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The Life Connection

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The Life Connection (TLC) provides a guide to San Diego County’s resources for improving health, the environment, relationships, and expanding human potential; and feature articles for everyone.

For years we’ve heard the saying “you are what you eat”, but what’s more...

EarthTalk® E – The Environmental Magazine  Dear EarthTalk: We must really be swimming in...

Do you welcome negative feedback? Most of us enjoy positive feedback but view negative...

by Dr. Linda Bender  Prior to the Industrial Revolution, humane and human were just...

By Dr. Linda Bender Animals remind us that all beings that walk, stand, swim,...

  • For years we’ve heard the saying “you are what you eat”, but what’s more accurate is “you are what you absorb.” The far reaching implications of this is now becoming ever more apparent from the mounting evidenced-based research studies that are linking the importance of the healthy state of a person’s gut microflora to one’s […]

  • EarthTalk® E – The Environmental Magazine  Dear EarthTalk: We must really be swimming in electronic waste, what with all the iPhones and other devices that are so common. How is this all being dealt with?      – Mary Shufelt, New Bern, NC With electronic equipment and gadgets the fastest growing waste stream in many countries, how to […]

  • Welcoming Negative Feedback

    October 1st, 2014
    Welcoming Negative Feedback

    Do you welcome negative feedback? Most of us enjoy positive feedback but view negative feedback as bitter medicine to be taken only when absolutely necessary. In ‘polite’ society when someone doesn’t like what you’ve done they usually keep it to themselves. This typically leads to loneliness and inauthentic relationships of hearts walled off with undelivered […]

  • I Can Do It! with authors like Greg Braden, Doreen Virtue, Dr. Wayne W. Dryer and Caroline Myss will be in Pasadena, CA on Oct. 24-26 at The Pasadena Civic. At this mind, body and soul retreat get ready to be entertained, educated and acquire more knowledge on how to live a better life. Discover […]

  • Creative Healing at the fall festival is featured around the Ceremonial Garden at Alta Vista Botanical Gardens. Out in the garden we offer a variety of creative ideas to stay healthy in an experiential way. Autumn is the time of traditional harvest, completion, and endings. In fall we reap what we have sowed in the […]

  • OM Center for Spiritual Living has taken on a project that involves many communities as well as affect individuals around the world. This project is called Shoes with Heart. Every pair of shoes donated will be cleaned up, refurbished, and then be prepared to be distributed to developing nations in need of reused shoes. According […]

  • Friday Nov. 7, 8pm, at the Convivio Center Little Italy, Sacha Rana’s original music show “Confessions of a Late Bloomer” will be playing. This show is about the jagged journey of a jaded Jew-talian. In this one-woman show, Sacha Rana takes us on a hilarious and poignant roller coaster ride of laughter and tears sharing the ups […]

  • Move to Amend is a partnership of over 360,000 people and hundreds of organizations whose goal is to amend the U.S. Constitution to end corporate personhood and money as protected speech. Move to Amend is touring through California in October to help local residents understand how they can work to abolish “Corporate Personhood” and establish […]

  • Despite many setbacks and upsets, many of us are still sensing accelerated growth for our planet and ourselves. Of course, we know that growth is not always linear, easy or comfortable. Aligning ourselves with necessary change actually helps us acclimate to it more quickly and easily. Spiritual teacher, Beth Green, calls this process building the […]

  • by Dr. Linda Bender  Prior to the Industrial Revolution, humane and human were just two different spellings of the same word. To be humane in the Humane Society–sense meant the same thing as being human. It’s probably no accident that we began to need a separate word to describe the compassionate treatment of animals around […]

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  • For Your Health: Cultured Foods for Your Kitchen – the Bold Flavors of Fermentation

    For years we’ve heard the saying “you are what you eat”, but what’s more accurate is “you are what you absorb.” The far reaching implications of this is now becoming ever more apparent from the mounting evidenced-based research studies that are linking the importance of the healthy state of a person’s gut microflora to one’s

    For Your Health: Cultured Foods for Your Kitchen – the Bold Flavors of Fermentation
  • Are we swimming in electronic waste?

    EarthTalk® E – The Environmental Magazine  Dear EarthTalk: We must really be swimming in electronic waste, what with all the iPhones and other devices that are so common. How is this all being dealt with?      – Mary Shufelt, New Bern, NC With electronic equipment and gadgets the fastest growing waste stream in many countries, how to

    Are we swimming in electronic waste?
  • Welcoming Negative Feedback

    Do you welcome negative feedback? Most of us enjoy positive feedback but view negative feedback as bitter medicine to be taken only when absolutely necessary. In ‘polite’ society when someone doesn’t like what you’ve done they usually keep it to themselves. This typically leads to loneliness and inauthentic relationships of hearts walled off with undelivered

    Welcoming Negative Feedback