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Being Environmentally Conscious

Being Environmentally Conscious: A Great Lesson in Self-Awareness Being environmentally or socially conscious is often difficult. For example, as one contemplates throwing an empty... 



The Safety of Our Food

The world is a dangerous place. And the list of dangers includes our food supply.   If a government agency with a mandate to protect us from food-borne pathogens tells us a food is... 



From Twelve Steps to One Step

In the 1950s and 60s most adults in North America smoked cigarettes or other tobacco products. We thought nothing of it.   However, increasing research evidence of tobacco health risks... 



Book Review: Keepers of the Trees

“Keepers of the Trees: A Guide to Re-Greening North America” by Ann Linnea, Skyhorse Publishing, ISBN  978-1-61608-007-5 Ann Linnea, co-author of The Circle Way: A Leader in Every... 



Free Fall With No Parachute

The “Drop” Principle: Free Fall With No Parachute How to Stop Doing Things That You Hate to Do “How does one become a butterfly?”    “You must want to fly so much... 



Humanity Man: Embrace Life

Well, hello there, we now find ourselves on that annual death march to the next stat holiday. (January 1st ALLLLLLLLLLLLL the way to April 22nd? Are you freaking kidding me?)   But... 



Book Revew: Living Safely with Electromagnetic Radiation

“Living Safely with Electromagnetic Radiation” by Jim Waugh, Castle Mountain Publishing, ISBN 978-0-9865099-0-2 This is a very complete and comprehensive “how-to” guide on the... 



Holidays: A Lesson in Self Care

I had a lovely Christmas with family. Every year I do (well, at least the more recent ones) and each year it comes as a surprise. It usually unfolds as follows: I do fine as the season... 



Picture Books Can Help Kids Embrace Change

Change can be tough for kids. Most of them thrive on familiarity. But in life, change, whether situational or change of perspective, is inevitable. Luckily there are many books out... 



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