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MINDFUL LIVING

Diaper Free

When I first discovered I was pregnant there was one issue that I couldn’t overlook as an individual who is passionate about eco friendly living – diapers. I found it... 



Book Review – An Inconvenient Truth

An Inconvenient Truth (The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It) By Al Gore, Rodale Publishers 2006, 328 pages, $28.95 CAN. If your loved one is critically... 



Deconstructing Dinner: BioFuel Boom

BIOFUEL BOOM: GREENWASHING AND JET-POWERED CARS Industry and government refer to them as "sustainable” and "clean”, but biofuels are far from it. We now face the greatest... 



100 Mile Vacation

An Ecologic Place Finding Simple Sanctuary on Marrowstone Island Twenty years ago, new to Vancouver and burned out from jump-starting a coaching business there, I heard a radio guy... 



A Model for Communication

The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate. This quote, written at the end of the eighteenth century by Joseph Priestley, an English Chemist and Clergyman,... 



Going Green

Everywhere you look these days, one is confronted by the colour green. The metaphoric green, that is; the flag waving colour of environmentalists everywhere. Not everyone, however,... 



Green Cleaners

Now that the weather is getting warmer we are once again reminded that it is time for spring-cleaning. Most cleaning products we all grew up with are petroleum-based and have uncertain... 



Spring Energy

The coming of spring brings the very welcome warmth of the sun, and the accompanying signs of growth sprouting all around us. Such is often a time of getting outside more often, of... 



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