How many times have you heard someone say, “He was at home with us, but he wasn’t present?” It happens a lot and it’s a major factor in relationships coming apart. If you are...
November 25, 2011 by Dr. Neill Neill Under neill neill, presence Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Life Lessons in Presence
“The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children”
by Dr. Shefali Tsabary, Namaste Publishing 978-1-897238-45-5
This book is just simply amazing. The world...
November 25, 2011 by Dirk Becker Under book, conscious, dirk becker, Dr. Shefali Tsabary, namaste, parenting, review Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Book Review: The Conscious Parent
Ramblings of an Old Flower Child
80% of effective communication is active listening. Another way to say that is, “Seek to understand before being understood.” It’s what we taught...
November 25, 2011 by Helena Green Under communication, flower child, helena green, ramblings, shifts, society Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Listening To Spaces
It is a myth that eating healthy costs more money. A healthy, whole food diet is surprisingly inexpensive. Potatoes are cheaper than fries, whole chicken costs less than strips, and...
November 24, 2011 by Chris Semrick Under chris semrick, community, economy, food, HEALTH, local, value Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on The Value of Food
Find your place on the planet, dig in, and take responsibility from there. ~Gary Snyder
Municipal governments take care of the details. They build skate parks, protect or develop...
November 24, 2011 by Mary Joan McGeragle Under government, Jespersen, Lantzville, local, Mostad, municipal, Nanaimo, politics, public servant, Robertson, serve, Strudwick, Tofino, urban agriculture, Vancouver Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Changing the World, One Town at a Time
As my fifth decade begins to wind down, I am still amazed at how significant this time of my life has been and continues to be. In my thirties, I thought I knew all about life. I was...
November 16, 2011 by Daryl Wood Under 50, age, daryl wood, life, shift, wisdom Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on The Best Years of My Life
The Golden Age of Aquarius
Attention, did I forget to mention ascension?
Let’s hope this poem causes no tension,
For now it is the time to lift up all that is
This topic will make...
November 16, 2011 by Sara Daigle-Stevens Under poetry, Sara Daigle-Stevens, The Golden Age of Aquarius Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on The Golden Age of Aquarius
This was my presentation to the Lantzville Council majority at the Urban Food Gardens Bylaw Public Hearing, October 24th, 2011 (of which approx. 200 people attended and about 60 presented).
November 16, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under bylaw, Compassion Farm, Lantzville, nicole shaw, public hearing, urban food Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Public Hearing Presentation
For several years, as I studied and practiced yoga, I would find myself moving from a yoga pose into picking up a dust ball I’d spied while in headstand or transferring the laundry...
November 16, 2011 by Kelly Murphy Under confession, kelly murphy, multi-tasking, self care, yoga Posted in SPIRIT | Comments Off on True Confessions Time
Being alive during a time of overwhelming planetary crises can sometimes mean waking up with existential angst. At these times, I always come back to how I can be most useful in the...
November 8, 2011 by Tsiporah Grignon Under eating, food, mindfulness, slow food, tsiporah Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | 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