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WORKING WITH MINDFULNESS: Guided mindfulness exercises for the workplace

The workplace can be a hub of competition, deadlines and pressure that causes stress, agitation and unhappiness. Often we get so preoccupied trying to catch up that we don’t realize the power our minds hold to help us expand our reaches. Mental exercises to calm our minds can profoundly increase our ability to work with more focus, clarity, creativity, efficiency and positivity. Mirabai Bush, a seasoned mindfulness meditation practitioner and teacher, brings mindfulness exercises to her CD...
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FROM DEATH TO RESURRECTION: Who Killed the Electric Car? and the Revenge of the Electric Car

“WHO KILLED THE ELECTRIC CAR?” is a documentary made by American director Chris Paine that focuses on the journey of the electric car and its sudden absence after 2003.Hype around the electric car started in 1990 with California’s Zero Emissions Mandate, requiring automotive companies to produce and sell a set amount of electric vehicles per year. A great deal of consumer interest was sparked by GM’s EV1, a sleek two-seater that ran only on electric charge. The car made little sound, could get up to speeds of a gas-powered car, and did not...
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THROUGH BLACK SPRUCE: A novel about Cree community and culture in Canada

As the second novel in Canadian author Joseph Boyden’s loose trilogy, Through Black Spruce tells a dual story about Will Bird, a Cree bush pilot in a coma in Moose Factory, Ontario, and his niece Annie. As Will lays in a coma, Annie tells him stories about her travels to Toronto, Montreal and New York City in search for her missing supermodel sister, while Will tells Annie, even though she can’t hear him...