alternative therapies

SPIRITUAL HEALING: Experiencing John of God in Brazil

SPIRITUAL HEALING: Experiencing John of God in Brazil

I had already discovered that I had a certain gift for connecting to people and had been teaching natural healing for some time, when...
January 4, 2013 × 1 comment

book reviews

THE CASUAL VACANCY: A novel about communal responsibility from J.K. Rowling

THE CASUAL VACANCY: A novel about communal responsibility from J.K. Rowling

The Casual Vacancy J.K. Rowling [Little, Brown and Company, 503 pages] J.K. Rowling’s first adult novel, The Casual Vacancy, focuses...
January 4, 2013 × 0 comments

sustainable agriculture

LIVE SUSTAINABLY NOW: How to garden using techniques that mirror the natural world

LIVE SUSTAINABLY NOW: How to garden using techniques that mirror the natural world

I have great respect for people who spend their lives working for laws, policy changes and new technologies that will protect the environment....
January 3, 2013 × 1 comment

personal growth

UNATTAINABLE GOALS: The beauty of the impossible

UNATTAINABLE GOALS: The beauty of the impossible

The start of a new year brings with it mixed feelings of renewal, hope and excitement. People are eager to  talk about resolutions—ones...
January 3, 2013 × 2 comments

writing

IT’S NOT “ONLY WORDS”: Write with acceptance, edit with compassion

IT’S NOT “ONLY WORDS”: Write with acceptance, edit with compassion

How do we writers feel when something we thought was perfect is changed—even slightly—or commented on, or sometimes deleted? Do...
January 2, 2013 × 2 comments

community building

THE GLOBAL TREE NETWORK: Reconnect with nature at Damanhur eco-society

THE GLOBAL TREE NETWORK: Reconnect with nature at Damanhur eco-society

Damanhur, an amazing intentional community located in the Italian Alps, has begun an international network to activate the connection...
January 1, 2013 × 2 comments

participatory culture

THRIVE: What on Earth will it take

THRIVE: What on Earth will it take

THRIVE is an unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what’s REALLY going on in our world by following the money upstream—uncovering...
December 31, 2012 × 0 comments

transformative travel

GOD WILLING: Experiencing the faith in Haiti

GOD WILLING: Experiencing the faith in Haiti

“A demen, si dyè vle!”  See you tomorrow, god willing. It took me a long time to get used to the standard Haitian send off. Of...
December 30, 2012 × 0 comments

personal growth

FRIEND OR ACQUAINTANCE: When to stick by a friend and when to let go

FRIEND OR ACQUAINTANCE: When to stick by a friend and when to let go

I collect friends like some girls collect fancy shoes. There’s nothing more exciting to me than meeting someone with some kind...
December 30, 2012 × 1 comment