What is truth? How do we know what is true? When one looks at the earlier evolution of this word in English and other European languages, one finds that it was created from something...
November 13, 2012 by Dirk Becker Under belief, evidence, truth Posted in FEATURE, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on What is Truth?
The case for civil disobedience:
my personal journey from oil sands consultant to arrested carbon buster
As I packed for my short journey to the seaside town of White Rock, I explained...
October 9, 2012 by Peter Nix Under blockade, civil disobedience, Peter Nix, stop coal, train Posted in FEATURE, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on The case for civil disobedience
The notion of choice is something I’ve been wrestling with for over 20 years, especially after reading several books on the matter and also taking a number of ‘personal growth’...
September 12, 2012 by Dirk Becker Under choice, learning, stuck Posted in FEATURE, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Are You In Charge?
What do you see as the purpose of being a human being? The purpose of being here? What is the point?
These are some of the questions I have asked myself throughout my 53 years on this...
August 20, 2012 by Dirk Becker Under dirk becker, experiencing life, meaning, purpose Posted in FEATURE, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Experiencing Life
This is a compilation from two blogs by:
Alex of www.tiny-house-living.com
and Gregory Johnson of www.resourcesforlife.com/small-house-society
Tumbleweed home, Jay Schafer
April 14, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under low footprint, simple, small house movement, society, sustainable, tiny house, voluntary simplicity Posted in FEATURE, MINDFUL LIVING | 2 Comments »
Feminism (Part 2) – Why?
[Part One in this series, which focuses on defining feminism and hears from mothers on the topic, is available online: www.synergymag.ca/what-is-feminism].
December 7, 2010 by Nicole Shaw Under equality, feminine, feminism, gender, issues, masculine, nicole shaw, society Posted in FEATURE, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Why Feminism?
“Love Your Heart”, reads the back cover of the May/June 2010 issue of Synergy Magazine. It’s not an unexpected mantra to be found on the pages of Synergy, however, this particular...
September 29, 2010 by Jon Steinman Under becel, health. deconstructing dinner, jon, steinman, unilever Posted in FEATURE, MINDFUL LIVING | 5 Comments »
What drives us, or “what makes us tick”, is an ancient question asked by philosophers, religious scholars, mystics and the curious for time immemorial. The time and space necessary...
August 18, 2010 by Dirk Becker Under change, conditioning, conscious, culture, economic, ego, nature, nurture, shift, solution Posted in FEATURE, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on What Makes Us Tick?
Several hundred island residents attended a forum May 30th in Nanaimo to discuss, share and learn about our world’s water crisis, the results of privatization in other countries and...
August 16, 2010 by Nicole Shaw Under drinking water, nicole, protection, reservoir, shaw, watershed Posted in FEATURE, MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
It’s a balmy spring Friday afternoon, I’m sitting on the hood of my car getting reacquainted with the sun as I wait to pick up my passenger, Stuart Coles, at the subway station...
June 2, 2010 by Kiva Bottero Under bottero, community, intentional, kimbercote, kiva Posted in FEATURE, 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