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A shaman for the 21st Century, Nick Jankel is a proven change agent who...

grat·i·tude ‘gradə‘t(y)ood/ noun the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and...

I was watching the news the other day. I’m intrigued at how differently people...

Ah, the month of love. How sweet! Unless you have had your heart broken...

Are you too lonely? While everyone feels lonely occasionally, ongoing social isolation is not...

  • A shaman for the 21st Century, Nick Jankel is a proven change agent who has worked with Nike, Disney, Microsoft, Oxfam, the UK and European parliaments, among others, using his science-driven, wisdom-inspired philosophy to transform people and their organizations. He has also anchored a BBC TV series. Nick is author of Switch On: Unleash Your […]

  • grat·i·tude ‘gradə‘t(y)ood/ noun the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Valentine’s Day is a great time to show gratitude to all who have showed us kindness in our lives. There are many benefits to gratitude. It brings us great fulfilment, reduces anxiety, it brings wellness to our bodies, […]

  • True Intimacy

    February 1st, 2016
    True Intimacy

    Courtney A. Walsh (CAW), whose book titled Dear Human, went viral writes about love and relationships. Here is an excerpt from her book Dear Human: A Manifesto of Love, Invitation and Invocation to Humanity (Findhorn Press, 2016). Being Human in included in this issue. Naked By CAW Naked isn’t about clothes. Naked isn’t about skin. […]

  • I was watching the news the other day. I’m intrigued at how differently people can view the world. I can’t take a lot of the local news as it moves from local shootouts to domestic violence, robberies and accidents with every vehicle imaginable. I prefer the national news because they often touch on bigger issues […]

  • Amelia’s Note

    February 1st, 2016
    Amelia’s Note

    Ah, the month of love. How sweet! Unless you have had your heart broken and despise the word “love.” I must admit that I was once the girl that cringed at the thought of pink hearts and sappy romantic jargon. However, I now understand that love is much more than just a romantic feeling you […]

  • Dear EarthTalk: Why do many green groups oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) governing trade in the Pacific? —Jane Donahue, Larchmonth NY The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is an international agreement that seeks to unite the economic interests of 12 countries that border the Pacific Ocean by lowering trade tariffs and establishing an international trade court to […]

  • Experiencing “Jerusalem”

    January 28th, 2016
    Experiencing “Jerusalem”

    Now an Imax film showing at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park.  See rhfleet.org The Old City in East Jerusalem preserves and restores the historic essence of the city, which is the only place in Jerusalem that respectfully holds the presence of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim together. The movie showcases the story […]

  • Are You Too Lonely?

    January 26th, 2016
    Are You Too Lonely?

    Are you too lonely? While everyone feels lonely occasionally, ongoing social isolation is not only personally painful but also harmful to physical and mental health. Humans are communal animals. Being on your tribe’s periphery increases physiological stress and nervousness. Furthermore, research shows that social isolation increases your tendency to view the world as a threatening […]

  • Emmanuel Dagher is the author of the new book Easy Breezy Prosperity: The Five Foundations for a More Joyful Abundant Life (RODALE Press, January, 2016). A highly sought-after transformation specialist, Holistic Health Practitioner, social media personality and speaker.  Emmanuel  is touted by many as a next-generation new-thought leader. Here he links discovering purpose, properity and […]

  • I’ve been wondering what influence the movie Concussion will have on society. Can it shift how we view football? Concussion appears at a time when people are already discovering more about the effects of football on its players. For San Diegans, a city that is expecting their pro-team, the Chargers, to move to Los Angeles, […]

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  • The Only Guru You Will Ever Need Is… Your Lover

    A shaman for the 21st Century, Nick Jankel is a proven change agent who has worked with Nike, Disney, Microsoft, Oxfam, the UK and European parliaments, among others, using his science-driven, wisdom-inspired philosophy to transform people and their organizations. He has also anchored a BBC TV series. Nick is author of Switch On: Unleash Your

    The Only Guru You Will Ever Need Is… Your Lover
  • 4 Ways Gratitude Can Help You Succeed in Love and Life

    grat·i·tude ‘gradə‘t(y)ood/ noun the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Valentine’s Day is a great time to show gratitude to all who have showed us kindness in our lives. There are many benefits to gratitude. It brings us great fulfilment, reduces anxiety, it brings wellness to our bodies,

    4 Ways Gratitude Can Help You Succeed in Love and Life
  • True Intimacy

    Courtney A. Walsh (CAW), whose book titled Dear Human, went viral writes about love and relationships. Here is an excerpt from her book Dear Human: A Manifesto of Love, Invitation and Invocation to Humanity (Findhorn Press, 2016). Being Human in included in this issue. Naked By CAW Naked isn’t about clothes. Naked isn’t about skin.

    True Intimacy