Written By Takingchances Staying heart-centered is more than just “following” your heart. It's knowing your values and making choices that honor your needs and beliefs. This can be difficult when you feel stressed or dealing with complicated or confusing emotions....
Written by Takingchances It is an undisputed fact that you feel better after spending time in nature. Studies have shown multiple benefits from being in, and interacting with nature, and health organizations are embracing this information and integrating natural spaces...
Written by Brittany Shenk I don’t spend enough time in nature anymore, though, until earlier this week, I thought I did. I grew up in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, running around barefoot, surrounded by trees, meadows, rolling hills...
Written By Nancymarie B. @sincerelynancymarie Most of us understand the importance of fueling our bodies with nourishing, wholesome foods, but did you know that the products we put onto our skin is absorbed by our bodies, which can also...
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Written by Nancymarie B. Do you suffer from severe wanderlust like I do? There's nothing like jet-setting into the limitless skies (or waters) and traveling to some far-off land to embrace all that's exotic and new to you. As life-changing...
In today’s world of extremely divided politics, little room is left for those who wish to show compassion for the other side. As a result, it seems that people who hold the political center ground are standing in a...
Written by Dr. Elizabeth Trattner It’s National Relaxation day!  There are many ways to relax and quickly recharge your body, mind and spirit. The easiest way to relax is for readers to plan a day trip somewhere outdoors with bad cell...
Written by Andrew Williams The world’s most influential scientists have proven, unequivocally, that Mother Earth is under severe threat. The planet’s rich atmosphere, the requisite element of our existence, is going through an unprecedented period of carbon dioxide warming. This...
Written By Phoenicia Schwing When we think about environmental issues, we often don’t realize the impact our fashion industry has on our natural surroundings. From chemicals deposited into the water supply, to tremendous waste production, to terrible sweatshops and...

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