mindfulness practice, nutrition

AWAY WITH GLUTTONY!: What I learned about mindful eating during my stay with Hare Krishnas

AWAY WITH GLUTTONY!: What I learned about mindful eating during my stay with Hare Krishnas

Argentina, the land of cattle ranches and parillas (steakhouses), and yet there I was at a Hare Krishna Eco Yoga Farm eating vegan...
May 1, 2016 × 7 comments

alternative therapies

GETTING TO THE POINT: A conversation with an acupuncturist

GETTING TO THE POINT: A conversation with an acupuncturist

Perhaps as a writer, I notice it more than most people but I believe it’s obvious that as we all walk through life we carry...
April 30, 2016 × 1 comment

quotations

VEGETARIAN QUOTES: 20 quotations to inspire an animal-friendly diet

VEGETARIAN QUOTES: 20 quotations to inspire an animal-friendly diet

Animals are my friends … and I don’t eat my friends. – George Bernard Shaw A man can live and be healthy without...
April 29, 2016 × 0 comments

book reviews

FAITH SERIES: The Life of Pope Francis [book review]

FAITH SERIES: The Life of Pope Francis [book review]

FAITH SERIES: The Life of Pope Francis Michael Frizell (author), Vincenzo Sansone (illustrator) [Storm Entertainment, 25 pages] From...
April 28, 2016 × 0 comments

communication

IT’S OK: A stranger is a friend we haven’t yet met

IT’S OK: A stranger is a friend we haven’t yet met

“She’s suffering from depression,” my mother tells me carefully. We’re sitting across from each other and she’s brewing...
April 27, 2016 × 0 comments

contemplations

FAMILY SECRETS BRUISED LIVES: The cost of a few moments of lust, hubris and carelessness

FAMILY SECRETS BRUISED LIVES: The cost of a few moments of lust, hubris and carelessness

Eric was my mother’s youngest sibling. There were two brothers, the oldest and the youngest of the brood, and three sisters in...
April 26, 2016 × 0 comments

fiction

GRANDMOTHER TURTLE’S SHELL: A home made with love and care

GRANDMOTHER TURTLE’S SHELL: A home made with love and care

Grandmother’s wisdom and gratitude In the beginning, Turtle had no shell. She was born very, very old and very, very wise....
April 24, 2016 × 3 comments

poetry

POEMS BY ERIKA GOODRICH: Alternative L.E.D., Impression at Sunset, After Twilight

POEMS BY ERIKA GOODRICH: Alternative L.E.D., Impression at Sunset, After Twilight

Alternative L.E.D. July unreels—   feel its drag of thunder under the belly in summer sky.   Wishbone clouds— —...
April 23, 2016 × 0 comments

quotations

EDUCATION QUOTES: 25 reasons to continue learning

EDUCATION QUOTES: 25 reasons to continue learning

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Gandhi I have never let my schooling...
April 22, 2016 × 0 comments