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Local Food Manifesto

The industrial revolution drove people off farmland and concentrated them in cities. Farmers became factory workers: disconnected from land and food source. The geographical, social... 



Between Darkness & Light

As novelist Paulo Cohelo put it, “Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing is the worst kind of suffering.”    When you’re in the dark, contemplating your... 



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... 



Healing Cook’s King of Grains

There is a whole way of living and eating surrounding brown rice. Oriental medicine considers that spiritual essence as well as physical strength is preserved by eating whole foods... 



Right Now I Am

Right now I’m experiencing the peace that comes from acceptance of what is – and that peace sure took its time. Usually easygoing, carefree and content – well, don’t check with... 



Fact: 85% of Women Are Wearing the Wrong Size Bra… Are You?

Many of us are increasingly becoming aware of the discomfort of an ill-fitting bra, but are unaware of the health risks and cosmetic effects that can manifest in the form of breathing... 



Overcoming Loneliness

As a single person, I am aware that many singles (not to mention far too many married folk) feel especially lonely at this time of the year. Perhaps it is the long nights. Perhaps it... 



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... 



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