July 2017

June 2017

Dear Vegans: Please Step Off the Soap Box & Lead by Example

By | 2017-06-27T21:40:39+00:00 June 27th, 2017|blog, Environment, Featured, Health and diet, Right Livelihood|

I’m open to inspiration from everywhere, but if there’s an agenda of conversion, of righteousness, of persuasion, of doing the old soapbox dance...I’m gone. By Drew Tapperman More than 20 years ago, I spent six-years on an Israeli kibbutz---the last three of them as a full-time dairy farmer. I took pride in it and learned everything except [...]

In Spite of Paris: Simple Steps for Climate Activism

By | 2017-06-10T11:40:19+00:00 June 10th, 2017|blog, Environment, Featured, Health and diet|

Mitigating climate change is our responsibility. We don’t have time to sit around waiting for politicians and CEOs to come up with half-baked solutions that still generate profits and political power. By Peter D. Schaller Not surprisingly, Donald Trump made an announcement last week to withdraw the United States from the climate change [...]

May 2017

April 2017

3 Restorative Yoga Poses to Boost Your Confidence

By | 2017-04-20T07:40:44+00:00 April 20th, 2017|blog, Featured, Health and diet, Wellness, Yoga|

As the name suggests, restorative yoga makes your body capable of restoring strength, fitness and wellness. Practicing this type of yoga helps the entire body and mind relax.   By Henry Veno Be it personal life or professional, self confidence defines our personality. In this era of bustling lifestyles, people hold too much stress. [...]

March 2017

Environmental Poisons Hurting Our Nation’s Children—Especially Low Income Families

By | 2017-03-28T09:01:15+00:00 March 28th, 2017|blog, Environment, Family & Parenting, Featured, Health and diet, My Two Cents.|

  By Denele Campbell As of 2002, the majority of Medicaid beneficiaries (54%) were children under the age of six years. Contrary to the popular myth of aging slackers, drug addicts, and welfare queens sucking at the national teat, this majority of Medicaid provides healthcare to children and adolescents with limitation of activity due to [...]

February 2017

Sriracha, Spicy Food & Gummy Bears: Mindful Eating as a Practice

By | 2017-02-27T08:31:00+00:00 February 27th, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Buddhism for Dudes, Featured, Health and diet|

Buddhist practice, i.e. meditation, is all about learning focus and concentration, two things that can’t help but improve your life.   By Gerald "Strib" Stribling Having spent numerous months in the Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, I consider myself an expert on spicy foods. When I lived there I used to wait and [...]

January 2017

Vegan Chunky Vegetable Soup with Tomato, Curry & Ginger Broth {Recipe}

By | 2017-01-13T09:49:38+00:00 January 13th, 2017|blog, Featured, Health and diet, Mindful Kitchen|

  By Erica Leibrandt   One dreary January day, after all the Christmas décor had been madly stripped away, and I had but a few morsels of food laying about the house (but an unnaturally bloated body thanks to the recent excess of the holidays), I came up with this wonderful recipe. Both rich and [...]