green living

ECO-FRIENDLY GARDENING: 8 ways to creatively reuse old household items in the garden

ECO-FRIENDLY GARDENING: 8 ways to creatively reuse old household items in the garden

Gardening is generally considered an eco-friendly act, yet gardeners buy all kinds of things: seed-starting trays, trellises, planters,...
February 4, 2013 × 3 comments

mindfulness practice

MINDFULNESS TIPS: Ride the wave of silence and stillness

MINDFULNESS TIPS: Ride the wave of silence and stillness

This tip is something I haven’t really read about anywhere (but my usual disclaimer… I haven’t read everything) and comes...
February 4, 2013 × 2 comments

mindfulness practice

COUNTDOWN TECHNIQUE: Engage the present moment in 5 easy steps

COUNTDOWN TECHNIQUE: Engage the present moment in 5 easy steps

When lost in past or future thinking, we neglect the present moment and lose touch with where we are in our environment. We shut down...
February 3, 2013 × 1 comment

green living

GREEN CLEAN YOUR HOME: Natural alternatives to harsh chemical products [infographic]

GREEN CLEAN YOUR HOME: Natural alternatives to harsh chemical products [infographic]

        Screen reader version: Green Clean your Home: Natural alternatives to harsh chemicals Floor (warm water...
February 2, 2013 × 0 comments

poetry

I AM A WOMAN IN INDIA: A poem by Chandni Singh

I AM A WOMAN IN INDIA: A poem by Chandni Singh

I have had my breasts fondled. Not by a lover, but strangers on a bus. I have been gyrated against as I navigate the city: packed...
February 1, 2013 × 0 comments

poetry

POEMS BY MARK W. NETTLES: Another Statistic; Death Springs To Life; Healthy Tum, Happy We (Exodus 23:11)

POEMS BY MARK W. NETTLES: Another Statistic; Death Springs To Life; Healthy Tum, Happy We (Exodus 23:11)

Another Statistic   Let us be living intentional samples of a random population committing crimes against central tendency in...
January 31, 2013 × 0 comments

mind-spirit

HEAL THE BODY, FREE THE MIND: Forgiveness brings peace and healing

HEAL THE BODY, FREE THE MIND: Forgiveness brings peace and healing

Not only is forgiveness one of the main practices of every religion, it is necessary for the mental and physical health of every human...
January 31, 2013 × 0 comments

essays

HAPPY RE-BIRTHDAY TO ME!: A personal essay by Max Reif

HAPPY RE-BIRTHDAY TO ME!: A personal essay by Max Reif

January 17, 2013 Thirty-seven years ago today, on January 17, 1976, in my 28th year, I walked into a room at the Downtowner Motel...
January 30, 2013 × 4 comments

communication

INTERNET EXPLOSION: From asking “What is the Internet?” to Technological Singularity

INTERNET EXPLOSION: From asking “What is the Internet?” to Technological Singularity

In this clip from 1994, Today Show host Bryant Gumbel asks, “What is the Internet anyways?” It’s funny to look back...
January 29, 2013 × 1 comment