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MINDFUL LIVING

Preserving Food

I must make a confession. I have a fondness for canning or "putting food by” as they say. At fall fairs, I wander around the canning entries seeing what other people are up... 



Deconstructing Dinner in Our Schools

At only ten years of age, Kodiak Morasky is deeply concerned about where his food comes from. "I’d discovered that whenever someone sits down and eats a pizza, they don’t... 



Self Compassion

There is a joy and good humour in self-compassion that stands in sharp contrast to the harshness of self-hate. I am an educator and course facilitator focusing on communication,... 



Like the Birds and Bees

I remember my older brother telling me that one-day my dad was going to talk to me about "the birds and the bees”. He said it was a secret though and I would have to wait until... 



The West Coast Hippie Project – Distributed Energy

There has been a lot of talk about renewable energy recently, and much of it has been in the form of various governments and big corporations getting ready to cash in on the green wave.... 



How We Might Save Our Planet

"We are living parts of this living body of earth” – Joanna Macy. It may well be the challenge of our century and the primary responsibility of education, to foster an understanding... 



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