personal growth

DISTRACTED: Tips for removing distractions from your environment

DISTRACTED: Tips for removing distractions from your environment

As I write this, I’m sitting in my office on my lunch hour. I can hear six different conversations going on around me along with...
April 29, 2013 × 2 comments

book reviews

YOU ARE HERE: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment by Thich Nhat Hanh

YOU ARE HERE: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment by Thich Nhat Hanh

You are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment  Thich Nhat Hanh [Shambhala, 143 pages] Thich Nhat Hanh is a world-renowned...
April 28, 2013 × 0 comments

transformative travel

Turtuk in northern Ladakh, India

MOUNTAINS & MONASTERIES: Contemplative travel in Ladakh

Ladakh is known as a boring place. And that’s a good thing. With the madness that the rest of India brings, the country’s northernmost...
April 28, 2013 × 1 comment

nutrition

ANTIDIABETOGENIC FOODS: Treat diabetes naturally with these healthy foods

ANTIDIABETOGENIC FOODS: Treat diabetes naturally with these healthy foods

Particular antidiabetogenic foods Cabbage Red cabbage (Brassica oleracea) extract’s protective action against oxidative stress...
April 27, 2013 × 0 comments

alternative therapies

A HEALTHY GLOW: The health benefits of sun exposure

A HEALTHY GLOW: The health benefits of sun exposure

After a long, cold winter, most people get excited about the bursts of warm sunlight that spring promises. Patio furniture comes out,...
April 26, 2013 × 0 comments

participatory culture

FLASH MOBS: Participatory performance art for a cause

FLASH MOBS: Participatory performance art for a cause

Pillow fight on Wall Street, organized by Newmindspace in 2009. The widely circulated invitation read simply: “Bring a pillow to...
April 25, 2013 × 0 comments

quotations

QUOTES ABOUT LIFE: 35 cute life quotes to brighten your day

QUOTES ABOUT LIFE: 35 cute life quotes to brighten your day

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. – Winston Churchill If you end up with a boring miserable life because...
April 24, 2013 × 1 comment

peacemaking

HIT DELETE: Removing “friends” and “communities” to gather peace

HIT DELETE: Removing “friends” and “communities” to gather peace

Today I decided to lose a whole bunch of friends, a number of acquaintances and a whole lot of subscriptions. No, there has been no...
April 24, 2013 × 2 comments

nutrition

REAL FOOD: It’s harder to find than you think [infographic]

REAL FOOD: It’s harder to find than you think [infographic]

        Screen reader version: Most of the food consumed in the U.S. has been chemically treated, genetically...
April 23, 2013 × 0 comments