Blessed With Less
Live Simply In Mindfulness And Gratitude
Voluntary simplicity is a way of life that puts personal, inner growth ahead of material, outer growth. Also known as simple...
May 27, 2011 by Kiva Bottero Under conscious, consumption, lifestyle, personal, simplicity, voluntary Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 2 Comments »
Consider for a moment that all of our global challenges and social problems could be remedied in a single generation. As simplistic as that sounds, developmental theory supports it:...
May 26, 2011 by Tiffany Nelson Under children, choices, responsibility, tiffany nelson Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Guiding Children for Change
Mandala Artwork by Nicole Shaw
Bullying is a form of abuse. It involves repeated acts over time attempting to create or enforce one person’s (or group’s) power over another person...
May 21, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under bullying, coloroso, community, Lantzville, nicole shaw Posted in FEATURE | 14 Comments »
One morning, not too long ago, I woke up quite bedraggled: tired, listless, unwilling to start the day. As my first commitments were not until the afternoon, I sank into the lethargy,...
May 20, 2011 by Jo-Ann Svensson Under svensson, vulnerability Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
As a brief background, Dirk and I received our first letter from the RDN/District of Lantzville in September of 2010 telling us to “remove all piles of soil from our property”....
May 19, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under Lantzville, urban agriculture Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Our Update on Lantzville ‘Urban’ Agriculture
The best time to plant a fruit tree is 20 years ago.
The next best time is now.
Temporary land use permits do not honour the heritage orchards
that have fed communites for generations.
May 19, 2011 by Michael Geselbracht Under food, Lantzville, michael geselbracht Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Lantzville Temporary Use Poetry
When I started thinking about writing an article examining the floral industry, I never imagined that I would learn so much. After I read about all the problems within this industry,...
May 17, 2011 by Oana Luca Under flower, industry, oana luca Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on The Truth About the Flower Industry
When I moved into my house four years ago the lawn was impeccable. Each blade of grass tended: golf green rich and lush. There was not one intertwined weed, front or back. It was “home...
May 14, 2011 by Amy Hanson Under amy hanson, landscape, lawn, moss, natural, weeds Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on The Grass Is Always Greener
The price of food is rising. Inflationary food prices have occurred in more than 60 countries over the past two years, and in many countries, people have taken to the streets to protest.
May 11, 2011 by Tsiporah Grignon Under climate, food, increase, industrial agriculture, Ogallala Aquifer, prices, tsiporah, water Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Food: Prepare For Higher Food Prices
An organization I have been working with for almost 10 years recently offered me another chance to look at difficult relationships. During this process, I found myself bristling every...
May 11, 2011 by Kelly Murphy Under difficult people, kelly murphy Posted in SPIRIT | 1 Comment »
2012: The Mayan Calendar and You
A Cumberland Bear
A Lantzville Couple’s Fight for the Right to Grow Food
A Tale of Empowerment
Acupuncture & Body Care Clinic – A Natural Solution
mary ann moore