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My Life as an Urban Egg Smuggler

My Life as an Urban Egg Smuggler

by Melissa Mahony. When life hands you backyard chickens (yep, it's a trend), you make a lot of omelets. But I'll skip on the…
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As You Reap, So Will You Sow by Pamela Jo McQuade

As You Reap, So Will You Sow

by Pamela Jo McQuade. The spiritual law of giving is that you get what you give and reap what you sow. You attract more of what…
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Unknown Unknowns: The Amazing Secrets of Nature

Unknown Unknowns: The Amazing Secrets of Nature

by Kim Tingley. Scientists are tapping into the secret wisdom of trees—even when they don't know what they're looking for. Thomas…
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Healing the Earth & Ourselves: Returning Spirit to Our Food

Healing the Earth & Ourselves: Returning Spirit to Our Food

by Jim PathFinder Ewing. A Lakota medicine man told me that when he was a boy, there often was no food for his family to eat. His…
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Your Brain Has Been Lying to You!

Your Brain Has Been Lying to You!

by Nancy du Tertre. Did you know that you actually “see” the world upside down? Well, you do. You just don’t know it because your…
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Are Recent College Graduates Finding Good Jobs?

Are Recent College Graduates Finding Good Jobs?

In the lingering aftermath of the Great Recession, recent college graduates are having a tough time of it. As state aid for…
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tiny house

How to Live Off the Grid in a Tiny House

LaMar Alexander grew up in a homesteading family. For him, self-sufficiency, including gardening, raising animals and “doing for…
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Should You Change Your Passwords Because Of Heartbleed?

Should You Change Your Passwords Because of Heartbleed?

If you’re struggling to understand the deluge of information about the Heartbleed vulnerability, you’re not alone. Some reports…
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Radically Redefining Success: Being Better Than Yourself

Radically Redefining Success: Being Better Than Yourself

by Phil Cousineau. According to H. A. Harris, the ancient Olympic Games were an integrated preparation for a life of quality.…
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Living Your Best: Shifting From Desires to Dreams

Living Your Best: Shifting From Desires to Dreams

by George & Sedena Cappannelli. A desire is anything we have wanted to do, have, or be. The distinction between desires and…
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Chattering Brain Cells Hold The Key To The Language Of The Mind

Chattering Brain Cells Hold The Key To The Language of The Mind

Let’s say Martians land on the Earth and wish to understand more about humans. Someone hands them a copy of the Complete Works of…
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However You Spend It, Money Isn’t The Key To Happiness

However You Spend It, Money Isn’t The Key To Happiness

by Christopher Boyce. How important, if at all, is having more money for our happiness and well-being? Unsurprisingly this…
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Using Dreams and Active Imagination for Personal Growth

Using Dreams and Active Imagination for Personal Growth

by J. M. DeBord. Somewhere in every meaningful dream is the potential for per­sonal growth. Your dreams give you clues about…
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Doing The Right Thing At The Right Time: The Sequencing Catalyst

Doing The Right Thing At The Right Time: The Sequencing Catalyst

by Loral Langemeier. Sequencing is the idea that the right steps at the right time get you where you want to go. Often, people…
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How Do You Clear Away the Blocks to Your Success?

How Do You Clear Away the Blocks to Your Success?

by Lorraine Flaherty. As Dorothy travelled along the yellow brick road she came to a crossroads. Out loud she wondered which way…
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It's Time to Meet Your Inner Artist & Release Your Inner Critic

It's Time to Meet Your Inner Artist & Release Your Inner Critic

by Michael Samuels, MD and Mary Rockwood Lane, PhD. We all face the Inner Critic, that voice that tells us we’re too clumsy to…
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New See Through Solar Windows Go Big

"See Through" Solar Windows Go Big

The company New Energy Technologies is reporting a breakthrough in their see through solar window technology and it’s all about…
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The Paid What You’re Worth Myth

The "Paid What You’re Worth" Myth

It’s often assumed that people are paid what they’re worth. According to this logic, minimum wage workers aren’t worth more than…
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Your Dog Does Talk & Knows You Better Than You Know Yourself

Your Dog Knows You Better Than You Know Yourself

by Jocelyn Kessler. So often I hear people mutter, “If only my dog could talk. Then I would know what it really wants. I would…
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A Complete Genius: Give Yourself a Reputation to Live Up To!

A Complete Genius: Give Yourself a Reputation to Live Up To!

by Alan Cohen. Perhaps early in life you adopted a thought about yourself that defined you as small, ugly, incapable, or…
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Are Our Brains Wired To Binge on TV?

Are Our Brains Wired to Binge on TV?

Never before have we been such compulsive multitaskers, blogging and tweeting using multiple devices and smartphones anywhere and…
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The Actions of a Change Master: From Victimhood to Freedom

The Actions of a Change Master: From Victimhood to Freedom

by M. J. Ryan. Whenever we’re in a situation that’s changing, the most common initial reaction is denial, followed by anger.…
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Being Creatively Maladjusted: Spiritually Informed Social Activism

Being Creatively Maladjusted: Spiritually Informed Social Activism

by Seth Farber, Ph.D. Chaya Grossberg is one of the creatively maladjusted. Her process of spiritual development can serve as a…
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Marine Renewables Promise Oceans of Energy

Marine Renewables Promise Oceans of Energy

Long before humans got hooked on fossil fuels, we learned how to harness the power of water to do work. Technologies that harness…
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Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

by Alan Cohen. Every belief system gives way to a greater one. Even science, which seems “solid,” is constantly casting aside old…
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More Is Less: Organize the Mess & Get Rid of Clutter, article by Xorin Balbes

More Is Less: Organize the Mess & Get Rid of Clutter

by Xorin Balbes. Clutter is making us crazy, and not just because we can’t find anything — because every bit of wood, metal, and…
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the-inner-life by Jasmin Lee Cori. The real riches lie in the kingdom within, yet many people live their whole lives not knowing how to find them. The only inner life...Read More
what-do-i-think-happens-after-we-die  by David Jay Brown. What do I think happens after we die? I think about this question every day as an exercise of the imagination, and I...Read More
negative-love-repeating-parental-behaviors by Marcelle Pick. One emotion holding many of us back is negative love: our tendency to repeat the behaviors we used to win our parents’ love, and to...Read More
caught-a-time-warp-schools-of-the-past-needs-of-the-future by P. M. H. Atwater. Good education for children cannot be deleted from tight budgets or thwarted by religious zealots without a country’s...Read More
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a-healing-adventure-experience-the-comfort-of-forgiveness by M. J. Ryan. When the stock market plummeted in 2003 and I lost a third of my savings, I had a very hard time getting over the fact that I didn’t...Read More
how-to-live-off-the-grid-in-a-tiny-house LaMar Alexander grew up in a homesteading family. For him, self-sufficiency, including gardening, raising animals and “doing for ourselves” was...Read More