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Beyond The Comfort Zone…

Your assignment, if you choose to take it on, is to…challenge yourself to do one scary thing this week — all by yourself. No, it doesn't mean you have to go sky diving or bungee jumping, but perhaps it is making that phone call, deciding to go to a restaurant who's cuisine you are unsure about, checking out festival or …

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Good, Bad, Interesting…

In looking up creativity exercises, I ran across several that fall right into what the coaching process is all about.  Each is designed to have you viewing issues in different ways so as to get away from a linear mode of problem solving.  They're quite fascinating and worth the quick read and test run that takes about ten minutes. The …

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Creativity and awareness…

One of the best ways, I've found to developing a dialogue with my intuitive sense is by noticing coincidences in my life.  So this week, begin noticing something in your world that repeats itself.  A pattern of something emerging into your consciousness.

Jagged little pill…

Here is a different perspective on the health care debate.  Economics impact our health —  even those of us with wonderful health insurance coverage — without our even knowing it in some instances.  The discussion that Americans enjoy the shortest life spans out of all developed countries and in fact are on par with Cubans is disturbing enough.  But when …

Getting Green Day-By-Day

The Green Guide has a year long plan for getting us all more green, organic and less carbon extensive. Their planner has ideas on bringing ecological and sustainable ideas and products into our everyday worlds bit by bit.  There is a planner for the day, the week and the month. Each is filled with ideas to help us make the …

Going Into The Meatrix

A webtoon that shows where our meat and poultry comes from — but makes it more palatable than a PETA video — can be found at The Meatrix. It's a three-part cartoon (each segment is about three minutes long) that has the basics down as to how our agribusiness works.   _____________________________________

Organic Agriculture

Did you know that Cuba is the world's largest organic farming experiment?  Here's a fascinating look at it's progress in ecological agriculture from the National Radio Project titled — Dateline Havana: The Future Of Cuba.  It's a short newscast (about thirty minutes) and offers something for the rest of us to think about. Along that same theme of sustainable agriculture, …

All About Stuff…

This is a thought-provoking little film on consumerism that would be a comedy if it wasn’t actually real life…