into a state of peacefulness. Stilling the mind as a beginner can become...
August 15, 2014 × 0 comments

participatory culture

SOLIDARITY: Or, all mixed up in other people’s business?

SOLIDARITY: Or, all mixed up in other people’s business?

We’ve all of us been incensed by a news story, cultural trend or incident on the public bus that’s led us to understand that social...
August 14, 2014 × 2 comments

fitness

TONE AND TRANSFORM: Master the Five Tibetans yoga poses

TONE AND TRANSFORM: Master the Five Tibetans yoga poses

Excerpted from The Five Tibetans Yoga Workshop: Tone Your Body and Transform Your Life by Susan L. Westbrook, Ph.D.  The rest poses Between...
August 13, 2014 × 0 comments

contemplations

REJOICING IN PURE FREEDOM: It’s simpler than we think

REJOICING IN PURE FREEDOM: It’s simpler than we think

Words Words are confusing—they demand time and space. Think about it; what makes a tree a tree? In other words, how much time is...
August 11, 2014 × 0 comments